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The 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. Its holdings are generally listed in Japan although the portfolio can also include companies listed elsewhere whose business is predominantly in Japan as well as unlisted companies. From time to time, fixed interest holdings, or non-equity investments, may be held. The portfolio is constructed through the identification of individual companies which offer long-term growth potential, over a three to five-year horizon. It invests in various sectors, including chemicals and other materials, manufacturing, financials and commerce and services. Baillie Gifford & Co is the manager and Baillie Gifford & Co Limited is the alternative investment fund manager of the Fund.
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Half Year 2022 Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PLC Earnings Release
As of Today at 18:10 UTC, shares in Baillie Gifford Japan Trust are trading at 893.00p. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Baillie Gifford Japan Trust last closed at 893.00p and the price had moved by -16.07% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Baillie Gifford Japan Trust share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -25.66% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Baillie Gifford Japan Trust is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Baillie Gifford Japan Trust dividend yield is 0.67% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Baillie Gifford Japan Trust paid a total dividend of £0.06, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.67%. We do not have any data on when Baillie Gifford Japan Trust is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when Baillie Gifford Japan Trust is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Baillie Gifford Japan Trust shares is currently 0.67%.
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As of the previous close price of 893.00p, shares in Baillie Gifford Japan Trust had a market capitalisation of £842.35m.
Here are the trading details for Baillie Gifford Japan Trust:
- Country of listing: United Kingdom
- Exchange: LSE
- Ticker Symbol: BGFD
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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, its share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -17.7%.
As of the last closing price of 893.00p, shares in Baillie Gifford Japan Trust were trading -12.58% below their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is null. The shares last closed at 893.00p.
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Baillie Gifford Japan Trust's management team is headed by:
- Keith Falconer - NEC
- Sharon Brown - NID
- Simon Davis - NID
- David Kidd - NID
- Martin Paling - NID
- Joanna Pitman - NID