European Assets Trust PLC (LON:EAT – Get Rating) insider Julia Bond acquired 6,090 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 19th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 99 ($1.22) per share, for a total transaction of £6,029.10 ($7,432.32).
LON:EAT traded down GBX 1.70 ($0.02) during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 98.80 ($1.22). The company had a trading volume of 582,625 shares, compared to its average volume of 753,268. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 108.24 and a 200-day simple moving average of GBX 122.54. The company has a current ratio of 0.44, a quick ratio of 0.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.79. European Assets Trust PLC has a 1 year low of GBX 94.20 ($1.16) and a 1 year high of GBX 152 ($1.87). The firm has a market capitalization of £355.75 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.43.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 7th were paid a dividend of GBX 2.20 ($0.03) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, April 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.88%. European Assets Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently 0.27%.
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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