Fact sheet: Aberdeen Sm Cos Inc

Fund information

Fund name
Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust PLC Ord 50p
Fund company manager
Aberdeen Fund Managers Ltd
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Pan European Equity Team
since 28/08/1992
Fund objective
To provide a high and growing dividend and capital growth from an investment in a portfolio invested principally in the ordinary shares of smaller UK companies and UK fixed income securities.
Benchmark
FTSE UK Series Small Cap ex Investment Trusts TR
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
None

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

31.57 %

1 Year rank in sector

1/7

Sector

IT UK Equity & Bond Income

Yield

2.6756

Fund size

£ 57.4 m

FE Risk score

117

NAV

314.74

Discount/Premium

+-17.4716

Gearing

109

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • India
    73.85%
  • UK
    26.15%
  • Others
    79.15%
  • Financials
    20.85%
  • Indian Fixed Interest
    73.85%
  • UK Equities
    20.85%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    5.3%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.08 %21.05 %31.57 %50.68 %133.65 %
Sector-0.12 %8.22 %18.15 %34.03 %97.45 %
Rank within sector1 / 71 / 71 / 72 / 72 / 7
Quartile th1 st1 st1 st2 nd2 nd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund30.79 %-1.79 %20.37 %-14.91 %52.13 %
Sector14.43 %7.29 %11.14 %-1.52 %35.34 %
Rank within sector1 / 76 / 72 / 77 / 72 / 7
Quartile th1 st4 th2 nd4 th2 nd

Risk statistics

Alpha-2.54
Beta1.55
Sharpe0.55
Volatility15.88
Tracking error10.74
Information ratio0.19
R-Squared0.61

Price movement

52 week high260.5
52 week low189.5
Current bid price255.5
Current offer price264
Current mid price259.75

Holdings by region

  • 73.85% India
  • 26.15% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 79.15% Others
  • 20.85% Financials

Holdings by asset type

  • 73.85% Indian Fixed Interest
  • 20.85% UK Equities
  • 5.3% Cash & Cash Equivalents

Individual holdings

  • 3.9% XP POWER LTD
  • 3.2% MORGAN SINDALL GROUP PLC
  • 3.1% ASSURA PLC
  • 3.1% BERENDSEN PLC
  • 3% CHESNARA
  • 2.9% ACAL
  • 2.6% EUROMONEY INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR
  • 2.5% ELEMENTIS
  • 2.5% OXFORD INSTRUMENTS
  • 2.4% DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS