BlackRock Smaller Companies TrustBRSC:LSE

2.50 / 0.27%
Close in GBXToday's changeShares traded1 year changeBeta
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Total returns on £1000

Fund / BenchmarkChange
PriceBlackRock Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share)+22.47%
BlackRock Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share)+20.42%
Morningstar's BenchmarkFTSE SmallCap (ex Inv Cos)+14.42%
As of Oct 07 2015.

BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust summary

Shares outstanding47.88m
Market cap442.50m GBP
Total assets532.20m GBP
Total expense ratio0.71%
Day high928.00
Day low927.00
Previous close924.50
Average volume27.56k
YTD Change+20.55 %
Diluted NAV (est)1,033.72
Diluted NAV (last pub)1,036.07
Premium/Discount-10.32 %
Gearing+108.00 %
52-week range
Oct 16 2014
Sep 09 2015

As of last trade BRSC:LSE traded at 927.00, 5.70% below its 52-week high of 983.00, set on Sep 09, 2015.

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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 yield1.74268
Div ex-date21 May 2015
Div pay-date25 Jun 2015

Managed by

Mike Prentis Start : 30 Sep 2002
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