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Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust Plc

Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust Plc (BRSC) Dividends

Dividend Summary:

The next Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust Plc dividend is expected to go ex in 2 months and to be paid in 2 months.
The previous Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust Plc dividend was 19.7p and it went ex 4 months ago and it was paid 3 months ago.
There are typically 2 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 1.2.
Country:
United Kingdom
Exchange:
London Stock Exchange
Sector:
Equity Investments
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Status: Paid Forecast
Type: Interim Interim
Per Share: 19.7p Sign Up Required
Ex-div Date: Thu 11 Jun 2020 Thu 12 Nov 2020
Pay Date: Mon 29 Jun 2020 Tue 01 Dec 2020
Your Holding: 100 shares 100 shares
Your Payment: £19.70 Sign Up Required

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Declared and Forecast Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust Plc Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Type Amount Currency Status
31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 Final 4.76p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 Final 5.15p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 Final 5.05p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 Final 6.1p GBP Paid
20 Oct 2010 26 Nov 2010 Interim 2.2p GBP Paid
11 May 2011 21 Jun 2011 Final 4.8p GBP Paid
26 Oct 2011 02 Dec 2011 Interim 2.42p GBP Paid
07 Nov 2012 07 Dec 2012 Interim 3.5p GBP Paid
29 May 2013 03 Jul 2013 Final 6.5p GBP Paid
30 Oct 2013 29 Nov 2013 Interim 4.6p GBP Paid
14 May 2014 17 Jun 2014 Final 7.4p GBP Paid
06 Nov 2014 03 Dec 2014 Interim 5.5p GBP Paid
21 May 2015 25 Jun 2015 Final 9p GBP Paid
05 Nov 2015 30 Nov 2015 Interim 7p GBP Paid
19 May 2016 20 Jun 2016 Final 10.5p GBP Paid
03 Nov 2016 30 Nov 2016 Interim 8p GBP Paid
18 May 2017 19 Jun 2017 Final 13p GBP Paid
09 Nov 2017 15 Dec 2017 Interim 10p GBP Paid
17 May 2018 15 Jun 2018 Final 16p GBP Paid
08 Nov 2018 26 Nov 2018 Interim 12p GBP Paid
16 May 2019 12 Jun 2019 Final 19.2p GBP Paid
14 Nov 2019 03 Dec 2019 Interim 12.8p GBP Paid
11 Jun 2020 29 Jun 2020 Interim 19.7p GBP Paid
12 Nov 2020 01 Dec 2020 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
10 Jun 2021 28 Jun 2021 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
11 Nov 2021 30 Nov 2021 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
09 Jun 2022 27 Jun 2022 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
10 Nov 2022 29 Nov 2022 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
08 Jun 2023 26 Jun 2023 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast

How accurate are our Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust Plc forecasts?

Prediction Date Dividend Date Forecast Amount Actual Amount Accuracy
27 May 2020 11 Jun 2020 24p 19.7p 90% 😊
20 May 2020 11 Jun 2020 24p 19.7p 90% 😊
13 May 2020 11 Jun 2020 24p 19.7p 90% 😊
30 Oct 2018 11 Jun 2020 24p 19.7p 90% 😊
30 Oct 2018 14 Nov 2019 14p 12.8p 95% 😃
30 Oct 2018 16 May 2019 20p 19.2p 98% 😃
08 May 2018 11 Jun 2020 20p 19.7p 99% 😃
31 Oct 2017 08 Nov 2018 12p 12p 100% 😄
31 Oct 2017 14 Nov 2019 12p 12.8p 96% 😃
31 Oct 2017 08 Nov 2018 11p 12p 95% 😃
12 May 2017 16 May 2019 18p 19.2p 96% 😃
12 May 2017 17 May 2018 15p 16p 96% 😃
23 Nov 2016 09 Nov 2017 8.5p 10p 92% 😊
23 Nov 2016 08 Nov 2018 9p 12p 85% 😏
12 May 2016 17 May 2018 13p 16p 89% 😏
12 May 2016 03 Nov 2016 7.5p 8p 96% 😃
04 Nov 2015 09 Nov 2017 8p 10p 89% 😏
23 Sep 2015 18 May 2017 11.5p 13p 94% 😊
Average Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust Plc Forecast Accuracy 93% 😊

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About Blackrock Smaller Companies Trust Plc

Smaller companies, chosen well, can be a strong contributor to portfolio returns. They will often be at the vanguard of innovation, and as such may display faster organic growth. They will often be driven by entrepreneurial management, and may be the beneficiaries of merger and acquisition activity. As such, we believe they have a place as part of a diversified portfolio.

Nevertheless, investors should note that the share prices of smaller companies may experience greater volatility than other types of investment and not every company will be a winner. BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc offers:

Fundamentals

Optimized Dividends

Annual Dividends

Year Amount Change
2006 4.76p
2007 5.15p 8.2%
2008 5.05p (1.9%)
2009 6.1p 20.8%
2010 7.0p 14.8%
2011 2.42p (65.4%)
2012 10.0p 313.2%
2013 12.0p 20.0%
2014 14.5p 20.8%
2015 17.5p 20.7%
2016 21.0p 20.0%
2017 26.0p 23.8%
2018 31.2p 20.0%
2019 32.5p 4.2%
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Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Year Type Frequency Status Amount
20 Oct 2010 26 Nov 2010 2010 Interim Semiannually Paid 2.2p
11 May 2011 21 Jun 2011 2010 Final Semiannually Paid 4.8p
26 Oct 2011 02 Dec 2011 2011 Interim Semiannually Paid 2.42p
07 Nov 2012 07 Dec 2012 2012 Interim Semiannually Paid 3.5p
29 May 2013 03 Jul 2013 2012 Final Semiannually Paid 6.5p
30 Oct 2013 29 Nov 2013 2013 Interim Semiannually Paid 4.6p
14 May 2014 17 Jun 2014 2013 Final Semiannually Paid 7.4p
06 Nov 2014 03 Dec 2014 2014 Interim Semiannually Paid 5.5p
21 May 2015 25 Jun 2015 2014 Final Semiannually Paid 9p
05 Nov 2015 30 Nov 2015 2015 Interim Semiannually Paid 7p
19 May 2016 20 Jun 2016 2015 Final Semiannually Paid 10.5p
03 Nov 2016 30 Nov 2016 2016 Interim Semiannually Paid 8p
18 May 2017 19 Jun 2017 2016 Final Semiannually Paid 13p
09 Nov 2017 15 Dec 2017 2017 Interim Semiannually Paid 10p
17 May 2018 15 Jun 2018 2017 Final Semiannually Paid 16p
08 Nov 2018 26 Nov 2018 2018 Interim Semiannually Paid 12p
16 May 2019 12 Jun 2019 2018 Final Semiannually Paid 19.2p
14 Nov 2019 03 Dec 2019 2019 Interim Semiannually Paid 12.8p
11 Jun 2020 29 Jun 2020 2019 Interim Semiannually Paid 19.7p
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