LON:ASL - Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 1,288 -109.86 (-7.86 %) (As of 05/20/2019 07:25 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 1,397.86Today's RangeGBX 1,288 - GBX 1,299.0752-Week RangeGBX 11.70 - GBX 1,296Volume34,411 shsAverage Volume158,212 shsMarket Capitalization£1.17 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield2.45%BetaN/A ProfileChartDividendInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Aberforth Partners LLP. The fund invests in public equity markets of the United Kingdom. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests in value stocks of small-cap companies. It employs fundamental analysis with both bottom-up and top-down stock picking approaches with the focus on factors like businesses financial statements and assessment of their market positions to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Numis Smaller Companies Index (Excluding Investment Companies). Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust Plc was formed on December 10, 1990 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom. Receive ASL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ASL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Asset Management Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinancial Services Current SymbolLON:ASL Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.aberforth.co.ukinvestment-trustsaberforth-smaller-companies-trust PhoneN/ADebt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.51 Current Ratio10.64 Quick Ratio10.64Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£-201,320,000.00 Price / Sales-5.79 Cash FlowGBX 10.13 per share Price / Cash Flow127.20 Book ValueGBX 1,273.70 per share Price / Book1.01Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares90,535,400Market Cap£1.17 billion Next Earnings Date7/23/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (LON:ASL) Frequently Asked Questions What is Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's stock symbol? Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "ASL." How often does Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust? Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust declared a dividend on Friday, January 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 28.50 per share on Thursday, March 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.35%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 7th. This is a boost from Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's previous dividend of $9.50. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's Dividend History. When is Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's next earnings date? Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust. Has Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about ASL stock has trended positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust include Grenke (GLJ), Intermediate Capital Group (ICP), Investec (INVP), RIT Capital Partners (RCP), Ashmore Group (ASHM), Milton (MLT), HICL Infrastructure (HICL), Platinum Asset Management (PTM), Quilter (QLT), Norbord (OSB), Man Group (EMG), Close Brothers Group (CBG), Pendal Group (PDL), IOOF (IFL) and Monks Investment Trust (MNKS). What other stocks do shareholders of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust investors own include Benefitfocus (BNFT), Bryn Mawr Bank (BMTC), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Futura Medical (FUM), Anglo African Agriculture (AAAP), Bayer (BAYN), Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology (PFV), alstria office REIT (AOX), Blue River Resources (BXR) and Nanosonics (NAN). Who are Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's key executives? Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Richard Mark Jonathan Newbery BA (Hons), Portfolio Mang. (Age 58)Mr. Euan Robin Macdonald BA (Hons), Portfolio Mang. (Age 47) How do I buy shares of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust? Shares of ASL and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock. What is Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's stock price today? One share of ASL stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,288. How big of a company is Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust? Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust has a market capitalization of £1.17 billion and generates £-201,320,000.00 in revenue each year. What is Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust's official website? The official website for Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust is http://www.aberforth.co.uk/investment-trusts/aberforth-smaller-companies-trust/. MarketBeat Community Rating for Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust (LON ASL)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 74 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 52 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 126MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ASL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ASL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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