An indication of the maximum and minimum levels that the company would expect to be geared in normal market conditions.
Ways in which investment companies can magnify income and capital returns, but which can also magnify losses.
The period, normally 12 months, leading up to the financial year end
Renamed Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on 1 April 2013.
See ex dividend.
Also shown as ‘ex div’ or ‘xd’, this means that, if you buy the shares today, you won’t receive the most recently declared dividend.
The annual dividends expressed as a percentage of the current share price. This may be partially based on estimates or forecasts.
In some wrapper schemes dividends are automatically used to buy more shares in the investment company.
Income from an investment in shares.