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Price: 22,056.0000 GBX

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Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc

Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc

ISIN:

GB00B2N9GS70

IA Sector:

IA UK Smaller Companies

Risk level:

N/A

FE fundinfo Rating:

5 of 5

Income

Price:

22,056.0000 GBX

18 June 2024

Last change:

icon-up-small 0.75%

1 year change:

icon-up-small 18.16%

5 year annualised return:

6.57%

12 month yield:

3.43%

At a glance

At a glance performance and information

Eligibility:

Share Dealing Account Yes
ISA Yes
No ShareBuilder
Yes SIPP

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  • Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc
  • IA UK Smaller Companies
  • Numis Smaller Companies Excluding Investment Companies

Discrete calendar year performance

Discrete calendar year performance
Investment 31/03/19 to 31/03/20 31/03/20 to 31/03/21 31/03/21 to 31/03/22 31/03/22 to 31/03/23 31/03/23 to 31/03/24
Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc -32.34% 76.79% 4.88% -7.29% 11.99%
IA UK Smaller Companies -17.88% 65.72% -1.71% -16.65% 4.98%
Numis Smaller Companies Excluding Investment Companies -25.91% 65.59% -1.08% -7.91% 9.00%

Trailing returns

(*annualised)

Trailing returns
Investment 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years* 5 years*
Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc 10.27% 14.08% 18.21% 2.71% 6.57%
IA UK Smaller Companies 9.08% 11.42% 10.35% -5.67% 3.56%
Numis Smaller Companies Excluding Investment Companies 8.32% 9.56% 12.83% -0.01% 4.89%

Fund Objective: The Fund’s objective is to achieve a total return greater than that of the NSCI (XIC) over the long term by investing in a diversified portfolio of small UK quoted companies.

Manager name Aberforth Unit Trust Mgrs Ltd
Manager start date 01 May 2001
Manager Biography Euan joined Aberforth in May 2001 and became a Partner in May 2004. He is responsible for the following sectors - Alternative Energy; Automobiles and Parts; Consumer Services; Industrial Engineering; Leisure Goods; Life Insurance; Mortgage Real Estate Investment Trusts; Nonlife Insurance; Real Estate Investment and Services; Real Estate Investment Trusts; and Telecommunications Service Providers.
Investment style: *None
Region (geographical) United Kingdom
Benchmark Numis Smaller Companies Excluding Investment Companies
Sector IA UK Smaller Companies
FE fundinfo Rating 5 of 5
Fees & charges

Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges
Charge Who receives this? What is it? Amount
Initial charge: The fund manager Charges applied by the fund management company for investing in their fund. Please note that Investment Managers may charge each time you buy new units or shares in a fund or trust. Where Investment Managers would have an entry charge, we will negotiate to have it waived so you will not be charged. 0.00%
Ongoing Charges: The fund manager The annual charge paid to a fund manager to cover the costs of running the fund. It is an estimate based on the actual amount charged in the previous year. 0.83%
Performance Fee: The fund manager A performance fee joins up the interest of the fund manager and their investors. A performance fee is taken when the fund beats pre-set conditions. 0%
Typical transaction cost: The fund manager The costs of dealing within a fund, which the Investment Manager must pay to continue managing the assets. This includes where the Manager decides to sell one stock and buy another. The costs will vary from one fund to another based on how often the Investment Manager trades and the costs applied when trading. 0.188%*
Dealing commission: Halifax The cost of buying or selling some or all of your investment. £9.50 (per online trade)
Breakdown

Asset Allocation

Fund size: 156,316,599.47 GBX

Chart date: June 18, 2024

Top 10 Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
Security Weight
Wilmington plc 3.20%
Cmc markets plc 2.95%
Morgan advanced materials plc 2.75%
Redde northgate plc 2.73%
Just group plc 2.40%
Bakkavor group plc 2.35%
Vesuvius plc 2.32%
Mitchells & butlers 2.19%
Centamin plc 2.10%
Avon protection plc 2.04%

Sectors

Sectors
Sectors Weight
Industrials 34.00%
Consumer Discretionary 24.00%
Financials 19.00%
Basic Materials 6.00%
Consumer Staples 5.00%
Real Estate 4.00%
Technology 4.00%
Telecommunications 2.00%
Energy 2.00%

World regions

World regions
Country Weight
UK 100.00%
ESG

What is ESG?

ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance and is an approach for evaluating to what extent a company works towards social goals. For investors this can be used in order to understand how their funds and the assets they are made up of work towards these goals and use that information to help make sustainable investment choices.

ESG Metric

Score

MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10)

7.8

MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile (0-100)

89%

MSCI ESG Quality Score - Global Percentile (0-100)

95%

Fund Environmental Impact Involvement (%)

18%

Fund Social Score Impact Involvement (%)

5%

Fund Severe Governance Controversies Involvement (%)

0%

EXPOSURE TO SUSTAINABLE IMPACT THEMES

EXPOSURE TO SRI EXCLUSIONS

EXPOSURE TO FOSSIL FUEL


Important information

Halifax Share Dealing Limited. Registered in England and Wales no. 3195646. Registered Office: Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2RG. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, 12 Endeavour Square, London, E20 1JN under registration number 183332. A Member of the London Stock Exchange and an HM Revenue & Customs Approved ISA Manager.

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