Octopus AIM VCT plc (LON:OOA) fell 4.5% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as GBX 92.50 ($1.21) and last traded at GBX 93.50 ($1.22), 6,755 shares changed hands during mid-day trading. An increase of 74% from the average session volume of 3,887 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 97.90 ($1.28).
The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 86.34 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 76.96. The company has a market cap of $112.13 million and a P/E ratio of -5.14.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 19th will be issued a GBX 6 ($0.08) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 6.61%. This is an increase from Octopus AIM VCT’s previous dividend of $3.00. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 19th. Octopus AIM VCT’s dividend payout ratio is presently -0.33%.
Octopus AIM VCT plc is a United Kingdom-based venture capital trust. The Company aims to provide shareholders with tax-free dividends and long-term capital growth by investing in a diverse portfolio of predominately alternative investment market (AIM)-quoted companies. The Company’s investment portfolio includes a range of sectors, such as construction and building, general retailers, telecommunication services, chemicals, software, media, general financial, healthcare equipment, food producers, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, leisure and hotels, industrial, oil equipment, electronic and electric, food producers and processors, oil services, technology hardware, engineering and machinery, oil equipment and support services, among others.
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