Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust Plc LSE:ASCI London Ordinary Share GB0008063728 ORD 50P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  0.00 0.0% 395.00 11,584 08:00:00
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
391.00 399.00 395.00 395.00 395.00
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Equity Investment Instruments 1.84 1.25 5.60 70.5 87
Last Trade Time Trade Type Trade Size Trade Price Currency
15:38:03 O 1,300 391.64 GBX

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Aberdeen Smaller Compani... Daily Update: Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust Plc is listed in the Equity Investment Instruments sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker ASCI. The last closing price for Aberdeen Smaller Compani... was 395p.
Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust Plc has a 4 week average price of 375p and a 12 week average price of 340p.
The 1 year high share price is 402p while the 1 year low share price is currently 258p.
There are currently 22,109,765 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 23,654 shares. The market capitalisation of Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust Plc is £87,333,571.75.
davebowler: hTTps://www.trustintelligence.co.uk/articles/strategy-in-at-the-deep-end-aug-2021 Unsurprisingly, given the strength of the sector average performance differential when trading at a notable discount noted above, this has been broad based. We can see this below, looking again at how the constituent trusts have performed on an NAV basis in the subsequent 12 months when their discounts are elevated on a Z-score basis, as compared with their own performance over other periods. We note with interest that this highlights Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income (ASCI), one of our discount opportunities recommendations, as offering a seemingly attractive entry point at this time.
bunz3: that video now on ggp share board , a good example for other shares
kev0856153: share price 259p Nav 323p Undervalued Under appreciated Under the radar
gorse: Does anyone know if there's normally a 4% spread - 212/220 - in the Bid/Offer price?
spectoacc: I looked last week - and promptly forgot what I concluded. I think the anomalous thing is every other damned trust, not being down at these discounts. As a mid-cap punt, on the worst being behind us or not far off the bottom, ASCI looks decent enough. Personally I think we're going a lot lower, over a protracted timescale, but that's not a particularly gutsy call when the world economy is shutting down, divis are being cut, rents aren't being paid, people aren't going to work.
riverman77: Running through the investment trust discounts, this looks a clear anomaly. The discount had widened to over 25% which is much more than similar midcap funds, where discounts are only slightly wider (ignore the name of the trust - this mainly holds midcaps). Plus, ASCI is one of the better performing trusts and has a focus on high quality, defensive companies. Can't see any reason why this should have sold off more than everything else.
spectoacc: AVV - £3.9bn VCT - £1.9bn DCH - £2.1bn AGR - £1.2bn That's the top 4 holdings, making up c.15% of the fund. They may well fall under "mid cap" for FTSE definitions (AVV may be pushing even that), but not sure they do for me (and Small they are not). It's strange when ASCI has just £70m of assets that they feel obliged to move that far up the market cap spectrum. Still - I've been making the same point for about 5 years so ASCI aren't likely to change :) I reckon c.25% discount again would interest me.
essentialinvestor: Yes agree, I've made the same point on the SLA board previously. In terms of ASCI, it looks a GARP approach. Very much hope SLA can keep hold of Jonathan Allison, he's made some very astute stock selections. The current NAV discount already looks generous, this is at least worth watching. There's also 120% the current annual dividend in reserves.
essentialinvestor: ASCI has limited UK cyclical exposure, can only think of MGNS Or MANX MANX- which is non cyclical but heavily dependent on IOM economic fortunes. Neither is it a value oriented trust, that would be something like MUT or MYI. Mentioned Brexit only because it impacts sentiment towards the sector, and sentiment may drive the NAV discount higher. In the case of ASCI, I think that may be misplaced.
topvest: Yes, keeping an eye myself to get in for the first time. I would question the long-term performance point a little as share price all time high was in 2007 - never regained and the dividend is 50% below then. Seems to have been caused by excessive gearing running into the last recession. Still, recent performance has been OK and gearing at 10% is now much more sensible.
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