BlackRock Smaller Companies Ord (LSE:BRSC) - Overview

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BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust BRSC

Closing Price
GBX905.00

1 Day Change
-6.95|-0.77%

As of 08/12/2016

Last Close905.00
52-Wk Range-
Tot Assets Mil587.19
Mkt Cap Mil433.31
Yield %1.93
Estimated Nav1,112.54
Discount % %-18.65
12M Avg Disc %-13.74
Last Actual NAV1,112.16
Last NAV Date07/12/2016

Share Price Performance (GBP)

Key Statistics (GBP)
Total Assets587.186m
Net Assets532.684m
Market Capitalisation433.314m
Gross Gearing109%
Net Gearing109%
Average Daily Shares Traded (1 Yr)0.029m
Average Daily Value Traded (1 Yr)0.251m
Ongoing Charge (2016)0.69%
DomicileUK
Legal StructureClosed End Fund
Traded CurrencyGBP
ISINGB0006436108
Launch Date2 May 1906
Financial Year EndFeb 2017
Next AGMJun 2017
NAV FrequencyDaily
Dividend FrequencySemi-annually
Valuation Statistics
 08/12/20161 Yr High1 Yr Low
Price905.001,010.00735.00
NAV*1,112.541,119.22886.34
Discount/Premium-18.65-3.99-20.04
Category Discount---
Z-Statistics (1Yr)-1.33  

Total Returns (GBP) 08/12/2016

 Chg (%)  
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Price5.60 
NAV5.75
Cat Price2.26
Cat NAV4.45
 
Latest Dividends
TypeDividendEx-Dividend DateFinancial Year
Income8.000003/11/20162017
Income10.500019/05/20162016
Income7.000005/11/20152016
Income9.000021/05/20152015
Income5.500006/11/20142015
Director Dealings
TradedActionNotifierPriceAmountValue
28/10/2016PurchaseMr. Robert Robertson901.005,00045,050.00
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

Morningstar Analyst Rating™

Gold

Morningstar Rating™

4 Stars

Morningstar® Category

UK Small-Cap Equity

Benchmarks

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.
Managers
Mike Prentis01/09/2002

Directors

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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