Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Finsbury Growth & Income Trust Plc LSE:FGT London Ordinary Share GB0007816068 ORD 25P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -1.00 -0.11% 892.00 137,991 13:33:50
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
891.00 893.00 893.00 890.00 890.00
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Equity Investment Instruments 46.11 41.27 18.10 49.3 2,004
Last Trade Time Trade Type Trade Size Trade Price Currency
13:36:11 O 1,357 891.34 GBX

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Posted at 03/2/2023 08:20 by Finsbury Growth & Income Daily Update
Finsbury Growth & Income Trust Plc is listed in the Equity Investment Instruments sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker FGT. The last closing price for Finsbury Growth & Income was 893p.
Finsbury Growth & Income Trust Plc has a 4 week average price of 841p and a 12 week average price of 826p.
The 1 year high share price is 893p while the 1 year low share price is currently 732p.
There are currently 224,716,303 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 337,777 shares. The market capitalisation of Finsbury Growth & Income Trust Plc is £2,004,469,422.76.
Posted at 07/7/2022 22:41 by mozy123
The Company has been notified that on 7 July 2022, Nick Train purchased 50,000
Ordinary Shares of £0.25 each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at an average
price of 787.30 pence per share.

As a result of the transaction, Mr Train now holds interests in a total of
4,432,639 Ordinary Shares, representing an aggregate 2.01% of the Company's
issued share capital.

Posted at 13/6/2022 12:43 by thruxie
Thankfully I sold out of this last year but still read Nicks musings with keen interest. For all he bangs on about quality FGT hasn't performed nearly as well as CTY which is stuffed full of miners, oil and the likes of BAE etc.

The contrarian in me feels maybe to start drip feeding back in over the next few months...In 5 years this will all be another dip on some graph.

Posted at 24/5/2022 10:29 by steve3sandal
Nick Train just stuck £200,000 in to top up his £35M holding.I was thinking of doing the same but without the noughts.Can't hurt.KeywordCompanyEPIC/TIDMSEDOL/ISIN PriceAnnouncementsFundamentalsNewsArticleRSSFinsbury Growth & Income T (FGT)Add to Alerts list Print Annual reportsTuesday 24 May, 2022Finsbury Growth & Income TNotification of Transaction24 May 2022FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC(the "Company")Notification and public disclosure of transactionAs part of the Company's commitment to transparency, the Board intends to disclose details of transactions in the Company's shares by its Portfolio Manager, Nick Train.The Company has been notified that on 23 May 2022, Nick Train purchased 25,000 Ordinary Shares of £0.25 each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 782.4 pence per share.As a result of the transaction, Mr Train now holds interests in a total of 4,327,639 Ordinary Shares, representing an aggregate 1.9% of the Company's issued share capital.
Posted at 01/4/2022 10:54 by shieldbug
It does look relatively cheap. Share price below pre-pandemic levels. The companies are arguably doing well but individually there are some pricey stocks among them. Have been adding at these (discounted) lower levels.
Posted at 09/2/2022 20:52 by topvest
EssentialInvestor - I agree that it was a good idea, but the timing was wrong and because the timing was wrong then the top end price was also wrong. It might have been possible if Unilever share price was 50% higher. Simple numbers, they were offering 50% of the Unilever market cap for a business a quarter of the size. Crazy to be giving away equity for something valued so much higher than their own great business. I think Terry Smith summed it up better.

Unilever probably needs a Board reset as they have had a poor 5 year period. They also need to get their own house in order as the performance has been lacklustre. Terry Smith is spot on, as ever.

Nick Train is a very good investor, but is sometimes a tad over loyal to his holdings. £50bn was a very full price.

I am not sure what planet GSK are on, but surely anything around £50bn is a very good price for a £10bn turnover £2bn profit business. I would be very surprised if the market cap on IPO is anywhere near that and more possibly £40bn.

Posted at 08/2/2022 12:15 by shieldbug
Then you need to have a 5 year investment horizon for FGT.

Why do investors pick managers - and then expect them to change their process to suit their personal preferences?

Posted at 07/2/2022 18:10 by spangle93
Over 5 years, yes, it's a good observation, though the FTSE has been held back by its constituents.

Over 3 years FTSE 250 wins, FTSE 100 and FGT comparable

Over 1 year, every index outperforms Train

Posted at 07/2/2022 12:23 by thruxie
Spangle, FGT has beaten the FTSE 100 and 250 over 5 years with 29% growth plus another 15% if you include divs reininvested. Admittedly not as good as the S&P 500 but still 9% per year. I'd argue that the S&P is also overvalued compared to FGT holdings right now.

Train has a game plan and he's sticking to it.

Posted at 07/2/2022 11:25 by spangle93
Wish he'd do fewer interviews and spend more time identifying companies that will grow the share price

For all the fact that he's lauded by every investment platform, his track record over recent years is hardly stellar

Posted at 03/11/2021 16:26 by 123ct
It is his enthusiasm that makes him such a good presenter and easy to listen to, what I am trying to establish is why the discount has opened up, as if he was simply just buying rubbish stocks then the share price would fall but it isn't so what is it that is making Investors not wanting to buy FGT and so lead to the discount opening up, I know FGT operate a 5% discount buy back so it shouldn't widen any further
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