Worldwide Healthcare Trust

WWH: 2,975.00 +15.00 (+0.51%) delayed: 6 Dec 2019, 17:30

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Worldwide Healthcare Trust Fundamentals

Share Price Information

Name Worldwide Healthcare Trust
Epic WWH
Sector Equity Investment Instruments
ISIN GB0003385308
Activites Worldwide Healthcare Trust plc invests in the global healthcare sector with the objective of achieving a high level of capital growth. In order to achieve its investment objective, the Company invests worldwide in a diversified portfolio of shares in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and related securities in the healthcare sector. It uses gearing, and derivative transactions to enhance returns and mitigate risk. Performance is measured against the MSCI World Health Care Index on a net total return, sterling adjusted basis.
Index FTSE 250

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 2,975.00 Net gearing (%) -1.88
Market capitalisation (£m) 1,574.14 Gross gearing (%) 1.50
Shares in issue (m) 53.18 Debt ratio 0.00
P/E ratio 104.23 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.00
Total dividends per share (p) 26.50 Assets / equity ratio 1.02
Dividend yield (%) 0.90 Price to book value 1.10
Dividend cover 1.07 ROCE (%) 190.13
Earning per share (p) 28.40 EPS growth (%) 51.87
52-week high / low (p) 3,020.00 / 2,325.00 DPS growth (%) 51.43

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Mar 2019 Full Year 0 0 28.40 GBP
31 Mar 2018 Full Year 0 0 18.70 GBP
31 Mar 2017 Full Year 0 0 22.90 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 21 Nov 2019 09 Jan 2020 6.50 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 06 Jun 2019 16 Jul 2019 20.00 GBX 26.50
H1 Dividend 22 Nov 2018 09 Jan 2019 6.50 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 21 Jun 2018 31 Jul 2018 11.00 GBX 17.50
H1 Dividend 23 Nov 2017 09 Jan 2018 6.50 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 15 Jun 2017 14 Jul 2017 16.00 GBX 22.50
H1 Dividend 24 Nov 2016 09 Jan 2017 6.50 GBX 6.50
H2 Dividend 16 Jun 2016 15 Jul 2016 10.00 GBX 16.50
H1 Dividend 26 Nov 2015 08 Jan 2016 6.50 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 11 Jun 2015 14 Jul 2015 6.50 GBX 12.50
H1 Dividend 04 Dec 2014 09 Jan 2015 6.00 GBX 0.00

Contact details

Company name Worldwide Healthcare Trust
Address 25 Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1AL
Telephone +44 (0)203 0084910
Website http://www.worldwidewh.com/

Advisors

Company's broker Winterflood Securities
Company's joint broker n/a
NOMAD n/a
Registrar Link Asset Services
Auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Solicitors n/a

Directors

Appointed Director Position
08 Nov 2007 Martin Gregory Smith Non-Executive Chairman
22 May 2013 Sarah Catherine Bates Non-Executive Director
07 Jun 2018 Sven Heinz Borho Non-Executive Director
08 Nov 2007 Dr David Mark Anthony Holbrook Non-Executive Director
07 Nov 2012 Douglas Fraser McCutcheon Non-Executive Director
01 Nov 2019 Dr Bandhana Kumari Rawal Non-Executive Director
15 Feb 2016 Humphrey van der Klugt Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Reporting date 31 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2018 31 Mar 2017
Tangible assets 0 0 0
Intangible asssets and goodwill 0 0 0
Investments and other non-current assets 1,391 1,294 1,192
Total non-current assets 1,391 1,294 1,192
Inventory / work in progress 0 0 0
Trade and other receivables 12 7 6
Cash and equivalents 49 10 11
Other current assets and asset held for resale 2 1 1
Total of all assets 1,454 1,311 1,210
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Short term liabilities 22 109 109
Long term liabilities 0 0 0
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 22 109 109
Net assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Net assets 1,432 1,202 1,101
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Share capital 13 12 12
Minority interests 0 0 0
Retained earnings 18 12 14
Share premium account 389 317 234
Other equity 1,012 860 842
Total equity 1,432 1,202 1,101
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 0 0 0
Cashflow before financing 0 0 0
Increase / decrease in Cash 0 0 0
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 0 0 0
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross profit 0 0 0
Operating profit 0 0 0
Pre-tax profit 2,723 2,411 2,367
Profit / loss for the year 0 0 0