LON:BTEM - British Empire Trust Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 752 +743.67 (+8,927.61 %)
(As of 05/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 752
Today's RangeGBX 752 - GBX 760.65
52-Week RangeGBX 658.50 - GBX 755
Volume81,831 shs
Average Volume164,403 shs
Market Capitalization£820.67 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorN/A
SymbolLON:BTEM
CUSIPN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

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

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins80.93%
Return on Equity6.17%
Return on Assets5.69%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares115,660,000

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 announced a dividend on Monday, November 13th. Investors 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.

Has British Empire Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BTEM stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. British Empire Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.83 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 752.

How big of a company is British Empire Trust?

British Empire Trust has a market capitalization of £820.67 million.


MarketBeat Community Rating for British Empire Trust (BTEM)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  57 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  49 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  106
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about British Empire Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BTEM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BTEM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

British Empire Trust (LON:BTEM) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
1 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for British Empire Trust in the last 12 months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyN/AN/AN/A
Consensus Rating Score: 3.00N/AN/AN/A
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A

British Empire Trust (LON:BTEM) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for British Empire Trust (LON:BTEM)

British Empire Trust (LON:BTEM) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/21/2018Jefferies GroupInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

British Empire Trust (LON:BTEM) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/13/2017GBX 101.37%12/7/201712/7/20171/5/2018
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

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

Insider Trading History for British Empire Trust (LON:BTEM)

British Empire Trust (LON BTEM) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
4/5/2018Anja BalfourInsiderBuy4,300GBX 701£30,143
1/31/2018Calum ThomsonInsiderBuy1,400GBX 739£10,346
1/26/2018Anja BalfourInsiderBuy3,000GBX 741£22,230
1/17/2018Susan Margaret NobleInsiderBuy1,925GBX 749£14,418.25
12/14/2017Calum ThomsonInsiderBuy1,000GBX 716£7,160
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)

Headlines

British Empire Trust (LON BTEM) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
British Empire Trust (BTEM) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Jefferies GroupBritish Empire Trust (BTEM) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 10:00 AM
Anja Balfour Purchases 4,300 Shares of British Empire Trust PLC (BTEM) StockAnja Balfour Purchases 4,300 Shares of British Empire Trust PLC (BTEM) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 10:20 AM
Understanding Why an Investment Looks CheapUnderstanding Why an Investment Looks Cheap
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 20 at 4:18 PM
3 Global Investments Going Cheap3 Global Investments Going Cheap
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 19 at 4:19 PM
UK rules out holding second part of inquiry into press ethicsUK rules out holding second part of inquiry into press ethics
www.reuters.com - March 1 at 9:13 AM
British Empire Trust PLC (BTEM) Insider Calum Thomson Buys 1,400 SharesBritish Empire Trust PLC (BTEM) Insider Calum Thomson Buys 1,400 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 31 at 12:16 PM
Insider Buying: British Empire Trust PLC (BTEM) Insider Purchases 3,000 Shares of StockInsider Buying: British Empire Trust PLC (BTEM) Insider Purchases 3,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 26 at 9:10 PM
Insider Buying: British Empire Trust PLC (BTEM) Insider Purchases 1,925 Shares of StockInsider Buying: British Empire Trust PLC (BTEM) Insider Purchases 1,925 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 18 at 3:30 AM
DIRECTOR DEALINGS: British Empire Trust Chairman Noble Buys SharesDIRECTOR DEALINGS: British Empire Trust Chairman Noble Buys Shares
www.morningstar.co.uk - January 17 at 5:58 PM
Why these 2 investment trusts are primed to outperformWhy these 2 investment trusts are primed to outperform
www.fool.co.uk - December 16 at 9:00 AM
DIRECTOR DEALINGS: British Empire Trust Non-Executive Buys SharesDIRECTOR DEALINGS: British Empire Trust Non-Executive Buys Shares
www.morningstar.co.uk - December 15 at 6:26 PM
Calum Thomson Buys 1,000 Shares of British Empire Trust PLC (BTEM) StockCalum Thomson Buys 1,000 Shares of British Empire Trust PLC (BTEM) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 15 at 8:32 AM
British Empire (BTEM) Plans Dividend Increase - GBX 10 Per ShareBritish Empire (BTEM) Plans Dividend Increase - GBX 10 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 2 at 9:50 AM
Susan Noble To Become Chairman Of British Empire, Succeeding Strone MacphersonSusan Noble To Become Chairman Of British Empire, Succeeding Strone Macpherson
www.nasdaq.com - October 10 at 3:33 AM
MOVES-British Empire Trust names Susan Noble chairmanMOVES-British Empire Trust names Susan Noble chairman
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 5:32 PM
British Empire Trust: This Global Closed-End Investment Trust Combines Activism With A Double DiscountBritish Empire Trust: This Global Closed-End Investment Trust Combines Activism With A 'Double Discount'
seekingalpha.com - September 28 at 10:02 PM

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This page was last updated on 5/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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