European Smaller Companies Trust Plc

European Smaller Companies Trust Plc ESCT

Dividend Summary

The next European Smaller Companies Trust Plc dividend is expected to go ex in 4 months and to be paid in 5 months.
The previous European Smaller Companies Trust Plc dividend was 3.1p and it went ex 2 months ago and it was paid 2 days ago.
There are typically 2 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 1.5.

Latest Dividends
Summary Previous dividend Next dividend
Status Paid Forecast
Type Final Interim
Per share 3.1p Sign Up Required
Declaration date 05 Oct 2022 (Wed) 28 Feb 2023 (Tue)
Ex-div date 20 Oct 2022 (Thu) 30 Mar 2023 (Thu)
Pay date 02 Dec 2022 (Fri) 28 Apr 2023 (Fri)

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Forecast Accuracy
52%
Our premium tools have predicted European Smaller Companies Trust Plc with 52% accuracy.
Dividend Yield Today
2.8%
The dividend yield is calculated by dividing the annual dividend payment by the prevailing share price
The table below shows the full dividend history for European Smaller Companies Trust Plc
Status Type Decl. date Ex-div date Pay date Decl. Currency Forecast amount Decl. amount Accuracy
Forecast Final 01 Oct 2025 23 Oct 2025 28 Nov 2025 GBP Sign up
Forecast Interim 25 Feb 2025 27 Mar 2025 25 Apr 2025 GBP Sign up
Forecast Final 02 Oct 2024 24 Oct 2024 29 Nov 2024 GBP Sign up
Forecast Interim 27 Feb 2024 28 Mar 2024 26 Apr 2024 GBP Sign up
Forecast Final 04 Oct 2023 19 Oct 2023 01 Dec 2023 GBP Sign up
Forecast Interim 28 Feb 2023 30 Mar 2023 28 Apr 2023 GBP Sign up
Paid Final 05 Oct 2022 20 Oct 2022 02 Dec 2022 GBP 2.56p 3.1p 😌
Paid Interim 01 Mar 2022 31 Mar 2022 29 Apr 2022 GBP 1.09p 1.25p 😏
Paid Final 14 Oct 2021 21 Oct 2021 03 Dec 2021 GBP 14.9p 16.8p 😏
Paid Interim 23 Feb 2021 25 Mar 2021 23 Apr 2021 GBP 8.42p 8.2p 😃
Paid Final 08 Oct 2020 22 Oct 2020 27 Nov 2020 GBP 15.1p 14.2p 😊
Paid Interim 25 Feb 2020 26 Mar 2020 17 Apr 2020 GBP 8p 7.8p 😃
Paid Final 03 Oct 2019 24 Oct 2019 29 Nov 2019 GBP 15p 14.5p 😃
Paid Interim 26 Feb 2019 14 Mar 2019 12 Apr 2019 GBP 5.2p 7.5p 😞
Paid Final 11 Oct 2018 25 Oct 2018 30 Nov 2018 GBP 7p 14p 😖
Paid Interim 06 Mar 2018 15 Mar 2018 13 Apr 2018 GBP 5p
Paid Special 02 Oct 2017 02 Nov 2017 30 Nov 2017 GBP 3p
Paid Final 02 Oct 2017 02 Nov 2017 30 Nov 2017 GBP 11p 11.5p 😃
Paid Special 10 Oct 2016 03 Nov 2016 05 Dec 2016 GBP 2.5p
Paid Final 10 Oct 2016 03 Nov 2016 05 Dec 2016 GBP 9p
Paid Special 29 Sep 2015 22 Oct 2015 23 Nov 2015 GBP 2.5p
Paid Final 29 Sep 2015 22 Oct 2015 23 Nov 2015 GBP 7p
Paid Special 06 Oct 2014 16 Oct 2014 24 Nov 2014 GBP 2.7p
Paid Final 06 Oct 2014 16 Oct 2014 24 Nov 2014 GBP 6.5p
Paid Special 16 Oct 2013 18 Nov 2013 GBP 2p
Paid Final 16 Oct 2013 18 Nov 2013 GBP 6p
Paid Special 03 Oct 2012 09 Nov 2012 GBP 1.5p
Paid Final 03 Oct 2012 09 Nov 2012 GBP 4.5p
Year Amount Change
2006 0.0p
2007 0.0p
0%
2008 0.0p
0%
2009 0.0p
0%
2010 0.0p
0%
2011 0.0p
0%
2012 4.5p
100%
2013 6.0p
33.3%
2014 6.5p
8.3%
2015 7.0p
7.7%
2016 9.0p
28.6%
2017 11.5p
27.8%
2018 19.0p
65.2%
2019 22.0p
15.8%
2020 22.0p
0%
2021 25.0p
13.6%
2022 Sign Up Required
2023 Sign Up Required
2024 Sign Up Required
2025 Sign Up Required

European Smaller Companies Trust Plc Optimized Dividend Chart

The chart below shows the optimized dividends for this security over a rolling 12-month period.
Dividend Yield Today
2.8%
Optimized Yield
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52 Week High
6.7% on 19 October 2022
52 Week Low
0.2% on 07 December 2021
Next Ex-Div-Date Countdown
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About European Smaller Companies Trust Plc

Sector
Investment Trusts
Country
United Kingdom
Share Price
£1.54 (yesterday's closing price)
Shares in Issue
50 million
Market Cap
£77mn
Dividend Cover
How many times is the dividend covered by company income. A cover of 1 means all income is paid out in dividends
1.5
CADI
The Consecutive Annual Dividend Increases - the number of years this company has been increasing its dividends
0
Market Indices
none
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