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30 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AG
020 7309 0212 (Fax Number)
0800 028 2121 (Main Number)

investmenttrust@invescoperpetual.co.uk

Fund managers

* Mark Barnett»28-Jan-2014 to Present
Neil Woodford»15-Sep-2008 to 27-Jan-2014
Anas Chakra»01-Aug-2002 to 31-Aug-2008
Frederic Gautier»01-Aug-2002 to 31-Aug-2008
Rita Grewal»01-Apr-2004 to 31-Aug-2008
John Stavis»01-Oct-2004 to 31-Aug-2008


Investment objectives

This fund invests primarily in UK securities with the long term objective of achieving an increase of the Net Asset Value per share by more than the growth in the FTSE All-Share Index; and growth in dividends per share by more than the rate of UK inflation.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 17 / 24 18 / 24
Quartile 3 3

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 2 FE
Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 11.76 11.75
Alpha 1.28 2.01
Beta 0.66 0.79
Sharpe 0.34 0.96
InfoRatio -0.23 -0.18
R2 0.19 0.44
Quartiles:   1  2   3  4   help with ratios
vs. UK Equity Income»

Performance

performance chart
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    1y 3y 5y 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
+5.3 +53.5 +116.8 +20.9 +20.6 +13.2 +24.8
  NAV +12.7+61.0+106.1+22.0 +17.1+9.3+17.1
  UK Equity Income +6.7+61.0+85.4+27.4+18.5+0.8+14.3
Share Price
 ShareTypePriceDatePrem/DiscDiluted NAVGearingDiv yield
EstimLast pub.NetGross
pdf EDINBURGH INVESTMENT TST PLC UNIT 601.75 (p) 01-Oct-2014 -3.90 632.17 631.76
30-Sep-2014
116 3.91 3.91
Capital structure & income
Share Type Exchange Nominal value Issued Market value (m) Wind-up date Splits News
EDINBURGH INVESTMENT TST PLC UNIT LONDON 25 195,117,000 1185.34 n/a n/a company announcements
Share identifiers: TIDM: EDIN; SEDOL: 0305233; ISIN: GB0003052338
Detailed fund information
Fund type flag United Kingdom-registered Investment Trusts
Launched1952
Gross assets£1,431.4m / $2,322.3m
Sector UK Equity Income
Asset ClassEquity
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ISA
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 20.0 Monthly
Annual accountsn/a
Last report / accounts28-May-2014
Last AGM18-Jul-2014
Next AGMJuly 2013
EGMn/a
Stockbroker(s)Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, UBS
Management contractInvesco Perpetual is entitled to a management fee which will be 0.6% of the Funds market capitalisation. If the NAV (with debt at par) out-performs the FTSE All-Share Index (Total Return) by 1.25% per annum on a three year rolling basis, Invesco Perpetual will additionally receive a performance fee of 15% of the amount of the above-target out-performance, up to a maximum of 1% of net assets in any one year. The management agreement provides for three months notice of termination, subject to a minimum initial period of 12 months.
Borrowing limitBorrowing is equal to issued share capital and realised reserves with secured borrowings limited to two-thirds of that amount.
Continuation / Wind-up provisionThe Fund has an unlimited life. The Directors are currently authorised to repurchase up to 14.99% of the issued share capital. This authority was renewed at the last AGM.
Dividend policyn/a
Investment restrictionsn/a
Reconstruction proposaln/a
Settlement detailsn/a
Tax policyn/a
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
United Kingdom Equity Mixed UK Equity Income
Largest holdings, 31-Aug-2014
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
British American Tobacco5.401Reynolds American - US common stock4.506
AstraZeneca5.202BAE Systems4.207
Roche - Swiss common stock4.903GlaxoSmithKline3.908
Imperial Tobacco4.904Reckitt Benckiser3.409
BT Group4.705Rolls-Royce2.8010
 Total43.90 
Regional weightings, 31-Aug-2014
Region (%) Rank  
UK 85.80 1 85.80% UK
International 13.90 2 13.90% International
Money Market 0.30 3 0.30% Money Market
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 31-Aug-2014
Sector (%) Rank  
Consumer Goods 22.10 1 22.10% Consumer Goods
Financials 20.10 2 20.10% Financials
Health Care 20.00 3 20.00% Health Care
Industrials 16.70 4 16.70% Industrials
Utilities 6.30 5 6.30% Utilities
Consumer Services 6.30 6 6.30% Consumer Services
Telecommunications 5.70 7 5.70% Telecommunications
Oil & Gas 2.80 8 2.80% Oil & Gas
Total100.00 


All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated using closing mid prices and with net income (dividends) reinvested. NAV total return performance figures are calculated using fully diluted (where applicable) daily estimated NAV figures from Thomson Financial Datastream and with gross income (dividends) reinvested.

 
 
 
 
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Asset allocation

UK Equities, 85.80%
85.8000% ofUK Equities
International Equities, 13.90%
13.9000% ofInternational Equities
Money Market, 0.30%
0.3000% ofMoney Market

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