AJIT:LSE-Aberdeen Japan Investment Trust PLC (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Asset Management | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 712.50

Change

+7.50 (+1.06)%

Market Cap

GBX 0.09B

Volume

3.69K

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

GBX
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Aberdeen Japan Investment Trust PLC is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of Japan. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests in growth stocks of companies across all market capitalizations. It employs fundamental analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach, focusing on such factors as management, business focus, balance sheet, corporate governance, key financial ratios, the market, the peer group, and business prospects to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the MSCI All Countries Asia Pacific (including Japan) index. It was formerly known as Aberdeen All Asia Investment Trust PLC. Aberdeen Japan Investment Trust PLC was formed in August 1998 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom. Address: 4th Floor, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB10 1DQ

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ETFs Containing AJIT

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Asset Management)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -9.78% 9% F 12% F
Dividend Return 0.01% 10% F 17% F
Total Return -9.76% 9% F 12% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 16.80% 34% F 37% F
Dividend Return 1.00% 64% D 41% F
Total Return 17.80% 32% F 37% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 44.74% 60% D- 58% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 44.74% 57% F 55% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 7.89% 54% F 54% F
Dividend Return 0.55% 31% F 29% F
Total Return 8.44% 49% F 52% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 13.85% 79% C+ 74% C
Risk Adjusted Return 60.95% 76% C 76% C
Market Capitalization 0.09B 31% F 37% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Asset Management)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 3.46 76% C 88% B+
Price/Book Ratio 0.84 79% C+ 83% B
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 144.38 8% F 4% F
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 28.69% 77% C+ 89% B+
Return on Invested Capital -0.19% 31% F 43% F
Return on Assets 15.20% 76% C 92% A-
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.53 62% D- 81% B-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.