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The City of London Investment Trust

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The City of London Investment Trust Ord
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  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    The Company’s objective is to provide long-term growth in income and capital, principally by investment in equities listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Board continues to recognise the importance of dividend income to shareholders.

    How does FE rate this fund?

    • No FE Alpha managers
    • 3
    • Not included in the AFI

    Who manages this fund?

    Job Curtis Since 01-Jan-1991

    Job Curtis joined Henderson in 1992 following Henderson’s acquisition of Touche Remnant and has more than 30 years of...

    Primary manager

  • How has this fund performed?

    Cumulative Performance chart

    Cumulative Performance as at 20/10/2017
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    The City of London Investment Trust Ord +2.1 +6.4 +11.7 +37.2 +69.4
    UK Equity Income +1.6 +6.7 +15.9 +33.1 +70.3
    NAV +1.2 +6.1 +9.9 +37.8 +69.8

    Discrete Performance chart

  • What is Henderson Global Investors Ltd saying?

  • Forensic News Alerts

  • Ratios and Analysis

    How does this fund compare against other funds in UK Equity Income?

    Quartile Ranking

        1y 3y
    ? Position 19 / 24 10 / 24
    ? Quartile 4 2

    Ranking is for the main unit within the sector View other funds in this sector

    Other Rating

    Morningstar Analyst

    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 9.60 9.83
    ? Alpha -4.75 0.16
    ? Beta 1.17 1.15
    ? Sharpe 0.61 0.55
    ? Info Ratio -0.72 0.26
    ? R2 0.84 0.83
    ? Quartiles:1 2 3 4

    Risk Score

    FE Risk scores allow you to see how risky a fund is in comparison with the FTSE 100.

    This fund: 88
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Initial n/a
    Annual 0.37%
    ? OCF 0.42%
    ? Performance Fee N/A
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial n/a
    Additional n/a
  • Prices and Codes


                Diluted NAV   Div yield
      Currency Bid Offer Date Prem/Disc Estimated Last Published Gearing Net Gross
    The City of London Investment Trust Ord GBX 431.00 20 Oct 2017 1.92 422.90 422.90 108 3.93 3.93


      Unit type Exchange TIDM Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    The City of London Investment Trust Ord ACC CTY HJ01 0199049 GB0001990497

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  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (31 Aug 2017)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 United Kingdom Equities 88.80
    2 United States Equities 3.80
    3 Netherlands Equities 2.70
    4 Germany Equities 2.10
    5 Switzerland Equities 2.10
    6 Hong Kong Equities 0.50

    Top Holdings (31 Aug 2017)

    Rank Largest Holdings %  
    1 HSBC 4.80
    2 Royal Dutch Shell 4.70
    3 British American Tobacco 4.30
    4 Diageo 3.30
    5 Unilever 2.90
    6 Prudential 2.70
    7 Vodafone Group 2.70
    8 Lloyds Banking Corp 2.50
    9 BP 2.40
    10 GlaxoSmithKline 2.40
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: INVT
    Nominal value: N/A
    Fund Launch: 30-Dec-1964
    Unit Launch: 01-Jan-1901
    Savings plan: Minimum: £ 50.0 Monthly
    Last AGM: 27-Oct-2016
    Stockbroker(s): Cenkos Securities Limited
    Wind-up date: N/A
    Dividend policy: N/A
    Settlement Details: N/A
    Issued: 342,960
    Asset Class: Equity
    Annual accounts: annual accounts Click here to order
    Next AGM: October 2017
    Management Contract: Management, UK custodial, accounting, administrative an... More
    Continuation/Wind-up provision: The Fund has an unlimited life. It has been authorised ... More
    Investment Restrictions: N/A
    Tax Policy: N/A
    Fund Size: £1,478.2m / $1,950.0m (20-Oct-17)
    Market Value: £ 1478.16m
    Own ISA wrapper: YES help with ISA
    Last report / accounts: 22-Sep-2017
    EGM: 23-Jun-2011
    Borrowing limits: N/A
    Splits: N/A
    Reconstruction proposal: N/A
    News: company announcements
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  • Contact Details

    201 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3AE

    44 (0)20 7818 1879 (Fax Number)
    44 (0)20 7818 1818 (Main Number)

Annual Management Charges: 0.365% reducing to 0.35% on balance of net assets above £1bn;

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. fair value cum income NAV figures (in accordance with AIC guidelines) and with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Pound Sterling (GBP). You can switch the fund’s native currency using the currency selector towards the top of this page.

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Data provided by FE. Care has been taken to ensure that the information is correct, but FE neither warrants, represents nor guarantees the contents of information, nor does it accept any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies, omissions or any inconsistencies herein. Past performance does not predict future performance, it should not be the main or sole reason for making an investment decision. The value of investments and any income from them can fall as well as rise.

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