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Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc

Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc

ISIN:

GB00B2N9GS70

Risk level:

N/A

FE fundinfo Rating:

5 of 5

IA Sector:

IA UK Smaller Companies

Income type:

Income

Price:

19,326.0000GBX

26 February 2024

Last change:

icon-down-small -0.01%

1 year change:

icon-up-small 1.65%

5 year annualised return:

4.51%

12 month yield:

3.89%

At a glance

At a glance performance and information

Eligibility:

Share Dealing Account Yes
ISA Yes
SIPP Yes

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Add to chart:

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

Discrete calendar year performance

Discrete calendar year performance
Investment 31/12/18 to 31/12/19 31/12/19 to 31/12/20 31/12/20 to 31/12/21 31/12/21 to 31/12/22 31/12/22 to 31/12/23
Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc 27.01% -15.04% 29.99% -9.95% 8.31%
IA UK Smaller Companies 25.34% 6.48% 22.92% -25.17% 0.50%
Numis Smaller Companies Excluding Investment Companies 25.17% -4.29% 21.92% -17.87% 10.14%

Trailing returns

(*annualised)

Trailing returns
Investment 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years* 5 years*
Aberforth UK Small Companies Inc 3.87% 7.76% 1.65% 3.95% 4.51%
IA UK Smaller Companies 5.31% 5.79% -3.16% -4.36% 2.96%
Numis Smaller Companies Excluding Investment Companies 4.01% 5.97% 0.85% 0.23% 3.37%

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 April 2016

Investment style:

*None

Region (geographical):

United Kingdom

Manager Biography:

Chris joined Aberforth in April 2016 and became a Partner in May 2017. He is responsible for the following sectors - Electricity; Gas, Water and Multi-utilities; Industrial Metals and Mining; Industrial Transportation; Precious Metals and Mining; and Travel and Leisure

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: iWeb The cost of buying or selling some or all of your investment. £5.00 (per online trade)

*This is an indication based on the market average. The fund’s actual transaction cost will be shown before you place a trade.

Account charges are not included

Breakdown

Asset Allocation

Fund size: 135,280,126.13 GBX

Chart date: February 26, 2024

Top 10 Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
Security Weight
Wincanton plc 3.86%
Wilmington plc 2.76%
Vesuvius plc 2.57%
Morgan advanced materials plc 2.53%
Redde northgate plc 2.42%
Firstgroup plc 2.26%
International personal finance plc 2.24%
Just group plc 2.24%
Mitchells & butlers plc 2.13%
Centamin plc 2.09%

Sectors

Sectors
Sectors Weight
Industrials 40.00%
Consumer Discretionary 23.00%
Financials 17.00%
Basic Materials 5.00%
Real Estate 4.00%
Consumer Staples 4.00%
Technology 3.00%
Energy 2.00%
Telecommunications 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)

97%

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

95%

Fund Environmental Impact Involvement (%)

19%

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