Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited (ASX:AFI)
Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited (AFIC) is an Australia-based investment company. The Company's primary activities include investing in Australian and New Zealand equities. The Company's investment objective is to provide shareholders with investment returns through access to a stream of franked dividends and growth of capital invested. The Company has two portfolios of securities: the investment portfolio and the trading portfolio. The investment portfolio holds securities that Company intends to retain on a long-term basis. The trading portfolio consist of securities that are held for short term trading only, including call option contracts written over securities that are held in the specific sub-component of the investment portfolio. The Company's investment sectors include banks, industrials, healthcare, materials, other financials, consumer discretionary, communication services, information technology, consumer staples, real estate, and energy.