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Jupiter UK Growth Investment Trust (JUKG)

Business description

Jupiter UK Growth Investment Trust aims to achieve capital appreciation by holding predominantly listed investments. It invests in a concentrated portfolio made up of the manager’s best ideas from any sector, with typically a bias towards FTSE 100 stocks. The trust was known as Jupiter Global Trust from November 2015 until April 2016 and was previously Jupiter Primadona Growth Trust. It adopted its new name, fund manager, investment strategy and FTSE All-Share benchmark on 18 April 2016.

Stock data

Market cap.£50m
Last close278.00p
High / Low (52 weeks)352.0p / 257.0p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamInvestment Companies
SectorInvestment trusts

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Company news

Investment summary

Jupiter UK Growth Investment Trust (JUKG) aims to deliver long-term capital appreciation, primarily through investing in UK equities. The fund has few constraints against the benchmark, and the manager, Steve Davies, is highly selective in his bottom-up approach, investing in 30–35 companies with recovery or growth potential. The portfolio and its performance can therefore diverge significantly from the FTSE All-Share index. Davies believes UK equities are currently unloved, and investors are excessively pessimistic and focused on the short-term outlook. While he expects the UK market to remain out of favour over the near term, as a natural contrarian investor with a long-term horizon, he says he is finding exciting investment opportunities.

Last updated on 30/10/2018

Key management

Tom Bartlam, Chairman
Steve Davies, Fund manager
Richard Curling , Fund manager

Company address

1 Grosvenor Place
LONDON
SW1X 7JJ
United Kingdom
020 7412 0703
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