The City of London Investment Trust Plc

A core holding for investors looking for long-term growth in income and capital from companies listed on the London Stock Exchange, it has very low charges and a lower-risk, cautious investment style. The dividend has risen every year for 50 years.

Name
The City of London Investment Trust Plc
Manager
Janus Henderson Investors Ltd
Type
Closed Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB0001990497
Sector
UK Equity Income
Launched
01/01/1891
OCF
0.41 %
Risk Rating
5
3 Year Sharpe
0.46
3 Year Alpha
-1.31
Yield
4.6 %
Benchmark
AIC UK Growth&Inc Sec Wgt NAV TR
Fund Size
£ 1.6 billion
NAV
413
Gearing
110
Discount Premium
2
The Company's objective is to provide long-term growth in income and capital, principally by investment in equities listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Board continues to recognise the importance of dividend income to shareholders.
Holding %
HSBC Holdings PLC 4.82 %
BP PLC 4.20 %
Diageo PLC 4.20 %
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 3.95 %
Unilever PLC 3.59 %
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B 3.57 %
Lloyds Banking Group PLC 3.29 %
Prudential PLC 3.02 %
RELX PLC 2.99 %
British American Tobacco PLC 2.96 %
Region %
United Kingdom 87.82 %
United States 6.66 %
Sector %
Financial Services 21.55 %
Consumer Defensive 17.42 %
Consumer Cyclical 13.17 %
Energy 11.04 %
Basic materials 8.73 %
Industrials 7.99 %
Healthcare 6.75 %
Name
Janus Henderson Investors Ltd
Address
EC2M 3AE, London, United Kingdom
UCITS
No
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company

Managers

Job Curtis
Joined 07/01/1991

Job Curtis joined Henderson Global Investors in 1992 following Henderson’s acquisition of Touche Remnant. Henderson Global Investors merged with Janus Capital Group in May 2017. Job started at Touche Remnant in 1987 as a Unit Trust and Investment Trust Manager, he was then appointed Portfolio Manager of the City of London Investment Trust in 1991. Prior to joining Touche Remnant, he was an assistant fund manager at Cornhill Insurance (1985-1987), and a graduate trainee at Grieveson Grant stockbrokers (1983-1985). Job has a MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and is an Associate Member of the Society of Investment Professionals (ASIP).

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