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BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust (BRSC) Ordinary 25p Shares

Sell:1,365.00p Buy:1,375.00p 0 Change: No change
FTSE 250:1.80%
Market closed Prices as at close on 22 March 2019 Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes | Switch to live prices |
Sell:1,365.00p
Buy:1,375.00p
Change: No change
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Market closed Prices as at close on 22 March 2019 Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes | Switch to live prices |
Sell:1,365.00p
Buy:1,375.00p
Change: No change
Market closed Prices as at close on 22 March 2019 Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes | Switch to live prices |
Deal now Deal for just £11.95 per trade in a ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
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Open:
n/a
Trade high:
n/a
Year high:
1,600.00p
Estimated NAV:
1,445.40
Previous close:
1,365.00p
Trade low:
n/a
Year low:
1,160.00p
Premium/Discount:
-3.14%
Previous:
35.00p (2.50%)
Previous:
35.00p
Volume:
n/a
Dividend yield:
1.90%
Currency:
GBX
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Price

  • Net Asset Value (NAV)
BLACKROCK SML performance chart

Premium/Discount

BLACKROCK SML performance chart
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Performance

1 week 1W 0.73% 1 year 1Y 2.63%
1 month 1M 2.63% 2 years 2Y 31.88%
3 months 3M 16.17% 3 years 3Y 56%
6 months 6M 6.51% 5 years 5Y 52.86%

Performance figures are based on the previous close price. Past performance is not an indication of future performance.

Trust Basics

Benchmark: Numis Smaller Cos inc.AIM ex.ICs TR GBP
Annual management charge: 0.6% of Total Assets
Performance fee: No
Ongoing charge: 0.93%
Dividend yield: 1.90%
Dividend frequency: Semi-Annually
Total assets: £739m
Gross gearing: 106%
Market capitalisation:Market cap.: £670m
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 08/11/2018 26/11/2018 12.00p
Final 17/05/2018 15/06/2018 16.00p
Interim 09/11/2017 15/12/2017 10.00p
Final 18/05/2017 19/06/2017 13.00p
Interim 03/11/2016 30/11/2016 8.00p

This data is provided by Digital Look. HL accepts no responsibility for its accuracy and you should independently check data before making any investment decision.

Full dividend history

Five years' total annual BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust dividends:

Financial
year end
Dividend
yield
Dividend
cover
Total dividend
paid
28/02/2018 2.00% 1.13 26.00p
28/02/2017 2.00% 1.07 21.00p
29/02/2016 2.00% 1.18 17.50p
28/02/2015 1.80% 1.17 14.50p
28/02/2014 1.30% 1.22 12.00p

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

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Objective

To achieve long term capital growth for shareholders through investment predominantly in UK Smaller Companies which are listed on the London Stock Exchange or on the Alternative Investment Market.

NET ASSET VALUE (NAV)

Estimated NAV: 1,445.40
Latest actual NAV: 1,445.76
Latest actual NAV date: 21 March 2019
Premium/Discount: -3.14%
12m average Premium/Discount: -7.47%
NAV frequency: Daily
Time / date Time Buy / sell Type Volume Price Value
16:35 - 22/03 16:35
22/03
Sell 5494 1,365.00p £74,993.10
16:29 - 22/03 16:29
22/03
Sell 24 1,365.00p £327.60
16:18 - 22/03 16:18
22/03
Sell 36 1,370.00p £493.20
16:17 - 22/03 16:17
22/03
Buy 1000 1,375.00p £13,750.00
16:17 - 22/03 16:17
22/03
Buy 587 1,375.00p £8,071.25

Trades priced above mid-price at the time a trade is placed are assumed buys, those priced below are assumed sells. Trades priced close to mid-price or declared late are shown N/A. This is not a recommendation. More information.

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The London Stock Exchange does not disclose whether a trade is a buy or a sell so this data is estimated based on the trade price received and the LSE-quoted mid-price at the point the trade is placed. It should only be considered an indication and not a recommendation.

Trades priced above the mid-price at the time the trade is placed are labelled as a buy; those priced below the mid-price are sells; and those priced close to the mid-price or declared late are labelled ‘N/A’.

Sector Weight
Industrials 18.94%
Consumer Cyclical 18.76%
Technology 14.86%
Financial Services 13.87%
Basic Materials 11.19%
Healthcare 7.35%
Energy 6.76%
Real Estate 6.71%
Consumer Defensive 4.52%
Utilities 0.47%
Country Weight
United Kingdom 94.01%
United States 2.59%
Egypt 1.19%
Iraq 1.17%
Singapore 1.03%
Brazil 0.90%
Taiwan 0.80%
Australia 0.75%
India 0.70%
Germany 0.69%

Key Dates

Launch date: 25 March 1973
Financial year end: February
Next AGM: June 2019
Data policy - All information should be used for indicative purposes only. You should independently check data before making any investment decision. HL cannot guarantee that the data is accurate or complete, and accepts no responsibility for how it may be used. Prices provided by NBTrader. Charts provided by Factset. Dividend data provided by Digital Look. Recent trade data provided by MoneyAM. Trust basics, holding data, key dates, objective and NAV provided by Morningstar.
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The London Stock Exchange does not disclose whether a trade is a buy or a sell so this data is estimated based on the trade price received and the LSE-quoted mid-price at the point the trade is placed. It should only be considered an indication and not a recommendation.

Trades priced above the mid-price at the time the trade is placed are labelled as a buy; those priced below the mid-price are sells; and those priced close to the mid-price or declared late are labelled 'N/A'.