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Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) ASL

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Estimated NAV

1587.00

Share Price

1406.00

Total Returns on £1000 over 

Fund / Benchmark Total returns(%)
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) Price 30.69%
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) NAV 33.07%
Total Returns on £1000

Discount / Premium Movement

Discount / Premium Movement

Shares

Share Type Yesterday's
Closing Price
Discount / Premium Diluted NAV Gearing Dividend
Est Last
Ordinary Share 1408.0 -11.3% 1587.00 1585.00
16 May
102% 2.05%

Discrete performance % over

Fund / BenchmarkJun '15
May '16
Jun '16
May '17
Jun '17
May '18
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) Price-8.2728.6510.75
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) NAV-6.4127.2311.76

Discrete performance over

Discrete Performance

Top 10 Holdings

Vitec Group (The) PLC 2.81%
Huntsworth 2.71%
Robert Walters 2.61%
Brewin Dolphin Holdings 2.61%
Urban&Civic PLC 2.61%
FirstGroup 2.41%
Kellan Group PLC 2.31%
Coats Group PLC 2.31%
Grainger Trust Plc 2.31%
Senior PLC 2.21%

Sectors weighting

General Industrials 35.00%
Consumer Services 23.00%
Finance - General 20.00%
Technology 8.00%
Oil & Gas 5.00%
Consumer Goods 5.00%
Materials 2.00%
Healthcare 1.00%
Telecommunications 1.00%

Regional weighting

UK 99.00%
Cash/Cash Equivalent 1.00%
  • Investment trust info:

  • Sector UK Smaller Companies
  • Launch Date 10 Dec 1990
  • Currency GBX
  • Domicile UK
  • Share Price 1406.00
  • Share Type Ordinary Share
  • TIDM ASL
  • ISIN GB0000066554
  • Shares Issued (M) 91
  • Market Capital (£M) 1287.66
  • Gross Assets (£M) 1478.27
  • Net Assets (£M) 1451.52
  • TER (%) 0.80
  • Historic Dividend Yield (%) 2.05
  • Last AGM 19 Apr 2018
  • Next AGM 19 Apr 2019
  • Last Annual Report Date 13 Mar 2018
  • Next due Report Date 30 Jun 2018
  • Next due Report Type I/R
  • Objective:

  • To achieve a NAV total return (with dividends reinvested) greater than on the Numis Smaller Companies Index over the long-term by investing in a diversified portfolio of small UK quoted companies.
  • Management Group(s):

  • Aberforth Partners LLP
  • Aberforth Unit Trust Managers Limited
  • Managed by:

  • Alistair J Whyte Start: 10 Dec 1990
  • Chris Watt Start: 01 Apr 2016
  • Euan R MacDonald Start: 14 May 2001
  • Keith Muir Start: 03 Mar 2011
  • Peter Shaw Start: 01 Apr 2016
  • Richard M J Newbery Start: 10 Dec 1990
  • Management Contract & Fees:

    Aberforth Partners are Managers and Secretaries to the Company and both these contracts are terminable on 6 months' notice by either party. Aberforth receives an annual management fee, payable quarterly in advance, equal to 0.75% of the net assets up to £ 1bn, and 0.65% thereafter. The secretarial fee is adjusted annually in line with the Retail Price Index and is subject to VAT which is currently irrecoverable by the Company. There are no long-term incentive schemes.

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