European Assets Trust PLC (LON: EAT – Get a rating) insider John (Jack) Perry CBE acquired 5,297 shares of the company in a trade that took place on Thursday, June 30. The share was acquired at an average price of 94 GBX ($1.15) per share, for a total transaction of £4,979.18 ($6,108.67).
TO EAT opened at 91.60 GBX ($1.12) on Friday. The company’s fifty day moving average is 100.10 GBX and its two hundred day moving average is 113.46 GBX. The company has a debt ratio of 4.79, a quick ratio of 0.43 and a current ratio of 0.44. The company has a market capitalization of £329.82 million and a PE ratio of 3.13. European Assets Trust PLC has a 12-month low of 91.60 GBX ($1.12) and a 12-month high of 152 GBX ($1.86).
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 29. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 7 will receive a dividend of 2.20 GBX ($0.03). The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 7. This represents a return of 2.27%. European Assets Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 0.27%.
About European Assets Trust (Get a rating)
European Assets Trust PLC is a closed-end equity mutual fund launched and managed by F&C Investment Business Limited. The fund invests in public stock markets in Europe, excluding the UK. It seeks to invest in shares of companies operating in diversified sectors. The fund invests primarily in shares of small and mid capitalization companies with a market capitalization below that of the largest company in the Euromoney Smaller European Companies (ex UK) index or less than €2.5 billion.
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