Objective
To maximise shareholders' total returns (capital and income) by investing in smaller companies that are quoted in the United Kingdom.
Management group
Janus Henderson Investors
Launch date
16/12/1887
Domicile
United Kingdom
Fund manager
Indriatti van Hien, Neil Hermon
Dividend frequency
Semi-Annually
Wind-up provisions
The Company's shareholders are asked every three years to vote for the continuation of the Company. The next continuation vote will take place at the AGM in 2025.
Market Cap (m) Total assets (m) Price (last close) NAV Discount / premium (%) Gearing (%) Dividend yield (%) Dividend dates Ongoing charge (%)
585.66 759.30 784.00 895.68 -12.47 12 3.32 Mar, Oct 0.44 (31/05/2023)
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Dividends

Dividends declared in last 12 months

Ex-Dividend date Payment date Dividend amount Dividend type Special dividend Financial year
08/02/2024 05/03/2024 7.500 Income No 2024
24/08/2023 09/10/2023 19.000 Income No 2023
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Performance (%)

Return type 1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years
Henderson Smaller Companies Share price total return -6.0 -21.3 8.9 73.7
UK Smaller Companies AIC sector Share price total return -1.6 -7.8 18.0 65.6
Morningstar UK Small Cap * Total return -0.5 -5.2 10.1 33.9
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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
74,701,796

Traded volumes (number of shares)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 187,217 2,813,165 23,395,290 146,996,670
Average N/A 127,019 93,340 116,682
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Traded values (m)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 1.47 22.03 178.32 1,342.37
Average N/A 0.99 0.71 1.07
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Trading details

ISIN TIDM Traded currency Stock exchange
GB0009065060 HSL GBX London Stock Exchange - MAIN
Chi-x Europe Limited
London Stock Exchange
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Top holdings

Data as at : 31/10/2023

Investment % of total assets
Bellway PLC 3.5
Balfour Beatty PLC 3.2
Mitchells & Butlers PLC 3.0
Oxford Instruments PLC 3.0
Vesuvius PLC 3.0
Ascential PLC 2.9
Paragon Banking Group PLC 2.8
Future PLC 2.6
Computacenter PLC 2.4
Impax Asset Management Group PLC 2.2

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