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BRSC - Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust Share Price

2160p -5.0  -0.2%

Last Trade - 17/09/21

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Market Cap £1.05bn
Enterprise Value £1.13bn
Revenue £127.7m
Position in Universe th / 1781
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Financial Summary
Year End 28th Feb 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022E 2023E CAGR / Avg
32.0 137.5 143.9 -26.3 100.9 127.7 +31.9%
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 28 February 2021,BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc revenues increased27% to £127.7M. Net income increased 28% to £119.3M.Revenues reflect Net Loss - Fin. Instruments Fair Valueincrease of 47% to £118.4M, UK listed scrip dividendsincrease from £0K to £598K. Net income benefited fromDirectors emoluments decrease of 5% to £164K (expense).Dividend per share remained flat at £0.33.
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Profile Summary

BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc is a United Kingdom-based investment trust. The Company’s primary activity is portfolio investment. The Company’s investment objective is to achieve long term capital growth for shareholders through investment mainly in smaller United Kingdom quoted companies, which are listed on the London Stock Exchange or on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM). The Company is focused on investing in various sectors, including oil & gas, basic materials, industrials, consumer goods, health care, consumer services, financials, technology and utilities. BlackRock Fund Managers Limited is the alternative investment manager of the Company. BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited is the investment manager of the Company.

Directors
Last Annual February 28th, 2021
Last Interim February 28th, 2021
Incorporated May 2, 1906
Public Since January 6, 1986
No. of Shareholders: 1,167
No. of Employees: n/a
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Wednesday 3rd November, 2021 Estimate
Half Year 2022 Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust PLC Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust
What is the Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust share price?

As of 17/09/21, shares in Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust are trading at 2160p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.05bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

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

Shares in Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust are currently trading at 2160p and the price has moved by 76.18% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust price has moved by 45.94% over the past year.

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

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

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

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2022-02-28
What is the Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust dividend yield?

The Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust dividend yield is 1.54% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust pay a dividend?

Last year, Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust paid a total dividend of 0.33, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.54%. Looking ahead, Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust next pay dividends?

Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust shares is currently 1.54%.

How do I buy Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust shares?

To buy shares in Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust?

Shares in Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust are currently trading at 2160p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.05bn.

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

Here are the trading details for Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust:

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

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

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How can I tell whether the Blackrock 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 Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 17.21%. At the current price of 2160p, shares in Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust are trading at 15.73% 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 Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust PE Ratio?

The Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 8.84. The shares are currently trading at 2160p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust?

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Who are the major shareholders of Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust?

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

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 12.68% (6.19m shares)
Rathbone Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.44% (4.61m shares)
BlackRock Dynamic Diversified Growth Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 6.58% (3.21m shares)
Investec Wealth & Investment Limited Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.54% (2.71m shares)
Royal London Asset Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.15% (1.54m shares)
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