Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (ASL)

Sector:

Investment Firms

Index:

FTSE 250

1,536.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -14.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,612.00
  • 52 Week Low: 814.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 88.30m
  • Volume: 74,243
  • Market Cap: 1,356.34m
  • RiskGrade: 142

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 2.2% 0.0%
Div Cover 0.4 n/a
Op Mrgn 78.0% n/a
ROCE 1.1%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 115.7 n/a
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 86.6 n/a
Pr/Book 1.2  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -63.1% -100.0%
PBT -68.8% -100.0%
EPS -68.6% -100.0%
DPS 4.1% -100.0%

ASL Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
31-Dec-20 15.66 11.91 13.28p 94.0 n/a -69% 33.30p 2.7%

ASL Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-21 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a -100% n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-22 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 1,536.00p
Change Today -14.00p
% Change -0.90 %
52 Week High 1,612.00
52 Week Low 814.00
Volume 74,243
Shares Issued 88.30m
Market Cap 1,356.34m
RiskGrade 142

ASL Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
11.24% above the market average11.24% above the market average11.24% above the market average11.24% above the market average11.24% above the market average
42.96% below the sector average42.96% below the sector average42.96% below the sector average42.96% below the sector average42.96% below the sector average
Price Trend
47.52% above the market average47.52% above the market average47.52% above the market average47.52% above the market average47.52% above the market average
40.17% above the sector average40.17% above the sector average40.17% above the sector average40.17% above the sector average40.17% above the sector average
Income
45.81% below the market average45.81% below the market average45.81% below the market average45.81% below the market average45.81% below the market average
63.8% below the sector average63.8% below the sector average63.8% below the sector average63.8% below the sector average63.8% below the sector average
Growth
98.05% below the market average98.05% below the market average98.05% below the market average98.05% below the market average98.05% below the market average
96.95% below the sector average96.95% below the sector average96.95% below the sector average96.95% below the sector average96.95% 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 24-Sep-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 8,126 @ 1,536.00p
16:29 380 @ 1,534.00p
16:29 121 @ 1,534.00p
16:27 65 @ 1,536.00p
16:24 29 @ 1,536.00p

ASL Key Personnel

Chair Richard Davidson

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