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  Independent Non-Executive Director: Dagmar Kent Kershaw, Barry M Rose David Fletcher  

Composite Ranking: 67
Historic EPS Ranking: 52
Forecast EPS Ranking: 
Price Relative Strength: 33
Industry Strength: I
SMR Ranking: C
ROCE Ranking: E
Accumulation/Dist: D
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: C
Unbroken Interim EPS: C
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)£m1.611.631.721.671.782.062.281.30£m0.00
Profit Before Tax£m1.501.581.671.621.732.012.221.25£m0.00
Profit After Tax£m1.501.581.671.621.722.002.211.24£m0.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.£m0.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m1.501.581.671.621.722.002.211.24£m0.00
EPS Growth%18.985.475.60(2.65)5.7216.3710.52(43.89)%0.00
Earnings Per Sharep6.777.147.547.347.769.039.985.60p0.00
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp(1.83)(1.50)(1.63)0.97(1.51)£0.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%
Net Cash Flow P/Sp0.£0.00
Capital Exp P/S££0.00
Tax Rate%
P/E Ratiox32.8025.8028.4027.7037.1024.7034.4055.90x0.00
P/E Growth££0.00
Turnover Per Share££0.00
Pre-Tax Profit / Share££0.00
Operating Margin%75.6277.0377.8377.6776.7979.2382.6870.67%0.00
Mkt Cap£m49.0840.6847.4344.9963.6849.3075.8469.20£m0.00
Dividend Per Sharep6.256.456.656.857.057.358.258.24p0.00
DPS Growth%
Dividend Yield%2.803.503.103.402.403.302.402.60%0.00
Dividend Coverx1.
Shareholder Funds£m52.6250.1055.2658.1375.4263.0582.6677.14£m0.00
Net Borrowings£m(1.68)(21.00)(3.01)(0.55)(0.58)(3.07)(0.78)(1.62)£m0.00
Net Assets£m52.6250.0055.2658.1375.4263.0582.6677.14£m0.00
Net Assets P/S££0.00
Latest Forecast
Div Yield2.5%0.0%
Div Cover0.7%0.0%
Op Margin70.7%0.0%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
11-Feb-21Buy DividendsDagmar Kent Kershaw306.00p57£,174.42
01-Feb-21Buy DividendsDavid Fletcher307.90p77£,237.08
12-Nov-20Buy DividendsDagmar Kent Kershaw282.67p41£,115.89
02-Nov-20Buy DividendsDavid Fletcher266.00p89£,236.74
12-Aug-20Buy DividendsDagmar Kent Kershaw257.42p47£,120.99
27-Jul-20Buy DividendsDavid Fletcher260.00p90£,234
13-May-20Buy DividendsDagmar Kent Kershaw241.80p53£,128.15
27-Apr-20Buy DividendsDavid Fletcher246.00p94£,231.24
12-Feb-20Buy DividendsDagmar Kent Kershaw348.96p44£,153.54
27-Jan-20Buy DividendsDavid Fletcher350.00p77£,269.50
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22m    Major: 68%    Director: 0%
Notifier Holding Value
David Fletcher11,689&,106.14
Dagmar Kent Kershaw9,159,858.34
Robert Lister5,200,952
Barry M Rose5,000,300
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Gearing disclosure26-May-2014:52RNS
Gearing disclosure18-May-2012:27RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding14-May-2015:31RNS
Portfolio disclosure14-May-2014:29RNS
Gearing disclosure11-May-2014:33RNS
Gearing disclosure04-May-2017:29RNS
Disclosure of Rights Attaching to Equity Shares29-Apr-2010:34RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding28-Apr-2009:09RNS
Gearing disclosure27-Apr-2014:53RNS
Gearing disclosure20-Apr-2014:20RNS
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Broker Opinion
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