Finsbury Growth & Income Trust (FGT)

Business description

FGT's investment objective is to achieve capital and income growth and provide shareholders with a total return above that of the FTSE All-Share Index. It invests principally in the securities of UK-quoted companies, but up to a maximum of 20% can be invested in non-UK-quoted companies at acquisition. FTSE 100 companies normally represent 50-100% of the portfolio, with at least 70% usually invested in FTSE 350 companies.

Stock data

Market cap.£1054.2m
Last close697.00p
High / Low (52 weeks)701.5p / 562.5p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
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Investment summary

Finsbury Growth & Income Trust (FGT) aims to generate long-term growth in capital and income from a concentrated portfolio of primarily UK equities, which are held for the long term. FGT is benchmarked against the FTSE All-Share index, but is not constrained by its composition; c 70% of the portfolio is invested in consumer stocks. The trust has a progressive dividend policy and annual dividends have compounded by 6.9% pa since FY11; the current dividend yield is 2.0%. FGT has outperformed its peers and the benchmark over one, three, five and 10 years. Strong investor demand along with capital appreciation means the size of the trust has grown significantly; assets under management now approach £1bn.

Last updated on 26/10/2016

Key management

Anthony Townsend, Chairman
Nick Train, Fund manager

Company address

25 Southampton Buildings
London
WC2A 1AL
United Kingdom
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