European Assets Trust PLC (LON:EAT) announced a dividend on Thursday, October 1st, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 8th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.76 ($0.02) per share on Friday, October 30th. This represents a yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 8th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
Shares of LON EAT traded up GBX 0.25 ($0.00) during midday trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 104.25 ($1.36). The company had a trading volume of 242,614 shares, compared to its average volume of 619,592. European Assets Trust has a one year low of GBX 62.40 ($0.82) and a one year high of GBX 114.46 ($1.50). The company has a quick ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.77. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 103.23 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 93.35. The stock has a market cap of $375.15 million and a PE ratio of 22.13.
In related news, insider John (Jack) Perry CBE bought 936 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 4th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 100 ($1.31) per share, with a total value of £936 ($1,223.05).
European Assets Trust PLC is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by F&C Investment Business Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of Europe, excluding the United Kingdom. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests in stocks of small and mid cap companies with a market capitalization below that of the largest company in the Euromoney Smaller European Companies (ex UK) Index or below Euro 2.5 billion.
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