Aberdeen Asian Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC Fundamentals Datasheet and Stock Analysis


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Aberdeen Asian Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC is an investment company. The Company aims to maximize total return to shareholders over the long term from a portfolio of smaller quoted companies in the economies of Asia and Australasia, excluding Japan. The Company's assets are invested in a diversified portfolio of securities (including equity shares, preference shares, convertible securities, warrants and other equity-related securities) in quoted smaller companies spread across a range of industries and economies in the investment region, including Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, The Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Thailand, together with such other countries in Asia (the investment region). It may also invest in collective investment schemes and in companies traded on stock markets outside the investment region. The Company's investment manager is Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited.

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Operation Breakdown
Geographical - by origin (turnover)
Product (turnover)


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Company Information

Non-Executive Director: Martin J Gilbert, Hugh Young, Haruko Fukuda, Chris Maude Philip Yea  Non-Executive Chairman: Nigel Cayzer  Independent Non-Executive Director: Randal Dunluce  Company Secretary: Charles Mearns  

Composite Ranking: 68
Historic EPS Ranking: 25
Forecast EPS Ranking: 
Price Relative Strength: 88
Industry Strength: A
SMR Ranking: C
ROCE Ranking: E
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: D
Unbroken Interim EPS: D
PEG Current Ranking: A
PEG Forecast Ranking: A
PE Current Ranking: H
PE Forecast Ranking: A
Margin Current Ranking: A
Margin Forecast Ranking: D
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m3.865.535.647.286.379.265.529.059.43
Profit Before Tax£m3.805.455.125.814.927.743.937.437.57
Profit After Tax£m4.025.194.615.054.346.943.406.826.68
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.
Overall Profit for the Period£m0.
EPS Growth%90.3720.00(14.53)5.01(17.41)59.32(49.37)109.44(0.21)
Earnings Per Sharep12.8515.4213.1813.8411.4318.219.2219.3119.27
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp8.4413.1713.5910.98(14.84)(18.97)(18.90)(11.64)0.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%35.0456.043.19(19.21)
Net Cash Flow P/Sp0.
Capital Exp P/S£
Tax Rate%
P/E Ratiox38.5043.7056.8072.9083.1043.00100.2055.0054.70
P/E Growth£0.402.
Turnover Per Share£16.0222.0024.
Pre-Tax Profit / Share£9.9814.3213.430.
Operating Margin%
Mkt Cap£m0.00239.68257.49350.13329.50271.57320.48368.34365.91
Dividend Per Sharep8.209.509.5010.0010.0010.5010.5016.0017.00
DPS Growth%64.0015.850.
Dividend Yield%1.701.401.301.001.101.301.101.501.60
Dividend Coverx1.571.621.391.381.141.730.881.211.13
Shareholder Funds£m192.85239.96260.99382.93369.12343.97383.74430.11433.71
Net Borrowings£m0.00(3.58)(7.04)(17.24)(5.68)(6.68)(13.62)(4.01)(9.40)
Net Assets£m192.85239.96260.99382.93369.12343.97383.73430.00434.00
Net Assets P/S£
Latest Forecast
Div Yield1.7%0.0%
Div Cover1.1%0.0%
Op Margin64.2%0.0%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
29-May-18BuyHugh Young830.00p25,535£,211,940.50
04-Apr-18SellHaruko Fukuda1,012.50p3,330.38
04-Apr-18SellHaruko Fukuda1,012.50p 3£30.38
08-Dec-17BuyHaruko Fukuda1,038.66p54£,560.87
08-Dec-17BuyHaruko Fukuda1,038.66p 54Ȱ.87
04-Apr-17BuyHaruko Fukuda1,016.00p 3£30.48
05-Dec-16BuyHaruko Fukuda919.00p 39£358.41
04-Apr-16SellHaruko Fukuda783.25p 3£23.50
07-Dec-15BuyHaruko Fukuda748.00p 68£508.64
02-Dec-15BuyMartin J Gilbert743.25p 13,994£104,010.40
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35m    Major: 47%    Director: 1%
Notifier Holding Value
Hugh Young149,535,465.69
Martin J Gilbert106,250 ,410
Chris Maude37,300,356.64
Haruko Fukuda3,566Ơ.51
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Transaction in Own Shares11-Dec-1817:06RNS
Doc re. Annual Report11-Dec-1815:51RNS
AIFM Name Change11-Dec-1812:00RNS
Transaction in Own Shares10-Dec-1817:03RNS
Conversion of CULS 202510-Dec-1811:00RNS
Holding(s) in Company29-Nov-1810:34RNS
Portfolio Disclosures14-Nov-1811:18RNS
Holding(s) in Company13-Nov-1812:43RNS
Directorate Update12-Nov-1807:10RNS
Annual Financial Results12-Nov-1807:05RNS
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