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BGFD - Baillie Gifford Japan Trust Share Price

780.83p 3.8  0.5%

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Market Cap £713.7m
Enterprise Value £773.3m
Revenue £37.4m
Position in Universe 429th / 1821
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Financial Summary
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 29 February 2020, Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PLC revenues increased 58% to -£49.9M. Net loss decreased 55% to £54.4M. Revenues reflect Movement in investment holding gains increase of 21% to -£124.8M, Gains on sales of investments increase of 93% to £60.7M, Currency gains increase from £2.2M to £6.6M. Lower net loss reflects Other administrative expenses decrease of 4% to £296K (expense).
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Profile Summary

Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PLC is an investment company. The Company's investment objective is to achieve long-term capital growth principally through investment in medium to smaller sized Japanese companies, which have above average prospects for growth, although it invests in larger companies when considered appropriate. The Company's holdings are listed in Japan although the portfolio can also include companies listed elsewhere whose business is mainly in Japan, as well as unlisted companies. Its portfolio is constructed through the identification of individual companies. It invests in various sectors, such as commerce and services; manufacturing and machinery; electrical and electronics; retail; real estate and construction; information, communication and utilities, chemicals and other materials; financials, and pharmaceuticals and food. Baillie Gifford & Co is the manager and Baillie Gifford & Co Limited is the alternative investment fund manager of the Fund.

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Last Annual August 31st, 2019
Last Interim February 29th, 2020
Incorporated September 2, 1981
Public Since January 2, 1986
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: n/a
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Industry Investment Banking & Investment Services
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Financials , FTSE All Share Equity Investment Instruments , FTSE 350 , FTSE 350 Lower Yield , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 Equity Investment Instruments ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 91,858,209
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Frequently Asked Questions for Baillie Gifford Japan Trust
What is the Baillie Gifford Japan Trust share price?

As of 10:11am, shares in Baillie Gifford Japan Trust are trading at 780.83p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £713.7m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Baillie Gifford Japan Trust share price performed this year?

Shares in Baillie Gifford Japan Trust are currently trading at 780.83p and the price has moved by 1.57% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Baillie Gifford Japan Trust price has moved by 17.51% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Baillie Gifford Japan Trust?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Baillie Gifford Japan Trust, there are there are currently 0 "buy" , 1 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Baillie Gifford Japan Trust is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Baillie Gifford Japan Trust next release its financial results?

Baillie Gifford Japan Trust is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-03-01
What is the Baillie Gifford Japan Trust dividend yield?

The Baillie Gifford Japan Trust dividend yield is 0.45% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Baillie Gifford Japan Trust pay a dividend?

Last year, Baillie Gifford Japan Trust paid a total dividend of 0.04, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.45%. Looking ahead, Baillie Gifford Japan Trust has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Baillie Gifford Japan Trust next pay dividends?

Baillie Gifford Japan Trust has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Baillie Gifford Japan Trust shares is currently 0.45%.

How do I buy Baillie Gifford Japan Trust shares?

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What is the market cap of Baillie Gifford Japan Trust?

Shares in Baillie Gifford Japan Trust are currently trading at 780.83p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £713.7m.

Where are Baillie Gifford Japan Trust shares listed? Where are Baillie Gifford Japan Trust shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Baillie Gifford Japan Trust:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: BGFD
What kind of share is Baillie Gifford Japan Trust?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Baillie Gifford Japan Trust is currently classified as a Falling Star. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Baillie Gifford Japan Trust share price forecast 2020?

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How can I tell whether the Baillie Gifford Japan Trust share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Baillie Gifford Japan Trust. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 10.5%. At the current price of 780.83p, shares in Baillie Gifford Japan Trust are trading at 1.65% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PE Ratio?

The Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 25.12. The shares are currently trading at 780.83p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Baillie Gifford Japan Trust?

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Who are the major shareholders of Baillie Gifford Japan Trust?

Here are the top five shareholders of Baillie Gifford Japan Trust based on the size of their shareholding:

Brewin Dolphin Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5% (4.60m shares)
Quilter Cheviot Investment Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.86% (3.55m shares)
Rathbone Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.72% (3.41m shares)
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 1.75% (1.60m shares)
Investec Wealth & Investment Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 1.48% (1.36m shares)
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