Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus PLC operates as an investment trust that invests in a portfolio of smaller companies in Japan, Asia, and Australasia. More Details
Share Price & News
How has Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AAS is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AAS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Capital Markets
1 Year Return
GB Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: AAS exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 11.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AAS exceeded the UK Market which returned 4.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AAS (£12.25) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£4.49)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AAS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AAS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Capital Markets industry average.
PE vs Market: AAS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AAS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AAS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.6x).
How is Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AAS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AAS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AAS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 14.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AAS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AAS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (-1.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AAS has a negative Return on Equity (-16.82%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AAS's short term assets (£12.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£12.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: AAS's short term assets (£12.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£35.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AAS's debt to equity ratio (13%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: AAS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 10.8% to 13% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AAS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.2%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if AAS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AAS's dividend (1.55%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.49%).
High Dividend: AAS's dividend (1.55%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.51%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AAS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AAS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: AAS is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7.17yrs||UK£12.06k||0.0065% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||18.17yrs||UK£23.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||25.5yrs||UK£30.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7.67yrs||UK£23.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||13.83yrs||UK£24.98k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||7.67yrs||UK£23.00k||0.0025% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||no data||no data||0.0033% |
Experienced Board: AAS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus PLC
- Ticker: AAS
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: UK£387.478m
- Shares outstanding: 31.63m
- Website: https://www.asia-focus.co.uk
- Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus PLC
- 4th Floor
- Union Plaza
- AB10 1DQ
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AAS||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Oct 1995|
|AASl||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Oct 1995|
Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus PLC operates as an investment trust that invests in a portfolio of smaller companies in Japan, Asia, and Australasia. The trust invests in companies operating in various sector...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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