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LWI Lowland Investment Company plc

A growth and income company with a diversified portfolio of mainly UK equities and a strong dividend track record

ISIN
GB00BNXGHS27

Share price
114.50p
As of 20/02/2024

Estimated NAV
131.59p
As of 20/02/2024

Discount / Premium
-12.99%
As of 20/02/2024

Yield
5.46%
As of 20/02/2024

Overview

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, by investing in a broad spread of predominantly UK Companies. The Company measures its performance against the FTSE All-Share Index Total Return.

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. Potential investors must read the latest annual report and where relevant, the key information document before investing. This website is for promotional purposes and does not qualify as an investment recommendation.

ABOUT THIS COMPANY

  • Investing for the long term across all sizes of British business
  • Seeking to deliver a predictable, growing income for shareholders
  • Integrating environmental, social and governance factors throughout the investment process
Past performance does not predict future returns. 
 

LATEST INSIGHTS

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Lowland 2023 financial results.
  • 17.2% increase in Net Asset Value ('NAV') for year
  • 2.5% increase in dividend for the year
  • Final dividend of 1.6p
  • All resolutions were passed at the AGM on 24 January on a show of hands, including approval of the final dividend.

DIVIDEND HISTORY

LWI Dividend History Chart - 2023
  • Pays its dividends quarterly, with each quarterly dividend being maintained or increased since they were introduced in 2013
  • The dividend on an annual basis has been maintained or increased since the Company was founded
  • Barring adverse circumstances, each quarterly dividend aims to be no less than the previous equivalent

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Source: Morningstar. Ratings updated quarterly.

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

James Henderson

Portfolio Manager

Industry since 1982. Joined Firm in 1984.

Laura Foll, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Industry since 2009. Joined Firm in 2009.

Performance

Marketing Communication. Past performance does not predict future returns. The value of an investment and the income from it may go down as well as up and you may lose the amount originally invested. Potential investors must read the latest annual report and where relevant, the key information document before investing.
Discrete Performance (%)
As of 31/12/2023
Net Asset Value Price
 
Quarter End
As of 31/12/2023
2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
Net Asset Value 8.85 -5.67 23.85 -15.09 16.94
Price 9.14 -5.18 16.31 -11.01 14.21
Cumulative Performance (%)
As of 31/01/2024
NAV (Net) Price (Net)
 
As of 31/01/2024 1MO 3MO YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
NAV (Net) -2.43 7.77 -2.43 -0.60 25.48 17.34 42.39
Price (Net) -7.46 11.23 -7.46 -1.27 17.52 6.20 23.90
DIVIDENDS
Ex Dividend Date Pay Date Amount div p/ps
28-Dec-23 31-Jan-24 1.60
28-Sep-23 31-Oct-23 1.60
29-Jun-23 31-Jul-23 1.53
30-Mar-23 28-Apr-23 1.53
29-Dec-22 31-Jan-23 1.53
29-Sep-22 31-Oct-22 1.53
30-Jun-22 29-Jul-22 1.53
31-Mar-22 29-Apr-22 1.53
30-Dec-21 31-Jan-22 1.53
30-Sep-21 29-Oct-21 1.50
01-Jul-21 30-Jul-21 1.50
01-Apr-21 30-Apr-21 1.50

Portfolio

Top Holdings (As of 31/01/2024)
% of Fund
BP 2.87
HSBC 2.63
Shell 2.32
GSK 2.32
M&G 2.27
Aviva 2.16
Standard Chartered 2.01
FBD 1.95
Serica Energy 1.87
Irish Continental Group Plc 1.83
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Sector Allocation % OF FUND % OF FUND (As of 31/01/2024)
Country/Geographic Exposures % OF FUND % OF FUND (As of January 31, 2024)

Documents

  • ​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 does not predict future returns
  • Third party data is believed to be reliable, but its completeness and accuracy is not guaranteed.
  • If a Company's portfolio is concentrated towards a particular country or geographical region, the investment carries greater risk than a portfolio that is diversified across more countries.
  • Some of the investments in this portfolio are in smaller company shares. They may be more difficult to buy and sell, and their share prices may fluctuate more than those of larger companies.
  • This Company is suitable to be used as one component of several within a diversified investment portfolio. Investors should consider carefully the proportion of their portfolio invested in this Company.
  • Active management techniques that have worked well in normal market conditions could prove ineffective or negative for performance at other times.
  • The Company could lose money if a counterparty with which it trades becomes unwilling or unable to meet its obligations to the Company.
  • Shares can lose value rapidly, and typically involve higher risks than bonds or money market instruments. The value of your investment may fall as a result.
  • The return on your investment is directly related to the prevailing market price of the Company's shares, which will trade at a varying discount (or premium) relative to the value of the underlying assets of the Company. As a result, losses (or gains) may be higher or lower than those of the Company's assets.
  • The Company may use gearing (borrowing to invest) as part of its investment strategy. If the Company utilises its ability to gear, the profits and losses incurred by the Company can be greater than those of a Company that does not use gearing.
  • The Company confirms that it currently conducts its affairs so that its ordinary shares of 2.5p each can be recommended by IFAs to ordinary retail investors in accordance with the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) rules in relation to non-mainstream investment products and intends to continue to do so for the foreseeable future.
  • The shares are excluded from the FCA’s restrictions which apply to non-mainstream investment products because they are shares in an investment trust.
  • For detailed product information including the risks associated with investing please read the relevant Prospectus or Annual Report. Please refer to the AIFMD Disclosure document and Annual Report of the AIF before making any final investment decisions.
  • The Company underwent a 10 for 1 stock split on 7 February 2022; comparative NAV, share price and dividend figures have, where possible, been adjusted to reflect this, but historic dividends and earnings per share up to 7 February 2022 may reflect the previous position, unless otherwise stated.
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