Alliance Trust PLC Company Profile (LON:ATST)

About Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST)

Alliance Trust PLC logoAlliance Trust PLC is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Company's objective is to be a core investment for investors seeking increasing value over the long term. The Company has no fixed asset allocation benchmark and it invests in a range of asset classes throughout the world to achieve its objective. The Company's focus is to generate a real return for shareholders over the medium to long term by a combination of capital growth and a rising dividend. The Company pursues its objective by investing in both quoted and unquoted equities across the globe in different sectors and industries; investing internationally in fixed income securities; investing in other asset classes and financial instruments, either directly or through investment vehicles, and investing in subsidiaries and associated businesses. Alliance Trust Investments Limited serves as an investment manager for the Company.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Investment Trusts
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:ATST
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.alliancetrust.co.uk/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £2.5 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 352,542,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 7.54
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 7.33
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 559 - GBX 729.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 4.29
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £775.37 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.23
  • Book Value: GBX 7.42 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.96
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £757.54 million
  • Net Margins: 97.76%
  • Return on Equity: 22.08%
  • Return on Assets: 20.26%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 65,279 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST)

What is Alliance Trust PLC's stock symbol?

Alliance Trust PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "ATST."

How often does Alliance Trust PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Alliance Trust PLC?

Alliance Trust PLC announced a dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a dividend of GBX 3.29 per share on Monday, October 2nd. This represents a yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 31st. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Alliance Trust PLC's Dividend History.

Who are some of Alliance Trust PLC's key competitors?

Who are Alliance Trust PLC's key executives?

Alliance Trust PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert Smith, Chairman of the Board
  • Gregor Stewart, Deputy Chairman of the Board
  • Lisa Brown, Company Secretary
  • Anthony L. Brooke, Non-Executive Director
  • Clare Dobie, Non-Executive Director
  • Christopher Samuel, Non-Executive Director
  • Karl S. Sternberg, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Alliance Trust PLC stock?

Shares of Alliance Trust PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Alliance Trust PLC's stock price today?

One share of Alliance Trust PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 710.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Alliance Trust PLC (LON ATST)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  19 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  18 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  37
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST)
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Earnings

Earnings History for Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST)

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Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Alliance Trust PLC (LON ATST)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/27/2017GBX 3.290.46%8/31/20178/31/201710/2/2017
5/30/2017GBX 3.290.47%6/8/20176/8/20176/30/2017
3/2/2017GBX 3.270.47%3/9/20173/9/20173/31/2017
12/1/2016GBX 3.850.66%12/8/201612/8/201612/31/2016
7/22/2016GBX 2.830.51%8/25/20168/25/20169/30/2016
5/25/2016GBX 2.830.56%6/2/20166/2/20166/30/2016
3/4/2016GBX 3.370.67%3/17/20163/17/20163/31/2016
11/26/2015GBX 40.78%12/3/201512/3/201512/31/2015
7/23/2015GBX 2.530.51%8/27/20158/27/20159/30/2015
3/6/2015GBX 2.550.49%6/4/20156/4/20156/30/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/31/2017Karl SternbergInsiderBuy2,000GBX 716£14,320
7/4/2017Karl SternbergInsiderBuy17GBX 703£119.51
6/6/2017Christopher SamuelInsiderBuy3,500GBX 705£24,675
5/17/2017Karl SternbergInsiderBuy2,750GBX 698£19,195
5/2/2017Karl SternbergInsiderBuy3,000GBX 687£20,610
4/4/2017Christopher SamuelInsiderBuy24GBX 689£165.36
1/4/2017Gregor StewartInsiderBuy84GBX 645£541.80
12/21/2016Clare DobieInsiderBuy3,030GBX 632£19,149.60
5/3/2016Kelvin,Lord Smith ofInsiderBuy15,000GBX 509£76,350
4/4/2016Samuel,ChristopherInsiderBuy32GBX 510£163.20
3/16/2016Kelvin,Lord Smith ofInsiderBuy3,000GBX 498£14,940
1/6/2016Garrett-Cox,KatherineInsiderBuy25GBX 499£124.75
1/5/2016Samuel,ChristopherInsiderBuy38GBX 507£192.66
12/11/2015Garrett-Cox,KatherineInsiderSell305,683GBX 493£1,507,017.19
12/2/2015Garrett-Cox,KatherineInsiderBuy24GBX 517£124.08
11/23/2015Samuel,ChristopherInsiderBuy5,000GBX 505£25,250
11/3/2015Garrett-Cox,KatherineInsiderBuy25GBX 501£125.25
10/5/2015Forseke ,KarinInsiderBuy356GBX 473£1,683.88
10/2/2015Garrett-Cox,KatherineInsiderBuy26GBX 474£123.24
9/1/2015Trotter,AlanInsiderBuy28GBX 459£128.52
7/31/2015Trotter,AlanInsiderBuy25GBX 495£123.75
7/3/2015Noble,Susan MargaretInsiderBuy154GBX 491£756.14
6/30/2015Trotter,AlanInsiderBuy26GBX 4.87GBX 126.62
6/8/2015Katherine Garrett-CoxInsiderSell65,266GBX 503.77£328,790.53
5/26/2015Alan TrotterInsiderSell10,352GBX 508.50£52,639.92
5/5/2015Alan TrotterInsiderBuy11,256GBX 509.75£57,377.46
4/2/2015Katherine Garrett-CoxInsiderBuy2,255GBX 515£11,613.25
3/11/2015Karin ForsekeInsiderBuy4,895GBX 490.24£23,997.25
1/5/2015Katherine Garrett-CoxInsiderBuy2,408GBX 480£11,558.40
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST)
Latest Headlines for Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoDoes Alliance Trust PLC’s (LSE:ATST) PE Ratio Warrant A Buy?
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 4:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlliance Trust PLC (ATST) Insider Karl Sternberg Buys 2,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 1:25 PM
rttnews.com logoAlliance Trust H1 Profit Rises; Declares Dividend
www.rttnews.com - July 27 at 9:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST) to Issue Dividend of GBX 3.29
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 4:57 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoBiotech Growth Trust Peter Keen Resigns After Serving Since Launch
www.morningstar.co.uk - July 12 at 4:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST) Insider Karl Sternberg Acquires 17 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 4:26 PM
globenewswire.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Transaction in Own Shares (correction) London ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - June 28 at 4:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChristopher Samuel Buys 3,500 Shares of Alliance Trust PLC (ATST) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 6 at 7:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlliance Trust PLC (ATST) to Issue Dividend Increase - GBX 3.29 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 3:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKarl Sternberg Purchases 2,750 Shares of Alliance Trust PLC (ATST) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 10:16 AM
lse.co.uk logoDunedin Enterprise Says New Non-Exec Jensen Waives Director's Fee
www.lse.co.uk - May 11 at 4:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Alliance Trust PLC (ATST) Insider Acquires 3,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 7:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Liontrust CEO eyes European growth after Alliance Trust deal
finance.yahoo.com - April 9 at 9:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAlliance Trust PLC (ATST) Insider Buys £165.36 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 1:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Annual Report and Accounts and AGM Notice
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 3:45 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Alliance Trust: free ride
www.ft.com - March 24 at 9:06 PM
rttnews.com logoAlliance Trust FY Pre-tax Profit Rises
www.rttnews.com - March 24 at 4:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Form 8.3 - Shawbrook Group PLC
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 4:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Update on Proposals
finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 3:37 PM
globenewswire.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Net Asset Value(s) (Correction) - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - February 15 at 2:28 AM
globenewswire.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Net Asset Value(s) - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - February 15 at 2:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Net Asset Value(s) (Correction)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 4:23 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoQuestor: a dividend-focused global trust to buy, and a widely held rival that remains a sell
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 3:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Transaction in Own Shares
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 2:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Publication of Circular
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 3:45 PM
globenewswire.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Repurchase of Shares - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - January 27 at 4:51 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Alliance Trust to buy back shares owned by activist Elliott
www.ft.com - January 27 at 4:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Repurchase of Shares
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 2:09 AM
globenewswire.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Miscellaneous - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - January 25 at 8:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Miscellaneous
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 4:10 PM
ft.com logo[$$] The week's news in brief: January 23
www.ft.com - January 22 at 1:40 AM
nasdaq.com logoAlliance Trust To Appoint WTW As Investment Manager
www.nasdaq.com - January 16 at 3:41 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Alliance Trust has the confidence of other people's convictions
www.ft.com - January 16 at 3:41 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoQuestor: Alliance Trust’s 'reinvention’ leaves too many unanswered questions: buy Witan instead
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 5 at 1:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Share Buyback Transactions in a closed period
finance.yahoo.com - January 3 at 8:39 AM
globenewswire.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Total voting rights - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - December 31 at 3:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Total voting rights
finance.yahoo.com - December 30 at 3:59 PM
globenewswire.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Transaction in Own Shares London Stock ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - December 28 at 3:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Holding(s) in Company
finance.yahoo.com - December 20 at 8:32 AM
globenewswire.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Transaction in Own Shares - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - December 17 at 3:42 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Outside disrupter needed for change at Alliance Trust
www.ft.com - December 16 at 1:34 AM
globenewswire.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Outcome of Strategic Review - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - December 15 at 2:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlliance Trust PLC : Outcome of Strategic Review
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 2:28 AM
lse.co.uk logoAncala Sticks To Dee Valley Offer But Lowers Acceptance Threshold
www.lse.co.uk - December 8 at 3:58 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: Daily Mail To Reduce Stake In Euromoney To 49% From 67% (ALLISS)
www.morningstar.co.uk - December 8 at 3:58 PM
rttnews.com logoAlliance Trust Says Remains On Track To Achieve Target Of Ongoing Charge Ratio
www.rttnews.com - July 22 at 11:49 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2016 Alliance Trust PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - July 22 at 7:07 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Big is not beautiful in UK bank ratings
www.ft.com - June 10 at 7:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - June 8
finance.yahoo.com - June 7 at 8:23 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhat does Lord Rothschild know about the markets that others don't?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - June 4 at 2:00 AM

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