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PCT - Polar Capital Technology Trust Share Price

2088.44p -11.6  -0.6%

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Market Cap £2.88bn
Enterprise Value £2.79bn
Revenue £383.5m
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Year End 30th Apr 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 30 April 2020, Polar Capital Technology Trust plc revenues decreased 6% to £383.5M. Net income decreased 6% to £360.1M. Revenues reflect Europe segment decrease of 26% to £568K. Net income also reflects Other expenses increase from £24K to £50K (expense), Audit fees increase of 40% to £35K (expense). Basic Earnings per Share excluding Extraordinary Items decreased from £2.87 to £2.69.
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Profile Summary

Polar Capital Technology Trust plc is an investment trust. The investment objective of the Company is to maximize long-term capital growth through investing in a diversified portfolio of technology companies around the world. The Company's investment portfolio includes a range of sectors, such as Internet software and services; semiconductors and semiconductor equipment; technology hardware, storage and peripherals; Internet and catalog retail; communications equipment; information technology (IT) services; electronic equipment, instruments and components; healthcare technology; diversified telecommunications services; aerospace and defense; media; healthcare equipment and supplies; household durables; chemicals; electrical equipment; wireless telecommunication services; automobiles, and life sciences tools and services. Its portfolio spans North America; Europe, and Asia and Pacific. Polar Capital LLP is the investment manager of the Company.

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Last Annual April 30th, 2020
Last Interim April 30th, 2020
Incorporated July 15, 1996
Public Since December 16, 1996
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: n/a
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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 137,315,000
Free Float (0.0%)
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Upcoming Events for PCT
Wednesday 2nd September, 2020
Polar Capital Technology Trust PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 10th December, 2020 Estimate
Half Year 2021 Polar Capital Technology Trust PLC Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Polar Capital Technology Trust
What is the Polar Capital Technology Trust share price?

As of 12:28pm, shares in Polar Capital Technology Trust are trading at 2088.44p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.88bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Polar Capital Technology Trust share price performed this year?

Shares in Polar Capital Technology Trust are currently trading at 2088.44p and the price has moved by 47.68% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Polar Capital Technology Trust price has moved by 67.93% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Polar Capital Technology Trust?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Polar Capital Technology Trust, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Polar Capital Technology Trust is Strong Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Polar Capital Technology Trust next release its financial results?

Polar Capital Technology Trust is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-04-30
What is the Polar Capital Technology Trust dividend yield?

Polar Capital Technology Trust does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Polar Capital Technology Trust pay a dividend?

Polar Capital Technology Trust does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Polar Capital Technology Trust next pay dividends?

Polar Capital Technology Trust does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Polar Capital Technology Trust shares?

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What is the market cap of Polar Capital Technology Trust?

Shares in Polar Capital Technology Trust are currently trading at 2088.44p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.88bn.

Where are Polar Capital Technology Trust shares listed? Where are Polar Capital Technology Trust shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Polar Capital Technology Trust:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: PCT
What kind of share is Polar Capital Technology Trust?

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Is there a Polar Capital Technology Trust share price forecast 2020?

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How can I tell whether the Polar Capital Technology 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 Polar Capital Technology Trust. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 46.91%. At the current price of 2088.44p, shares in Polar Capital Technology Trust are trading at 22.57% 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 Polar Capital Technology Trust PE Ratio?

The Polar Capital Technology Trust PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 7.8. The shares are currently trading at 2088.44p.

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 Polar Capital Technology Trust?

Polar Capital Technology Trust's management team is headed by:

Sarah Bates - NEC
Peter Hames - NID
Charlotta Ginman - NID
Timothy Cruttenden - NID
Stephen White - NID
Charles Park - NID
Tracey Lago - SEC
Who are the major shareholders of Polar Capital Technology Trust?

Here are the top five shareholders of Polar Capital Technology Trust based on the size of their shareholding:

Rathbone Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.72% (14.7m shares)
Brewin Dolphin Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 7.24% (9.95m shares)
Merian Global Investors (UK) Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.69% (7.81m shares)
Investec Wealth & Investment Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.96% (6.81m shares)
Quilter Cheviot Investment Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.88% (6.70m shares)
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