Herald Inv Trust PLC

Statistics and Performance Report

RNS Number : 0571W
Herald Investment Trust PLC
12 April 2019
 

HERALD INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

STATISTICS AND PERFORMANCE REPORT











At inception


At


Performance since

Performance

Performance



16 February


29 March


28 February

YTD (%)

since inception



1994


2019


2019 (%)


(%)


NAV (p) excl accrued income

98.7

p*

1469.1

p

+1.5%

+12.3%

+1388.5%


NAV (p) incl accrued income

98.7

p*

1467.6

p

+1.5%

+12.2%

+1501.8%

**

Numis SC + AIM
(capital gains ex I.T.)

1750.0


5241.9


+0.2%

+6.6%

+199.5%


Russell 2000 Technology Index (capital gains in Sterling terms)

673.8

  ***

3088.6


+1.1%

+18.9%

+358.4%


Share price

90.9

p****

1225.0

p

-0.4%

+14.0%

+1247.6%


Premium/(Discount) to NAV (excl accrued income)/share as at 29/03/2019



(16.6)%


UK Equity Portfolio as a %  of Net Asset Value at 29/03/2019*****




52.4%


Overseas Equity Portfolio as a % of Net Asset Value at 29/03/2019




38.5%


(Gearing)/Cash as a % of Net Asset Value at 29/03/2019******




9.1%


Number of Equity Holdings at 29/03/2019






296


*100p was the subscription price before launch costs of 1.3p








** Total return (in percentage terms) on 98.7p invested at inception excluding warrants.






***Value shown is from 31/03/1996 the date the funds were globalised.







****90.9p is CGT base subscription price for shareholders adjusting for warrants which were issued on a 1 for 5 basis.




*****Includes 5 convertible bonds and 1 convertible preference share.







******  Gearing is total assets (including all debt used for investment purposes) less all cash and fixed interest securities (excluding convertibles and corporate bonds) divided by shareholders' funds.












These figures are not audited



At 29/03/2019 the Net Asset Value including current year income was £1,003.7m (£1,004.8m excluding current year income). Income is shown net of expenses.


There are 68,391,977 shares currently in issue. 


















This Report has  been  issued  on  behalf  of  Herald  Investment  Trust plc, and  has  been  approved  by  Herald  Investment Management Limited, its investment manager. Herald Investment Management Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. You should remember that past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance.  Markets and currency movements may cause the value of shares, and the income from them, to fall as well as rise, and you may get back less than you invested when you decide to sell your shares.



 


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