Fact sheet: AXA Distribution

Fund information
Fund name
AXA Distribution Z Acc
Fund manager company
AXA IM UK
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Jim Stridesince 29/02/2016
  • Jamie Forbes-Wilsonsince 29/02/2016
Fund objective
The aim of this Fund is to provide income with some prospect for long-term capital growth.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
6.5%
1 Year rank in sector
122/204
Sector
UT Mixed Investment 20%-60% Shares
Yield
2.5%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.76%
Fund size
£885m (£998m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
59
Mid price
213.9
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
S&W The Magpie18.8%
AXA Global Distribution17.8%
SVS TPI Balanced 216.3%
S&W Wessex15.2%
HSBC Open Global Return14.7%
...more in UT Mixed Investment 20%-60% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK95.8%
    Money Market4.2%
  • AA95.5%
    Money Market4.2%
    Non-Rated0.3%
  • UK Equities58.3%
    UK Index-Linked35.1%
    Money Market4.2%
    UK Gilts2.3%
    Others0.1%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2.7%-2.3%6.7%6.5%13.6%35.5%
Sector-1.7%-0.6%6.3%7.1%14.8%35.7%
Rank within sector190 / 214187 / 21391 / 210122 / 204120 / 17397 / 144
Quartile4th4th2nd3rd3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund7.9%0.4%4.2%10.9%7.5%
Sector7.6%1.2%5%9%8%
Rank within sector99 / 204139 / 190132 / 17563 / 161107 / 145
Quartile2nd3rd4th2nd3rd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
-0.58
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
1.09
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.22
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
6.41
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
3.11
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
-0.07
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.77
Price movement
52 week high225.9
52 week low187
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price213.9
Region
1UK95.78%
2Money Market4.22%
Industry sector
1AA95.51%
2Money Market4.22%
3Non-Rated0.27%
Asset type
1UK Equities58.27%
2UK Index-Linked35.07%
3Money Market4.22%
4UK Gilts2.33%
5Others0.11%
Individual holdings
1TREASURY 1.25% IDX-LKD GILT 22/11/17 GBP0.018.5%
2UK(GOVT OF) 2.5% I/L ST6.2%
3ROYAL DUTCH SHELL5.2%
4HSBC HOLDINGS PLC3.3%
5GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC3.2%
6BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC3.1%
7BP PLC2.7%
8VODAFONE GROUP2.5%
9TREASURY 0.125% IDX-LKD GILT 22/11/19 GBP0.012.2%
Management
Fund manager group
AXA Investment Managers
Fund manager company
AXA IM UK
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The aim of this Fund is to provide income with some prospect for long-term capital growth.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Jim Stride29/02/2016Jim was appointed Managing Director in 1997 and is also Head of the UK Equities team. Jim joined the company in 1981 as a fund manager, having worked as an analyst with Panmure Gordon & Co. for two years. His career began in 1976 as a Portfolio Analyst with the Post Office Staff Superannuation Fund. Jim graduated from the London School of Economics with a BSc (Hons) in Economics having specialised in Accounting and Finance.
Jamie Forbes-Wilson29/02/2016Jamie joined AXA Investment Managers in 2003 as an investment manager responsible for charity, pension and private client portfolios. He began his career in 1996 as a graduate trainee with Wise Speke, a regional private client stockbroking firm. The company subsequently became part of Brewin Dolphin, where he worked as a private client portfolio manager. Jamie graduated from Exeter University in 1996 with a BA (Hons) degree in Economic History and Politics. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (FCSI).
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
AXA Distribution A Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.51%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price108.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMV4G
AXA Distribution A Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.51%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price104.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMV4H
AXA Distribution B Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.41%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price125.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGWAD
AXA Distribution B Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.41%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price112
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGWAC
AXA Distribution R Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.51%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.58%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price195.9
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAD67
AXA Distribution R Inc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.51%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.58%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price114
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAD70
AXA Distribution Z Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.76%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.13%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price213.9
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAD94
AXA Distribution Z Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.76%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.13%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price124
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAD95
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