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The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc

Overview

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust has been designed to allow investors to benefit from the often overlooked and underappreciated smaller UK companies. These businesses have historically demonstrated the potential to outperform their larger peers over the long term. The fund managers are rigorous in their approach, undertaking hundreds of meetings to delve deeply into smaller businesses and uncover opportunities for growth at a reasonable price.

Investment Objective: The Company aims to maximise shareholders’ total returns (capital and income) by investing in smaller companies that are quoted in the United Kingdom.

Statistics

Objective Capital Growth
Total Assets £843.62M
As of 31/05/2024
Share price 859.00p
As of 13/06/2024
Estimated NAV 977.90p
As of 13/06/2024
Discount / Premium -12.16%
As of 13/06/2024
Yield 3.03%
As of 13/06/2024

Real growth potential

Find out how we invest in smaller companies with the potential to expand meaningfully in the long term.

A methodical process

Explore our 4M approach (Model, Management, Money, Momentum) and how it has led to consistent dividend growth.*

A robust team

Collaboration. Individualism. Mutual respect. Working together while maintaining diversity of ideas.

Marketing Communication. Past performance does not predict future returns. The value of an investment and the income from it may go down as well as up and you may lose the amount originally invested. Past performance can be viewed here.

Awards and Ratings

AIC Dividend Hero

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The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc has been awarded the AIC Dividend Hero award for 20 years of dividend growth.
View methodology. Source: AIC, Morningstar calculations, 15/02/2023.
Past performance does not predict future returns.
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20 years and counting

In 2023, The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust saw its 20th consecutive year of dividend growth, thanks to our pragmatic method.

Learn more about the dividend history and approach on our Dividends page

Championing the UK’s hidden gems

There are some overlooked treasures to be found within the UK market, and it’s our fund managers’ mission to unearth them. We invest across a range of sectors to uncover exciting companies selected on an individual basis.

See the full breakdown of The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust portfolio

Georgeson Tracing Programme

Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust has engaged Georgeson to carry out a tracing and engagement programme that will help find and reunite shareholders in the Company with their unclaimed assets.

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  • ​The value of the trusts and the income from them is not guaranteed and may fall as well as rise. You may get back less than you originally invested.
  • ​Past performance does not predict future returns.
  • Third party data is believed to be reliable, but its completeness and accuracy is not guaranteed.