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Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust

Current Price 1314.00p Bid 1316.00p Ask 1318.00p Change 0.30%
Last Updated: 16/10/2019 18:57. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc (ASCoT)'s investment objective is 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. The company invests only in small UK quoted companies and is managed by Aberforth Partners LLP.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£0.00m
Operating Profit
£0.00m
Dividend Yield
2.34
Dividend Per Share
30.25
Dividend Cover
1.47
P/E Ratio
29.01

Key Personnel

Richard Gavin Davidson
Non-Executive Chairman
Martin Russell Warner
Non-Executive Director
Richard Anthony Rae
Non-Executive Director
Julia Le Blan
Non-Executive Director
Paula Maria Hay-Plumb
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
ASL
ISIN
GB0000066554
Shares in Issue
89,533,066
Market cap
£1,176.46m

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
1318.00p
Bid Price
1316.00p
Ask Price
1318.00p
Volume
189242
Change Today
4.00p
% Change Today
0.30%
Open
1314.00p
Previous Close
1318.00p
Intraday High
1320.00p
Intraday Low
1296.00p
52 Week High
1316.00p
52 Week Low
1096.00p
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 AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
0.0
0.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
0.0
0.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
1,168.2
1,440.5
Total Non-Current Assets
1,168.2
1,440.5
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
3.2
3.7
Cash & Receivables
0.1
0.3
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
1,171.5
1,444.4

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
0.3
0.2
Long Term Liabilities
17.4
8.6
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
17.7
8.8

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
1,153.7
1,435.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
0.9
0.9
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
88.2
79.9
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
1,064.7
1,354.8
Total Equity
1,153.7
1,435.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
39.0
32.5
Cashflow Before Financing
57.7
74.7
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-0.2
0.1

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
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
1,273.7
1,543.7
Profit / Loss for the Year
0.0
0.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
08 Aug 2019
30 Aug 2019
Special Dividend
07 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
H2 Dividend
07 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
H1 Dividend
09 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2018
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
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