Objective
To provide a high and growing dividend and capital growth from a portfolio invested principally in the ordinary shares of small companies and UK fixed income securities.
Management group
abrdn
Launch date
28/08/1992
Domicile
United Kingdom
Fund manager
Abby Glennie, Amanda Yeaman
Dividend frequency
Quarterly
Wind-up provisions
The Company does not have a fixed life. However, the articles of association require that an ordinary resolution is proposed at every fifth AGM to allow the Company to continue as an investment trust for a further five year period. A vote on continuation will therefore be proposed at the AGM to be held in 2025.
Total assets (m) Market Cap (m) Price (last close) NAV Dividend dates Discount / premium (%) Gearing (%) Dividend yield (%) Ongoing charge (%)
78.60 61.58 278.50 323.88 Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec -14.01 6 3.45 1.16 (31/12/2021)
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Dividends

Dividends declared in last 12 months

Ex-Dividend date Payment date Dividend amount Dividend type Special dividend Financial year
07/04/2022 25/04/2022 2.400 Income No 2022
06/01/2022 28/01/2022 2.400 Income No 2021
07/10/2021 29/10/2021 2.150 Income No 2021
01/07/2021 23/07/2021 2.150 Income No 2021
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Performance (%)

Return type 1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years
abrdn Smaller Companies Income Share price total return -20.4 5.9 33.1 228.0
UK Smaller Companies AIC sector Share price total return -21.3 7.7 20.5 210.0
Morningstar UK Small Cap * Total return -12.5 6.2 9.1 132
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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
22,109,765

Traded volumes (number of shares)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 8,583 221,770 5,778,966 29,338,919
Average N/A 10,560 22,842 23,285
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Traded values (m)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 0.02 0.65 20.05 85.76
Average N/A 0.03 0.08 0.07
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Trading details

ISIN TIDM Traded currency Stock exchange
GB0008063728 ASCI GBX London Stock Exchange - MAIN
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Top holdings

Data as at : 31/01/2022

Investment % of total assets
Sirius Real Estate Ltd 3.7
Morgan Sindall Group PLC 3.6
Telecom Plus PLC 3.5
Safestore Holdings PLC Ordinary Shares 3.2
Softcat PLC 3.1
Dunelm Group PLC 3.1
Robert Walters PLC 3.0
discoverIE Group PLC 2.9
Halfords Group PLC 2.9
Somero Enterprises Inc Ordinary Shares 2.8

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