The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust (LON:HSL) Hits New 52-Week Low at $753.00

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc (LON:HSLGet Rating) reached a new 52-week low on Friday . The stock traded as low as GBX 753 ($9.10) and last traded at GBX 754.24 ($9.11), with a volume of 17080 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 759 ($9.17).

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust Price Performance

The firm has a fifty day moving average price of GBX 841.13 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 884.14. The stock has a market capitalization of £563.30 million and a P/E ratio of 259.04. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 12.46, a quick ratio of 0.25 and a current ratio of 0.25.

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust Increases Dividend

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 10th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 25th will be issued a dividend of GBX 17 ($0.21) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.92%. This is a boost from The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust’s previous dividend of $7.00. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 25th. The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently 8.11%.

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust Company Profile

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The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Henderson Investment Funds Limited. It is co-managed by Henderson Global Investors Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United Kingdom. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors.

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