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BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust (BRSC) Ordinary 25p Shares

Sell: 820.50pBuy: 829.00p11.50p (1.39%)
FTSE All Share0.68%
Market closed. Prices as at close on 17 April 2014.
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Open: 819.00p Trade high: 829.00p Year high: 938.00p Latest NAV: 930.37
Previous close: 825.00p Trade low: 812.01p Year low: 617.00p Premium/Discount: -13.04%
Previous change: 11.50 (1.41%) Volume: n/a Dividend yield: 1.16% Currency: GBX

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Performance

Not available for this stock.

Trust Basics

Benchmark: Numis Smaller Cos inc.AIM ex.ICs TR GBP
Annual management charge: 0.65% of Net Assets
Performance fee: Yes
Ongoing charge: 0.99%
Dividend yield: 1.16 %
Dividend frequency: Semi-Annually
Total assets: £491m
Gross gearing: 109%
Market capitalisation: £389m
Shares in issue: 47.88 million
Legal structure Closed Ended Investment Company
Domicile: United Kingdom
ISIN GB0006436108

Recent dividends paid or declared by BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust:

Type Ex-div date Payment date Amount
Interim 30/10/2013 29/11/2013 4.60p
Final 29/05/2013 03/07/2013 6.50p
Interim 07/11/2012 07/12/2012 3.50p
Final 30/05/2012 04/07/2012 5.98p
Interim 26/10/2011 02/12/2011 2.42p
Full dividend history

Five years' total annual BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust dividends:

Financial
year end
Dividend
yield
Dividend
cover
Total dividend
paid
28/02/2013 1.60% 1.15 10.00p
29/02/2012 1.70% 1.21 8.40p
28/02/2011 1.30% 1.22 7.00p
28/02/2010 1.90% 1.32 6.10p
28/02/2009 2.90% 1.43 5.75p

All dividend data is calculated excluding any special dividends. Historical dividends may be adjusted to reflect any subsequent rights issues and corporate actions.

Full dividend history

Objective

To achieve long term capital growth for shareholders through investment mainly in smaller UK quoted companies.

NET ASSET VALUE (NAV)

Latest NAV: 930.37
NAV date: 14 April 2014
Premium/Discount: -13.04%
12m average Premium/Discount: -13.95%
NAV frequency: Daily

Recent trades

Time / date Buy / sell Volume Price Value
16:35 - 17/04 Buy 564 825.00p £4,653.00
16:28 - 17/04 Buy 2500 829.00p £20,725.00
16:28 - 17/04 Buy 50 828.50p £414.25
16:28 - 17/04 Buy 2500 827.00p £20,675.00
16:28 - 17/04 Buy 48 824.50p £395.76

Proportion of shares bought/sold on the current trading day is not available for this stock

The "buy" or "sell" status is an assumption based on the trade price and spread at the time of trade. It is an indication only.

Sector Weight
Consumer Cyclical 27.38%
Industrials 20.24%
Technology 11.52%
Financial Services 9.65%
Real Estate 9.65%
Healthcare 7.73%
Basic Materials 6.54%
Energy 3.92%
Consumer Defensive 2.67%
Communication Services 1.15%
Country Weight
United Kingdom 97.21%
Canada 1.57%
United States 0.82%
Australia 0.29%
Mozambique 0.28%
Singapore 0.12%
Ireland 0.10%
Tanzania, United Republic Of 0.06%

Key Dates

Launch date: 25 March 1973
Financial year end: February
Next AGM: June 2014

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