Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (ASL)

Sector:

Investment Firms

Index:

FTSE 250

1,430.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      8.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,546.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,114.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 89.53m
  • Volume: 100,524
  • Market Cap: 1,280.32m
  • RiskGrade: 77

ASL Overview

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trusts 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.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.3% 0.0%
Div Cover 1.3 n/a
Op Mrgn 90.5% n/a
ROCE 2.7%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 33.6 n/a
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 30.0 n/a
Pr/Book 0.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -8.2% -100.0%
PBT -8.1% -100.0%
EPS -6.7% -100.0%
DPS 5.8% -100.0%

ASL Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-15 37.65 33.35 35.03p 34.1 1.2 +29% 26.00p 2.2%
31-Dec-16 39.07 35.02 36.93p 30.0 6.0 +5% 27.35p 2.5%
31-Dec-17 43.68 39.06 41.59p 31.9 2.5 +13% 28.80p 2.2%
31-Dec-18 46.26 41.45 45.30p 25.1 2.8 +9% 30.25p 2.7%
31-Dec-19 42.48 38.10 42.26p 36.4 n/a -7% 32.00p 2.1%

ASL Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-20 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a -100% n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-21 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0%

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Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

ASL Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 1,430.00p
Change Today 8.00p
% Change 0.56 %
52 Week High 1,546.00
52 Week Low 1,114.00
Volume 100,524
Shares Issued 89.53m
Market Cap 1,280.32m
RiskGrade 77

ASL Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
43.29% above the market average43.29% above the market average43.29% above the market average43.29% above the market average43.29% above the market average
80.24% above the sector average80.24% above the sector average80.24% above the sector average80.24% above the sector average80.24% above the sector average
Price Trend
63.05% above the market average63.05% above the market average63.05% above the market average63.05% above the market average63.05% above the market average
75.41% above the sector average75.41% above the sector average75.41% above the sector average75.41% above the sector average75.41% above the sector average
Income
26.49% below the market average26.49% below the market average26.49% below the market average26.49% below the market average26.49% below the market average
55.64% above the sector average55.64% above the sector average55.64% above the sector average55.64% above the sector average55.64% above the sector average
Growth
78.21% below the market average78.21% below the market average78.21% below the market average78.21% below the market average78.21% below the market average
65.17% below the sector average65.17% below the sector average65.17% below the sector average65.17% below the sector average65.17% below the sector average

ASL Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Special
Ex-Div 06-Feb-20 06-Feb-20
Paid 06-Mar-20 06-Mar-20
Amount 22.00p 4.00p

Trades for 19-Feb-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:43 4 @ 1,430.00p
16:35 8,321 @ 1,430.00p
16:29 12 @ 1,432.00p
16:24 561 @ 1,431.37p
16:22 2,421 @ 1,430.00p

ASL Key Personnel

Chair Richard Davidson

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