The European Smaller Companies Trust (LON:ESCT) Reaches New 1-Year High at $170.80

Shares of The European Smaller Companies Trust PLC (LON:ESCTGet Free Report) reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The company traded as high as GBX 170.80 ($2.14) and last traded at GBX 169.20 ($2.12), with a volume of 80206 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 169.50 ($2.13).

The European Smaller Companies Trust Trading Down 0.5 %

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 13.29, a quick ratio of 0.04 and a current ratio of 0.04. The business has a 50 day moving average of GBX 162.76 and a two-hundred day moving average of GBX 154.74. The firm has a market capitalization of £681.00 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 855.00 and a beta of 1.28.

The European Smaller Companies Trust Cuts Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 4th will be issued a dividend of GBX 1.45 ($0.02) per share. This represents a yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 4th. The European Smaller Companies Trust’s dividend payout ratio is currently 2,500.00%.

The European Smaller Companies Trust Company Profile

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TR European Growth Trust PLC is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Henderson Investment Funds Limited. It is co-managed by Henderson Global Investors Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of Europe. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors.

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