Sector Weightings

Weightings as at 30 November 2019

FTAS (XIC) NSCI (XIC) ASCOT
TOTALS 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
OIL & GAS 12.9% 4.0% 3.4%
Oil & Gas Producers 12.7% 3.2% 3.2%
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution 0.2% 0.8% 0.2%
Alternative Energy 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
BASIC MATERIALS 7.9% 4.8% 2.5%
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 6.6% 2.5% 2.5%
INDUSTRIALS 12.9% 21.8% 32.1%
Construction & Materials 2.0% 4.9% 5.7%
Aerospace & Defence 2.2% 2.2% 2.9%
General Industrials 0.9% 0.8% 2.1%
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 0.7% 2.2% 4.7%
Industrial Engineering 1.0% 1.8% 3.0%
Industrial Transportation 0.3% 2.1% 2.2%
Support Services 5.8% 7.7% 11.5%
CONSUMER GOODS 14.9% 10.3% 6.3%
Automobiles & Parts 0.0% 0.8% 1.8%
Beverages 3.8% 0.7% 0.0%
Food Producers 0.8% 2.9% 2.4%
Household Goods & Home Construction 3.5% 3.5% 2.1%
Leisure Goods 0.1% 1.4% 0.0%
Personal Goods 2.7% 1.0% 0.0%
Tobacco 3.9% 0.0% 0.0%
HEALTH CARE 10.0% 2.6% 1.4%
Health Care Equipment & Services 1.1% 1.3% 0.1%
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 8.9% 1.4% 1.3%
CONSUMER SERVICES 12.6% 22.9% 27.7%
Food & Drug Retailers 1.8% 1.4% 0.3%
General Retailers 1.8% 5.9% 5.3%
Media 4.1% 4.3% 8.3%
Travel & Leisure 4.9% 11.3% 13.9%
TELECOMMUNICATION 2.9% 1.5% 0.3%
Fixed Line Telecommunications 0.8% 1.5% 0.3%
Mobile Telecommunications 2.0% 0.0% 0.0%
UTILITIES 3.0% 1.0% 0.0%
Electricity 0.7% 1.0% 0.0%
Gas, Water & Multiutilities 2.3% 0.0% 0.0%
FINANCIALS 21.8% 24.7% 21.0%
Banks 10.3% 1.4% 0.0%
Nonlife Insurance 1.1% 2.3% 0.0%
Life Insurance 3.6% 0.7% 1.8%
Real Estate Investment & Services 0.4% 6.6% 8.0%
Real Estate Investment Trusts 2.2% 5.3% 2.6%
Financial Services 4.1% 8.4% 8.6%
TECHNOLOGY 1.2% 6.4% 5.3%
Software & Computer Services 1.1% 5.4% 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)