Portfolio Manager, Neil Hermon, discusses the full-year results for The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust (HSL), including performance over the period and dividend outlook. Hermon also discusses the opportunities spotted in UK medium to small cap stocks over the period and his outlook for the UK market.
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“The UK market looks cheap under almost any measure compared to history and other international markets.”
Recently commissioned research from Edison highlights why now is the time to consider The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust (HSL). This research explores the macro and micro economic factors currently affecting UK smaller-and-medium sized businesses, including elevated inflation, higher interest rates, and the ongoing war in Ukraine, and how portfolio manager Neil Hermon is navigating this challenging backdrop.
In this AGM Presentation, Neil Hermon, Portfolio Manager of the Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust, discusses performance over the last financial year, how he has been navigating a volatile market environment, and highlights areas where he has been finding growth opportunities.
Neil Hermon, Portfolio Manager of The Henderson Smaller Companies Trust, delivers an update on the Company, highlighting factors currently impacting UK smaller companies, the key drivers of performance, and recent portfolio activity.
Neil Hermon, Portfolio Manager of The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust talks about the performance of UK small caps year-to-date, areas where he is finding opportunities, risks to the UK market, and his approach to ESG.
Neil Hermon, Portfolio Manager of The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust, provides an update on the Trust highlighting the key drivers of performance over the quarter, areas where he finding opportunities, and provides his outlook for UK stocks in the coming months.
Recently commissioned research from Edison explores why the Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust is a compelling option for UK small and mid-caps.