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Company Overview of Witan Investment Trust plc

Company Overview

Witan Investment Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Witan Investment Services Limited. The fund is co-managed by Artemis Investment Management LLP, Lindsell Train Limited, Heronbridge Investment Management LLP, MFS International (UK) Limited, Veritas Asset Management LLP, Lansdowne Partners (UK) LLP, Marathon Asset Management, LLP, Matthews International Capital Management, LLC, Trilogy Global Advisors, LLC, Pzena Investment Management LLC, and Tweedy, Browne Company LLC. It invests in public equity markets across the globe. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It primarily invests in dividend paying growth ...

Cassini House

57 St James's Street

London,  SW1A 1LD

United Kingdom

Founded in 1909

7 Employees

Phone:

44 20 7399 6000

Key Executives for Witan Investment Trust plc

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 60
Head of Portfolio Review for Japan
Co-Head of UK Equities and Portfolio Manager
Head of North America Operations
Head - UK Mainstream Mainstream Portfolio Rview and Deputy Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Witan Investment Trust plc Key Developments

Witan Investment Trust plc Reports Consolidated Earnings Results and Company Cash Flow Results for the Full Year Ended December 31, 2016

Witan Investment Trust plc reported consolidated earnings results and company cash flow results for the full year ended December 31, 2016. For the period, the company reported total income was £350,542,000 against £111,841,000 a year ago. Profit before finance costs and taxation was £339,175,000 against £95,145,000 a year ago. Profit before taxation was £329,560,000 against £85,462,000 a year ago. Profit attributable to equity shareholders of the parent was £327,145,000 or 172.06 pence per ordinary share against £83,683,000 or 43.03 pence per ordinary share a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £33,452,000 against £24,687,000 a year ago. Net asset value per ordinary share was 852.83 pence against 788.39 pence per share a year ago. For the year, on company basis, the company’s net cash inflow from operating activities was £33,056,000 against £25,100,000 a year ago. Net asset value per ordinary share was 952.83 pence against 788.39 pence per share a year ago.

Witan Investment Trust plc Announces Fourth Interim Dividend for the Year Ended 31 December 2016, Payable on 31 March 2017; Provides Dividend Guidance for First Interim Dividend of 2017

Witan Investment Trust plc announced that a fourth interim dividend of 6.25 pence per ordinary share of 25 pence, in respect of the year ended 31 December 2016, will be paid on 31 March 2017 to shareholders registered at the close of business on 3 March 2017 (the ex-dividend date will be 2 March). Taken together with the three interim dividends of 4.25 pence each paid in June, September and December 2016, this makes a total dividend payment of 19.0 pence in respect of 2016 (2015: 17.0 pence). In the absence of unforeseen circumstances, the company expects the first interim dividend in respect of 2017 to be 4.75 pence (2016: 4.25 pence).

Witan Investment Trust plc Announces Third Interim Dividend, Payable on December 16, 2016

Witan Investment Trust plc announced that a third interim dividend of 4.25 pence per ordinary share of 25 pence, in respect of the year ending December 31, 2016, will be paid on December 16, 2016 to shareholders registered at the close of business on November 18, 2016 (ex-dividend date was November 17, 2016).

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