Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (ASL)

Sector:

Investment Firms

Index:

FTSE 250

1,248.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      6.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,354.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,114.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 89.71m
  • Volume: 133,986
  • Market Cap: 1,119.54m
  • RiskGrade: 63
  • Beta: 0.01

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 2.4% 0.0%
Div Cover 1.5 n/a
Op Mrgn 90.2% n/a
ROCE 3.6%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 27.5 n/a
PEG 3.1 n/a
Pr/Revenue 24.2 n/a
Pr/Book 1.0  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 5.9% -100.0%
PBT 6.1% -100.0%
EPS 8.9% -100.0%
DPS 5.0% -100.0%

ASL Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-14 30.17 25.98 27.24p 39.4 n/a -0% 24.75p 2.3%
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 46.27 41.45 45.30p 25.1 2.8 +9% 30.25p 2.7%

ASL Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-19 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a -100% n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-20 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 1,248.00p
Change Today 6.00p
% Change 0.48 %
52 Week High 1,354.00
52 Week Low 1,114.00
Volume 133,986
Shares Issued 89.71m
Market Cap 1,119.54m
Beta 0.01
RiskGrade 63

ASL Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
56.31% below the market average56.31% below the market average56.31% below the market average56.31% below the market average56.31% below the market average
22.99% below the sector average22.99% below the sector average22.99% below the sector average22.99% below the sector average22.99% below the sector average
Price Trend
13.5% below the market average13.5% below the market average13.5% below the market average13.5% below the market average13.5% below the market average
51.34% below the sector average51.34% below the sector average51.34% below the sector average51.34% below the sector average51.34% below the sector average
Income
19.96% below the market average19.96% below the market average19.96% below the market average19.96% below the market average19.96% below the market average
64.62% above the sector average64.62% above the sector average64.62% above the sector average64.62% above the sector average64.62% above the sector average
Growth
18.72% below the market average18.72% below the market average18.72% below the market average18.72% below the market average18.72% below the market average
7.37% below the sector average7.37% below the sector average7.37% below the sector average7.37% below the sector average7.37% below the sector average

ASL Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 08-Aug-19 07-Feb-19
Paid 30-Aug-19 07-Mar-19
Amount 10.00p 20.75p

Trades for 20-Sep-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
09:47 100,000 @ 1,232.00p
16:48 6 @ 1,248.00p
16:35 19,361 @ 1,248.00p
16:29 9 @ 1,248.00p
16:28 400 @ 1,246.87p

ASL Key Personnel

Chair Richard Davidson

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