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Ashmore Group
ASHM: 333.50 -4.40 ( -1.30 %) delayed: 17:30PM
Bid price 333.50 High price 340.60
Ask price 333.80 Low price 332.40
Open price 337.50 Spread 0.09%
Prev close 333.50 Volume 1,159,952

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Name Ashmore Group Epic ASHM
Activities Ashmore Group plc is a specialist active, value-oriented emerging markets asset manager, with a leading position in emerging markets fixed income investment management within global US dollar debt; local currencies and local currency debt; special situations/distressed debt; and has a growing participation in equities. The Company currently focuses on four emerging markets investment themes - Global US Dollar, Global Local Currency, Special Situations/Distressed Debt and Equities - and has a track record of delivering strong, long-term investment performance. Across these diversified investment strategies, as at 30 June 2006, members of the Group managed 13 Ashmore sponsored funds (including open-ended and closed-ended funds), 12 segregated accounts, nine white label funds (funds distributed under another firm's brand) and two structured products ('the Funds'). Ashmore currently has AuM of over US$21 billion. Headquartered in London, with offices in New York and Hong Kong, the Company currently employs 52 staff, including 17 investment professionals and a seven person legal team. The business that is now branded 'Ashmore' was originally formed as a division of ANZ Group and was subsequently bought out by senior executives in early 1999. The Funds managed by Ashmore have a growing investor base of over 1,800 investors across the investment themes, predominantly institutional, with efficient distribution through the Company's own sales force and over 30 distribution agreements and other investment arrangements in place. As at 30 June 2006, approximately 89% of these investors were institutions, such as corporates, financial institutions, government agencies, foundations, pension plans and funds of funds, and the remaining 11% consisted primarily of high net worth individuals. As at 30 June 2006, the top 20 investors in Funds accounted for 60% of Fund AuM, and the top five investors accounted for 35% of Fund AuM. ISIN GB00B132NW22
Latest Share Price (p) 333.50 Net Gearing (%) -25.50
Market Capitalisation (pm) 2,408.35 Gross Gearing (%) 21.33
Shares in issue (m) 712.74 Debt Ratio 1.25
P/E Ratio 13.48 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.05
Total dividends per share (p) 16.65 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.27
Dividend Yield (%) 4.93 Price to book value 3.31
Dividend Cover 1.51 ROCE (%) 28.02
Earning per share (p) 25.07 EPS Growth (%) 31.05
52-week high / low (p) 385.40 / 269.00 DPS Growth (%) 0.00
Ashmore Group - Broker views
Date Broker Recommendation Price Old target price New target price Notes
25 Sep Numis Reduce 310.00 295.00 Downgrades
21 Sep JP Morgan Cazenove Underweight 310.00 310.00 Retains
18 Sep Morgan Stanley Equal weight 385.00 346.00 Reiterates
14 Sep Berenberg Buy 400.00 380.00 Reiterates
13 Sep Societe Generale Hold 370.00 365.00 Reiterates

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Ashmore Group - Director deals
Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade value
21 Apr 2017 Tom Shippey Sell 124,308 @ 358.52p £445,669.04
10 Apr 2017 Dame Anne Pringle Dividend Reinvestment 46 @ 359.80p £165.51
28 Mar 2017 Mark Coombs Transfer Out 3,250,000 @ 0.00p £0.00
04 Apr 2016 Dame Anne Pringle Buy 56 @ 280.35p £157.00
24 Mar 2016 Mark Coombs Transfer Out 3,000,000 @ 0.00p £0.00

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Capita Asset Services is a trading name of Capita IRG Trustees Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and which is also authorised to conduct cross-border business within the EEA under the provisions of the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive. Registered office: The Registry, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 4TU. Registered in England and Wales No. 2729260.