BlackRock Smaller Companies TrustBRSC:LSE

6.75 / 0.75%
Close in GBXToday's changeShares traded1 year changeBeta
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Total returns on £1000

Fund / BenchmarkChange
PriceBlackRock Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share)-1.52 %
BlackRock Smaller Companies (Ordinary Share)-1.06 %
Morningstar's BenchmarkFTSE SmallCap (ex Inv Cos)-1.04 %
As of May 16 2016.

BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust summary

Shares outstanding47.88m
Market cap430.40m GBP
Total assets538.60m GBP
Total expense ratio0.71%
Day high906.23
Day low895.63
Previous close895.00
Average volume19.54k
YTD Change-9.37 %
Diluted NAV (est)1,040.7
Diluted NAV (last pub)1,038.41
Premium/Discount-13.35 %
Gearing+108.00 %
52-week range
Feb 11 2016
Dec 30 2015

On Friday, BRSC:LSE closed at 901.75, 9.04% above its 52-week low of 827.00, set on Feb 11, 2016.

Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of May 27 2016 17:03 BST.


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 yield2.02692
Div ex-date19 May 2016
Div pay-date20 Jun 2016

Managed by

Mike Prentis Start : 30 Sep 2002
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