Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust PLC Fundamentals Datasheet and Stock Analysis

Profile

Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc is a United Kingdom-based closed-ended investment company. The Company's investment objective is to achieve a net asset value total return (with dividends reinvested) greater than that of the Numis Smaller Companies Index (Excluding Investment Companies) (NSCI (XIC)). It is focused on achieving its objective by investing in small United Kingdom quoted companies. The Company may, at time of purchase, invest up to 15% of its assets in any one security. Its investment portfolio comprises investment in sectors, which include oil and gas producers; oil equipment, services and distribution; chemicals; industrial metals and mining; mining; construction and materials; aerospace and defense; general industrials; electronic and electrical equipment; industrial engineering; industrial transportation; support services; food producers; leisure goods, and pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Aberforth Partners LLP is the investment manager of the Company.

  • Current Price:
     1,406.00p
  • Industry:
     Financials
  • Sector:
     Financial Services
  • ISIN:
     GB0000066554
  • Market Sector:
     MAIN
  • Main Indices:
     FTSE 250, FTSE-350, FTSE All-Share, FTSE All-Share
  • Country of register:
     Great Britain
  • Currency:
     N/A
  • Shares in Issue:
     91m
  • Market Cap:
     £1,351m
  • Date Listed:
     31/10/2003
Operation Breakdown
Geographical - by origin (turnover)
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Company Information

Chairman: S Paul Trickett  Non-Executive Director: Julia Le Blan, Richard Rae Paula Hay-Plumb  Independent Non-Executive Director: Martin Warner  

Analysis
Composite Ranking: 98
Historic EPS Ranking: 94
Forecast EPS Ranking: 1
Price Relative Strength: 88
Industry Strength: A
SMR Ranking: B
ROCE Ranking: E
Accumulation/Dist: 
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: B
Unbroken Interim EPS: B
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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Fundamentals
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Day/Month31/1231/1231/1231/1231/1231/1231/1231/1231/12
Revenue£m20.5826.5028.0729.7430.1737.6539.0743.68£m0.00
Operating Profit/(loss)£m18.3223.8825.5726.6326.2733.5935.2739.31£m0.00
Profit Before Tax£m17.5223.2625.0326.1525.9833.3535.0239.06£m0.00
Profit After Tax£m17.5123.2525.0126.150.0033.3534.9839.06£m0.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00£m0.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m0.000.000.000.0025.9833.3534.9839.06£m0.00
EPS Growth%4.3833.248.044.99(0.47)28.605.4212.62%(100.00)
Earnings Per Sharep18.1124.1326.0727.3727.2435.0336.9341.59p0.00
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp16.5419.6823.820.000.0030.6137.040.00£0.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%(6.34)18.9821.04(100.00)0.000.0021.01(100.00)%0.00
Net Cash Flow P/Sp0.000.000.000.000.001.070.250.00£0.00
Capital Exp P/S£0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00£0.00
Tax Rate%0.000.000.000.000.000.000.100.00%0.00
P/E Ratiox34.9020.8026.8039.9039.5034.2030.0031.90x0.00
P/E Growth£8.700.603.300.000.001.205.502.50£0.00
Turnover Per Share£21.5827.8029.430.000.0039.5541.240.00£0.00
Pre-Tax Profit / Share£18.3824.4026.250.000.0035.0336.970.00£0.00
Operating Margin%0.000.000.0089.5487.0789.2290.2790.00%0.00
ROCE%0.000.000.002.302.352.802.892.72%0.00
ROE%0.000.000.000.000.002.802.870.00%0.00
Mkt Cap£m0.00470.28648.67999.58984.951,138.381,046.931,212.67£m0.00
Dividend Per Sharep19.0020.7522.2523.5024.7526.0027.3528.80p0.00
DPS Growth%0.009.217.230.005.325.055.195.30%0.00
Dividend Yield%3.004.103.202.202.302.202.502.20%0.00
Dividend Coverx0.951.161.171.161.101.351.351.44x0.00
Shareholder Funds£m716.79603.09768.181,138.131,107.341,192.001,220.231,435.64£m0.00
Net Borrowings£m0.00(0.15)(0.26)(0.54)(0.24)6.4335.90(0.29)£m0.00
Net Assets£m716.79603.09768.181,138.131,107.341,192.001,220.231,435.64£m0.00
Net Assets P/S£0.000.000.000.000.001,252.091,288.110.00£0.00
Financials
Latest Forecast
Div Yield2.0%0.0%
Div Cover1.4%0.0%
Op Margin90.0%0.0%
ROCE2.7%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
04-Apr-18BuyS Paul Trickett1,289.48p 280£3,610.54
09-Mar-18BuyMartin Warner1,320.00p 1,000£13,200
25-Aug-17Buy DividendsDavid J Jeffcoat1,297.60p 54£700.70
07-Mar-17Buy DividendsDavid J Jeffcoat1,200.00p 137£1,644
26-Aug-16Buy DividendsDavid J Jeffcoat1,030.70p 63£649.34
24-Jun-16BuyPaula Hay-Plumb974.11p 500£4,870.55
15-Apr-16BuyS Paul Trickett1,035.00p 1,590£16,456.50
07-Mar-16Buy DividendsDavid J Jeffcoat1,034.80p 148£1,531.50
01-Jul-15BuyJulia Le Blan12.16p1,500£18,240
30-Jun-15BuyS Paul Trickett11.89p1,320£15,699.06
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Shareholders
91m    Major: 17%    Director: 0%
Notifier Holding Value
S Paul Trickett7,140£100,388.40
Richard Rae4,000£56,240
Julia Le Blan3,000£42,180
Paula Hay-Plumb2,100£29,526
Martin Warner1,000£14,060
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Gearing & Cover
News
News Title Date Time Source
Transaction in Own Shares16-May-1817:12PRN
Transaction in Own Shares15-May-1817:11PRN
Transaction in Own Shares11-May-1816:57PRN
Transaction in Own Shares02-May-1817:03PRN
Total Voting Rights30-Apr-1816:40PRN
Transaction in Own Shares18-Apr-1816:55PRN
Transaction in Own Shares13-Apr-1817:01PRN
Transaction in Own Shares11-Apr-1817:14PRN
Transaction in Own Shares10-Apr-1816:58PRN
Transaction in Own Shares09-Apr-1817:00PRN
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