Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd Company Profile (LON:WKOF)

About Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd (LON:WKOF)

Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd logoWeiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd. is a closed-ended investment company. The Company's investment objective is to provide Shareholders with an attractive return on their investment, predominantly through long-term capital appreciation. The Company intends to return to shareholders all dividends received, net of withholding tax on an annual basis. The Company is geographically focused on South Korean companies. The Company invests primarily in listed preferred shares issued by companies incorporated in South Korea, which in many cases are trading at a discount to the corresponding common shares of the same companies. The Company may invest some portion of its assets in other securities, including exchange-traded funds, futures contracts and other types of options, swaps and derivatives related to Korean equities, as well as cash and cash equivalents. The Company's investment manager is Weiss Asset Management LP, an investment management company.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £149.29 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 84,364,000
Average Prices:
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 133 - GBX 183
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio:
  • P/E Growth:
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 94.75%
  • Return on Equity: 42.29%
  • Return on Assets: 42.05%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 195 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd (LON:WKOF)

What is Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd's stock symbol?

Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "WKOF."

How often does Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd?

Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd announced a dividend on Thursday, May 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 11th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.33 per share on Friday, June 2nd. This represents a dividend yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 11th. This is an increase from Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd's previous dividend of $1.86. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd's Dividend History.

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How do I buy Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd stock?

Shares of Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd 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 Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd's stock price today?

One share of Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 176.96.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd (LON WKOF)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  21 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  22 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  43
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/4/2016N+1 SingerReiterated RatingCorporateView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)

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Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd (LON WKOF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/4/2017GBX 3.332.07%5/11/20175/11/20176/2/2017
6/4/2015GBX 1.861.4%6/11/20156/11/20156/26/2015
6/5/2014€0.010.01%6/11/20146/11/20146/27/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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This page was last updated on 10/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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