• Search Funds
  • Model Portfolios
  • Provider
  • Sector
  • Manager

Search by provider name

Search by sector name

Search by manager name

Search by Risk Level

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust

  • Fund Info & charges
  • Performance
  • Fund breakdown
  • Dividend History
Fund Provider Aberforth
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 £11.5
Buy Price £11.54
Price Change +0.8772%
Price Date 21st August 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 -10.83% +10.03% +35.98% -14.50% +12.31% +33.19% +35.40% -8.87% +36.24% +19.40%
Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
-8.69% +13.82% +38.48% -8.91% +11.86%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(UK Small-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 1.60% +0.04% +1.56%
1 week 0.18% +0.46% -0.28%
1 month -2.37% +0.49% -2.87%
3 months -10.56% +6.66% -17.22%
6 months -5.57% +11.81% -17.38%
1 year -13.02% -5.64% -7.38%
3 years 21.80% +37.34% -15.54%
5 years 17.86% +51.45% -33.59%
10 years 198.67% +298.36% -99.69%
YTD 3.64% +13.21% -9.57%
Since inception 2482.30% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Urban&Civic PLC GBR 3.71%
FirstGroup PLC GBR 3.34%
Future PLC GBR 3.21%
Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC GBR 2.81%
Grainger PLC GBR 2.75%
Mitchells & Butlers PLC GBR 2.65%
Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC GBR 2.63%
Vitec Group (The) PLC GBR 2.55%
Robert Walters PLC GBR 2.42%
Wincanton PLC GBR 2.38%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
8th August 2019 0.1000 £1142.0000
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