Fact sheet: Dunedin Sm Cos IT PLC

Fund information

Fund name
Dunedin Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC Ord 5p
Fund company manager
Aberdeen Fund Managers Ltd
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Pan European Equity Team
since 01/01/1973
Fund objective
To achieve long term growth from a portfolio of smaller companies in the United Kingdom.
Benchmark
FTSE UK Series Small Cap ex Investment Trusts TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

17.4 %

1 Year rank in sector

13/17

Sector

IT UK Smaller Companies

Yield

2.5179

Fund size

£ 116.9 m

FE Risk score

125

NAV

299.87

Discount/Premium

+-18.548

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    96.3%
  • Money Market
    3.7%
  • Industrials
    38.9%
  • Financials
    17.7%
  • Consumer Services
    13.6%
  • Consumer Goods
    9.1%
  • Health Care
    7.7%
  • UK Equities
    96.3%
  • Money Market
    3.7%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.35 %9.56 %17.4 %40.97 %77.83 %
Sector0.81 %10.4 %22.21 %55.51 %130.99 %
Rank within sector6 / 1911 / 1713 / 179 / 1513 / 15
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund21.66 %3.01 %13.68 %-14.14 %30.38 %
Sector20.15 %3.98 %25.3 %-5.08 %44.7 %
Rank within sector8 / 175 / 1714 / 1612 / 1513 / 15
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Risk statistics

Alpha-5.22
Beta1.09
Sharpe0.38
Volatility16.68
Tracking error10.46
Information ratio-0.43
R-Squared0.6

Price movement

52 week high245.125
52 week low190
Current bid price241
Current offer price247.5
Current mid price244.25

Holdings by region

  • 96.3% UK
  • 3.7% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 38.9% Industrials
  • 17.7% Financials
  • 13.6% Consumer Services
  • 9.1% Consumer Goods
  • 7.7% Health Care
  • 4.3% Basic Materials
  • 3.7% Money Market
  • 2.6% Technology
  • 1.4% Telecommunications
  • 1% Oil & Gas

Holdings by asset type

  • 96.3% UK Equities
  • 3.7% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 3.7% DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS PLC
  • 3.7% XP POWER LTD
  • 3.2% BURFORD CAPITAL LTD
  • 3.1% ACAL ORD GBP0.05
  • 3.1% EUROMONEY INS ORD GBP0.00
  • 3% MORGAN SINDALL ORD GBP0.05
  • 2.9% DIGNITY PLC
  • 2.9% RPC INC
  • 2.8% FENNER PLC
  • 2.7% OXFORD INSTRUMENTS PLC