Aberdeen Diversified Income And Growth Trust PLC Fundamentals Datasheet and Stock Analysis


Aberdeen Diversified Income and Growth Trust Plc, formerly BlackRock Income Strategies Trust Plc, is an investment trust. Its principal activity is portfolio investment. Its investment objective is, over the medium term (5 to 7 years), to aim to preserve capital in real terms and grow the dividend in line with inflation. It targets a total portfolio return of the United Kingdom Consumer Price Index (CPI) plus approximately 4% per annum (before ongoing charges), over a 5 to 7 year cycle. It invests in a range of sectors, including financials, consumer services, consumer goods, industrials, healthcare, basic materials and technology. Its others portfolio assets include the United Kingdom Equity Portfolio, Overseas Equity Income Sleeve, Equities (Tactical Allocation), Fixed Income, Listed Alternatives, Cash and Cash Equivalents, and Cash held to back Derivatives. Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited servers as the alternative investment fund manager of the Company.

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Operation Breakdown
Geographical - by origin (turnover)
Product (turnover)


Activity Data Not Available

Company Information

Chairman: James Long  Senior Independent Non-Executive Director: Kevin Ingram  Independent Non-Executive Director: Julian Lloyd Sinclair, Davina Walter, Anna Troup, Tom Challenor Trevor Bradley  Company Secretary: Sarah Beynsberger  

Composite Ranking: 24
Historic EPS Ranking: 7
Forecast EPS Ranking: 
Price Relative Strength: 8
Industry Strength: I
SMR Ranking: C
ROCE Ranking: F
Accumulation/Dist: C
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: D
Unbroken Interim EPS: E
PEG Current Ranking: A
PEG Forecast Ranking: A
PE Current Ranking: A
PE Forecast Ranking: A
Margin Current Ranking: D
Margin Forecast Ranking: D
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m20.8422.2021.5422.0217.2921.8220.5719.42£m0.00
Profit Before Tax£m19.3820.7420.1320.6815.9620.5619.0517.91£m0.00
Profit After Tax£m19.0220.3020.1620.6015.7820.2218.7117.84£m0.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.£m0.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m0.£m0.00
EPS Growth%
Earnings Per Sharep6.607.017.077.565.316.155.685.58p0.00
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp(6.82)(2.11)(1.00)(0.34)(0.19)£0.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%
Net Cash Flow P/Sp0.£0.00
Capital Exp P/S££0.00
Tax Rate%
P/E Ratiox20.5019.0018.6014.6022.7020.2019.0016.30x0.00
P/E Growth££0.00
Turnover Per Share££0.00
Pre-Tax Profit / Share££0.00
Operating Margin%93.1294.0293.1694.6396.2793.7993.0393.45%0.00
Mkt Cap£m446.18428.45412.09343.26373.48385.88334.74281.12£m0.00
Dividend Per Sharep6.256.446.546.545.895.245.365.44p0.00
DPS Growth%
Dividend Yield%4.604.805.005.904.904.205.006.00%0.00
Dividend Coverx1.
Shareholder Funds£m418.35426.86374.83351.52436.77428.13413.68386.23£m0.00
Net Borrowings£m(14.59)(14.79)(14.68)(2.20)(3.63)(14.69)(7.81)(17.41)£m0.00
Net Assets£m418.35426.86374.83351.52436.77428.13413.68386.23£m0.00
Net Assets P/S££0.00
Latest Forecast
Div Yield0.0%0.0%
Div Cover0.0%0.0%
Op Margin0.0%0.0%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
01-Apr-21Buy DividendsTom Challenor95.97p216£,207.30
25-Jan-21Buy DividendsTom Challenor97.68p206£,201.22
26-Oct-20BuyTrevor Bradley91.79p15,000,313,769.25
26-Oct-20BuyTrevor Bradley91.80p10,000,639,180
19-Oct-20Buy DividendsTom Challenor92.00p216£,198.72
13-Jul-20Buy DividendsTom Challenor96.80p202£,195.54
01-Apr-20Buy DividendsTom Challenor86.76p222£,192.61
27-Jan-20Buy DividendsTom Challenor110.00p171£,188.10
12-Nov-19Buy DividendsJames Long110.22p747£,823.34
14-Oct-19Buy DividendsTom Challenor108.00p172£,185.76
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310m    Major: 39%    Director: 0%
Notifier Holding Value
Julian Lloyd Sinclair187,098±,743.10
Tom Challenor158,056–,153.20
James Long63,136;,979.20
Kevin Ingram56,9516,103.45
Trevor Bradley50,000/,500
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Transaction in Own Shares28-May-2017:04RNS
Gearing disclosure26-May-2014:51RNS
Transaction in Own Shares21-May-2016:54RNS
Gearing disclosure18-May-2012:27RNS
Portfolio disclosure14-May-2014:28RNS
Transaction in Own Shares12-May-2017:10RNS
Transaction in Own Shares11-May-2017:04RNS
Gearing disclosure11-May-2014:33RNS
Transaction in Own Shares07-May-2017:00RNS
Transaction in Own Shares06-May-2016:51RNS
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