Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (ASL)

Sector:

Investment Firms

Index:

FTSE 250

1,482.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      4.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,612.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 865.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 88.30m
  • Volume: 95,863
  • Market Cap: £1,308.65m
  • 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
78.45% below the market average78.45% below the market average78.45% below the market average78.45% below the market average78.45% below the market average
85.32% below the sector average85.32% below the sector average85.32% below the sector average85.32% below the sector average85.32% below the sector average
1yr Revenue Growth
87.25% below the market average87.25% below the market average87.25% below the market average87.25% below the market average87.25% below the market average
83.8% below the sector average83.8% below the sector average83.8% below the sector average83.8% below the sector average83.8% 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
11.83% below the market average11.83% below the market average11.83% below the market average11.83% below the market average11.83% below the market average
29.46% below the sector average29.46% below the sector average29.46% below the sector average29.46% below the sector average29.46% below the sector average
1yr DPS Growth
0.52% below the market average0.52% below the market average0.52% below the market average0.52% below the market average0.52% below the market average
41.30% above the sector average41.30% above the sector average41.30% above the sector average41.30% above the sector average41.30% 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
75.22% above the market average75.22% above the market average75.22% above the market average75.22% above the market average75.22% above the market average
38.22% above the sector average38.22% above the sector average38.22% above the sector average38.22% above the sector average38.22% above the sector average
Price Book Ratio
28.41% above the market average28.41% above the market average28.41% above the market average28.41% above the market average28.41% above the market average
45.52% below the sector average45.52% below the sector average45.52% below the sector average45.52% below the sector average45.52% 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
30.33% below the market average30.33% below the market average30.33% below the market average30.33% below the market average30.33% below the market average
54.44% below the sector average54.44% below the sector average54.44% below the sector average54.44% below the sector average54.44% below the sector average
Price Chg 3m
21.2% below the market average21.2% below the market average21.2% below the market average21.2% below the market average21.2% below the market average
40% below the sector average40% below the sector average40% below the sector average40% below the sector average40% 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
44.52% below the market average44.52% below the market average44.52% below the market average44.52% below the market average44.52% below the market average
41.71% below the sector average41.71% below the sector average41.71% below the sector average41.71% below the sector average41.71% below the sector average
Momentum 20
85.16% below the market average85.16% below the market average85.16% below the market average85.16% below the market average85.16% below the market average
89.71% below the sector average89.71% below the sector average89.71% below the sector average89.71% below the sector average89.71% 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
75.99% above the market average75.99% above the market average75.99% above the market average75.99% above the market average75.99% above the market average
19.13% above the sector average19.13% above the sector average19.13% above the sector average19.13% above the sector average19.13% above the sector average
ROCE
75.53% below the market average75.53% below the market average75.53% below the market average75.53% below the market average75.53% below the market average
36.45% below the sector average36.45% below the sector average36.45% below the sector average36.45% below the sector average36.45% 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
50.92% above the market average50.92% above the market average50.92% above the market average50.92% above the market average50.92% above the market average
68.86% above the sector average68.86% above the sector average68.86% above the sector average68.86% above the sector average68.86% 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
22.43% below the market average22.43% below the market average22.43% below the market average22.43% below the market average22.43% below the market average
49.29% above the sector average49.29% above the sector average49.29% above the sector average49.29% above the sector average49.29% above the sector average
Operating Profit Loss
45.87% above the market average45.87% above the market average45.87% above the market average45.87% above the market average45.87% above the market average
54.95% above the sector average54.95% above the sector average54.95% above the sector average54.95% above the sector average54.95% 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
62.63% below the market average62.63% below the market average62.63% below the market average62.63% below the market average62.63% below the market average
39.16% below the sector average39.16% below the sector average39.16% below the sector average39.16% below the sector average39.16% below the sector average
Cash
41.53% below the market average41.53% below the market average41.53% below the market average41.53% below the market average41.53% below the market average
29.41% below the sector average29.41% below the sector average29.41% below the sector average29.41% below the sector average29.41% 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 1,482.00p
Change Today 4.00p
% Change 0.27 %
52 Week High 1,612.00p
52 Week Low 865.00p
Volume 95,863
Shares Issued 88.30m
Market Cap £1,308.65m
RiskGrade 142

ASL Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
13.13% above the market average13.13% above the market average13.13% above the market average13.13% above the market average13.13% above the market average
42.37% below the sector average42.37% below the sector average42.37% below the sector average42.37% below the sector average42.37% below the sector average
Price Trend
24.53% above the market average24.53% above the market average24.53% above the market average24.53% above the market average24.53% above the market average
22.78% above the sector average22.78% above the sector average22.78% above the sector average22.78% above the sector average22.78% above the sector average
Income
43.85% below the market average43.85% below the market average43.85% below the market average43.85% below the market average43.85% below the market average
64.6% below the sector average64.6% below the sector average64.6% below the sector average64.6% below the sector average64.6% 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
96.94% below the sector average96.94% below the sector average96.94% below the sector average96.94% below the sector average96.94% 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 15-Oct-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
15:40 31,575 @ 1,480.00p
16:35 18,035 @ 1,482.00p
16:29 4 @ 1,478.00p
16:29 11 @ 1,478.00p
16:29 134 @ 1,478.00p

ASL Key Personnel

Chair Richard Davidson

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