European Assets Trust

Performance

Source: Lipper. Basis: share price, percentage growth, bid to bid, net income reinvested.

Cumulative performance 1 month Year to date 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years
NAV

1.23

13.41

43.30

41.22

92.05

Share price

-0.36

17.67

50.92

37.89

95.27

Benchmark

-0.39

10.47

36.12

37.44

99.44

Discrete annual performance 2021/2020 2020/2019 2019/2018 2018/2017 2017/2016
NAV

43.30

-3.39

2.00

3.65

31.20

Share price

50.92

-8.44

-0.21

-0.07

41.70

Benchmark

36.12

0.33

0.64

6.88

35.77

Performance (%) as at 30.06.2021

Past performance is not a guide to future performance.

Note: The performance figures shown here will differ to those shown in the Key Information Document (KID) as they are based on actual past performance data. The performance information in the KID is presented on a forward-looking basis using economic models based on historical prices and volatility of the product (as prescribed by regulations). Source: Lipper and BMO. Basis: Percentage growth, total return, bid to bid price with net income reinvested in sterling. Basis in accordance with the regulations of the Financial Conduct Authority.

The cumulative performance table refers to periods ending 30.06.2021

*Calculated with reference December 31 net asset value with dividend payments made in January, April, July and October of each year.

**The date the current investment strategy was adopted by the fund.

On going charges calculated in accordance with AIC recommendations. Please refer to the latest annual report as to how the fee is structured. The share price may either be below (at a discount) or above (at a premium) to the NAV. Discounts and premiums vary continuously. Performance information excludes any product charges which can be found in the Key Features document for the relevant product.

Investment Risks

The value of your investments and any income from them can go down as well as up and you may not get back the original amount invested. Investments in smaller companies carry a higher degree of risk as their shares may be less liquid and investment values can be volatile. Changes in rates of exchange may also reduce the value of your investment. Gearing is used for investment purposes to obtain, increase or reduce exposure to an asset, index or investment. The use of gearing can enhance returns to investors in a rising market, but if the market falls the losses may be greater.

Holdings

Company name Portfolio Weight Benchmark Weight Difference Sector

flatexDEGIRO

3.2

0.1

3.1

Financials

Vidrala

3.2

0.2

3.0

Industrials

Ringkjoebing Landbobank

2.9

0.1

2.8

Financials

Lectra

2.8

0.1

2.7

Technology

Gerresheimer

2.8

0.2

2.6

Health Care

Global Fashion Group

2.6

0.2

2.4

Consumer Discretionary

Norma

2.6

0.1

2.5

Industrials

Storebrand

2.5

0.2

2.3

Financials

Nordic Semiconductor

2.5

0.2

2.3

Technology

Cancom

2.5

0.1

2.4

Technology

As at 30 June 2021

Dividend

The annual dividend is calculated as 6% of the closing net asset value at the end of the preceding year. We’ve recently been announced in the ‘Top 25 highest-yielding equity Investment Trusts’, you can read the article here.

Dividend Distributions per Share
2020
January £

0.01755

April £

0.01755

July £

0.01755

October £

0.01755

Total £

0.0702

With effect from 1 January 2020 dividends have been declared in Sterling.  Prior to that date dividends were declared in Euros and converted to Sterling applying an exchange rate as close as practicable to the payment date.

Historic net dividend distributions per share
2019
January €

0.0171

January £

0.01489

March €

0.0171

March £

0.01464

July €

0.0171

July £

0.01551

October €

0.0171

October £

0.01482

Total €

0.0684

Total £

0.05986

2018 2017 2016 2015
January €

0.0220

0.2628 0.304 0.253
January £

0.0191

0.2279 0.234 0.193
May €

0.0220

0.2628 0.304 0.253
May £

0.0191

0.2248 0.234 0.182
August €

0.0220

0.2628 0.304 0.253
August £

0.0196

0.2387 0.263 0.18
Total €

0.0880

0.7884 0.912 0.758
Total £

0.0771

0.6914 0.731 0.555

Dividends shown in the table above have been adjusted to reflect the ten for one stock split, effective from 3 May 2018.

With effect from 1 January 2020 dividends have been declared in Sterling.  Prior to that date dividends were declared in Euros and converted to Sterling applying an exchange rate as close as practicable to the payment date.

Dividend

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