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Aberforth UK Small Companies Fund

Latest Prices & Performance

Accumulation & Income unit prices, valuation and historic performance

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Latest Prices & Fund Statistics

Valuation Date: 19 April 2024
Unit and Price Type Price
Accumulation Buying Price £321.47
Accumulation Selling Price £315.77
Income Buying Price £208.23
Income Selling Price £204.54
Fund Statistics
Statistic Value
Yield (Historic) 3.7%
Size (Mid-Basis) £141.2m
Dealing Spread 1.8%
Initial Charge 0.0%
Exit Charge 0.0%

Notes

The above yield is the total of the distribution for the 6 months to 30 June 2023, plus the distribution for the 6 months to 31 December 2023, calculated as a percentage of the arithmetic mid of the Income Unit creation and cancellation prices at the above valuation date.

The Fund’s management fee is split between capital and income, with 5/8ths of the Fund’s management fee allocated to the capital property of the Fund and the remaining 3/8ths to the income property of the Fund.

Investors may be subject to tax on their distributions.

Past performance is not a guide to future performance.

Past Performance

Discrete %
Period AFUND NSCI (XIC)
1 Year to 31/03/2024 11.9 9.0
1 Year to 31/03/2023 (7.4) (7.9)
1 Year to 31/03/2022 4.9 (1.1)
1 Year to 31/03/2021 76.7 65.6
1 Year to 31/03/2020 (32.4) (25.9)
Compound %
Period to 31 March 2024 AFUND NSCI (XIC)
2 years 1.8 0.2
3 years 2.8 (0.2)
4 years 17.7 13.2
5 years 5.4 4.0
10 years 4.9 4.6
15 years 11.4 11.7
Inception 11.2 9.1
Cumulative %
Period to 31 March 2024 AFUND NSCI (XIC)
2 years 3.7 0.4
3 years 8.7 (0.7)
4 years 92.1 64.4
5 years 29.9 21.8
10 years 62.0 56.2
15 years 405.8 422.9
Inception 3,200.7 1,666.4

Notes

AFUND = Aberforth UK Small Companies Fund the Cancellation Price of the Fund's accumulation units.

Index = capital appreciation on the Deutsche Numis Smaller Companies Index (Excluding Investment Companies) with dividends reinvested. This comprises the bottom 10% of all UK quoted companies by market value which at 1 January 2024 included some 353 companies, the largest market capitalisation of which was £1,680m and the aggregate market capitalisation of which was £143bn.

Launch = 20 March 1991.

Past performance is not a guide to future performance, or a reliable indicator of future results or performance.