Aberforth Smaller Companies Ord (LSE:ASL) - Investment trust price


Investment Trust Report

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc ASL

  • Category: UK Small-Cap Equity

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Equity Style

Large, Mid, SmallSize
Value, Blend, Growth
Style
Size
Share Class Size (mil)-
(-)
Fund Size (mil)-
(-)
Mkt Cap % 31/01/2021
FundCat
Giant0.000.79
Large0.001.15
Medium2.1918.60
Small58.9760.65
Micro38.8418.82
Valuations and Growth Rates 31/01/2021
FundCategory
Price / Earnings11.0118.59
Price/Book1.152.30
Price/Sales0.481.54
Price/Cash Flow3.8210.92
Dividend-Yield Factor2.171.20
Long-Term Projected Earnings Growth30.5117.78
Historical Earnings Growth-7.976.49
Sales Growth-6.87-2.26
Cash-Flow Growth10.2620.02
Book-Value Growth-9.493.19

Asset Allocation % 31/01/2021

Asset Allocation
LongShortNetCat
Stocks103.630.00103.6397.46
Bonds0.000.000.00-0.10
Cash0.380.000.381.39
Other0.004.01-4.011.25
World Regions % 31/01/2021
FundCategory
Greater Europe98.8396.22
United Kingdom96.3694.01
Eurozone1.671.19
Europe - ex Euro0.000.31
Europe - Emerging0.000.10
Africa0.630.45
Middle East0.170.16
Americas0.002.28
United States0.002.12
Canada0.000.16
Latin America0.000.00
Greater Asia1.171.50
Japan0.000.00
Australasia0.000.41
Asia - Developed0.000.93
Asia - Emerging1.170.15
Stock Sector Weightings % 31/01/2021
FundCategory
Cyclical42.4638.36
Basic Materials8.135.80
Consumer Cyclical16.2716.07
Financial Services15.0813.11
Real Estate2.983.40
Sensitive49.4748.42
Communication Services6.8610.56
Energy2.851.47
Industrials30.6521.31
Technology9.1115.08
Defensive8.0713.22
Consumer Defensive2.844.43
Healthcare5.238.15
Utilities-0.64

Top 10 Holdings31/01/2021

Assets in Top 10 Holdings %26.68
Total Number of Equity Holdings78
Total Number of Bond Holdings0
NameSectorCountryPercentage
IncreaseDecreaseNew since last portfolio
DecreaseReach PLC Communication ServicesUnited Kingdom4.32
Morgan Advanced Materials PLC IndustrialsUnited Kingdom2.74
Wincanton PLC IndustrialsUnited Kingdom2.64
Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC Financial ServicesUnited Kingdom2.50
TI Fluid Systems PLC Consumer CyclicalUnited Kingdom2.46
Provident Financial PLC Financial ServicesUnited Kingdom2.46
Mitchells & Butlers PLC Consumer CyclicalUnited Kingdom2.43
Robert Walters PLC IndustrialsUnited Kingdom2.38
Vesuvius PLC Basic MaterialsUnited Kingdom2.37
FirstGroup PLC IndustrialsUnited Kingdom2.36
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