About British Empire (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 RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Trailing EPSGBX 1.16
Return on Equity25.93%
Return on Assets23.83%
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.
Who are some of British Empire's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to British Empire include PowerShares Fin. Preferred Port. (PGF), iShares S&P NA Tec. Semi. Idx. Fd.(ETF) (SOXX), Greencoat UK Wind PLC (UKW), Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI), SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT), Oakley Capital Investments Limited (OCI), Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC), Draper Esprit PLC (GROW), Standard Life Equity Income Trust Plc (SLET), International Biotechnology Trust plc (IBT), Tiziana Life Sciences PLC (TILS), Saratoga Investment Corp (SAR), CM Finance (CMFN), Gresham House plc (GHE), PowerShares Dynamic Sm. Cap Growth (PXSG), Cluff Natural Resources Plc (CLNR), Mineral & Financial Investments Limited (MAFL) and Amedeo Resources PLC (AMED).
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.
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Earnings History for British Empire (LON:BTEM)
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Dividend History by Quarter for British Empire (LON BTEM)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for British Empire (LON BTEM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for British Empire (LON BTEM)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|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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British Empire (LON BTEM) Chart for Friday, November, 24, 2017