For individual investors in the UK

BNKR The Bankers Investment Trust PLC

Since 1888 the Trust has sought income and capital growth for shareholders with a globally diversified portfolio.

ISIN
GB00BN4NDR39

Share price
118.00p
As of 30/11/2021

Estimated NAV
119.47p
As of 30/11/2021

Discount / Premium
-1.23%
As of 30/11/2021

Yield
1.83%
As of 30/11/2021


Morningstar ratings are based on the representative share class of this fund and are dated to the last month-end upon availability from Morningstar.

Overview

On the 24th February 2021 at the Company’s Annual General Meeting, Resolution 11: to approve the sub-division ('Share Split') of the Existing Ordinary Shares of 25p each into 10 New Ordinary Shares of 2.5p each with effect from 1 March 2021, was duly passed on a poll. The last day of trading in the Existing Ordinary Shares was Friday, 26 February 2021. The New Ordinary Shares commenced, at 8.00am on Monday, 1 March 2021, at which time the Share Split became effective. Please note that the Share Price, Net Asset Value, Discount/Premium and Yield figures above are as of the previous business day.

Further information can be found in the Company’s Annual Report & Accounts. We have also provided an FAQ document, which can be found here.

INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE

Over the long term, the Company aims to achieve capital growth in excess of the FTSE World Index and dividend growth greater than inflation, as measured by the UK Consumer Price Index (‘CPI’), by investing in companies listed throughout the world.

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 investor information document before investing. This website is for promotional purposes and does not qualify as an investment recommendation.

ABOUT THIS TRUST

Investment policy

The Bankers Investment Trust has the flexibility to invest in any geographic region and any sector with no set limits on individual country or sector exposures. The manager primarily employs a bottom-up, value-based investment process to identify suitable opportunities and pays particular regard to cash generation and dividends.

The Company can, but normally does not, invest up to 15% of its gross assets in any other investment companies (including listed investment trusts).

The Company can borrow up to 20% of net assets at the time of draw down to make additional investments with the aim of achieving a return that is greater than the cost of the borrowing.

ESG Policy

The Bankers Investment Trust believes that integrating environmental, social and governance or (‘ESG’) factors into the investment decision making and ownership practices is an important element in delivering our investment objective. ESG considerations are a fully integrated component of the investment processes employed by each of the active investment teams. These teams, spanning different geographic markets, operate and are structured in ways that are suited to their respective regions. This means that ESG considerations are embedded in ways that are appropriate to the markets in which the teams invest. They apply their differentiated perspectives, insight and experience to identify sustainable business practices that can generate long-term value. Further information can be found in the Company’s ESG Policy

Why invest in Bankers?

  • A well-diversified core long-term global equities savings vehicle
  • Strong long and short-term performance record relative to its benchmark
  • Joint record-holder for consecutive annual dividend increases (ongoing since 1967)
  • Future dividend growth supported by significant revenue reserves
  • Ongoing charge ratio amongst the lowest of actively managed equities funds
Past performance is not a guide to future performance. 
 

Knowledge Shared

At Janus Henderson, we believe in the sharing of expert insight for better investment and business decisions. We call this ethos Knowledge Shared.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

View the latest announcements for this Trust:

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Alex Crooke

Co-Head of Equities – EMEA and Asia Pacific | Portfolio Manager

Industry since 1990. Joined Firm in 1994.

Performance

Past performance is not a guide to future performance.
Discrete Performance (%)
As of 30/09/2021
Net Asset Value Price
 
Quarter End
As of 30/09/2021
2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
Net Asset Value 18.60 6.51 6.59 12.36 19.42
Price 11.00 9.10 8.20 11.50 27.60
Cumulative Performance (%)
As of 30/11/2021
NAV (Net) Price (Net)
 
As of 30/11/2021 1MO 3MO YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR
NAV (Net) 0.10 1.74 13.36 16.35 49.05 85.06 251.21
Price (Net) 3.51 -0.02 8.94 12.82 50.43 94.96 292.75
DIVIDENDS
Ex Dividend Date Pay Date Amount div p/ps
28-Oct-21 30-Nov-21 0.55
29-Jul-21 31-Aug-21 0.54
29-Apr-21 28-May-21 0.54
28-Jan-21 26-Feb-21 0.54
22-Oct-20 30-Nov-20 0.54
23-Jul-20 28-Aug-20 0.54
23-Apr-20 29-May-20 0.54
23-Jan-20 28-Feb-20 0.54
24-Oct-19 29-Nov-19 0.54
25-Jul-19 30-Aug-19 0.51
25-Apr-19 31-May-19 0.51
24-Jan-19 28-Feb-19 0.50

Portfolio

Top Holdings (As of 31/10/2021)
% of Fund
Microsoft 2.77
American Express 2.05
Estee Lauder Cos 1.89
CME Group 1.82
Automatic Data Processing 1.72
American Tower 1.70
Home Depot 1.61
Intuit 1.57
Otis Worldwide 1.51
Intercontinental Exchange 1.48
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Sector Allocation % OF FUND % OF FUND (As of 31/10/2021)
Financials 19.45
Industrials 18.75
Consumer Discretionary 16.92
Technology 15.64
Health Care 9.41
Consumer Staples 8.00
Basic Materials 3.80
Telecommunications 3.08
Real Estate 2.50
Utilities 1.46

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  • ​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 is not a guide to future performance.
  • Third party data is believed to be reliable, but its completeness and accuracy is not guaranteed.
  • Global portfolios may include some exposure to Emerging Markets, which tend to be less stable than more established markets and can be affected by local political and economic conditions, reliability of trading systems, buying and selling practices and financial reporting standards.
  • Where the trust invests in assets which are denominated in currencies other than the base currency then currency exchange rate movements may cause the value of investments to fall as well as rise.
  • This trust is suitable to be used as one component in several in a diversified investment portfolio. Investors should consider carefully the proportion of their portfolio invested into this trust.
  • Active management techniques that have worked well in normal market conditions could prove ineffective or detrimental at other times.
  • The trust could lose money if a counterparty with which it trades becomes unwilling or unable to meet its obligations to the trust.
  • 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 trust’s shares, which will trade at a varying discount (or premium) relative to the value of the underlying assets of the trust. As a result losses (or gains) may be higher or lower than those of the trust’s assets.
  • The trust may use gearing as part of its investment strategy. If the trust utilises its ability to gear, the profits and losses incured by the trust can be greater than those of a trust that does not use gearing.
  • Derivatives use exposes the trust to risks different from, and potentially greater than, the risks associated with investing directly in securities and may therefore result in additional loss, which could be significantly greater than the cost of the derivative.
  • All or part of the trust's management fee is taken from its capital. While this allows more income to be paid, it may also restrict capital growth or even result in capital erosion over time.
  • 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.