Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Henderson Far East Income Limited LSE:HFEL London Ordinary Share JE00B1GXH751 ORD NPV
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -3.50 -1.09% 316.50 203,742 16:35:08
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
315.00 318.00 319.00 315.00 319.00
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Equity Investment Instruments 38.75 36.22 23.71 13.3 457
Last Trade Time Trade Type Trade Size Trade Price Currency
16:29:54 AT 95 315.00 GBX

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Henderson Far East Income Daily Update: Henderson Far East Income Limited is listed in the Equity Investment Instruments sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker HFEL. The last closing price for Henderson Far East Income was 320p.
Henderson Far East Income Limited has a 4 week average price of 315p and a 12 week average price of 315p.
The 1 year high share price is 346p while the 1 year low share price is currently 239p.
There are currently 144,293,564 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 353,003 shares. The market capitalisation of Henderson Far East Income Limited is £456,689,130.06.
speedsgh: Dividend Declaration - HTTPS:// The directors have declared the first interim dividend of 5.80p (five point eight zero pence) per ordinary share in respect of the year ending 31 August 2021. The dividend will be paid on 26 February 2021 to shareholders on the register on 29 January 2021 (the record date). The shares will be quoted ex-dividend on 28 January 2021.
carpingtris: Edison issues review on Henderson Far East Income (HFEL) Henderson Far East Income (HFEL) has experienced a tough period of capital performance as market participants have focused ever more on growth and momentum rather than cash flows and dividends. However, in a year where the majority of investment trusts have needed to dip into reserves to avoid cutting their dividends, HFEL stands out in that it not only delivered year-on-year dividend growth of 2.7% for FY20, it fully funded its dividend from portfolio income and even made a small contribution to reserves to help underpin future dividend growth. Managers Mike Kerley and Sat Duhra remain convinced that market focus will return to value and yield factors, as seen in the quantitative easing era of 2011-13, given the 'even lower for even longer' interest rate outlook.
2sporrans: The problem with that full holdings list is that it is old news. The top 10 on the HFEL webpage is pretty much current; the full list on the excel ss is end of July att. Actually a month to the good v when i last looked at it a few days ago but well behind the curve nontheless.
2sporrans: The capital appreciation was decent with HFEL until about 3 years ago. I do wonder whether the bar ought to have been progressively lowered as to the 'qualifying' level of income for the shares held by HFEL. Quite apart from the pervasive crushing of yields thinning the prospect field, the balance of reward between growth and 'value' stocks has ever more favoured the former as discount rates have also been crushed. All but a few growth stocks will be screened out, rapid future divi growth notwithstanding. Wonder how big the HFEL reserves are and how much is being consumed to sustain the high payout, currently fully 7.5%. Will we ever be enlightened? Still, the HFEL portfolio is highly [net] cash generative; to be treasured in these times. And East-SE Asia looks to be best region to invest, by some margin.
danieldruff2: I've come to a similar opinion but over the years I have found the steady state of this fund useful when the rest of the market drops. I sell 25-50% of my HFEL, invest in bombed out stocks, then top it up again. Has worked well.
speedsgh: Dividend Declaration - HTTPS:// The directors have declared the fourth interim dividend of 5.80p (five point eight pence) per ordinary share in respect of the year ending 31 August 2020. The dividend will be paid on 27 November 2020 to shareholders on the register on 30 October 2020 (the record date). The shares will be quoted ex-dividend on 29 October 2020.
aleman: Even more English and Welsh regions are peaking - possibly the majority when you allow for the big testing rise between Sept 1st and 25th of 70% in England and 100%+ in Wales. The peak of wave 2 is spreading from SE to NW. It looks bad in Scotland though - cases up 400% on testing DOWN 40% in the same timeframe. Scotland does not yet look to have built up the immunity that parts of southern England seem to have. Midlands is turning down now. Allow for the 70% rise in English testing and it probably did so a few days ago. Https:// I know it's not terribly relavent to HFEL directly but it just highlights how misleading headline case numbers in papers have been. Wave 2 everywhere in Western Europe is turning out nothing like wave 1 in hospitals. They said we were following Spain. Well Spanish hospitalisations halved in early September and now deaths look to have peaked a few weeks later. Luxembourg has amongst the highest testing in the world - more than twice the UK's level - at about 1% of population each day. In the last 4 months it drew no headlines for its wave 2 where they have had 14 deaths from 5025 cases - a case mortality rate of 0.28%. Same as bad flu. (Normal UK flu range is 0.1-0.3%, usually at the lower end.) hxxps:// Luxembourg will still be missing some asymptomatic cases even at their high testing rate so the true IFR for them is more likely to be 0.2% or less. If the rate turns out to be 0.2%, then 20-25m people in the UK might have already had it. That's probably why pockets of the South hit hard in wave 1 have seen no wave 2 and it looks to be turning down in the Midlands already. The North and Scotland haven't got there yet but isolated spots are peaking up there, too, and they are growing in number. This may seem optimistic. It might be, but it also explains why the US Northeast did not get it again. And Sweden, of course. I think the UK's wave 2 is turning and, although the virus will never go away completely, once Scotland and the North are done this time, Covid will just be another cold or flu bug from here. As far as affecting HFEL, some parts of Asia don't seem to have had it yet, including much of China but if it is down to flu levels now (the global total is only 5k per day out of about 160k total deaths per day - that's in bad flu territory if it does not go up again), then China and parts of Asia might not need much lock down again, like Western Europe's wave 2.
aleman: UK household infection survey's estimated infection rate for England a month ago was 3800 per day and rising. The UK is averaging 7 deaths per day now and it's flat or still possibly falling. There is similar going on in other countries. Big rises in cases - modest or no rises in deaths. Covid is now so much like average seasonal flu that I've bought half my HFEL back. Even if it does break out again in those countries in Asia that have not had it significantly yet, the death rates are looking very modest now and not worth locking down for. There are 5000+ Covid deaths globally per day and it's falling. Usually about 160k die each day from all causes. Covid might expand a bit in the autumn like a normal coronavirus but the death rate now seems to be not far out of line with a normal coronavirus. It's not just a cold yet but it's no longer looking much worse than normal flu. Hopefully that will continue, and if it does, I might buy some more HFEL.
2sporrans: As noted in post 365 above; another bizarre day when the indices relevant to HFEL have performed strongly, yet the share price dips. As above, does not seem to be HFEL specific. Very modest appreciation in sterling does not explain. Even more puzzling given XD 5.8p come Thursday; usual tendency to drift up on xd week. As an aside, Intel's woes are joy for Taiwan Semiconductor; up 10% today. HFEL still has over 3% portfolio weighting i believe. Another sign of the times?
exel: Thanks EI, have done that on some past occasions. Meanwhile I'm growing/trading it through this period of relative weakness. A couple of other points. HFEL has seemingly paused 'new issues' for the past fortnight (last one circa 5/2/20). While probably understandable, in view of increased volatility, it means that the demand that had been getting filled through that route may (marginally) help prop the share price via direct purchases? At the recent AGM, the point was made that 'new issues' help to keep the (usual) share price premium down - something deemed good for all shareholders - while spreading central fixed costs over a wider portfolio base. To date, this financial year, they've raised £26.9m at average issue price of circa 359.5p. Did I read that HSBC are scaling back various operations to focus more on the FE zone? The long-term macro story, here, still looks good - subject to all the known downsides, and the unknowns that have yet to emerge (as applicable to most markets).
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