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Trade Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust PLC - ASL CFD

12.42
0.89%
Market Trading Hours* (UTC) Opens on Monday at 07:00

Mon - Fri: 07:00 - 15:30

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Trading Conditions
Spread 0.30
Long position overnight fee

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Margin. Your investment $1,000.00
Overnight fee -0.025255 %
Charges from full value of position ($-4.80)
Trade size with leverage ~ $20,000.00
Money from leverage ~ $19,000.00

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Short position overnight fee

Short position overnight fee


Margin. Your investment $1,000.00
Overnight fee 0.003337 %
Charges from full value of position ($0.63)
Trade size with leverage ~ $20,000.00
Money from leverage ~ $19,000.00

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0.003337%
Overnight fee time 21:00 (UTC)
Min traded quantity 1
Currency GBP
Margin 5%
Stock exchange United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Commission on trade 0%

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Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust PLC ESG Risk Ratings

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‘C’ score indicates satisfactory relative ESG performance and moderate degree of transparency in reporting material ESG data publicly.

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Key Stats
Prev. Close* 12.31
Open* 12.35
1-Year Change* 4.57%
Day's Range* 12.35 - 12.54
52 wk Range 10.60-14.20
Average Volume (10 days) 58.38K
Average Volume (3 months) 2.41M
Market Cap 1.02B
P/E Ratio 11.18
Shares Outstanding 84.51M
Revenue 108.00M
EPS 1.08
Dividend (Yield %) 3.30846
Beta 1.81
Next Earnings Date Jan 25, 2024

All data is provided by Refinitiv, except for data marked with an asterisk, which is *data provided by Capital.com

  • Last Week
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  • Last Year
  • Last two Years
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  • Daily
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  • Monthly
Date Close Change Change (%) Open High Low
Sep 22, 2023 12.42 0.05 0.40% 12.37 12.56 12.35
Sep 21, 2023 12.31 0.08 0.65% 12.23 12.43 12.05
Sep 20, 2023 12.31 0.22 1.82% 12.09 12.33 12.09
Sep 19, 2023 12.05 -0.10 -0.82% 12.15 12.23 12.01
Sep 18, 2023 12.15 0.10 0.83% 12.05 12.29 12.05
Sep 15, 2023 12.27 0.10 0.82% 12.17 12.31 12.15
Sep 14, 2023 12.21 0.14 1.16% 12.07 12.23 11.87
Sep 13, 2023 12.05 0.22 1.86% 11.83 12.09 11.83
Sep 12, 2023 12.07 0.22 1.86% 11.85 12.11 11.85
Sep 11, 2023 12.03 -0.06 -0.50% 12.09 12.15 11.95
Sep 8, 2023 12.05 0.22 1.86% 11.83 12.07 11.83
Sep 7, 2023 11.93 -0.06 -0.50% 11.99 12.09 11.93
Sep 6, 2023 12.05 0.16 1.35% 11.89 12.09 11.89
Sep 5, 2023 12.09 -0.02 -0.17% 12.11 12.11 11.93
Sep 4, 2023 12.11 0.06 0.50% 12.05 12.19 12.03
Sep 1, 2023 12.13 0.08 0.66% 12.05 12.23 11.97
Aug 31, 2023 12.17 0.16 1.33% 12.01 12.23 12.01
Aug 30, 2023 12.19 0.16 1.33% 12.03 12.21 12.01
Aug 29, 2023 11.97 0.04 0.34% 11.93 12.19 11.93
Aug 25, 2023 12.01 0.02 0.17% 11.99 12.07 11.79

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust PLC Events

Time (UTC) Country Event
Thursday, January 25, 2024

Time (UTC)

10:59

Country

GB

Event

Full Year 2023 Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust PLC Earnings Release
Full Year 2023 Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust PLC Earnings Release

Forecast

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  • Annual
  • Quarterly
2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Total revenue -142.568 381.939 -207.623 312.609 -201.32
Revenue -142.568 381.939 -207.623 312.609 -201.32
Cost of Revenue, Total 9.638 10.305 7.472 9.117 10.338
Gross Profit -152.206 371.634 -215.095 303.492 -211.658
Total Operating Expense 12.247 13.481 10.724 12.162 13.749
Selling/General/Admin. Expenses, Total 0.427 0.429 0.427 0.372 0.393
Other Operating Expenses, Total 2.182 2.747 2.825 2.673 3.018
Operating Income -154.815 368.458 -218.347 300.447 -215.069
Interest Income (Expense), Net Non-Operating -1.877 -0.932 -0.803 -0.937 -0.802
Net Income Before Taxes -156.692 367.526 -219.15 299.51 -215.871
Net Income After Taxes -156.692 367.526 -219.198 299.51 -215.871
Net Income Before Extra. Items -156.692 367.526 -219.198 299.51 -215.871
Net Income -156.692 367.526 -219.198 299.51 -215.871
Income Available to Common Excl. Extra. Items -156.692 367.526 -219.198 299.51 -215.871
Income Available to Common Incl. Extra. Items -156.692 367.526 -219.198 299.51 -215.871
Diluted Net Income -156.692 367.526 -219.198 299.51 -215.871
Diluted Weighted Average Shares 86.5701 88.5199 89.286 90.1546 91.5013
Diluted EPS Excluding Extraordinary Items -1.81 4.1519 -2.45501 3.32218 -2.35921
Dividends per Share - Common Stock Primary Issue 0.39 0.352 0.333 0.32 0.3025
Diluted Normalized EPS -1.81 4.1519 -2.45501 3.32218 -2.35921
Jun 2023 Dec 2022 Jun 2022 Dec 2021 Jun 2021
Total revenue 14.152 93.847 -236.415 -3.658 385.597
Revenue 14.152 93.847 -236.415 -3.658 385.597
Cost of Revenue, Total 4.494 4.223 5.145 5.418 4.587
Gross Profit 9.658 89.624 -241.56 -9.076 381.01
Total Operating Expense 6.047 5.705 6.542 6.895 6.586
Other Operating Expenses, Total 1.553 1.482 1.397 1.477 1.999
Operating Income 8.105 88.142 -242.957 -10.553 379.011
Interest Income (Expense), Net Non-Operating -2.111 -1.187 -0.69 -0.464 -0.468
Net Income Before Taxes 5.994 86.955 -243.647 -11.017 378.543
Net Income After Taxes 5.912 86.955 -243.647 -11.017 378.543
Net Income Before Extra. Items 5.912 86.955 -243.647 -11.017 378.543
Net Income 5.912 86.955 -243.647 -11.017 378.543
Income Available to Common Excl. Extra. Items 5.912 86.955 -243.647 -11.017 378.543
Income Available to Common Incl. Extra. Items 5.912 86.955 -243.647 -11.017 378.543
Diluted Net Income 5.912 86.955 -243.647 -11.017 378.543
Diluted Weighted Average Shares 84.8886 86.159 86.9813 88.4055 88.6343
Diluted EPS Excluding Extraordinary Items 0.06964 1.00924 -2.80114 -0.12462 4.27084
Dividends per Share - Common Stock Primary Issue 0.1295 0.2695 0.1205 0.2425 0.1095
Diluted Normalized EPS 0.06964 1.00924 -2.80114 -0.12462 4.27084
  • Annual
  • Quarterly
2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Total Current Assets 3.813 5.293 3.931 2.996 3.289
Cash and Short Term Investments 1.668 3.418 2.963 0.187 0.059
Cash 1.668 3.418 2.963 0.187 0.059
Total Receivables, Net 2.145 1.875 0.968 2.809 3.23
Accounts Receivable - Trade, Net 2.145 1.85 0.939 2.777 3.187
Total Assets 1326.07 1559.88 1222 1419.67 1171.45
Long Term Investments 1322.26 1554.58 1218.07 1416.68 1168.17
Total Current Liabilities 75.204 0.905 1.231 13.874 0.309
Accounts Payable 75.204 0.73 1.111
Notes Payable/Short Term Debt 0 0 0 0
Current Port. of LT Debt/Capital Leases 0 13.721 0.21
Other Current Liabilities, Total 0.175 0.12 0.153 0.099
Total Liabilities 75.204 87.313 74.074 13.874 17.718
Total Long Term Debt 0 86.408 72.843 0 17.409
Long Term Debt 0 86.408 72.843 0 17.409
Total Equity 1250.87 1472.56 1147.93 1405.8 1153.74
Common Stock 0.853 0.879 0.888 0.895 0.906
Retained Earnings (Accumulated Deficit) 1250.02 1471.69 1147.04 1404.91 1152.83
Total Liabilities & Shareholders’ Equity 1326.07 1559.88 1222 1419.67 1171.45
Total Common Shares Outstanding 85.3446 87.9483 88.8231 89.5331 90.5803
Dec 2022 Jun 2022 Dec 2021 Jun 2021 Dec 2020
Total Current Assets 3.813 3.589 5.293 8.741 3.931
Cash and Short Term Investments 1.668 0.906 3.418 5.09 2.963
Cash 1.668 0.906 3.418 5.09 2.963
Total Receivables, Net 2.145 2.683 1.875 3.651 0.968
Accounts Receivable - Trade, Net 2.145 2.683 1.85 3.651 0.968
Total Assets 1326.07 1249.63 1559.88 1588.18 1222
Long Term Investments 1322.26 1246.04 1554.58 1579.44 1218.07
Total Current Liabilities 75.204 0.739 0.905 3.016 1.231
Notes Payable/Short Term Debt 0 0 0 0
Current Port. of LT Debt/Capital Leases 0
Other Current Liabilities, Total 0.184 0.175 0.136 0.12
Total Liabilities 75.204 58.679 87.313 85.891 74.074
Total Long Term Debt 0 57.94 86.408 82.875 72.843
Long Term Debt 0 57.94 86.408 82.875 72.843
Total Equity 1250.87 1190.95 1472.56 1502.29 1147.93
Common Stock 0.853 0.867 0.879 0.885 0.888
Retained Earnings (Accumulated Deficit) 1250.02 1190.08 1471.69 1501.41 1147.04
Total Liabilities & Shareholders’ Equity 1326.07 1249.63 1559.88 1588.18 1222
Total Common Shares Outstanding 85.3446 86.7319 87.9483 88.5531 88.8231
Accounts Payable 75.204 0.555 0.73 2.88 1.111
  • Annual
  • Quarterly
2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Net income/Starting Line 48.874 32.893 12.208 38.454 41.751
Cash From Operating Activities 42.63 25.865 8.568 33.614 38.964
Non-Cash Items -5.855 -6.253 -5.481 -5.543 -6.614
Cash Taxes Paid
Cash Interest Paid 1.732 0.85 0.964 1.018 0.609
Changes in Working Capital -0.389 -0.775 1.841 0.703 3.827
Cash From Investing Activities 34.585 4.101 -25.406 18.728 18.696
Other Investing Cash Flow Items, Total 34.585 4.101 -25.406 18.728 18.696
Cash From Financing Activities -78.965 -29.511 19.614 -52.214 -57.894
Financing Cash Flow Items -1.732 -0.85 -0.964 -1.018 -0.609
Total Cash Dividends Paid -31.707 -30.005 -32.582 -34.824 -33.209
Issuance (Retirement) of Stock, Net -34.026 -12.156 -6.09 -12.622 -32.826
Issuance (Retirement) of Debt, Net -11.5 13.5 59.25 -3.75 8.75
Net Change in Cash -1.75 0.455 2.776 0.128 -0.234
Dec 2022 Jun 2022 Dec 2021 Jun 2021 Dec 2020
Cash From Operating Activities 42.63 20.853 25.865 12.201 8.568
Cash Interest Paid 1.732 0.632 0.85 0.421 0.964
Changes in Working Capital 42.63 20.853 25.865 12.201 8.568
Cash From Investing Activities 34.585 44.465 4.101 4.529 -25.406
Other Investing Cash Flow Items, Total 34.585 44.465 4.101 4.529 -25.406
Cash From Financing Activities -78.965 -67.83 -29.511 -14.603 19.614
Financing Cash Flow Items -1.732 -0.632 -0.85 -0.421 -0.964
Total Cash Dividends Paid -31.707 -21.262 -30.005 -20.318 -32.582
Issuance (Retirement) of Stock, Net -34.026 -17.436 -12.156 -3.864 -6.09
Issuance (Retirement) of Debt, Net -11.5 -28.5 13.5 10 59.25
Net Change in Cash -1.75 -2.512 0.455 2.127 2.776
Investor Name Investor Type Percent Outstanding Shares Held Shares change Holdings Date Turnover Rating
RBC Brewin Dolphin Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund 10.6031 8961184 0 2023-01-27 LOW
Investec Wealth & Investment Limited Investment Advisor 9.2904 7851704 0 2023-01-27 LOW
Rathbone Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund 6.1599 5206021 0 2023-01-27 LOW
Allspring Global Investments, LLC Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund 4.9431 4177657 -174918 2023-07-26 LOW
City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. Investment Advisor 3.8126 3222242 -361887 2023-03-28 LOW
1607 Capital Partners, LLC Investment Advisor 3.0668 2591912 -178975 2023-03-28 LOW
IntegraFin Holdings PLC Corporation 3.0368 2566499 2566499 2023-03-15 LOW
Close Brothers Asset Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund 2.1315 1801439 1853 2023-08-01 LOW
Whyte (Alistair James) Individual Investor 1.0675 902222 43207 2023-03-28 LOW
Derbyshire County Council Pension Fund Pension Fund 0.9336 789000 0 2023-01-26 LOW
Evelyn Partners Investment Management LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund 0.8955 756867 -1650 2023-08-01 LOW
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund 0.8389 708992 -19536 2023-08-01 LOW
Courtiers Investment Services Limited Investment Advisor 0.8233 695830 0 2022-12-09 LOW
Thesis Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund 0.6798 574500 0 2023-01-26 MED
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund 0.6082 513993 8591 2023-08-01 LOW
Whyte (Fiona Ann) Individual Investor 0.5591 472490 -19028 2023-03-28
Ross (David Thomas Mc-Leod) Individual Investor 0.5325 450000 0 2023-03-28 LOW
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund 0.5011 423500 -22403 2023-03-09 LOW
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund 0.4733 400029 6022 2023-08-01 LOW
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. (SIM) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund 0.4145 350281 0 2023-03-09 LOW

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Aberforth Smaller Companies Company profile

About Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc is a United Kingdom-based closed-ended investment company. The Company's investment objective is to achieve a net asset value total return (with dividends reinvested) greater than that of the Numis Smaller Companies Index (Excluding Investment Companies) over the long term. It is focused on investing in securities of companies that would be constituent of the Numis Smaller Companies Index (Excluding Investment Companies). Its investment portfolio comprises of investment in various sectors, including oil and gas producers; oil equipment; services and distribution; chemicals; industrial metals and mining; construction and materials; aerospace and defense; industrial engineering; electronic and electrical equipment; industrial transportation; automobiles and parts; food producers; pharmaceuticals and biotechnology; and real estate investment and services. Aberforth Partners LLP is an alternative investment fund manager for the Company.

Financial summary

BRIEF: For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2021, Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc revenues increased from -£207.6M to £381.9M. Net income totaled £367.5M vs. loss of £219.2M. Revenues reflect Movement in fair value increase from -£197.3M to £298.3M, Realised net gains on sales increase from -£25.9M to £46.3M, Dividends increase from £13.8M to £34.3M. Net Income reflects Director Fees decrease of 3% to £150K (expense).

Industry: UK Investment Trusts

14 Melville Street
EDINBURGH
MIDLOTHIAN EH3 7NS
GB

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