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
Columbia Threadneedle
Launch date
15/02/1889
Domicile
United Kingdom
Fund manager
Nish Patel, Peter Ewins
Dividend frequency
Semi-Annually
Wind-up provisions
The Company has an unlimited life.
Market Cap (m) Total assets (m) Price (last close) NAV Discount / premium (%) Gearing (%) Dividend yield (%) Dividend dates Ongoing charge (%)
750.52 910.00 148.40 171.71 -13.58 4 1.55 Jun, Dec 0.79 (30/04/2023)
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Dividends

Dividends declared in last 12 months

Ex-Dividend date Payment date Dividend amount Dividend type Special dividend Financial year
28/12/2023 25/01/2024 0.680 Income No 2024
06/07/2023 04/08/2023 1.670 Income No 2023
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Wrapper schemes

Performance (%)

Return type 1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years
The Global Smaller Companies Trust Share price total return -2.0 7.1 21.1 94.5
Global Smaller Companies AIC sector Share price total return -0.9 -17.1 28.3 128.4
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Share structure

Number of shares
505,741,904

Traded volumes (number of shares)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 1,007,791 13,547,924 123,076,519 752,916,254
Average N/A 632,857 489,122 597,710
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Traded values (m)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 1.50 19.67 176.23 1,048.71
Average N/A 0.92 0.70 0.83
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Trading details

ISIN TIDM Traded currency Stock exchange
GB00BKLXD974 GSCT GBX London Stock Exchange - MAIN
Chi-x Europe Limited
London Stock Exchange
New Zealand Exchange Ltd
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Top holdings

Data as at : 31/12/2023

Investment % of total assets
Eastspring Inv Japan Smaller Coms CG 4.7
PineBridge Asia exJapan SmCap Eq Y 3.6
Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos Ord 3.5
Schroder ISF Glbl EM Smlr Coms C Acc USD 3.5
Utilico Emerging Markets Ord 2.5
Eagle Materials Inc 1.6
Kirby Corp 1.5
LKQ Corp 1.4
Graphic Packaging Holding Co 1.3
Ensign Group Inc 1.3

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