JP Morgan Fleming Japanese Smaller Cos (LON:JPS) announced a dividend on Thursday, October 1st, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 15th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.50 ($0.07) per share on Friday, November 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 15th. This is a positive change from JP Morgan Fleming Japanese Smaller Cos’s previous dividend of $5.00. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
Shares of JP Morgan Fleming Japanese Smaller Cos stock traded up GBX 7 ($0.09) on Thursday, reaching GBX 517 ($6.76). 62,397 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 119,643. JP Morgan Fleming Japanese Smaller Cos has a one year low of GBX 275 ($3.59) and a one year high of GBX 514.87 ($6.73). The company has a market capitalization of $281.82 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of -13.57. The company has a current ratio of 0.40, a quick ratio of 0.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.80. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 457.10 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 417.07.
In related news, insider Deborah Guthrie acquired 1,948 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 28th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 510 ($6.66) per share, for a total transaction of £9,934.80 ($12,981.58).
JPMorgan Japan Smaller Companies Trust plc is an open-ended equity mutual fund launched by JPMorgan Funds Limited. The fund is co-managed by JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Limited and JPMorgan Asset Management (Japan) Limited. It invests in the public equity markets of Japan. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors.
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