Objective
To invest in smaller companies worldwide in order to secure a high total return and we remain only one of a few investment trusts to offer investors access to a broadly spread global smaller companies portfolio.
Management group
BMO Global Asset Management
Launch date
15/02/1889
Domicile
United Kingdom
Fund manager
Peter Ewins
Dividend frequency
Semi-Annually
Wind-up provisions
The Company has an unlimited life.
Total assets (m) Market Cap (m) Price (last close) NAV Dividend dates Discount / premium (%) Gearing (%) Dividend yield (%) Ongoing charge (%)
958.73 811.18 148.00 165.68 Jun, Dec -10.67 4 1.20 0.79 (30/04/2021)
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Dividends

Dividends declared in last 12 months

Ex-Dividend date Payment date Dividend amount Dividend type Special dividend Financial year
06/01/2022 28/01/2022 0.570 Income No 2022
15/07/2021 16/08/2021 1.200 Income No 2021
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Wrapper schemes

Performance (%)

Return type 1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years
BMO Global Smaller Companies Share price total return -7.9 16.5 21.7 193.1
Global Smaller Companies AIC sector Share price total return -23.3 15.7 45.9 250.0
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Share structure

Number of shares
548,092,576

Traded volumes (number of shares)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 364,738 7,619,904 119,677,419 740,836,164
Average N/A 380,995 473,033 585,179
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Traded values (m)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 0.54 11.47 194.58 1,015.53
Average N/A 0.57 0.77 0.80
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Trading details

ISIN TIDM Traded currency Stock exchange
GB00BKLXD974 BGSC GBX London Stock Exchange - MAIN
London Stock Exchange
New Zealand Exchange Ltd
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Top holdings

Data as at : 31/03/2022

Investment % of total assets
Eastspring Inv Japan Smaller Coms CG 3.2
PineBridge Asia exJapan SmCap Eq Y 2.9
abrdn Jpn Smlr Coms Sus Eq I Acc JPY 2.8
Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos Ord 2.6
Utilico Emerging Markets Ord 2.0
Schroder ISF Glbl EM Smlr Coms C Acc USD 2.0
Alleghany Corp 1.4
Eagle Materials Inc 1.4
Andersons Inc 1.3
HSBC GIF Asia ex Jpn Eq Smlr Coms XC 1.3

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