Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust (TEM)

Business description

Launched in June 1989, TEM was one of the first emerging markets funds in the UK. The trust seeks long-term capital appreciation through investment in companies operating in emerging markets or those with stocks listed on the stock markets of such countries. This may include companies that have a significant amount of their revenues in emerging markets, but which are listed on stock exchanges in developed countries. The benchmark is the MSCI Emerging Markets Index.

Stock data

Market cap.£1946.9m
Last close723.00p
High / Low (52 weeks)825.0p / 673.0p
Stock market listingLN, NZ
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
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Company news

Investment summary

Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust (TEMIT) aims to generate long-term capital growth from a portfolio of emerging market equities that is diversified by geography and sector. Carlos Hardenberg took over as lead manager on 1 October 2015, since when there has been a noticeable improvement in performance. TEMIT has outperformed its MSCI Emerging Markets Index benchmark by c 11pp over the last 12 months and has the best performance versus its peers by a considerable margin. Due to its substantial revenue reserves, the trust was able to maintain its FY17 annual dividend at 8.25p per share and a change in expense allocation will boost revenue returns from FY18; its current yield is 1.1%.

Last updated on 08/11/2017

Key management

Paul Manduca, Chairman
Carlos Hardenberg, Lead manager

Company address

Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust PLC
5 Morrison Street
Edinburgh
EH3 8BH
United Kingdom
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