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Julian Cane - Director, Portfolio Manager, UK Equities

 

Published on January 2021

 

Any investment involves risk as market conditions and trends fluctuate. Accordingly, investment values may fall as well as rise and investors may receive back less than originally invested.

BMO Capital & Income Investment Trust PLC

 

The Trust looks to generate long-term capital and income growth from a portfolio consisting mainly of FTSE All-Share companies. The Trust is heavily biased towards companies that look capable of paying a reliable and growing income to shareholders. Given this emphasis the fund manager focuses on attractively valued, well established companies characterised by strong balance sheets and robust cash flow. The Trust looks to grow its dividend consistently over time and dividends are paid at the end of each calendar quarter.

 

Focused on generating capital growth and an attractive income.
 

The Company seeks to achieve this objective by investing in companies which have good long-term prospects with attractive returns on invested capital, but whose share prices may not fully reflect this. This could be because of adverse sentiment, possibly from short-term difficulties, or simply because they are unfashionable. Many of the stocks purchased have a higher than average dividend yield.

 

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. 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