Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC Recommends Final Dividend for the Year Ended 31 July 2014, Payable on 5 November 2014; Announces Unaudited Earnings Results for the Year Ended July 31, 2014
Sep 11 14
Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC recommended final dividend of 1.40 pence (2013 - 1.50 pence) per ordinary share for the year ended 31 July 2014 will be paid on 5 November 2014 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on 10 October 2014. The ex-dividend date is 9 October 2014. The Company's Registrar offers a Dividend Reinvestment Plan and the final date for elections for this dividend is 15 October 2014.
The company announced unaudited earnings results for the year ended July 31, 2014. For the year, the company's net return before finance costs and taxation was GBP 14,514,000 compared to GBP 8,585,000 for the same period a year ago. Net return on ordinary activities before taxation was GBP 14,508,000 compared to GBP 8,585,000 for the same period a year ago. Net return on ordinary activities after taxation was GBP 14,354,000 compared to GBP 8,420,000 for the same period a year ago. Net return per ordinary share was 19.72 pence compared to 11.28 pence a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was GBP 889,000 compared to GBP 1,218,000 for the same period a year ago. Net debt as on July 31, 2014 was GBP 2,872,000. Net asset value per ordinary share was 200.95 pence compared to 182.01 pence a year ago.
Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC, Annual General Meeting, Oct 30, 2014
Sep 11 14
Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC, Annual General Meeting, Oct 30, 2014., at 15:30 GMT Standard Time. Location: The offices of Baillie Gifford & Co.
Pacific Horizon Investment Trust plc Appoints Ewan Markson-Brown as Portfolio Manager
Mar 18 14
Pacific Horizon Investment Trust plc announced that it has appointed Ewan Markson-Brown as portfolio manager with immediate effect. Roderick Snell will continue to be the deputy and Mike Gush will continue to provide input as a member of the Emerging Markets Department, which covers Asian equities. Ewan Markson-Brown joined Baillie Gifford in September 2013 where he has specific responsibility for covering the Korean and ASEAN markets. Prior to joining Baillie Gifford he had been a Senior Vice President, Emerging Market Equities, at PIMCO Europe and prior to that a portfolio manager covering Asian equities at Newton Investment Management. In total he has 14 years' investment experience.