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Witan Investment Trust plc (WTAN) ORD GBP0.05

Sell:237.00p Buy:237.50p 0 Change: No change
FTSE 250:0.22%
Market closed Prices as at close on 16 April 2021 Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes | Switch to live prices |
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WITAN INV TST performance chart


WITAN INV TST performance chart
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1 week 1W 1.07% 1 year 1Y 39.74%
1 month 1M 3.72% 2 years 2Y 10.75%
3 months 3M 2.82% 3 years 3Y 17.33%
6 months 6M 21.41% 5 years 5Y 55.31%

Performance figures are based on the previous close price. Past performance is not an indication of future performance.

Trust Basics

Benchmark: MSCI All Countries World
Annual management charge: n/a
Performance fee: Yes
Ongoing charge: 0.79%
Dividend yield: 2.30%
Dividend frequency: Quarterly
Total assets: £2,269m
Gross gearing: 113%
Market capitalisation:Market cap.: £1,855m
Shares in issue: 782.52 million
Legal structure Closed Ended Investment Company
Domicile: United Kingdom

Recent dividends paid or declared by Witan Investment Trust plc:

Type Ex-div date Payment date Amount
4th interim 25/02/2021 31/03/2021 1.43p
3rd interim 19/11/2020 18/12/2020 1.34p
2nd interim 20/08/2020 18/09/2020 1.34p
1st interim 21/05/2020 19/06/2020 1.34p
4th interim 27/02/2020 03/04/2020 1.825p

This data is provided by Digital Look. HL accepts no responsibility for its accuracy and you should independently check data before making any investment decision.

Full dividend history

Five years' total annual Witan Investment Trust plc dividends:

year end
Total dividend
31/12/2020 2.40% 0.57 5.45p
31/12/2019 2.30% 1.12 5.35p
31/12/2018 12.10% 1.10 23.50p
31/12/2017 1.90% 1.13 21.00p
31/12/2016 2.10% 1.16 19.00p

All dividend data is calculated excluding any special dividends. Historical dividends may be adjusted to reflect any subsequent rights issues and corporate actions.

Full dividend history

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Important Documents


To achieve an investment total return exceeding that of the Company’s benchmark over the long term, together with growth in the dividend ahead of inflation. Witan invests primarily in listed companies across global equity markets, using a multi-manager approach. The Company’s actively managed portfolio covers a broad range of markets and sectors, offering a distinctive way for investors to access the opportunities created by global economic growth.


Estimated NAV: 255.46
Latest actual NAV: 255.37
Latest actual NAV date: 15 April 2021
Premium/Discount: -7.22%
12m average Premium/Discount: -6.81%
NAV frequency: Daily

Recent trade data is unavailable. We will be replacing it, however in the meantime the information is available on the London Stock Exchange website.

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Sector Weight
Technology 13.29%
Industrials 12.14%
Consumer Defensive 12.12%
Financial Services 11.43%
Communication Services 10.42%
Consumer Cyclical 10.37%
Healthcare 9.79%
Basic Materials 8.27%
Real Estate 1.29%
Energy 0.84%
Country Weight
United States 31.68%
United Kingdom 21.08%
China 5.39%
Japan 4.83%
France 4.19%
Netherlands 2.87%
Brazil 2.62%
Canada 2.47%
Taiwan 2.07%
Australia 1.95%

Key Dates

Launch date: 17 February 1909
Financial year end: December
Next AGM: April 2022
Data policy - All information should be used for indicative purposes only. You should independently check data before making any investment decision. HL cannot guarantee that the data is accurate or complete, and accepts no responsibility for how it may be used. Prices provided by NBTrader. Charts provided by Factset. Dividend data provided by Digital Look. Recent trade data provided by MoneyAM. Trust basics, holding data, key dates, objective and NAV provided by Morningstar.

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