The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust (LON:HSL) Reaches New 52-Week Low at $786.00

Shares of The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc (LON:HSLGet Rating) reached a new 52-week low during trading on Monday . The company traded as low as GBX 786 ($9.54) and last traded at GBX 807.31 ($9.80), with a volume of 6704 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 796 ($9.66).

The firm has a market cap of £606.58 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2.72. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 905.21 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,031.03. The company has a quick ratio of 0.12, a current ratio of 0.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.45.

In other The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust news, insider Victoria Sant bought 230 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, June 10th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 881 ($10.69) per share, with a total value of £2,026.30 ($2,459.40). Also, insider Penelope Anne Freer bought 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, May 6th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 879 ($10.67) per share, with a total value of £8,790 ($10,668.77). In the last ninety days, insiders purchased 2,230 shares of company stock valued at $1,918,630.

About The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust (LON:HSL)

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Henderson Investment Funds Limited. It is co-managed by Henderson Global Investors Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United Kingdom. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors.

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