Henderson Smaller Companies Inv Trst (LON:HSL) Shares Up 3.4%

Henderson Smaller Companies Inv Trst PLC (LON:HSL)’s stock price shot up 3.4% during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as GBX 874 ($11.42) and last traded at GBX 874 ($11.42), 111,220 shares were traded during mid-day trading. An increase of 26% from the average session volume of 88,156 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 845 ($11.04).

The firm has a market cap of $652.89 million and a P/E ratio of -13.66. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.25, a quick ratio of 0.11 and a current ratio of 0.24. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is GBX 821.22 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 733.50.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 8th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 8th will be issued a dividend of GBX 16.50 ($0.22) per share. This is a positive change from Henderson Smaller Companies Inv Trst’s previous dividend of $6.50. This represents a dividend yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 8th. Henderson Smaller Companies Inv Trst’s dividend payout ratio is presently -0.20%.

Henderson Smaller Companies Inv Trst Company Profile (LON:HSL)

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Henderson Investment Funds Limited. It is co-managed by Henderson Global Investors Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United Kingdom. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors.

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