Lowland Investment Company PLC (LWI)

Business description

Lowland Investment Company PLC (LWI) invests across the UK equity market (with a small proportion in overseas stocks) to achieve above-average total returns.

Stock data

Market cap.£396.9m
Last close1,469.00p
High / Low (52 weeks)1512.0p / 1130.5p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamInvestment Companies
SectorInvestment Companies

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Company news

Lowland Investment Company plc - bias to small and medium-sized companies ...

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:18:45 GMT

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Tue, 31 May 2016 16:07:30 GMT

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:20:43 GMT

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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:06:41 GMT

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Latest research

Investment summary

Lowland Investment Company (LWI) invests across the UK equity market (with a small proportion in overseas stocks) to achieve above-average total returns. While it is a member of the UK Equity Income sector, its managers have a greater focus on capital growth, which drives dividend growth, in order to secure a rising income for the trust over time. In the past five years it has produced compound annual dividend growth of 7.9% and currently yields 3.7%. Long-term performance has been comfortably ahead of the FTSE All-Share Index benchmark, driven by the managers’ focus on underappreciated recovery situations and a significant weighting towards mid-cap and smaller companies (two-thirds of the portfolio). Lead manager James Henderson has been in position since 1990 and the trust has been managed by Henderson Global Investors since its launch in 1963.

Last updated on 15/06/2016

Key management

Peter Troughton , Chairman
Simon Longfellow, Head of Marketing Investment Trusts
Robert Sinclair Robertson , Non- Executive Director
Karl Sternberg, Non- Executive Director
Kevin Carter, Non- Executive Director
Duncan Budge, Non- Executive Director

Company address

201 Bishopsgate
London
EC2M 3AE
United Kingdom
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