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Lowland Investment Company plc

Ordinary shares Ticker: LWI,  ISIN code: GB0005368062

Investment objective

The Company aims to give shareholders a higher than average return with growth of both capital and income over the medium to long term. The Company’s policy is to invest in a broad spread of predominantly UK companies of differing sizes with normally not more than half by value coming from the largest 100 UK companies and the balance from small and medium sized companies.

Overview

  • Up to 50% invested in FTSE 100 companies for stability and income, with the balance in small and medium UK companies for their growth potential.
  • The trust aims to augment returns through the use of gearing.
  • Aims to provide higher-than-average return for investors, with growth of both capital and income over the medium-to-long term

The value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise as a result of market and currency fluctuations and you may not get back the amount originally invested.

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Ticker: LWIOrdinary shares Currency GBX Price 1,370.00 NAV 1,393.40 Discount/premium -0.41% Yield 2.99% Price date 27/07/2015

Ratings and awards

FE Alpha Manager James Henderson
Performance

Past performance is not a guide to future performance. All performance data includes both income and capital gains or losses but does not reflect any ongoing charges or other fund expenses.

Performance chart
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1 Year

Discrete performance

Performance2013/20142012/20132011/20122010/20112009/2010
NAV-1.40%36.30%28.20%-0.40%37.00%
Price-9.00%48.90%32.50%-2.20%42.20%
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Cumulative performance

Performance1 Month3 Months6 Months1 Year3 Years5 Years
NAV-4.62%-4.71%3.09%2.43%58.69%123.43%
Price-2.08%4.13%9.90%1.28%64.60%142.16%
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Top 10 holdings
Top 10 holdings(%)
Senior PLC3.31%
Royal Dutch Shell Plc B2.61%
Hiscox Insurance2.41%
Provident Financial2.21%
Phoenix Group Holdings2.21%
Scapa2.10%
BP Plc2.10%
Hill & Smith Holdings Plc2.00%
Gkn Plc1.90%
Renold Plc1.80%
© Morningstar 2015. All rights reserved.Source: Morningstar, based on market prices at close on the date shown. We are not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the information supplied by Morningstar. We take care to ensure that the information provided by Morningstar is correct but we neither warrant, represent nor guarantee the contents of the information, nor do we accept any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies, omissions or any inconsistencies therein. Prices may be subject to change, errors and omissions excepted. Data as at 30/06/2015
Geographic breakdown
Geographic breakdown(%)
UK92.08%
Ireland4.45%
Canada2.08%
Germany0.72%
USA0.41%
Cash/Cash Equivalent0.23%
Fixed Interest0.03%
© Morningstar 2015. All rights reserved.Source: Morningstar, based on market prices at close on the date shown. We are not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the information supplied by Morningstar. We take care to ensure that the information provided by Morningstar is correct but we neither warrant, represent nor guarantee the contents of the information, nor do we accept any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies, omissions or any inconsistencies therein. Prices may be subject to change, errors and omissions excepted. Data as at 30/06/2015
Sector breakdown
Sector breakdown(%)
General Industrials28.80%
Finance - General23.60%
Materials12.70%
Services General9.40%
Oil & Gas8.10%
Consumer Goods7.40%
Healthcare4.10%
Utilities2.70%
Telecommunications2.20%
Technology1.00%
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Dividends
Ex dividend datePay dateAmount div p/ps
02/07/201531/07/201510.00
02/04/201530/04/201510.00
08/01/201530/01/201510.00
09/10/201431/10/20149.00
02/07/201431/07/20149.00
02/04/201430/04/20149.00
08/01/201431/01/20149.00
09/10/201331/10/20138.50
03/07/201331/07/20138.50
03/04/201330/04/20138.00
02/01/201331/01/20138.00
10/10/201231/10/20127.50
© Morningstar 2015. All rights reserved.Source: Morningstar, based on market prices at close on the date shown. We are not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the information supplied by Morningstar. We take care to ensure that the information provided by Morningstar is correct but we neither warrant, represent nor guarantee the contents of the information, nor do we accept any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies, omissions or any inconsistencies therein. Prices may be subject to change, errors and omissions excepted. Data as at 27/07/2015
Please note: For UK tax payers, investment trust dividend distributions are treated as overseas income and paid with a notional tax credit of 10%. UK resident basic rate taxpayers will have no further liability to tax on dividends. UK resident higher rate tax payers or additional rate tax payers will be liable for further tax. Henderson Global Investors does not give tax advice and you should consult an appropriately qualified professional adviser if you are uncertain about your tax position.
Key data
Objective Income & Growth
Ticker LWI
Asset class Equities
Benchmark FTSE All Share
Sector AIC UK Equity Income
Regional focus United Kingdom
Risk rating Average
Incorporation date September 1960
Total holdings 121
Please note: Risk ratings are provided by Numis. More information on these ratings can be viewed here.
Please note: Total holdings are updated at the end of each calendar month.

Ordinary shares

ISIN code GB0005368062
SEDOL number(s) 0536806

Manager(s)

General risks
  • ​The value of the Funds and the income from them is not guaranteed and may fall as well as rise. You may get back less than you originally invested.
  • ​Past performance is not a guide to future performance.
  • ​You should note that your tax treatment in relation to any investments held outside an ISA will depend on your individual circumstances and may be subject to change in the future. Governments may change the tax rules which affect you or the Funds in which you have invested.
  • ​If you invest through a third party provider you are advised to consult them directly as charges, performance and terms and conditions may differ materially.
  • Third party data is believed to be reliable, but its completeness and accuracy is not guaranteed.
Specific risks
  • The trust may use gearing as part of its investment strategy. If the trust utilises its ability gear, the profits and losses incurred by the trust can be greater than those of a trust that does not use gearing.
  • Some of the investments in this portfolio are in smaller companies shares. They may be more difficult to buy and sell and their share price may fluctuate more than that of larger companies.
General information

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