Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) ASL

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Estimated NAV

1273.00

Share Price

1205.00

Total Returns on £1000 over 

Fund / Benchmark Total returns(%)
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) Price 105.79%
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) NAV 86.26%
FTSE SmallCap (ex Inv Cos) 76.95%
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 1214.0 -4.6% 1273.00 1265.00
02 Sep
104% 2.07%

Discrete performance % over

Fund / BenchmarkOct '12
Sep '13
Oct '13
Sep '14
Oct '14
Sep '15
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) Price51.5019.2013.95
Aberforth Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share) NAV42.9518.749.74
FTSE SmallCap (ex Inv Cos)45.9011.558.73

Discrete performance over

Discrete Performance

Top 10 Holdings

JD Sports Fashion 3.70%
E2V Holdings 2.96%
RPC Group 2.95%
Bovis Homes Group Plc 2.84%
Vesuvius PLC 2.72%
Qinetiq Group Plc 2.66%
International Personal Finance PLC 2.57%
Mothercare 2.50%
Shanks Group 2.14%
Go-Ahead Group (The) PLC 2.11%

Sectors weighting

General Industrials 37.00%
Consumer Services 24.00%
Finance - General 18.00%
Technology 7.00%
Consumer Goods 5.00%
Oil & Gas 4.00%
Telecommunications 2.00%
Materials 2.00%
Healthcare 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 1205.00
  • Share Type Ordinary Share
  • TIDM ASL
  • ISIN GB0000066554
  • Shares Issued (M) 95
  • Market Capital (£M) 1155.24
  • Gross Assets (£M) 1264.38
  • Net Assets (£M) 1211.13
  • TER (%) 0.79
  • Historic Dividend Yield (%) 2.07
  • Last AGM 27 Feb 2015
  • Next AGM 27 Feb 2016
  • Last Annual Report Date 03 Feb 2015
  • Next due Report Date 31 Dec 2015
  • 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
  • Andrew P Bamford Start: 23 Apr 2001
  • Euan R MacDonald Start: 14 May 2001
  • Keith Muir Start: 03 Mar 2011
  • 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 GBP 1bn, plus 0.65% of net assets of the Company greater than GBP1bn (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.