About Shires Income (LON:SHRS)
Shires Income PLC is an investment trust. The Company's investment objective is to provide shareholders with a high level of income, together with growth of both income and capital from a portfolio substantially invested in the United Kingdom equities. The Company invests in the ordinary shares of the United Kingdom quoted companies, and in convertible and preference shares with above average yields. The Company's assets are invested in equities, preference shares and convertible shares. Approximately 69% of the assets are invested in equities, over 26.2% in preference shares, and the remainder in convertible shares and cash. It invests in a range of sectors, including oil and gas, basic materials, industrials, consumer goods, healthcare, consumer services, telecommunications, utilities, financials and technology. The Company's investment manager is Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Investment Trusts
Trailing P/E Ratio7.10810810810811
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Trailing EPSGBX 0.37
Return on Equity12.83%
Return on Assets10.41%
Shires Income (LON:SHRS) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Shires Income's stock symbol?
Shires Income trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SHRS."
How often does Shires Income pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Shires Income?
Shires Income announced a dividend on Tuesday, February 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3 per share on Friday, April 27th. This represents a yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 5th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Shires Income's Dividend History.
Who are some of Shires Income's key competitors?
Has Shires Income been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about SHRS stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Shires Income earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
How do I buy shares of Shires Income?
Shares of SHRS 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 Shires Income's stock price today?
One share of SHRS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2.63.
How big of a company is Shires Income?
Shires Income has a market capitalization of £77.16 million.
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Shires Income (LON:SHRS) Analyst Ratings History
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Earnings History for Shires Income (LON:SHRS)
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Shires Income (LON:SHRS) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Shires Income (LON SHRS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Shires Income (LON SHRS) 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|
|7/13/2017||Andrew Robson||Insider||Buy||3,000||GBX 252||£7,560|
|2/2/2017||Robert Talbut||Insider||Buy||4,498||GBX 223||£10,030.54|
|12/2/2016||Andrew Robson||Insider||Buy||4,000||GBX 217||£8,680|
|10/27/2016||Robert Talbut||Insider||Buy||5,471||GBX 218||£11,926.78|
|6/28/2016||Davidson,Anthony B||Insider||Buy||7,729||GBX 200||£15,458|
|4/1/2016||Davidson,Anthony B||Insider||Buy||10,262||GBX 203||£20,831.86|
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