Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust was there when the idea of investment trusts was first mooted back in 1868. To have kept going more in less intact since then suggests at least the concept was robust enough. F&CIT now has just over £2bn spread widely around the world though the UK remains the biggest component of the portfolio.
Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc Ord 25P is listed on the London Stock Exchange trading with ticker code FRCL.L, and is part of the Investment Companies sector. It has a market capitalisation of £370,852m, with approximately 542m shares in issue. Over the last year, Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc share price has been traded in a range of 133, hitting a high of 744.00, and a low of 611.00.
Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc, officially known as Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc Ord 25P was formed in March of 1879, making the company one hundred and forty years old. The company filed its latest accounts on 31st December 2014, showing a turnover of approximately 57.13 million GBX, and a pre-tax profit margin of 73.21%. Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc currently has 8 directors, and has had 25 previous directors over the last 140 years. In the last set of accounts, the directors received an average salary of 43 thousand each. In the accounts filed in 2014, the company paid 52180000 in dividends, or 0.0962 per share. These accounts also showed Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc to have a net worth of 2.58 billion, with 32.83 million held in cash.
Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc is in the Investment Companies sector.
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|Shares in Issue||542m|
|52 Week High||744.00|
|52 Week Low||611.00|