About International Biotechnology Trust (LON:IBT)
International Biotechnology Trust plc is an investment trust company. The Company's investment objective is to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in biotechnology and other life sciences companies. The Company will seek to achieve its objective by investing in a diversified portfolio of companies, which may be quoted or unquoted and whose shares are considered to have growth prospects, with experienced management and strong potential upside through the development and/or commercialization of a product, device or enabling technology. It may invest through equities, index-linked securities and debt securities, cash deposits, money market instruments and foreign currency exchange transactions. Investments may also be made in related sectors, such as medical devices and healthcare services. Its portfolio is split between large, mid and small-capitalization companies, primarily quoted on stock exchanges in North America. Its investment manager is SV Life Sciences Managers LLP.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Investment Trusts
Trailing P/E Ratio462.809917355372
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Trailing EPSGBX 1.21
Return on Equity8.30%
Return on Assets7.65%
International Biotechnology Trust (LON:IBT) Frequently Asked Questions
What is International Biotechnology Trust's stock symbol?
International Biotechnology Trust trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "IBT."
How often does International Biotechnology Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for International Biotechnology Trust?
International Biotechnology Trust declared a dividend on Thursday, November 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 4th will be paid a dividend of GBX 13.50 per share on Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a yield of 2.2%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 4th. This is a positive change from International Biotechnology Trust's previous dividend of $11.50. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View International Biotechnology Trust's Dividend History.
Who are some of International Biotechnology Trust's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to International Biotechnology Trust include SPDR S&P Retail (XRT), Oakley Capital Investments (OCI), Draper Esprit (GROW), Standard Life Equity Income Trust (SLET), 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), ProShares UltraShort Russell2000 (TWM) and WisdomTree Intl. LargeCap Div Fd (DOL).
Has International Biotechnology Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?
Headlines about IBT stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. International Biotechnology Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 52.01 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
How do I buy shares of International Biotechnology Trust?
Shares of IBT 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 International Biotechnology Trust's stock price today?
One share of IBT stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 560.
How big of a company is International Biotechnology Trust?
International Biotechnology Trust has a market capitalization of £220.09 million.
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International Biotechnology Trust (LON:IBT) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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International Biotechnology Trust (LON IBT) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
International Biotechnology Trust (LON IBT) 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|
|8/27/2015||Bouchet ,Veronique||Insider||Buy||2,500||GBX 493||£12,325|
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