BlackRock Smaller Companies TrustBRSC:LSE

6.00 / 0.79%
Latest price in GBXToday's changeShares traded1 year changeBeta
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Total returns on £1000

Fund / BenchmarkChange
PriceBlackRock Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share)-6.89%
BlackRock Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share)-2.78%
Morningstar's BenchmarkFTSE SmallCap (ex Inv Cos)-5.03%
As of Oct 20 2014.

BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust summary

Shares outstanding47.88m
Market cap363.90m GBP
Total assets444.90m GBP
Total expense ratio0.71%
Day high763.75
Day low760.00
Previous close755.00
Average volume40.63k
YTD Change-16.88 %
Diluted NAV (est)850.89
Diluted NAV (last pub)849.97
Premium/Discount-11.27 %
Gearing+110.00 %
52-week range
Oct 16 2014
Jan 16 2014

As of last trade BRSC:LSE traded at 761.00, 9.18% above its 52-week low of 697.00, set on Oct 16, 2014.

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Management group(s)BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
AIC sectorUK Smaller Companies
Launch date02 May 1906
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


To achieve long term capital growth for shareholders through investment mainly in smaller UK quoted companies.

Management & contract fees

BlackRock receives an annual fee which is calculated based on 0.65% in respect of the first GBP 50m of the Company's total assets less current liabilities, reducing to 0.5% thereafter. A performance fee is payable at the rate of 10% of the annualised excess performance relative to the benchmark in the two previous financial years, applied to the average of the total assets less current liabilities of the Company. The fee is payable annually in April and is capped at 0.25% of the average of the total assets less current liabilities.


Div yield1.766
Div ex-date14 May 2014
Div pay-date17 Jun 2014

Managed by

Mike Prentis Start : 12 Dec 2004
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