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Company Overview of The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc

Company Overview

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Henderson Investment Funds Limited. It is co-managed by Henderson Global Investors Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United Kingdom. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests in growth stocks of small cap companies. It employs fundamental analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach, focusing on factors such as management quality, financial structure, balance sheet, cash flow, and earnings to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the NUMIS ...

201 Bishopsgate

London,  EC2M 3AE

United Kingdom

Founded in 1887

Key Executives for The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc

Investor Relations & PR Manager of Henderson Global Investors
Head of Investment Trusts and Director
Deputy Fund Manager
Portfolio Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc Key Developments

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc Declares Interim Dividend, Payable on March 4, 2016; Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Half Year Ended November 30, 2015

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust Plc reported unaudited earnings results for the half year ended November 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported total loss of £5,277,000 compared to £3,160,000 a year ago. Net negative return before finance costs and taxation was £6,476,000 compared to £4,279,000 a year ago. Net negative return before taxation was £7,696,000 compared to £5,599,000 a year ago. Net negative return for the period and total comprehensive loss was £7,696,000 compared to £5,599,000 a year ago. Negative return per ordinary share was 10.30 pence compared to 7.50 pence a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £2,315,000 compared to £2,782,000 a year ago. Net asset value per ordinary share as at November 30, 2015 was 733.8 pence against 622.1 pence a year ago. The board has declared an interim dividend of 4.0 pence against 3.5 pence a year ago to be paid on March 4, 2016 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on February 12, 2016. The ex-dividend date will be February 11, 2016.

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc Announces Earnings Results for the Year Ended May 31, 2015

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc announced audited consolidated earnings results for the year ended May 31, 2015. For the year, the company reported total income of £102,539,000, profit before finance costs and taxation of £98,273,000, profit before taxation of £95,643,000, net profit for the year and total comprehensive income of £95,631,000 or 128.02 pence basic and diluted per share, net cash inflow from operating activities of £11,449,000 compared to the total income of £85,130,000, profit before finance costs and taxation of £82,500,000, profit before taxation of £79,967,000, net profit for the year and total comprehensive income of £79,958,000 or 107.04 pence basic and diluted per share, net cash outflow from operating activities of £4,843,000 for the previous year. The net asset value per ordinary share at 31 May 2015 was 752.1 pence compared to 634.3 pence per ordinary share at 31 May 2014.

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc, Annual General Meeting, Oct 02, 2015

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc, Annual General Meeting, Oct 02, 2015., at 11:30 GMT Standard Time. Location: 201 Bishopsgate. Agenda: To approve final dividend of 10.0 pence per share.

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