Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust PLC Fundamentals Datasheet and Stock Analysis


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Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust PLC, formerly Aberdeen Smaller Companies High Income Trust PLC, is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Trust's objective is to provide a high and growing dividend and capital growth from a portfolio invested principally in the ordinary shares of smaller United Kingdom companies and the United Kingdom fixed income securities. The Trust invests in equities, corporate bonds and preference shares. The primary objective of the Trust is to invest in the equity shares of smaller companies listed on a regulated United Kingdom stock market in order to gain growth in dividends and capital. The Trust invests in various sectors, such as industrials, consumer services, consumer goods, healthcare, basic materials, financials, technology, telecommunications, and oil and gas. The Trust's investment manager is Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited.

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


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Company Information

Chairman: Robert Lister  Non-Executive Director: David Fletcher  Independent Non-Executive Director: Barry M Rose, Jimmy West Dagmar Kent Kershaw  

Composite Ranking: 79
Historic EPS Ranking: 44
Forecast EPS Ranking: 1
Price Relative Strength: 82
Industry Strength: A
SMR Ranking: C
ROCE Ranking: E
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: C
Unbroken Interim EPS: D
PEG Current Ranking: H
PEG Forecast Ranking: A
PE Current Ranking: G
PE Forecast Ranking: A
Margin Current Ranking: A
Margin Forecast Ranking: D
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m1.511.471.401.611.631.721.671.78£m0.00
Profit Before Tax£m1.341.331.261.501.581.671.621.73£m0.00
Profit After Tax£m1.341.331.261.501.581.671.621.72£m0.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.£m0.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m0.001.331.261.501.581.671.621.72£m0.00
EPS Growth%(16.92)(0.50)(5.32)18.985.475.60(2.65)5.72%(100.00)
Earnings Per Sharep6.046.015.696.777.147.547.347.76p0.00
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp4.594.470.42(1.83)(1.50)(1.63)0.97(1.51)£0.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%(42.84)(2.61)(90.60)
Net Cash Flow P/Sp0.£0.00
Capital Exp P/S££0.00
Tax Rate%
P/E Ratiox22.3017.6026.6032.8025.8028.4027.7037.10x0.00
P/E Growth££0.00
Turnover Per Share£8.478.768.500.£0.00
Pre-Tax Profit / Share££0.00
Operating Margin%
Mkt Cap£m0.0023.3833.5049.0840.6847.4344.9963.68£m0.00
Dividend Per Sharep6.
DPS Growth%(14.29)0.000.830.
Dividend Yield%4.505.704.002.803.503.103.402.40%0.00
Dividend Coverx1.011.000.941.
Shareholder Funds£m34.5429.5237.4752.6250.1055.2658.1375.42£m0.00
Net Borrowings£m0.00(1.05)(1.60)(1.68)(21.00)(3.01)(0.55)(0.58)£m0.00
Net Assets£m34.5429.5237.4752.6250.0055.2658.1375.42£m0.00
Net Assets P/S££0.00
Latest Forecast
Div Yield2.9%0.0%
Div Cover1.1%0.0%
Op Margin76.7%0.0%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
13-Nov-18Buy DividendsDagmar Kent Kershaw247.97p45£,111.59
29-Oct-18BuyDavid Fletcher255.35p76£,194.07
13-Aug-18Buy DividendsDagmar Kent Kershaw291.35p37£,107.80
30-Jul-18BuyDavid Fletcher297.33p65£,193.27
11-May-18Buy DividendsDagmar Kent Kershaw298.90p37£,110.59
11-May-18Buy DividendsDagmar Kent Kershaw298.90p 37£110.59
30-Apr-18BuyDavid Fletcher303.00p64£,193.92
30-Apr-18BuyDavid Fletcher303.00p 64£193.92
13-Feb-18Buy DividendsDagmar Kent Kershaw277.30p39£,108.15
13-Feb-18Buy DividendsDagmar Kent Kershaw277.30p 39£108.15
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22m    Major: 68%    Director: 0%
Notifier Holding Value
Jimmy West36,640,040.58
Dagmar Kent Kershaw8,752ø.56
David Fletcher6,033«.34
Robert Lister5,200“.68
Barry M Rose5,000Ž
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
AIFM Name Change11-Dec-1812:00RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding15-Nov-1812:02RNS
Portfolio Disclosures14-Nov-1811:18RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding30-Oct-1812:07RNS
Portfolio Disclosures11-Oct-1816:39RNS
Quarterly Disclosures02-Oct-1815:59RNS
Doc re. Half Yearly Report01-Oct-1816:45RNS
Third Interim Dividend20-Sep-1810:43RNS
Half Yearly Results19-Sep-1812:08RNS
Compliance with Market Abuse Regulation16-Aug-1817:09RNS
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