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Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust

Current Price 1547.00p Bid 1538.00p Ask 1546.00p Change 0.00%
Last Updated: 24/09/2021 09:26. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's objective 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 31/12/2020

Revenue
£n/am
Operating Profit/Loss
£12.21m
Dividend yield (%)
2.60
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
0.40
P/E Ratio
96.10

Key Personnel

Mr Richard Davidson
Chairman
Mr Martin Warner
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Victoria Stewart
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Julia Le Blan
Non-Executive Director
Mrs Paula Hay-Plumb
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
ASLL
ISIN
GB0000066554
Shares in Issue
95.02m
Market cap
£1,470.02m

Analyst Views (0)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
0%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect the views held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
1,547.00p
Bid Price
1,538.00p
Ask Price
1,546.00p
Volume
0
Change Today
0.00p
% Change Today
0.00%
Open
1,550.00p
Previous Close
1,547.00p
Intraday High
1,547.00p
Intraday Low
1,547.00p
52 Week High
1,614.00p
52 Week Low
809.50p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

News

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
n/a
n/a
Operating Profit/Loss
12.21
38.45
Net Interest
-0.30
-0.35
Pre-Tax Profit
11.91
38.10
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
11.86
38.10
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
n/a
n/a
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
n/a
n/a
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
n/ap
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
11.86
38.10

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
Basic
13.28p
42.26p
Diluted
13.28p
42.26p
Adjusted
13.28p
42.26p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
n/ap

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
n/a
n/a
Intangible Assets
n/a
n/a
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
n/a
n/a
Cash at Bank & In Hand
2.96
0.19
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
1,222.00
1,419.67

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
n/a
n/a
Other Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
n/a
n/a
Provisions
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
74.07
13.87

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
1,147.93
1,405.80

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
n/a
n/a
Share Premium Account
n/a
n/a
Other Reserves
1,076.33
1,313.47
Retained Earnings
n/a
n/a
Shareholders Funds
1,147.93
1,405.80
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
n/a
n/a

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
05 Aug 2021
27 Aug 2021
10.95p
Final
11 Feb 2021
09 Mar 2021
22.90p
Interim
06 Aug 2020
28 Aug 2020
10.40p
Final
06 Feb 2020
06 Mar 2020
22.00p
Final
06 Feb 2020
06 Mar 2020
22.00p
Interim
08 Aug 2019
30 Aug 2019
10.00p
Final
07 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
20.75p
Final
07 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
20.75p
Interim
09 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2018
9.50p
Final
08 Feb 2018
06 Mar 2018
19.75p
Final
08 Feb 2018
06 Mar 2018
19.75p
Interim
03 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
9.05p
Final
09 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
18.75p
Final
09 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
18.75p
1st Interim
04 Aug 2016
25 Aug 2016
8.60p
2nd Interim
11 Feb 2016
04 Mar 2016
17.85p
2nd Interim
11 Feb 2016
04 Mar 2016
17.85p
1st Interim
06 Aug 2015
27 Aug 2015
8.15p
Final
03 Feb 2010
26 Feb 2010
13.00p
Interim
29 Jul 2009
21 Aug 2009
6.00p
Interim
29 Jul 2009
21 Aug 2009
6.00p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2019
Dividend growth
4.06%
5.79%
Dividend yield
2.60%
2.10%
Dividend cover
0.40
1.32


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