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Company Overview of The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc

Company Overview

The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Invesco Fund Managers Limited. It is co-managed by Invesco Asset Management Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United Kingdom. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests in dividend paying growth stocks of companies. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the FTSE All-Share Index. The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc was formed on March 1, 1889 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.

30 Finsbury Square

London,  EC2A 1AG

United Kingdom

Founded in 1889

Key Executives for The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc

President of Fidelity International's European Institutional Business - Investment Manager and Chief Investment Officer of Fidelity International Limited - Investment Manager
Age: 56
Senior Investment Director
Company Secretary
Investment Director
Relationship Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc Key Developments

The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc Proposes Final Dividend for the Year Ended March 31, 2016 Payable on July 29, 2016

The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc announced that subject to approval at the AGM, the final proposed dividend for the year ended March 31, 2016 of 8.75 pence per share against 8.60 pence per share last year, will be payable on July 29, 2016 to shareholders on the register on June 10, 2016. The shares will be quoted ex-dividend on June 9, 2016. This will give total dividends for the year of 24.35 pence per share, an increase of 2.1% on the previous year’s dividends of 23.85 pence.

The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc Reports Audited Earnings Results for the Year Ended March 31, 2016

The Edinburgh Investment Trust Plc reported audited earnings results for the year ended March 31, 2016. For the year, the company reported net return before finance costs and taxation of £69,719,000 compared to £207,161,000 reported a year ago. Return on ordinary activities before tax was £60,755,000 compared to £195,443,000 reported a year ago. Return on ordinary activities after tax was £59,623,000 or 30.5 pence per basic share compared to £194,165,000 or 99.5 pence per basic share reported a year ago. Gains on investments were £19,056,000 compared to £158,768,000 reported a year ago. Net asset value per basic share was 710.74 pence compared to 704.23 pence as at March 31, 2015.

The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc, Annual General Meeting, Jul 14, 2016

The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc, Annual General Meeting, Jul 14, 2016, at 11:00 GMT Standard Time. Location: Weston Link, National Galleries of Scotland Princes Street Edinburgh United Kingdom

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