Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) ASL

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Estimated NAV

1193.00

Share Price

N/A

Total Returns on £1000 over 

Fund / Benchmark Total returns(%)
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) Price 12.64%
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) NAV 21.15%
FTSE SmallCap (ex Inv Cos) 26.59%
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 1040.0 -12.8% 1193.00 1196.00
26 Sep
104% 2.50%

Discrete performance % over

Fund / BenchmarkOct '13
Sep '14
Oct '14
Sep '15
Oct '15
Sep '16
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) Price10.896.48-4.61
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) NAV12.498.60-0.83
FTSE SmallCap (ex Inv Cos)5.529.429.64

Discrete performance over

Discrete Performance

Top 10 Holdings

FirstGroup 3.00%
E2V Holdings 2.80%
Vesuvius PLC 2.60%
Shanks Group 2.40%
Ladbrokes PLC 2.40%
Northgate PLC 2.30%
Paragon Group Companies Plc 2.30%
Brewin Dolphin Holdings 2.20%
International Personal Finance PLC 2.20%
Grainger Trust Plc 2.10%

Sectors weighting

General Industrials 36.00%
Consumer Services 22.00%
Finance - General 20.00%
Technology 7.00%
Consumer Goods 5.00%
Materials 4.00%
Oil & Gas 4.00%
Telecommunications 1.00%
Healthcare 1.00%

Regional weighting

UK 100.00%
Cash/Cash Equivalent 0.00%
  • Investment trust info:

  • Sector UK Smaller Companies
  • Launch Date 10 Dec 1990
  • Currency GBX
  • Domicile UK
  • Share Price N/A
  • Share Type Ordinary Share
  • TIDM ASL
  • ISIN GB0000066554
  • Shares Issued (M) 95
  • Market Capital (£M) 983.89
  • Gross Assets (£M) 1173.26
  • Net Assets (£M) 1128.51
  • TER (%) 0.82
  • Historic Dividend Yield (%) 2.50
  • Last AGM 01 Mar 2016
  • Next AGM 01 Mar 2017
  • Last Annual Report Date 05 Feb 2016
  • Next due Report Date 31 Dec 2016
  • Next due Report Type A/R
  • Objective:

  • To achieve a net asset value total return (with dividends reinvested) greater than on the Numis Smaller Companies Index (Excluding Investment Companies) 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
  • Euan R MacDonald Start: 14 May 2001
  • Keith Muir Start: 03 Mar 2011
  • Mark Williamson Start: 31 Dec 2014
  • 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. With effect from 1-Jul-15, Aberforth Partners LLP will receive an annual management fee, payable quarterly in advance, equal to: 0.75% of the net assets of the Company up to £ 1bn, plus 0.65% of net assets of the Company greater than £1bn (if any). 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.