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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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: Jimmy West, Dagmar Kent Kershaw Barry M Rose  

Composite Ranking: 83
Historic EPS Ranking: 51
Forecast EPS Ranking: 1
Price Relative Strength: 
Industry Strength: A
SMR Ranking: C
ROCE Ranking: E
Accumulation/Dist: C
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: C
Unbroken Interim EPS: D
PEG Current Ranking: H
PEG Forecast Ranking: A
PE Current Ranking: F
PE Forecast Ranking: A
Margin Current Ranking: A
Margin Forecast Ranking: D
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m1.401.611.631.721.671.782.06£m0.000.00
Profit Before Tax£m1.261.501.581.671.621.732.01£m0.000.00
Profit After Tax£m1.261.501.581.671.621.722.00£m0.000.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.£m0.000.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m1.261.501.581.671.621.722.00£m0.000.00
EPS Growth%(5.32)18.985.475.60(2.65)5.7216.37%(100.00)0.00
Earnings Per Sharep5.696.777.147.547.347.769.03p0.000.00
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp0.42(1.83)(1.50)(1.63)0.97(1.51)0.00£0.000.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%(90.60)
Net Cash Flow P/Sp0.£0.000.00
Capital Exp P/S££0.000.00
Tax Rate%
P/E Ratiox26.6032.8025.8028.4027.7037.1024.70x0.000.00
P/E Growth££0.000.00
Turnover Per Share£8.500.£0.000.00
Pre-Tax Profit / Share£5.690.£0.000.00
Operating Margin%0.0075.6277.0377.8377.6776.7979.26%0.000.00
Mkt Cap£m33.5049.0840.6847.4344.9963.6849.30£m0.000.00
Dividend Per Sharep6.056.256.456.656.857.057.35p0.000.00
DPS Growth%0.830.
Dividend Yield%4.002.803.503.103.402.403.30%0.000.00
Dividend Coverx0.941.
Shareholder Funds£m37.4752.6250.1055.2658.1375.4263.05£m0.000.00
Net Borrowings£m(1.60)(1.68)(21.00)(3.01)(0.55)(0.58)(3.07)£m0.000.00
Net Assets£m37.4752.6250.0055.2658.1375.4263.05£m0.000.00
Net Assets P/S££0.000.00
Latest Forecast
Div Yield2.7%0.0%
Div Cover1.2%0.0%
Op Margin79.3%0.0%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
12-Feb-19Buy DividendsDagmar Kent Kershaw262.95p46£,120.96
28-Jan-19Buy DividendsDavid Fletcher250.50p85£,212.93
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
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22m    Major: 68%    Director: 0%
Notifier Holding Value
Jimmy West36,640b,012
David Fletcher11,035,518.62
Dagmar Kent Kershaw8,798,534.65
Robert Lister5,200 ,910
Barry M Rose5,000 ,375
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Portfolio Disclosures14-Mar-1911:42RNS
Annual Financial Report08-Mar-1907:00RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding18-Feb-1912:01RNS
Kepler Trust Intelligence: New Research15-Feb-1909:10RNS-R
Portfolio Disclosures14-Feb-1912:01RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding29-Jan-1914:39RNS
Portfolio Disclosures15-Jan-1917:19RNS
Quarterly Disclosure03-Jan-1915:37RNS
Fourth Interim Dividend20-Dec-1817:44RNS
Portfolio Disclosures14-Dec-1811:38RNS
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