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Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust

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Fund Provider Aberforth Partners LLP
Fund Summary To achieve a net asset value total return (with dividends reinvested) greater than on the Numis Smaller Companies Index (Excluding Investment Companies) over the long term by investing in a diversified portfolio of small UK quoted companies.
SEDOL code 0006655
ISIN GB0000066554
Fund code ASLLL
Managers Alistair Whyte
Manager Tenure 29 years
Morningstar Category UK Small-Cap Equity
Fund Size £640 million
Fund Type ETF / IT
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.8%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £12.9
Buy Price £12.92
Price Change -0.6163%
Price Date 22nd May 2019
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 10th December 1990
Fund Status OPEN
Fields of expertise: Aerospace & Defence; Diversified Industrials; Engineering & Machinery; Media & Photography; Mining; Oil & Gas; Pharmaceuticals; Steel & Other Metals.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: Currently unavailable

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -4.79% +6.39% +22.75% -0.35% +0.48% +37.46% +23.14% +2.88% +23.35% +57.87%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
-2.65% +10.17% +25.25% +5.25% +0.03%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -1.23% +0.45% -1.68%
1 week -0.62% +1.46% -2.08%
1 month 1.42% +2.28% -0.85%
3 months 4.22% +7.87% -3.65%
6 months 9.00% +8.76% +0.24%
1 year -7.95% -3.94% -4.01%
3 years 34.70% +39.49% -4.79%
5 years 37.79% +56.87% -19.08%
10 years 273.29% +318.49% -45.20%
YTD 15.51% +13.96% +1.55%
Since inception 2778.07% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
FirstGroup PLC GBR 3.60%
Urban&Civic PLC GBR 3.10%
Future PLC GBR 2.74%
Grainger PLC GBR 2.69%
Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC GBR 2.67%
Spirent Communications PLC GBR 2.58%
Vitec Group (The) PLC GBR 2.48%
Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC GBR 2.42%
SDL PLC GBR 2.29%
Mitchells & Butlers PLC GBR 2.26%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
7th February 2019 0.2850 £1198.0000
9th August 2018 0.0950 £1370.0000
8th February 2018 0.2645 £1262.0000
3rd August 2017 0.0905 £1305.0000
9th February 2017 0.2150 £1157.0000
4th August 2016 0.0860 £982.5000