BlackRock Smaller Companies Ord (LSE:BRSC) - Overview

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BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust BRSC

Closing Price

1 Day Change

As of 27/10/2016

Last Close900.00
52-Wk Range-
Tot Assets Mil556.72
Mkt Cap Mil430.92
Yield %1.94
Estimated Nav1,080.25
Discount % %-16.69
12M Avg Disc %-12.56
Last Actual NAV1,082.23
Last NAV Date26/10/2016

Share Price Performance (GBP)

Key Statistics (GBP)
Total Assets556.716m
Net Assets505.911m
Market Capitalisation430.920m
Gross Gearing107%
Net Gearing107%
Average Daily Shares Traded (1 Yr)0.029m
Average Daily Value Traded (1 Yr)0.254m
Ongoing Charge (2016)0.69%
Legal StructureClosed End Fund
Traded CurrencyGBP
Launch Date2 May 1906
Financial Year EndFeb 2017
Next AGMJun 2017
NAV FrequencyDaily
Dividend FrequencySemi-annually
Valuation Statistics
 27/10/20161 Yr High1 Yr Low
Category Discount-13.28-3.15-15.62
Z-Statistics (1Yr)-1.03  

Total Returns (GBP) 27/10/2016

 Chg (%)  
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Cat Price-1.60
Cat NAV-1.94
Latest Dividends
TypeDividendEx-Dividend DateFinancial Year
Director Dealings
30/06/2016PurchaseSusan Platts-Martin801.001,0008,010.00
05/05/2016PurchaseMs. Caroline Burton908.001,0009,080.00
26/04/2016PurchaseSusan Platts-Martin897.801,0008,978.00
26/01/2016PurchaseMr. Robert Robertson876.006,00052,560.00

Morningstar Analyst Rating™


Morningstar Rating™

4 Stars

Morningstar® Category

UK Small-Cap Equity


Fund Benchmark

Numis SMC Plus AIM ex Investment Companies Index

Morningstar® Benchmark

FTSE Small Cap Ex Investment Trust TR GBP
Fund Structure
Share Type# of Shares
Ordinary Share47.880m

Investment Objective

To achieve long-term capital growth for shareholders through investment mainly in smaller UK quoted companies.
Mike Prentis01/09/2002


Caroline Burton, Nicholas Fry, Michael Peacock, Susan Platts-Martin, Robert Robertson
Fund prices are updated every weekday after the close of trading and before 11 p.m. wherever possible. All figures are as at Last Close, on a cum income basis with debt valued at fair and in traded currency unless otherwise stated (we do not fair value debt for split capital trusts). Performance returns are presented in British Pounds (GBP) and calculated on a capital only basis with debt valued at par.
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