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BNKR

The Bankers Investment Trust PLC

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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 Prices Index (‘CPI’), by investing in companies listed throughout the world.



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Company details

Total Assets (as at 29/02/2024) 1.59B
Ticker BNKR
ISIN GB00BN4NDR39
SEDOL BN4NDR3
Benchmark FTSE World Index
Ongoing Charge Figure 0.50%
Objective Income & Growth
Asset class Equities
Sector AIC Global
Regional Focus Global

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  • 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 incorporation date was 13th April 1888 and so it is one of the UK’s oldest investment trusts.

  • The fund manager is Alex Crooke, Co-Head of Equities – EMEA and Asia Pacific. He joined the asset management industry in 1990 and has been with Janus Henderson since 1994. Alex has managed the company since 2003.

  • The company’s investment benchmark is the FTSE World Index, which covers over 3,100 companies in 47 countries. The company’s Net Asset Value and share price total returns have outperformed the FTSE World index over 10 years.[1]
    [1] Source: Janus Henderson, The Bankers Investment Trust PLC Factsheet

  • The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) classifies companies into sectors as a way of grouping companies with common characteristics. The classifications are based on a combination of the company’s regional or industry focus, and its investment objective. The Bankers Investment trust is classified within the ‘AIC Global’ sector.

  • As of 29th February 2024, the Company had total assets of £1.59B under management.
    Source: AIC. Updated monthly.

  • Proposed dividend payment date(s): February, May, August and November.

  • Each year, the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) publishes its list of ‘Dividend Heroes’, the investment companies which have increased their dividends for 20 or more years consecutively.[1] There are currently 20 Dividend Hero investment companies. The Bankers Investment Trust has increased its dividends for 56 consecutive years.
    [1] © Copyright 2019 Morningstar. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely.

  • The company has received an overall rating of ★★★ by Morningstar. The company’s analyst rating is Bronze.

  • The management fee is 0.45% pa on net assets up to £750m; 0.40% pa on net assets between £750m and £1.5bn; and 0.35% pa on net assets over £1.5bn.

  • For general insight into the Company please see the latest Edison commissioned research: 2023 research note.
    This research gives general insight into the background of the Investment Trust, and the investment strategy with which it is run. In addition to this it outlines the company’s objectives and provides updates from the Fund Manager, as well as recent performance data.