Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc

Performance History30/04/2020
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc
Fund5.721.6-15.327.0-35.2
+/-Cat-2.1-4.3-3.31.8-15.2
+/-B’mrk-6.96.0-1.59.3-9.2
 
Key Stats
NAV
22/05/2020
 GBX 12515.00
Day Change -0.27%
Morningstar Category™ UK Small-Cap Equity
IA (formerly IMA) Sector UK Smaller Companies
ISIN GB00B2N9GS70
Fund Size (Mil)
22/05/2020
 GBP 110.87
Share Class Size (Mil)
17/01/2012
 GBP 183.27
Max Initial Charge -
Ongoing Charge
05/02/2020
  0.78%
Morningstar Research
Analyst Report

Aberforth UK Small Cap continues to be a differentiated choice within the UK small-cap space. However, our conviction in the fund has been lowered given potential changes to the team dynamic.Investment decisions for the strategy are made in a...

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Morningstar Pillars
PeopleAverage
ParentAbove Average
ProcessAverage
Performance
Price
Investment Objective: Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc
The investment objective of the Fund is to seek to achieve a total return, calculated on an income reinvested basis, greater than the Numis Smaller Companies Index (excluding Investment Companies) over the long term, or, if that index is not available, another index which the Manager considers is comparable to the Numis Smaller Companies Index (excluding Investment Companies). The policy of the Fund is to invest in a diversified portfolio of small UK quoted companies. Small companies are those having a market capitalisation, at time of purchase, equal to or lower than the largest company in the bottom 10% of the main UK equity market or companies in the Numis Smaller Companies Index (excluding Investment Companies). This means an upper limit of £1,428 million market capitalisation at 1 January 2013, although this limit will change due to movements in the stockmarket.
Returns
Trailing Returns (GBP)22/05/2020
YTD-38.49
3 Years Annualised-11.58
5 Years Annualised-3.89
10 Years Annualised6.96
12 Month Yield 4.18
Dividend Paying Frequency Half-yearly
Management
Manager Name
Start Date
Chris Watt
30/04/2016
Keith Muir
03/03/2011
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Inception Date
01/01/2008
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Category Benchmark
Fund BenchmarkMorningstar Benchmark
Numis SC Ex Invt Com TR GBPFTSE Small Cap Ex Invest Trust TR GBP
Target Market
Role In Portfolio
Standalone / CoreNot Specific
ComponentNot Specific
OtherNot Specific
Primary Objective
PreservationNo
GrowthYes
IncomeYes
HedgingNot Specific
OtherNot Specific
Portfolio Profile for  Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc30/04/2020
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock99.950.0099.95
Bond0.000.000.00
Property0.000.000.00
Cash0.050.000.05
Other0.000.000.00
Top 5 Regions%
United Kingdom97.58
Eurozone0.92
Asia - Emerging0.74
Africa0.50
Middle East0.26
Top 5 Sectors%
Industrials28.18
Financial Services14.30
Consumer Cyclical12.48
Basic Materials10.96
Technology10.19
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Urban&Civic PLCReal EstateReal Estate3.45
Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLCFinancial ServicesFinancial Services3.31
Keller Group PLCIndustrialsIndustrials3.24
CMC Markets PLCFinancial ServicesFinancial Services3.11
SDL PLCTechnologyTechnology2.93
Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc

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