Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) ASL

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Estimated NAV

1544.00

Share Price

1412.00

Total Returns on £1000 over 

Fund / Benchmark Total returns(%)
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) Price 27.09%
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) NAV 27.33%
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 1402.0 -9.2% 1544.00 1556.00
20 Jun
101% 2.05%

Discrete performance % over

Fund / BenchmarkJul '15
Jun '16
Jul '16
Jun '17
Jul '17
Jun '18
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) Price-9.8924.3813.39
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) NAV-9.7128.1810.02

Discrete performance over

Discrete Performance

Top 10 Holdings

Huntsworth 2.71%
Vitec Group (The) PLC 2.61%
Brewin Dolphin Holdings 2.61%
Kellan Group PLC 2.61%
Urban&Civic PLC 2.61%
FirstGroup 2.51%
Robert Walters 2.41%
Grainger Trust Plc 2.31%
Coats Group PLC 2.31%
Senior PLC 2.21%

Sectors weighting

General Industrials 36.00%
Consumer Services 25.00%
Finance - General 20.00%
Technology 7.00%
Oil & Gas 5.00%
Consumer Goods 3.00%
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 1412.00
  • Share Type Ordinary Share
  • TIDM ASL
  • ISIN GB0000066554
  • Shares Issued (M) 91
  • Market Capital (£M) 1280.87
  • Gross Assets (£M) 1430.53
  • Net Assets (£M) 1410.53
  • 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.