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Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust

Current Price 1280.00p Bid 1276.00p Ask 1280.00p Change 0.16%
Last Updated: 24/02/2018 18:00. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

The investment objective of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc (ASCoT) is to achieve a net asset value total return (with dividends reinvested) greater than on the Hoare Govett Smaller Companies Index (Excluding Investment Companies) over the long term by investing in a diversified portfolio of small UK quoted companies.'

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2017

Turnover
£0.00m
Operating Profit
£0.00m
Dividend Yield
2.26
Dividend Per Share
28.80
Dividend Cover
1.44
P/E Ratio
30.68

Key Personnel

Stephen Paul Trickett
Non-Executive Chairman
Paula Maria Hay-Plumb
Non-Executive Director
David John Jeffcoat
Non-Executive Director
Julia Le Blan
Non-Executive Director
Richard Anthony Rae
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
ASL
ISIN
GB0000066554
Shares in Issue
92,769,637
Market cap
£1,183.74m

Analyst Views (0)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
1280.00p
Bid Price
1276.00p
Ask Price
1280.00p
Volume
131890
Change Today
2.00p
% Change Today
0.16%
Open
1277.86p
Previous Close
1280.00p
Intraday High
1280.00p
Intraday Low
1262.00p
52 Week High
1388.00p
52 Week Low
1168.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Intra-day Chart

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
0.0
0.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
0.0
0.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
1,440.5
1,253.3
Total Non-Current Assets
1,440.5
1,253.3
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
3.7
2.9
Cash & Receivables
0.3
0.2
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
1,444.4
1,256.4

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
0.2
36.1
Long Term Liabilities
8.6
0.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
8.8
36.1

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
1,435.6
1,220.2

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
0.9
0.9
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
79.9
69.7
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
1,354.8
1,149.6
Total Equity
1,435.6
1,220.2

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
32.5
35.1
Cashflow Before Financing
74.7
5.1
Increase / Decrease in Cash
0.1
-0.8

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
0.0
0.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
0.0
0.0
Pre-Tax Profit
1,543.7
1,292.6
Profit / Loss for the Year
0.0
0.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Special Dividend
08 Feb 2018
06 Mar 2018
H2 Dividend
08 Feb 2018
06 Mar 2018
H1 Dividend
03 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Special Dividend
09 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
H2 Dividend
09 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
H1 Dividend
04 Aug 2016
25 Aug 2016
Special Dividend
11 Feb 2016
04 Mar 2016
H2 Dividend
11 Feb 2016
04 Mar 2016
H1 Dividend
06 Aug 2015
27 Aug 2015
H2 Dividend
12 Feb 2015
05 Mar 2015
H1 Dividend
06 Aug 2014
28 Aug 2014
H2 Dividend
05 Feb 2014
06 Mar 2014
H1 Dividend
31 Jul 2013
22 Aug 2013
H2 Dividend
06 Feb 2013
28 Feb 2013
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