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ASL - Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Share Price

1526p 14.0  0.9%

Last Trade - 14/05/21

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Size
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Market Cap £1.35bn
Enterprise Value £1.42bn
Revenue £-207.6m
Position in Universe th / 1826
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52w High -2.80%
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
126.2 74.0 276.1 -201.3 312.6 -207.6
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020,Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc revenues decreasedfrom £312.6M to -£207.6M. Net loss totaled £219.2M vs.income of £299.5M. Revenues reflect Movement in fair valuedecrease from £177.8M to -£197.3M, Realised net gains onsales decrease from £92.1M to -£25.9M, Dividends decreaseof 67% to £13.8M. Net loss reflects Portfolio transactioncosts increase of 6% to £2.7M (expense).
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Profile Summary

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc is a United Kingdom-based closed-ended investment company. The Company's investment objective is to achieve a net asset value total return (with dividends reinvested) greater than that of the Numis Smaller Companies Index (Excluding Investment Companies) (NSCI (XIC)). It is focused on achieving its objective by investing in small United Kingdom quoted companies. The Company may, at time of purchase, invest up to 15% of its assets in any one security. Its investment portfolio comprises investment in sectors, which include oil and gas producers; oil equipment, services and distribution; chemicals; industrial metals and mining; mining; construction and materials; aerospace and defense; general industrials; electronic and electrical equipment; industrial engineering; industrial transportation; support services; food producers; leisure goods, and pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Aberforth Partners LLP is the investment manager of the Company.

Directors
Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated July 30, 1990
Public Since December 10, 1990
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: n/a
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Frequently Asked Questions for Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust
What is the Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust share price?

As of 14/05/21, shares in Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust are trading at 1526p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.35bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust share price performed this year?

Shares in Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust are currently trading at 1526p and the price has moved by 95.14% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust price has moved by 56.88% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust is Strong Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust next release its financial results?

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust dividend yield?

The Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust dividend yield is 2.18% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust pay a dividend?

Last year, Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust paid a total dividend of 0.33, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.18%. Looking ahead, Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust next pay dividends?

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust shares is currently 2.18%.

How do I buy Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust shares?

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What is the market cap of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust?

Shares in Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust are currently trading at 1526p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.35bn.

Where are Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust shares listed? Where are Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: ASL
What kind of share is Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust?

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Is there a Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust share price forecast 2021?

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How can I tell whether the Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 28.95%. At the current price of 1526p, shares in Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust are trading at 31.7% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust PE Ratio?

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Who are the key directors of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust?

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Who are the major shareholders of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust?

Here are the top five shareholders of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust based on the size of their shareholding:

Brewin Dolphin Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.05% (8.92m shares)
Investec Wealth & Investment Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 8.89% (7.89m shares)
Rathbone Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.91% (5.24m shares)
City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 2.81% (2.49m shares)
Courtiers Investment Services Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 2.44% (2.16m shares)
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