Objective
To achieve long-term capital growth for shareholders through investment mainly in smaller UK quoted companies.
Management group
BlackRock Investment Management (UK)
Launch date
02/05/1906
Domicile
United Kingdom
Fund manager
Roland Arnold
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 (%)
916.13 702.17 1,438.00 1,715.14 May, Nov -16.16 3 2.43 0.80 (28/02/2021)
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Dividends

Dividends declared in last 12 months

Ex-Dividend date Payment date Dividend amount Dividend type Special dividend Financial year
12/05/2022 17/06/2022 22.000 Income No 2022
11/11/2021 02/12/2021 13.000 Income No 2022
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Performance (%)

Return type 1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years
BlackRock Smaller Companies Share price total return -23.3 6.6 30.4 271.6
UK Smaller Companies AIC sector Share price total return -19.7 10.9 22.0 225.3
Morningstar UK Small Cap * Total return -11 10.9 10.8 136.2
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* The Morningstar market index is not necessarily the official benchmark of the investment company, however it has been identified as an appropriate comparative index. Please hover over the definition for further detail on the index construction.

Share structure

Number of shares
48,829,792

Traded volumes (number of shares)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 56,176 1,666,629 16,406,533 92,319,090
Average N/A 83,331 64,848 72,922
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Traded values (m)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 0.81 24.35 305.95 1,392.74
Average N/A 1.22 1.21 1.10
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Trading details

ISIN TIDM Traded currency Stock exchange
GB0006436108 BRSC GBX London Stock Exchange - MAIN
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Top holdings

Data as at : 31/12/2021

Investment % of total assets
Impax Asset Management Group PLC 2.9
Watches of Switzerland Group PLC 2.8
Treatt PLC 2.7
Oxford Instruments PLC 2.5
YouGov PLC 2.2
Auction Technology Group PLC When Issue 2.1
IntegraFin Holdings PLC 2.0
Gamma Communications PLC 2.0
CVS Group PLC 2.0
Ergomed PLC 1.9

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