British Empire Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:BTEM)

GBX 732.50 724.43 (8,976.83 %)
(As of 11/24/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 732.50
Today's RangeGBX 736.50 - GBX 728.25
52-Week RangeGBX 599 - GBX 733
Volume72,413 shs
Average Volume117,232 shs
Market Capitalization£844.52 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

About British Empire (LON:BTEM)

British Empire logoBritish Empire Trust plc, formerly British Empire Securities and General Trust plc, is a closed-end investment trust. The Company's investment objective is to achieve capital growth through a focused portfolio of investments, particularly in companies whose shares stand at a discount to estimated underlying net asset value. It makes investments principally in companies listed on the stock exchanges of the United Kingdom and/or overseas, which may include investment holding companies, investment trusts and other companies. It continues to seek and find investment opportunities with real value and prospects for medium to long term capital appreciation. It invests in various sectors, including aerospace and defense; professional services; building products; construction materials; electrical components and equipment; oil and gas equipment and services; healthcare supplies; packaged foods and meats, and others. Its alternative investment fund manager is Asset Value Investors Limited.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment Trusts


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A


Trailing EPSGBX 1.16
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins95.50%
Return on Equity25.93%
Return on Assets23.83%


Outstanding Shares115,660,000

Frequently Asked Questions for British Empire (LON:BTEM)

What is British Empire's stock symbol?

British Empire trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BTEM."

How often does British Empire pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for British Empire?

British Empire declared a dividend on Friday, May 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a yield of 0.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 8th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View British Empire's Dividend History.

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How do I buy British Empire stock?

Shares of British Empire 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 British Empire's stock price today?

One share of British Empire stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 732.50.

How big of a company is British Empire?

British Empire has a market capitalization of £844.52 million.

MarketBeat Community Rating for British Empire (BTEM)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  38 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  35 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  73
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about British Empire and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Ratings History for British Empire (LON:BTEM)

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Earnings History for British Empire (LON:BTEM)

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Dividend History by Quarter for British Empire (LON BTEM)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/26/2017GBX 20.29%6/8/20176/8/20176/30/2017
11/11/2016GBX 12.502.02%12/1/201612/1/20161/6/2017
5/24/2016GBX 20.43%6/9/20166/9/20166/30/2016
11/9/2015GBX 9.702.06%12/3/201512/3/20151/6/2016
5/27/2015GBX 20.38%6/11/20156/11/20156/26/2015
11/10/2014GBX 8.501.67%12/4/201412/4/20141/6/2015
5/30/2014GBX 20.4%6/11/20146/11/20146/27/2014
11/12/2013GBX 112.22%12/4/201312/4/20131/6/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for British Empire (LON BTEM)

Insider Trades by Quarter for British Empire (LON:BTEM)

Insider Trades by Quarter for British Empire (LON BTEM)

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/15/2017Nigel Mervyn Sutherland RichInsiderBuy3,000GBX 666£19,980
12/18/2015Robson,Andrew StephenInsiderBuy2,000GBX 448£8,960
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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British Empire (LON BTEM) Chart for Friday, November, 24, 2017
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