Witan Investment Trust Plc

Witan Investment (WTAN)

Company name:Witan Investment Trust Plc
EPIC:WTANTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:F25FISIN:GB00BJTRSD38
Market Segment:STMMShare Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.witan.co.uk/Description:ORD 5P
Industry Sector:EQUITY INVESTMENT INSTRUMENTS
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 229.00 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/down -0.5 [-0.22] 228.50 229.50 229.00 230.00 228.50 119,252
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 1,983.25 866.05 0.09 25.92 23.50 8.83 10.26 235.50 - 200.80

Witan Investment Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.1,983.25m
Shares In Issue866.05m
Prev. Close229.50
PE Ratio8.83 
Dividend Yield10.26%
EPS - basic25.92p
Dividend PS23.50p
Dividend Cover1.10 
Cash Flow PS4.27p
Return On Equity (ROE)2.60%
Operating Margin82.27%
PEG Factor1.00 
EPS Growth Rate8.82%
Dividends PS Growth Rate11.90%
Net Debt188.87m
Gross Gearing12.83%
Quick Assets80.44m
Net Working Capital-10.22m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets-%
Turnover PS6.90p
Pre-Tax Profit PS5.68p
Retained Profit PS0.71p
Cash PS8.34p
Net Cash PS-2.13p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *204.77p
Net Asset Value PS995.15p
Spread1.00 (0.44%) 

Witan Investment Balance Sheet

LSE:WTAN:Liabilities+EQLSE:WTAN:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week231.00227.00
4 weeks234.50219.50
12 weeks235.50213.50
1 year235.50200.80

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Witan Investment Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week228.500.500.22227.000.41229.30
4 weeks234.50-5.50-2.35219.500.45227.44
12 weeks219.0010.004.57213.500.55226.07
26 weeks209.5019.509.31206.500.56219.62
1 year207.2021.8010.52200.800.47217.00
3 years189.2039.8021.04186.800.27212.93
5 years156.7072.3046.14135.700.23196.53

Witan Investment Key Management Ratios

Witan Investment Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio6.88 
PE Ratio8.83 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.93 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)0.93 
Dividend Yield10.26%
Market-to-Book Ratio1.12 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS40.33 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS324.70 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS53.61 
Price-to-Sales PS33.18 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS0.23 
Price-to-Cash PS27.45 
Net Working Capital PS-1.18 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS-194.13%
Earnings Yield11.32%
Average PE8.53 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average103.58%

Witan Investment Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio8.77%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.10 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)0.10 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.09 
Net Gearing9.28%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)9.28%
Gross Gearing12.83%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)12.83%
Gearing Under 1 Year4.46%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)4.46%
Assets/Equity1.15 
Cash/Equity4.07 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets-0.50%
Current Ratio0.89 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)0.89 
Liquidity Ratio0.80 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets89.81%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value2,081.46m
CFO/Sales0.62 
CFO/Attributable Profit0.80 
CFO/Assets0.02 
CFO/Debt0.14 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.13 
Total Debt/Sales4.37 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit5.31 
Total Debt261.12m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets-25.56%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth5.44%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth10.30%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth9.32%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs4 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.09220.0527

Witan Investment Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)2.53%
Return On Assets (ROA)2.17%
Net Profit Margin77.29%
Assets Turnover0.03 
Return On Equity (ROE)2.60%
Return On Investment (ROI)2.26%
Dividend Payout Ratio90.66%
Plowback Ratio9.34%
Growth from Plowback Ratio0.23%
Net Income Of Revenues10.22%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover0.03 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.03 
Current Assets Turnover0.74 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover- 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales35.67 
Debtors-to-Sales11.22%
Debt Collection Period40.96Days

Witan Investment Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
12 Feb 2020QuarterlyGBX1.8331/12/201831/12/201927/02/202028/02/202003/04/20205.35
05 Nov 2019QuarterlyGBX1.1731/12/201831/12/201921/11/201922/11/201918/12/2019-
13 Aug 2019QuarterlyGBX1.1731/12/201831/12/201922/08/201923/08/201918/09/2019-
02 May 2019QuarterlyGBX1.1831/12/201831/12/201930/05/201931/05/201924/06/2019-
06 Feb 2019FinalGBX7.7531/12/201731/12/201828/02/201901/03/201921/03/201923.50
13 Nov 2018QuarterlyGBX5.2531/12/201731/12/201822/11/201823/11/201818/12/2018-
14 Aug 2018QuarterlyGBX5.2531/12/201731/12/201823/08/201824/08/201818/09/2018-
03 May 2018QuarterlyGBX5.2531/12/201731/12/201817/05/201818/05/201818/06/2018-
07 Feb 2018FinalGBX6.7531/12/201631/12/201701/03/201802/03/201829/03/201821.00
08 Nov 2017QuarterlyGBX4.7531/12/201631/12/201716/11/201717/11/201718/12/2017-
10 Aug 2017QuarterlyGBX4.7531/12/201631/12/201724/08/201725/08/201718/09/2017-
28 Apr 2017QuarterlyGBX4.7531/12/201631/12/201718/05/201719/05/201716/06/2017-
08 Feb 2017FinalGBX6.2531/12/201531/12/201602/03/201703/03/201731/03/201719.00
09 Nov 2016QuarterlyGBX4.2531/12/201531/12/201617/11/201618/11/201616/12/2016-
11 Aug 2016QuarterlyGBX4.2531/12/201531/12/201625/08/201626/08/201616/09/2016-
05 May 2016QuarterlyGBX4.2531/12/201531/12/201619/05/201620/05/201617/06/2016-
10 Feb 2016FinalGBX5.4531/12/201431/12/201503/03/201604/03/201601/04/201617.00
05 Nov 2015QuarterlyGBX3.8531/12/201431/12/201519/11/201520/11/201518/12/2015-
11 Aug 2015QuarterlyGBX3.8531/12/201431/12/201520/08/201521/08/201518/09/2015-
01 May 2015QuarterlyGBX3.8531/12/201431/12/201521/05/201522/05/201518/06/2015-
09 Feb 2015FinalGBX4.6031/12/201331/12/201405/03/201506/03/201502/04/201515.40
06 Nov 2014QuarterlyGBX3.6031/12/201331/12/201420/11/201421/11/201418/12/2014-
12 Aug 2014QuarterlyGBX3.6031/12/201331/12/201420/08/201422/08/201418/09/2014-
12 May 2014QuarterlyGBX3.6031/12/201331/12/201421/05/201423/05/201418/06/2014-
12 Mar 2014FinalGBX4.5031/12/201231/12/201326/02/201428/02/201428/03/201414.40
07 Nov 2013QuarterlyGBX3.3031/12/201231/12/201320/11/201322/11/201318/12/2013-
14 Aug 2013QuarterlyGBX3.3031/12/201231/12/201321/08/201323/08/201318/09/2013-
02 May 2013QuarterlyGBX3.3031/12/201231/12/201322/05/201324/05/201318/06/2013-
12 Feb 2013FinalGBX7.2031/12/201131/12/201227/02/201301/03/201328/03/201313.20
14 Aug 2012InterimGBX6.0031/12/201131/12/201222/08/201224/08/201214/09/2012-
08 Feb 2012FinalGBX6.5531/12/201031/12/201129/02/201202/03/201230/03/201212.00
16 Aug 2011InterimGBX5.4531/12/201031/12/201124/08/201126/08/201116/09/2011-
04 Feb 2011FinalGBX6.5031/12/201031/12/201102/03/201104/03/201101/04/201110.90
17 Aug 2010InterimGBX4.4031/12/200931/12/201025/08/201027/08/201017/09/2010-
15 Mar 2010FinalGBX6.2031/12/200831/12/200902/03/201004/03/201001/04/201010.20
17 Aug 2009InterimGBX4.3031/12/200831/12/200926/08/200928/08/200911/09/2009-
09 Mar 2009FinalGBX6.2031/12/200831/12/200902/03/201004/03/201001/04/201010.20
01 Jul 2008FinalGBX6.2031/12/200831/12/200902/03/201004/03/201001/04/201010.20
06 Mar 2008FinalGBX5.8031/12/200631/12/200712/03/200814/03/200803/04/20089.90
04 Jul 2007InterimGBX4.1030/12/200630/06/200715/08/200717/08/200707/09/2007-
05 Feb 2007FinalGBX5.3031/12/200531/12/200628/02/200702/03/200703/04/20079.20
02 Aug 2006InterimGBX3.9030/12/200530/06/200616/08/200618/08/200608/09/2006-
08 Feb 2006FinalGBX5.0031/12/200431/12/200501/03/200603/03/200603/04/20068.80
05 Aug 2005InterimGBX3.8030/12/200430/06/200517/08/200519/08/200509/09/2005-
14 Feb 2005FinalGBX4.9031/12/200331/12/200402/03/200504/03/200504/04/20058.60
30 Jul 2004InterimGBX3.7030/12/200330/06/200411/08/200413/08/200403/09/2004-
30 Jan 2004FinalGBX4.6031/12/200231/12/200303/03/200405/03/200402/04/20048.30
01 Aug 2003InterimGBX3.7030/12/200230/06/200313/08/200315/08/200305/09/2003-
31 Jan 2003FinalGBX4.4531/12/200131/12/200205/03/200307/03/200302/04/20038.10
01 Aug 2002InterimGBX3.6530/12/200130/06/200214/08/200216/08/200206/09/2002-
29 Jan 2002FinalGBX4.3531/12/200031/12/200106/03/200208/03/200202/04/20027.95
27 Jul 2001InterimGBX3.6030/12/200030/06/200117/08/200117/08/200107/09/2001-
31 Jan 2001FinalGBX4.2531/12/199931/12/200007/03/200109/03/200102/04/20017.75
27 Jul 2000InterimGBX3.5030/12/199930/06/200014/08/200018/08/200008/09/2000-
27 Jan 2000FinalGBX4.1031/12/199831/12/199906/03/200010/03/200003/04/20007.60
29 Jul 1999InterimGBX3.5030/12/199830/06/199916/08/199920/08/199910/09/1999-
28 Jan 1999InterimGBX2.3031/12/199731/12/199808/03/199912/03/199901/04/1999-
28 Jan 1999FinalGBX1.7531/12/199731/12/199808/03/199912/03/199906/04/19997.40
30 Jul 1998InterimGBX3.3531/12/199731/12/199817/08/199821/08/199811/09/1998-

Witan Investment Fundamentals

 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
turnover47.28100.00%53.93100.00%55.74100.00%59.78100.00%m
pre tax profit37.7479.82%44.4582.42%47.1384.54%49.1882.27%m
attributable profit35.9676.06%42.0377.94%45.1681.01%46.2077.29%m
retained profit4.599.70%7.1113.19%8.4615.18%6.1110.22%m
eps - basic (p)18.49 22.11 23.82 25.92 
eps - diluted (p)18.49 22.11 23.82 25.92 
dividends per share17.00 19.00 21.00 23.50 

Witan Investment Balance Sheet

 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
LSE:WTAN:Liabilities+EQLSE:WTAN:AssetsLSE:WTAN:Liabilities+EQLSE:WTAN:AssetsLSE:WTAN:Liabilities+EQLSE:WTAN:AssetsLSE:WTAN:Liabilities+EQLSE:WTAN:Assets
 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets--%--%--%--%m
intangibles intangibles--%--%--%--%m
fixed investments fixed investments1,708.7396.34%1,884.0496.80%2,149.2796.37%1,954.1196.05%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks--%--%--%--%m
debtors debtors7.260.41%11.640.60%5.220.23%8.200.40%m
cash & securities cash & securities57.593.25%50.562.60%75.803.40%72.253.55%m
TOTAL1,773.57100%1,946.23100%2,230.28100%2,034.56100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short55.853.15%79.104.06%79.393.56%90.664.46%m
creditors - long creditors - long140.397.92%140.497.22%170.367.64%170.468.38%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL196.2411.06%219.5911.28%249.7611.20%261.1212.83%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves1,577.3388.94%1,726.6488.72%1,980.5288.80%1,773.4487.17%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL1,577.3388.94%1,726.6488.72%1,980.5288.80%1,773.4487.17%m
OTHER
NAV Basic788.39 952.83 - 995.15 
NAV Diluted788.39 952.83 - 995.15 

Witan Investment Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
Operating CF-75.5533.4542.3536.99m
Pre-Financing CF-75.55157.4566.6340.45m
Retained CF11.26-6.6126.93-2.47m

Witan Investment Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
J.P. Morgan Cazenove LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCAZRCAZEGB2L
Cenkos Securities PlcMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCNKSCNKOGB21
Collins Stewart Europe LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCSCSCSTEGB21
Canaccord Genuity LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCANAHOARGB21001
HSBC Bank plcMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerHSBCJCAPGB2L
J.P. Morgan Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerJPMSJPMSGB2L
Nyenburgh Holding B.V.Market Maker(MME)Broker/DealerNYBBNYENNL2B
Oriel Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerORELORSNGB21
Numis Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerNUMSRAZHGB2LBIC
UBS AGMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerUBS.UBSWGB2LEQU
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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