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Henderson Smaller Cos Investment Trust plc (HSL) Ordinary 25p Shares

Sell:876.00p Buy:880.00p 0 Change: 8.00p (0.92%)
FTSE 250:0.67%
Market closed Prices as at close on 26 May 2022 Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes | Switch to live prices |
Change: 8.00p (0.92%)
Market closed Prices as at close on 26 May 2022 Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes | Switch to live prices |
Change: 8.00p (0.92%)
Market closed Prices as at close on 26 May 2022 Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes | Switch to live prices |
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HEND.SMALL COS. performance chart


HEND.SMALL COS. performance chart
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1 week 1W 1.87% 1 year 1Y 30.1%
1 month 1M 8.99% 2 years 2Y 20.14%
3 months 3M 11.3% 3 years 3Y 0.29%
6 months 6M 28.14% 5 years 5Y 8.77%

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

Trust Basics

Benchmark: Numis Smaller Cos ex.IT TR GBP
Annual management charge: 0.35% of Net Assets
Performance fee: Yes
Ongoing charge: 0.59%
Dividend yield: 2.70%
Dividend frequency: Semi-Annually
Total assets: £867m
Gross gearing: 111%
Market capitalisation:Market cap.: £643m
Shares in issue: 74.70 million
Legal structure Closed Ended Investment Company
Domicile: United Kingdom
ISIN GB0009065060

Recent dividends paid or declared by Henderson Smaller Cos Investment Trust plc:

Type Ex-div date Payment date Amount
Interim 10/02/2022 07/03/2022 7.00p
Final 26/08/2021 11/10/2021 16.75p
Interim 11/02/2021 08/03/2021 7.00p
Final 27/08/2020 12/10/2020 16.50p
Interim 13/02/2020 09/03/2020 7.00p

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 Henderson Smaller Cos Investment Trust plc dividends:

year end
Total dividend
31/05/2021 1.90% 0.58 23.75p
31/05/2020 3.00% 0.71 23.50p
31/05/2019 2.70% 1.03 23.00p
31/05/2018 2.20% 1.09 21.00p
31/05/2017 2.30% 1.09 18.00p

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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Important Documents


The investment objective is to maximise the total returns for shareholders by investing mainly in smaller companies that are quoted in the UK. The strategy is to use rigorous research to identify high-quality smaller companies with strong growth potential.


Estimated NAV: 1,039.47
Latest actual NAV: 1,151.50
Latest actual NAV date: 22 February 2022
Premium/Discount: -17.17%
12m average Premium/Discount: -7.62%
NAV frequency: Daily

Recent trade data is unavailable. We will be replacing it, however in the meantime the information is available on the London Stock Exchange website.

Sector Weight
Industrials 24.87%
Consumer Cyclical 18.11%
Financial Services 16.82%
Technology 16.69%
Communication Services 12.51%
Basic Materials 5.28%
Healthcare 5.23%
Real Estate 4.52%
Energy 3.42%
Consumer Defensive 2.18%
Country Weight
United Kingdom 107.67%
Singapore 1.19%
United States 0.77%

Key Dates

Launch date: 16 December 1887
Financial year end: May
Next AGM: October 2022
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.

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'.