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PERFORMANCE AND POSITIONING

The Edinburgh Investment Trust has two objectives: Net Asset Value per share to increase ahead of the FTSE All-Share index, and growth in dividends per share in excess of the rate of UK inflation.

Discrete Share Price Performance (%)

12 months to end of Mar 24 Mar 23 Mar 22 Mar 21 Mar 20
Edinburgh Investment Tst plc 8.9 8.4 10.6 46.4 -29.4
Net Asset Value 13.4 7.9 14.0 34.8 -26.7
FTSE All Share 8.4 2.9 13.0 26.7 -18.5

Cumulative Share Price Performance (%)

As at previous day end 1 month 3 months 6 months YTD 1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years
Edinburgh Investment Tst plc 6.8 10.6 12.6 9.0 14.1 31.7 49.8 83.5
Net Asset Value 6.3 9.9 13.7 10.5 15.8 38.3 45.3 91.7
FTSE All Share 7.8 10.7 14.4 10.2 13.3 27.9 35.9 81.2
Source: FE fundinfo as at 17/05/2024. Performance figures are shown in GBX and in total return terms, with net dividends reinvested.

Premium/Discount history

If a trust’s share price is higher than its net asset value (NAV) then it is said to be trading at a ‘premium’; if the share price is below the NAV then it is trading at a ‘discount’. A figure above 0 is a premium and one below 0 is a discount. 

Edinburgh Investment Trust premium-discount chart

Source: Bloomberg as at 31/03/2024. Cumulative income net asset value (debt at fair value).

Current positioning

Top 10 Holdings (% of assets)

SHELL PLC
8.1
UNILEVER PLC
4.8
TESCO
3.9
ASTRAZENECA PLC
3.8
HALEON PLC
3.7
GSK PLC
3.7
NATWEST GROUP PLC
3.6
COMPASS GROUP PLC
3.5
DUNELM GROUP PLC
3.4
BAE SYSTEMS
3.1

Sector Breakdown (% of assets)

Industrials
20.0
Financials
15.3
Health Care
14.7
Consumer Staples
14.1
Consumer Discretionary
12.7
Energy
10.0
Technology
3.3
Utilities
3.2
Money Market
3.0
Basic Materials
2.3
Real Estate
1.3

Geographic Breakdown (% of assets)

UK
92.0
USA
3.3
Cash & Cash Equivalents
3.0
Switzerland
1.7

Share price 732.0 GBX

Company established 1889

ISIN number GB0003052338

SEDOL number 0305233