About British Empire Trust (LON:BTEM)
British 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Investment Trusts
Trailing P/E Ratio606.896551724138
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Trailing EPSGBX 1.16
Return on Equity6.17%
Return on Assets5.69%
British Empire Trust (LON:BTEM) Frequently Asked Questions
What is British Empire Trust's stock symbol?
British Empire Trust trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BTEM."
How often does British Empire Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for British Empire Trust?
British Empire Trust declared a dividend on Monday, November 13th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 10 per share on Friday, January 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. This is a positive change from British Empire Trust's previous dividend of $2.00. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View British Empire Trust's Dividend History.
Who are some of British Empire Trust's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to British Empire Trust include PowerShares Fin. Preferred Port. (PGF), Greencoat UK Wind (UKW), Foresight Solar Fund (FSFL), SPDR S&P Retail (XRT), Oakley Capital Investments (OCI), Draper Esprit (GROW), Standard Life Equity Income Trust (SLET), International Biotechnology Trust (IBT), Tiziana Life Sciences (TILS), Gresham House (GHE), PowerShares Dynamic Sm. Cap Growth (PXSG), Cluff Natural Resources (CLNR), Legendary Investments (LEG), Mineral & Financial Investments (MAFL), Amedeo Resources (AMED), Henderson Global Trust (HGL), Ivy ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers Index Fund (EET) and ProShares UltraShort Russell2000 (TWM).
Has British Empire Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?
Headlines about BTEM stock have trended positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. British Empire Trust earned a news impact score of 0.28 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.11 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
How do I buy shares of British Empire Trust?
Shares of BTEM 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 Trust's stock price today?
One share of BTEM stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 704.
How big of a company is British Empire Trust?
British Empire Trust has a market capitalization of £820.67 million.
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British Empire Trust (LON:BTEM) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
British Empire Trust (LON BTEM) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
British Empire Trust (LON BTEM) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|1/31/2018||Calum Thomson||Insider||Buy||1,400||GBX 739||£10,346|
|1/26/2018||Anja Balfour||Insider||Buy||3,000||GBX 741||£22,230|
|1/17/2018||Susan Margaret Noble||Insider||Buy||1,925||GBX 749||£14,418.25|
|12/14/2017||Calum Thomson||Insider||Buy||1,000||GBX 716||£7,160|
|2/15/2017||Nigel Mervyn Sutherland Rich||Insider||Buy||3,000||GBX 666||£19,980|
|12/18/2015||Robson,Andrew Stephen||Insider||Buy||2,000||GBX 448||£8,960|
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