Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (ASL)

Sector:

Investment Firms

Index:

FTSE 250

1,258.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -14.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,612.00
  • 52 Week Low: 1,180.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 86.83m
  • Volume: 38,608
  • Market Cap: £1,092.28m
  • RiskGrade: 142

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
77.65% above the market average77.65% above the market average77.65% above the market average77.65% above the market average77.65% above the market average
82.16% above the sector average82.16% above the sector average82.16% above the sector average82.16% above the sector average82.16% above the sector average
1yr Revenue Growth
88.54% above the market average88.54% above the market average88.54% above the market average88.54% above the market average88.54% above the market average
84.03% above the sector average84.03% above the sector average84.03% above the sector average84.03% above the sector average84.03% above 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
12.4% below the market average12.4% below the market average12.4% below the market average12.4% below the market average12.4% below the market average
29.36% below the sector average29.36% below the sector average29.36% below the sector average29.36% below the sector average29.36% below the sector average
1yr DPS Growth
8.4% below the market average8.4% below the market average8.4% below the market average8.4% below the market average8.4% below the market average
28.50% above the sector average28.50% above the sector average28.50% above the sector average28.50% above the sector average28.50% 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
57.91% above the market average57.91% above the market average57.91% above the market average57.91% above the market average57.91% above the market average
22.4% below the sector average22.4% below the sector average22.4% below the sector average22.4% below the sector average22.4% below the sector average
Price Book Ratio
56.57% above the market average56.57% above the market average56.57% above the market average56.57% above the market average56.57% above the market average
31.25% above the sector average31.25% above the sector average31.25% above the sector average31.25% above the sector average31.25% above 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
32.36% below the market average32.36% below the market average32.36% below the market average32.36% below the market average32.36% below the market average
64.38% below the sector average64.38% below the sector average64.38% below the sector average64.38% below the sector average64.38% below the sector average
Price Chg 3m
12.76% below the market average12.76% below the market average12.76% below the market average12.76% below the market average12.76% below the market average
41.92% below the sector average41.92% below the sector average41.92% below the sector average41.92% below the sector average41.92% 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
49.74% below the market average49.74% below the market average49.74% below the market average49.74% below the market average49.74% below the market average
44.23% below the sector average44.23% below the sector average44.23% below the sector average44.23% below the sector average44.23% below the sector average
Momentum 20
88.61% below the market average88.61% below the market average88.61% below the market average88.61% below the market average88.61% below the market average
90.42% below the sector average90.42% below the sector average90.42% below the sector average90.42% below the sector average90.42% 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
81.23% above the market average81.23% above the market average81.23% above the market average81.23% above the market average81.23% above the market average
47.10% above the sector average47.10% above the sector average47.10% above the sector average47.10% above the sector average47.10% above the sector average
ROCE
66.14% below the market average66.14% below the market average66.14% below the market average66.14% below the market average66.14% below the market average
0.91% below the sector average0.91% below the sector average0.91% below the sector average0.91% below the sector average0.91% 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
69.25% above the market average69.25% above the market average69.25% above the market average69.25% above the market average69.25% above the market average
83.16% above the sector average83.16% above the sector average83.16% above the sector average83.16% above the sector average83.16% 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
3.59% below the market average3.59% below the market average3.59% below the market average3.59% below the market average3.59% below the market average
69.78% above the sector average69.78% above the sector average69.78% above the sector average69.78% above the sector average69.78% above the sector average
Operating Profit Loss
51.07% above the market average51.07% above the market average51.07% above the market average51.07% above the market average51.07% above the market average
67.70% above the sector average67.70% above the sector average67.70% above the sector average67.70% above the sector average67.70% 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
60.47% below the market average60.47% below the market average60.47% below the market average60.47% below the market average60.47% below the market average
39.72% below the sector average39.72% below the sector average39.72% below the sector average39.72% below the sector average39.72% below the sector average
Cash
47.07% below the market average47.07% below the market average47.07% below the market average47.07% below the market average47.07% below the market average
39.37% below the sector average39.37% below the sector average39.37% below the sector average39.37% below the sector average39.37% 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 1,258.00p
Change Today -14.00p
% Change -1.10 %
52 Week High 1,612.00
52 Week Low 1,180.00
Volume 38,608
Shares Issued 86.83m
Market Cap £1,092.28m
RiskGrade 142

ASL Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
34.41% below the market average34.41% below the market average34.41% below the market average34.41% below the market average34.41% below the market average
4.47% below the sector average4.47% below the sector average4.47% below the sector average4.47% below the sector average4.47% below the sector average
Price Trend
12.04% above the market average12.04% above the market average12.04% above the market average12.04% above the market average12.04% above the market average
15.07% below the sector average15.07% below the sector average15.07% below the sector average15.07% below the sector average15.07% below the sector average
Income
24.68% below the market average24.68% below the market average24.68% below the market average24.68% below the market average24.68% below the market average
26.36% above the sector average26.36% above the sector average26.36% above the sector average26.36% above the sector average26.36% above the sector average
Growth
91.42% above the market average91.42% above the market average91.42% above the market average91.42% above the market average91.42% above the market average
90.71% above the sector average90.71% above the sector average90.71% above the sector average90.71% above the sector average90.71% above the sector average

ASL Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 10-Feb-22 05-Aug-21
Paid 08-Mar-22 27-Aug-21
Amount 24.25p 10.95p

Trades for 19-May-2022

Time Volume / Share Price
09:46 718 @ 1,258.00p
09:46 250 @ 1,258.00p
09:46 70 @ 1,256.00p
09:46 200 @ 1,256.00p
09:46 152 @ 1,256.00p

ASL Key Personnel

Chair Richard Davidson

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