BlackRock Smaller Companies TrustBRSC:LSE

2.50 / 0.3 %
8.9 %
Close in GBXToday's changeShares traded1 year changeBeta
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Total returns on £1000

Fund / BenchmarkChange
PriceBlackRock Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share)-7.2 %
BlackRock Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share)0.0%
Morningstar's BenchmarkFTSE SmallCap (ex Inv Cos)-1.7 %
As of Mar 02 2015.

BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust summary

Shares outstanding47.88m
Market cap389.00m GBP
Total assets487.20m GBP
Total expense ratio0.7%
Day high818.50
Day low810.00
Previous close812.50
Average volume26.11k
YTD Change+5.33 %
Diluted NAV (est)938.15
Diluted NAV (last pub)942.99
Premium/Discount-13.66 %
Gearing+109.00 %
52-week range
Oct 16 2014
Mar 06 2014

On Tuesday, BRSC:LSE closed at 810.00, 11.0 % below its 52-week high of 910.00, set on Mar 06, 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 yield1.7641
Div ex-date06 Nov 2014
Div pay-date03 Dec 2014

Managed by

Mike Prentis Start : 30 Sep 2002
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