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Lowland Investment Company (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.£378.3m
Last close1,400.00p
High / Low (52 weeks)1580.0p / 1375.0p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
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Company news

Investment summary

Lowland Investment Company (LWI) invests for income and capital growth in a diversified portfolio of mainly UK stocks of all sizes, from high-risk early-stage intellectual property plays to household-name FTSE 100 banks. With the overriding theme being that managers James Henderson and Laura Foll believe their current share price does not reflect the value of the business. The managers have been finding opportunities in stocks that are largely exposed to the domestic market, an area that has been very out of favour with investors, who are preoccupied with low wage growth, higher inflation and the potential impact of Brexit negotiations. This has arguably led to a degree of recent underperformance and discount widening, but LWI’s impressive track record of c 12.5% annualised share price and NAV total returns over Henderson’s 28-year tenure remains intact.

Last updated on 26/06/2018

Key management

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

Company address

201 Bishopsgate
London
EC2M 3AE
United Kingdom
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