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

25.84 %

1 Year rank in sector

2/7

Sector

IT UK Equity & Bond Income

Yield

2.8395

Fund size

£ 53.7 m

FE Risk score

101

NAV

303.59

Discount/Premium

+-19.9578

Gearing

110

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • India
    74.7971%
  • UK
    25.2029%
  • Others
    74.8084%
  • Financials
    25.1916%
  • Indian Fixed Interest
    74.7971%
  • UK Equities
    25.1916%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    0.0113%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.52 %25.75 %26.1 %37.19 %148.52 %
Sector3.04 %15.82 %21.83 %29.78 %111.44 %
Rank within sector1 / 72 / 72 / 72 / 72 / 7
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund21.43 %-1.79 %20.37 %-14.91 %52.13 %
Sector12.74 %7.29 %11.14 %-1.52 %35.34 %
Rank within sector2 / 76 / 72 / 77 / 72 / 7
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Risk statistics

Alpha-5.34
Beta1.58
Sharpe0.11
Volatility17.17
Tracking error12.42
Information ratio-0.17
R-Squared0.54

Price movement

52 week high243
52 week low177.5
Current bid price240
Current offer price246
Current mid price243

Holdings by region

  • 74.7971% India
  • 25.2029% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 74.8084% Others
  • 25.1916% Financials

Holdings by asset type

  • 74.7971% Indian Fixed Interest
  • 25.1916% UK Equities
  • 0.0113% Cash & Cash Equivalents

Individual holdings

  • 4.3% XP POWER LTD
  • 3.1% CHESNARA
  • 2.9% DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS
  • 2.8% ELEMENTIS
  • 2.8% OXFORD INSTRUMENTS
  • 2.7% BBA AVIATION PLC
  • 2.6% AVEVA GROUP
  • 2.6% CLOSE BROTHERS INVESTMENT
  • 2.6% EUROMONEY INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR
  • 2.6% MORGAN SINDALL ORD GBP0.05