Sector Weightings

Weightings as at 31 May 2020

FTAS (XIC) NSCI (XIC) ASCOT
TOTALS 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
OIL & GAS 9.1% 4.2% 2.9%
Oil & Gas Producers 9.0% 3.0% 2.5%
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution 0.1% 1.2% 0.4%
Alternative Energy 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
BASIC MATERIALS 8.6% 7.6% 3.9%
Chemicals 0.8% 2.0% 0.0%
Forestry & Paper 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%
Industrial Metals & Mining 0.1% 1.0% 0.0%
Mining 7.3% 4.6% 3.9%
INDUSTRIALS 12.7% 21.7% 32.5%
Construction & Materials 1.6% 4.7% 7.1%
Aerospace & Defence 1.7% 3.0% 1.7%
General Industrials 1.3% 1.8% 2.1%
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 0.9% 2.8% 5.7%
Industrial Engineering 1.0% 2.1% 4.0%
Industrial Transportation 0.3% 2.0% 2.3%
Support Services 6.0% 5.4% 9.6%
CONSUMER GOODS 17.1% 9.1% 6.4%
Automobiles & Parts 0.0% 1.2% 2.4%
Beverages 4.0% 1.5% 0.0%
Food Producers 0.8% 3.0% 2.5%
Household Goods & Home Construction 4.3% 1.7% 1.5%
Leisure Goods 0.2% 0.2% 0.0%
Personal Goods 3.0% 1.5% 0.0%
Tobacco 4.8% 0.0% 0.0%
HEALTH CARE 12.7% 3.2% 4.0%
Health Care Equipment & Services 1.2% 1.0% 1.8%
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 11.5% 2.2% 2.2%
CONSUMER SERVICES 13.2% 19.7% 23.1%
Food & Drug Retailers 2.3% 0.0% 0.5%
General Retailers 2.5% 4.4% 5.1%
Media 4.0% 5.9% 8.4%
Travel & Leisure 4.3% 9.3% 9.1%
TELECOMMUNICATION 2.7% 3.5% 1.0%
Fixed Line Telecommunications 0.6% 2.2% 1.0%
Mobile Telecommunications 2.0% 1.3% 0.0%
UTILITIES 3.7% 1.9% 0.0%
Electricity 0.8% 1.9% 0.0%
Gas, Water & Multiutilities 2.9% 0.0% 0.0%
FINANCIALS 19.0% 23.5% 20.5%
Banks 7.6% 1.3% 0.0%
Nonlife Insurance 1.1% 3.0% 0.3%
Life Insurance 3.3% 1.0% 2.3%
Real Estate Investment & Services 0.4% 5.6% 4.2%
Real Estate Investment Trusts 2.1% 1.5% 2.2%
Financial Services 4.6% 11.1% 11.5%
TECHNOLOGY 1.2% 5.4% 5.8%
Software & Computer Services 1.1% 3.7% 5.8%
Technology Hardware & Equipment 0.1% 1.8% 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)