Sector Weightings

Weightings as at 30 September 2019

FTAS (XIC) NSCI (XIC) ASCOT
TOTALS 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
OIL & GAS 14.0% 4.5% 3.4%
Oil & Gas Producers 13.8% 3.5% 3.3%
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution 0.2% 0.9% 0.2%
Alternative Energy 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
BASIC MATERIALS 7.6% 5.3% 2.8%
Chemicals 0.7% 1.8% 0.0%
Forestry & Paper 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%
Industrial Metals & Mining 0.1% 0.6% 0.0%
Mining 6.4% 2.8% 2.8%
INDUSTRIALS 12.5% 21.5% 34.1%
Construction & Materials 1.8% 4.6% 5.4%
Aerospace & Defence 2.2% 2.2% 4.0%
General Industrials 0.9% 0.9% 2.0%
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 0.7% 2.0% 4.7%
Industrial Engineering 0.9% 1.9% 3.8%
Industrial Transportation 0.3% 2.2% 2.0%
Support Services 5.7% 7.8% 12.3%
CONSUMER GOODS 15.1% 10.2% 5.7%
Automobiles & Parts 0.0% 0.7% 1.6%
Beverages 3.9% 0.8% 0.0%
Food Producers 0.7% 3.0% 2.0%
Household Goods & Home Construction 3.5% 3.4% 2.0%
Leisure Goods 0.1% 1.2% 0.0%
Personal Goods 2.9% 1.1% 0.0%
Tobacco 3.9% 0.0% 0.0%
HEALTH CARE 9.9% 2.6% 1.5%
Health Care Equipment & Services 1.2% 1.2% 0.1%
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 8.7% 1.4% 1.4%
CONSUMER SERVICES 12.7% 22.7% 28.1%
Food & Drug Retailers 1.8% 1.5% 0.4%
General Retailers 1.7% 5.6% 5.2%
Media 4.1% 4.4% 8.2%
Travel & Leisure 5.0% 11.2% 14.4%
TELECOMMUNICATION 2.9% 1.6% 0.0%
Fixed Line Telecommunications 0.7% 1.6% 0.0%
Mobile Telecommunications 2.2% 0.0% 0.0%
UTILITIES 2.9% 0.9% 0.0%
Electricity 0.7% 0.9% 0.0%
Gas, Water & Multiutilities 2.3% 0.0% 0.0%
FINANCIALS 21.2% 24.9% 19.2%
Banks 10.2% 1.4% 0.0%
Nonlife Insurance 1.1% 2.5% 0.0%
Life Insurance 3.6% 0.7% 1.6%
Real Estate Investment & Services 0.4% 6.2% 7.9%
Real Estate Investment Trusts 2.0% 5.1% 2.4%
Financial Services 3.8% 9.1% 7.3%
TECHNOLOGY 1.1% 5.8% 5.3%
Software & Computer Services 1.0% 4.8% 5.3%
Technology Hardware & Equipment 0.1% 1.0% 0.0%

Notes:
ASCOT = Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc. The above weightings are calculated as a percentage of total investments.
NSCI (XIC) = Numis Smaller Companies Index (Excluding Investment Companies)
FTAS (XIC) = FTSE All-Share Index (Excluding Investment Companies)