Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (ASL)

Sector:

Investment Firms

Index:

FTSE 250

1,440.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      24.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,612.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,120.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 88.10m
  • Volume: 73,787
  • Market Cap: £1,268.62m
  • RiskGrade: 142
  • Beta: 0.88

Growth Ratings

EPS Growth shows the relative growth of a company's earnings over the last year.

The rise in total monies receivable for goods / services sold before expenses.

1yr EPS Growth
78.07% below the market average78.07% below the market average78.07% below the market average78.07% below the market average78.07% below the market average
84.33% below the sector average84.33% below the sector average84.33% below the sector average84.33% below the sector average84.33% below the sector average
1yr Revenue Growth
87.11% below the market average87.11% below the market average87.11% below the market average87.11% below the market average87.11% below the market average
83.65% below the sector average83.65% below the sector average83.65% below the sector average83.65% below the sector average83.65% below the sector average

Income Ratings

The percentage of the share price that a company pays out as dividends over a year.

The percentage change from the previous year in the dividend paid on each share.

Dividend Yield
10.01% below the market average10.01% below the market average10.01% below the market average10.01% below the market average10.01% below the market average
23.28% below the sector average23.28% below the sector average23.28% below the sector average23.28% below the sector average23.28% below the sector average
1yr DPS Growth
3.45% below the market average3.45% below the market average3.45% below the market average3.45% below the market average3.45% below the market average
38.04% above the sector average38.04% above the sector average38.04% above the sector average38.04% above the sector average38.04% above the sector average

Valuation Ratings

The share price as a ratio of revenue per share.

The share price as a ratio of net asset value.

Price Sales Ratio
74.53% above the market average74.53% above the market average74.53% above the market average74.53% above the market average74.53% above the market average
34.35% above the sector average34.35% above the sector average34.35% above the sector average34.35% above the sector average34.35% above the sector average
Price Book Ratio
29.98% above the market average29.98% above the market average29.98% above the market average29.98% above the market average29.98% above the market average
34.01% below the sector average34.01% below the sector average34.01% below the sector average34.01% below the sector average34.01% below the sector average

Performance Ratings

In percentage total change in share price over 30 days.

In percentage total change in share price over 3 months.

Price Chg 30d
46.87% below the market average46.87% below the market average46.87% below the market average46.87% below the market average46.87% below the market average
86.26% below the sector average86.26% below the sector average86.26% below the sector average86.26% below the sector average86.26% below the sector average
Price Chg 3m
42.66% below the market average42.66% below the market average42.66% below the market average42.66% below the market average42.66% below the market average
82.42% below the sector average82.42% below the sector average82.42% below the sector average82.42% below the sector average82.42% below the sector average

Technical Ratings

The Relative Strength Index measures a share price relative to itself and its recent history.

Momentum is an oscillator that measures the rate of price change.

RSI
44.41% below the market average44.41% below the market average44.41% below the market average44.41% below the market average44.41% below the market average
50.85% below the sector average50.85% below the sector average50.85% below the sector average50.85% below the sector average50.85% below the sector average
Momentum 20
90.75% below the market average90.75% below the market average90.75% below the market average90.75% below the market average90.75% below the market average
94.35% below the sector average94.35% below the sector average94.35% below the sector average94.35% below the sector average94.35% below the sector average

Management Ratings

Operating Margin is profit as a percentage of sales.

Return on capital employed measures the return from invested and borrowed capital.

Operating Margin
75.00% above the market average75.00% above the market average75.00% above the market average75.00% above the market average75.00% above the market average
15.90% above the sector average15.90% above the sector average15.90% above the sector average15.90% above the sector average15.90% above the sector average
ROCE
74.36% below the market average74.36% below the market average74.36% below the market average74.36% below the market average74.36% below the market average
34.82% below the sector average34.82% below the sector average34.82% below the sector average34.82% below the sector average34.82% below the sector average

Profitability Ratings

Earnings per share, the company's profitability expressed on a per share basis.

Analysts' estimates of future EPS for the next 2 years.

EPS
50.96% above the market average50.96% above the market average50.96% above the market average50.96% above the market average50.96% above the market average
67.12% above the sector average67.12% above the sector average67.12% above the sector average67.12% above the sector average67.12% above the sector average
Forecast EPS Not Available

Profit/Loss Ratings

Monies produced from sales of goods and services after trade discounts, VAT, etc.

Operating Profit is the profit after deducting operating costs from gross profits.

Turnover
21.61% below the market average21.61% below the market average21.61% below the market average21.61% below the market average21.61% below the market average
47.55% above the sector average47.55% above the sector average47.55% above the sector average47.55% above the sector average47.55% above the sector average
Operating Profit Loss
44.49% above the market average44.49% above the market average44.49% above the market average44.49% above the market average44.49% above the market average
50.17% above the sector average50.17% above the sector average50.17% above the sector average50.17% above the sector average50.17% above the sector average

Balance Sheet Ratings

The difference between current assets and current liabilities.

A current asset representing the company's financial liquidity.

Assets
63.6% below the market average63.6% below the market average63.6% below the market average63.6% below the market average63.6% below the market average
44.14% below the sector average44.14% below the sector average44.14% below the sector average44.14% below the sector average44.14% below the sector average
Cash
43.09% below the market average43.09% below the market average43.09% below the market average43.09% below the market average43.09% below the market average
33.79% below the sector average33.79% below the sector average33.79% below the sector average33.79% below the sector average33.79% below the sector average

Director Deal Ratings

The cumulative amount of stocks sold by company directors over 1 year

The cumulative amount of stocks bought by company directors over 1 year

Sells 1y Not Available
Buys 1y Not Available

Broker Ratings

The percentage of stockbrokers that rate the company as a Buy

The percentage of stockbrokers that rate the company as a Hold

Brokers Percent Buy Not Available
Brokers Percent Neutral Not Available

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.

 

ASL Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 1,440.00p
Change Today 24.00p
% Change 1.69 %
52 Week High 1,612.00
52 Week Low 1,120.00
Volume 73,787
Shares Issued 88.10m
Market Cap £1,268.62m
Beta 0.88
RiskGrade 142

ASL Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
15.79% above the market average15.79% above the market average15.79% above the market average15.79% above the market average15.79% above the market average
32.44% below the sector average32.44% below the sector average32.44% below the sector average32.44% below the sector average32.44% below the sector average
Price Trend
8.21% below the market average8.21% below the market average8.21% below the market average8.21% below the market average8.21% below the market average
48.9% below the sector average48.9% below the sector average48.9% below the sector average48.9% below the sector average48.9% below the sector average
Income
46.23% below the market average46.23% below the market average46.23% below the market average46.23% below the market average46.23% below the market average
65.52% below the sector average65.52% below the sector average65.52% below the sector average65.52% below the sector average65.52% below the sector average
Growth
98.04% below the market average98.04% below the market average98.04% below the market average98.04% below the market average98.04% below the market average
96.91% below the sector average96.91% below the sector average96.91% below the sector average96.91% below the sector average96.91% below the sector average

ASL Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 05-Aug-21 11-Feb-21
Paid 27-Aug-21 09-Mar-21
Amount 10.95p 22.90p

Trades for 07-Dec-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
10:54 0 @ 1,438.00p
10:54 169 @ 1,440.00p
10:54 1 @ 1,440.00p
10:54 165 @ 1,440.00p
10:48 550 @ 1,439.14p

ASL Key Personnel

Chair Richard Davidson

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