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Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust

Current Price 1200.00p Bid 1204.00p Ask 1206.00p Change -0.50%
Last Updated: 18/11/2018 06:16. 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 31/12/2017

Turnover
£0.00m
Operating Profit
£0.00m
Dividend Yield
2.42
Dividend Per Share
28.80
Dividend Cover
1.42
P/E Ratio
29.09

Key Personnel

Stephen Paul Trickett
Non-Executive Chairman
Martin Russell Warner
Non-Executive Director
Julia Le Blan
Non-Executive Director
Richard Anthony Rae
Non-Executive Director
Paula Maria Hay-Plumb
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
ASL
ISIN
GB0000066554
Shares in Issue
90,580,311
Market cap
£1,096.02m

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
1204.00p
Bid Price
1204.00p
Ask Price
1206.00p
Volume
55109
Change Today
-6.00p
% Change Today
-0.50%
Open
1212.00p
Previous Close
1204.00p
Intraday High
1212.00p
Intraday Low
1198.00p
52 Week High
1444.00p
52 Week Low
1170.00p
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
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
H1 Dividend
06 Aug 2014
28 Aug 2014
H2 Dividend
05 Feb 2014
06 Mar 2014
The value of your investments and the income from them may go down as well as up, and you could get back less than you invested.
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