The European Smaller Companies Trust Plc

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Company name:The European Smaller Companies Trust Plc
EPIC:ESCTTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:F25FISIN:GB00BMCF8689
Market Segment:STMMShare Type:DE
WWW Address:https://www.janushenderson.com/en-gb/investor/product/european-smaller-companies-trust-plc/Description:ORD 1.5625P
Industry Sector:EQUITY INVESTMENT INSTRUMENTS
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 171.00 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/dot 0.0 [0.00] 171.00 172.00 171.50 173.00 171.00 399,797
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 685.48 400.87 -0.13 20.73 25.00 8.25 14.62 178.00 - 124.00

The European Smaller Com... Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.685.48m
Shares In Issue400.87m
Prev. Close171.00
PE Ratio8.25 
Dividend Yield14.62%
EPS - basic20.73p
Dividend PS25.00p
Dividend Cover0.83 
Cash Flow PS-8.24p
Return On Equity (ROE)1.24%
Operating Margin87.38%
PEG Factor0.11 
EPS Growth Rate73.62%
Dividends PS Growth Rate13.64%
Net Debt96.24m
Gross Gearing10.27%
Quick Assets3.41m
Net Working Capital-92.83m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets-%
Turnover PS3.36p
Pre-Tax Profit PS2.94p
Retained Profit PS-0.21p
Cash PS-p
Net Cash PS-24.01p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *209.71p
Net Asset Value PS209.71p
Spread1.00 (0.58%) 

The European Smaller Com... Balance Sheet

L^ESCT:Liabilities+EQL^ESCT:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week173.00162.00
4 weeks173.00150.00
12 weeks173.00144.00
1 year178.00124.00

Share Price Chart (5 years)

The European Smaller Com... Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week162.009.005.56162.000.20165.16
4 weeks150.5020.5013.62150.000.59158.99
12 weeks147.0024.0016.33144.000.47152.82
26 weeks141.0229.9821.26124.000.37145.37
1 year174.00-3.00-1.72124.000.28147.93
3 years930.00-759.00-81.61124.000.14423.39
5 years1,206.00-1,035.00-85.82124.000.12564.70

The European Smaller Com... Key Management Ratios

The European Smaller Com... Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio- 
PE Ratio8.25 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.91 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.91 
Dividend Yield14.62%
Market-to-Book Ratio0.82 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS58.22 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-821.92 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS-20.75 
Price-to-Sales PS50.87 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS0.82 
Price-to-Cash PS- 
Net Working Capital PS-23.16 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS-7.38%
Earnings Yield12.12%
Average PE57.65 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average14.31%

The European Smaller Com... Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio-%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio- 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)- 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value- 
Net Gearing10.27%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)10.27%
Gross Gearing10.27%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)10.27%
Gearing Under 1 Year10.27%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)10.27%
Assets/Equity1.11 
Cash/Equity- 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets-9.91%
Current Ratio0.04 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)0.04 
Liquidity Ratio- 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets-%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value685.48m
CFO/Sales-2.45 
CFO/Attributable Profit- 
CFO/Assets-0.04 
CFO/Debt-0.34 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.14 
Total Debt/Sales7.14 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit8.17 
Total Debt96.24m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets-1.04%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth3.94%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth11.64%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs7 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
-0.1331-0.2884

The European Smaller Com... Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)1.40%
Return On Assets (ROA)1.37%
Net Profit Margin77.11%
Assets Turnover0.02 
Return On Equity (ROE)1.24%
Return On Investment (ROI)1.52%
Dividend Payout Ratio120.60%
Plowback Ratio-20.60%
Growth from Plowback Ratio-0.31%
Net Income Of Revenues-6.19%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover0.02 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.02 
Current Assets Turnover3.40 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover- 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales56.20 
Debtors-to-Sales29.18%
Debt Collection Period106.52Days

The European Smaller Com... Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
01 Mar 2022InterimGBX1.2501/07/202131/12/202131/03/202201/04/202229/04/2022-
14 Oct 2021FinalGBX16.8030/06/202030/06/202121/10/202122/10/202103/12/202125.00
23 Feb 2021InterimGBX8.2001/07/202031/12/202025/03/202126/03/202123/04/2021-
08 Oct 2020FinalGBX14.2030/06/201930/06/202022/10/202023/10/202027/11/202022.00
25 Feb 2020InterimGBX7.8030/06/201930/06/202026/03/202027/03/202017/04/2020-
03 Oct 2019FinalGBX14.5030/06/201830/06/201924/10/201925/10/201929/11/201922.00
26 Feb 2019InterimGBX7.5030/06/201830/06/201914/03/201915/03/201912/04/2019-
11 Oct 2018FinalGBX14.0030/06/201730/06/201825/10/201826/10/201830/11/201819.00
06 Mar 2018InterimGBX5.0030/06/201730/06/201815/03/201816/03/201813/04/2018-
02 Oct 2017SpecialGBX3.0030/06/201630/06/201702/11/201703/11/201730/11/2017-
02 Oct 2017FinalGBX11.5030/06/201630/06/201702/11/201703/11/201730/11/201711.50
19 Oct 2016FinalGBX9.0030/06/201530/06/201603/11/201604/11/201605/12/20169.00
19 Oct 2016SpecialGBX2.5030/06/201530/06/201603/11/201604/11/201605/12/2016-
29 Sep 2015FinalGBX7.0030/06/201430/06/201522/10/201523/10/201523/11/20157.00
29 Sep 2015SpecialGBX2.5030/06/201430/06/201522/10/201523/10/201523/11/2015-
06 Oct 2014FinalGBX6.5030/06/201330/06/201416/10/201417/10/201424/11/20146.50
06 Oct 2014SpecialGBX2.7030/06/201330/06/201416/10/201417/10/201424/11/2014-
07 Oct 2013SpecialGBX2.0030/06/201230/06/201316/10/201318/10/201318/11/2013-
07 Oct 2013FinalGBX6.0030/06/201230/06/201316/10/201318/10/201318/11/20136.00
21 Sep 2012FinalGBX4.5030/06/201130/06/201203/10/201205/10/201209/11/20126.00
21 Sep 2012SpecialGBX1.5030/06/201130/06/201203/10/201205/10/201209/11/2012-
28 Sep 2011SpecialGBX0.6530/06/201030/06/201112/10/201114/10/201111/11/2011-
28 Sep 2011FinalGBX3.6030/06/201030/06/201112/10/201114/10/201111/11/20114.25
29 Sep 2010FinalGBX3.4030/06/200930/06/201006/10/201008/10/201019/11/20104.25
29 Sep 2010SpecialGBX0.8530/06/200930/06/201006/10/201008/10/201019/11/2010-
22 Sep 2009SpecialGBX2.3030/06/200830/06/200907/10/200909/10/200913/11/2009-
22 Sep 2009FinalGBX3.2030/06/200830/06/200907/10/200909/10/200913/11/20095.40
24 Sep 2008FinalGBX3.0030/06/200730/06/200808/10/200810/10/200807/11/20085.00
24 Sep 2008SpecialGBX2.0030/06/200730/06/200808/10/200810/10/200807/11/2008-
18 Sep 2007FinalGBX2.8030/06/200630/06/200726/09/200728/09/200709/11/20072.80
14 Sep 2006FinalGBX2.6030/06/200530/06/200620/09/200622/09/200603/11/20062.60
13 Sep 2005FinalGBX2.5030/06/200430/06/200521/09/200523/09/200504/11/20052.50
13 Sep 2005SpecialGBX1.5030/06/200430/06/200521/09/200523/09/200504/11/2005-
26 Oct 2004FinalGBX-30/06/200330/06/200429/09/200401/10/200405/11/20042.40
14 Sep 2004SpecialGBX0.5030/06/200330/06/200429/09/200401/10/200405/11/2004-
14 Sep 2004InterimGBX2.4030/06/200330/06/200429/09/200401/10/200405/11/2004-
16 Sep 2003FinalGBX2.1030/06/200230/06/200301/10/200303/10/200305/11/20032.10
24 Sep 2002FinalGBX1.4530/06/200130/06/200202/10/200204/10/200214/11/20021.45
13 Aug 2001FinalGBX1.4530/06/200030/06/200126/09/200128/09/200101/11/20011.45
01 Aug 2000FinalGBX1.0030/06/199930/06/200025/09/200029/09/200001/11/20001.00
07 Sep 1999FinalGBX0.9030/06/199830/06/199927/09/199901/10/199901/11/19990.90
08 Sep 1998FinalGBX0.2530/06/199730/06/199828/09/199802/10/199802/11/19980.25

The European Smaller Com... Fundamentals

 30 Jun 2018 (GBP)30 Jun 2019 (GBP)30 Jun 2020 (GBP)30 Jun 2021 (GBP)
turnover13.67100.00%14.66100.00%8.16100.00%13.48100.00%m
pre tax profit12.0888.40%13.2890.58%6.7282.35%11.7787.38%m
attributable profit11.0380.66%12.0782.33%5.9973.39%10.3977.11%m
retained profit1.269.20%1.308.83%-5.19-63.63%-0.83-6.19%m
eps - basic (p)22.06 24.08 11.94 20.73 
eps - diluted (p)22.06 24.08 11.94 20.73 
dividends per share19.00 22.00 22.00 25.00 

The European Smaller Com... Balance Sheet

 30 Jun 2018 (GBP)30 Jun 2019 (GBP)30 Jun 2020 (GBP)30 Jun 2021 (GBP)
L^ESCT:Liabilities+EQL^ESCT:AssetsL^ESCT:Liabilities+EQL^ESCT:AssetsL^ESCT:Liabilities+EQL^ESCT:AssetsL^ESCT:Liabilities+EQL^ESCT:Assets
 30 Jun 2018 (GBP)30 Jun 2019 (GBP)30 Jun 2020 (GBP)30 Jun 2021 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets--%--%--%--%m
intangibles intangibles--%--%--%--%m
fixed investments fixed investments626.0699.64%580.4099.21%573.0999.22%933.5099.64%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks--%--%--%--%m
debtors debtors2.170.35%4.630.79%4.450.77%3.410.36%m
cash & securities cash & securities0.120.02%0.000.00%0.060.01%--%m
TOTAL628.35100%585.02100%577.60100%936.91100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short53.768.56%64.0010.94%54.229.39%96.2410.27%m
creditors - long creditors - long--%--%--%--%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL53.768.56%64.0010.94%54.229.39%96.2410.27%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves574.5991.44%521.0289.06%523.3790.61%840.6789.73%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL574.5991.44%521.0289.06%523.3790.61%840.6789.73%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

The European Smaller Com... Cash Flow Statement

30 Jun 2018 (GBP)30 Jun 2019 (GBP)30 Jun 2020 (GBP)30 Jun 2021 (GBP)
Operating CF8.350.9020.05-33.04m
Pre-Financing CF8.350.9020.05-33.04m
Retained CF0.06-0.120.05-0.06m

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