Witan Inv Tst PLC - Final Results

 

·    NAV total return of -8.4%, underperforming the benchmark's return of -6.5% by 1.9%

·    5 year NAV total return of 52.1%, compared with 44.6% for the benchmark

·    Share price discount to NAV 1.3% at year-end (2017: 1.6%)

·    Dividend increased by 11.9% to 23.5 pence, more than double that paid in 2008 and an unbroken run of increases since 1974

Financial Highlights as at 31 December 2018

 

Key data

 

Share price

NAV per ordinary share (debt at par value)(3)

NAV per ordinary share (debt at fair value)(3)

Discount (NAV including income, debt at fair value)(3)

 

 

Total return performance

 

 

Share price total return(1)(3)

-8.1

32.8

NAV total return(1)(3)    

-8.4

34.0

Witan benchmark(1)      

-6.5

32.4

FTSE All-Share Index(2)               

-9.5

19.5

FTSE All-World Index(2)           

-3.4

42.4

 

 

 

Gearing(3)

Ongoing charge excluding performance fee(3)

Ongoing charge including performance fee(3)