4 FTSE 250 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend On 30 January 2020 - VCT, IGG, FSFL And SOI

Victrex Plc

Victrex Plc (LON: VCT) is a global leader in PAEK and PEEK-centred polymer solutions. The company helps manufacturers in overcoming engineering challenges and complex design. The company’s focus is on six core markets, i.e. automotive, aerospace, energy, electronics, medical and manufacturing & engineering.

VCT – Ex-Dividend

On 5th December 2019, the company declared the preliminary result for the year 2019.

As per the result announcements, the final regular dividend of 46.14 pence per share will be paid on 21st February 2020 to shareholders on the register on 31st January 2020. The corresponding ex-dividend date is 30th January 2020.

VCT – Share Price Performance

On 30th January 2020 as at 08:52 AM (GMT), the stock of VCT was trading at GBX 2,256.0 per share on the London Stock Exchange at the time of writing, a drop of GBX 2.17 per share or 50.00 per cent as compared to last day’s closing price of GBX 2,306.0 per share.

At the time of writing, the market capitalisation of the company was recorded at £2.0 billion. The free float and shares outstanding of VCT were recorded at 83.18 million and 86.52 million, respectively.

VCT’s share price of GBX 2,574 as on 06th January 2019 was its 1-year peak price, whereas the share price of GBX 1,813.68 as on 15th August 2019 was the 1-year low share price. The current share price was lower by 12.4 per cent from the 1-year high price, whereas it was higher by 24.4 per cent from the 1-year low price.

The beta of the stock of the company has been reported at a value of 1.3, which means that VCT stock has shown volatility which is higher than the movement of the comparative benchmark index in the last twelve months.

IG Group Holdings Plc

IG Group Holdings Plc (LON: IGG) helps risk-taking investors to access opportunities in financial markets. The company founded in the year 1974 and became the world’s first OTC financial derivatives firm. At present, the company has become an international leader in online trading and is the winner of various awards. The company’s clients can access more than sixteen thousand international financial markets, including the likes of commodities, forex, indices, shares and other instruments through market-leading apps and platforms that deliver secure and efficient execution.

IGG – Ex-Dividend

On 21st January 2020, the company declared its half-yearly results for the six months ended 30th November 2019. Â As per the half-yearly report, on 27th February 2020, a dividend of 12.96 pence per share will be paid to investors on the register on 31st January 2020. The dividend has been computed on 30 per cent of 43.2 pence per share for the full Financial year 2019. The corresponding ex-dividend date is on 30th January 2020.

IGG – Share Price Performance

On 30th January 2020 as at 09:04 AM (GMT), the stock of IGG was trading at GBX 667.40 per share on the London Stock Exchange at the time of writing, a drop of GBX 16.0 per share or 2.34 per cent as compared to last day’s closing price of GBX 683.40 per share.

At the time of writing, the market capitalisation of the company was recorded at £2.5 billion. The free float and shares outstanding of IGG were recorded at 365.12 million and 369.44 million, respectively.

IGG’s share price of GBX 711.80 as on 16th December 2019 was its 1-year peak price, whereas the share price of GBX 467.40 as on 21st May 2019 was the 1-year low share price. The current share price was lower by 6.23 per cent from the 1-year high price, whereas it was higher by 42.78 per cent from the 1-year low price.

The beta of the stock of the company has been reported at a value of 0.22, which means that IGG stock has shown low volatility in its movement, as compared to the volatility of the comparative index in the last twelve months.

Foresight Solar Fund Ltd

Foresight Solar Fund Ltd (LON: FSFL) is a closed-end investment company which invests in a varied portfolio of ground-based solar Photovoltaic assets in Australia and the United Kingdom. The company has been growing steadily since its listing, through numerous successful share placings. The company is listed on FTSE 250 and is registered in Jersey.

FSFL – Ex-Dividend

On 22nd January 2020, the company declared the third interim dividend, with regards to the period 1st July 2019 to 30th September 2019. Â The company has stated that on 28th February 2020, the dividend of 1.69 pence per share will be paid to shareholders on the register of shareholders on 31st January 2020. The corresponding ex-dividend date is 30th January 2020.

FSFL – Share Price Performance

On 30th January 2020 as at 09:04 AM (GMT), the stock of FSFL was trading at GBX 115.10 per share on the London Stock Exchange, at the time of writing, a drop of GBX 1.90 per share or 1.62 per cent as compared to last day’s closing price of GBX 117.0 per share.

At the time of writing, the market capitalisation of the company was recorded at £713.20 million. The total expense ratio and shares outstanding of FSFL were recorded at 1.19 per cent and 605.20 million, respectively.

FSFL’s share price of GBX 127.03 as on 30th December 2019 was its 1-year peak price, whereas the share price of GBX 111.95 as on 07th February 2019 was the 1-year low share price. The current share price was lower by 9.39 per cent from the 1-year high price, whereas it was higher by 2.81 per cent from the 1-year low price.

The beta of the stock of the company has been reported at a value of 0.35, which means that FSFL stock has shown low volatility in its movement, as compared to the volatility of the comparative index in the last twelve months.

Schroder Oriental Income Fund limited

Schroder Oriental Income Fund Limited (LON: SOI) is the world-renowned asset manager, operating in thirty-two sites throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. The company’s aim is to assist in building the long-term future prosperity of its clients. The company looks after a portfolio of £444.4 billion (€496.6 billion/$565.5 billion) of assets for clients who believe in the company to provide viable returns.

SOI – Ex-Dividend

On 22nd January 2020, the company declared the payment of a first six-month dividend (interim) of 1.90 pence per share for the year ending 31st August 2020 on the ordinary shares of the company. The corresponding ex-dividend date is 30th January 2020, and the record date is on 31st January 2020.

SOI – Share Price Performance

On 30th January 2020 as at 09:04 AM (GMT), the stock of SOI was trading at GBX 245.50 per share on the London Stock Exchange, at the time of writing, a drop of GBX 4.50 per share or 1.80 per cent as compared to last day’s closing price of GBX 250.0 per share.

At the time of writing, the market capitalisation of the company was recorded at £679.50 million. The total expense ratio and shares outstanding of SOI were recorded at 0.84 per cent and 269.83 million, respectively.

SOI’s share price of GBX 276.0 as on 30th July 2019 was its 1-year peak price, whereas the share price of GBX 238.84 as on 15th August 2019 was the 1-year low share price. The current share price was lower by 11.05 per cent from the 1-year high price, whereas it was higher by 2.78 per cent from the 1-year low price.

The beta of the stock of the company has been reported at a value of 1.0, which means that SOI stock has the same volatility as of the volatility of the comparative index in the last twelve months.

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