Fact sheet: AXA Ethical Distribution

Fund information
Fund name
AXA Ethical Distribution Z Acc
Fund manager company
AXA IM UK
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Matthew Huddartsince 29/02/2016
  • Jim Stridesince 29/02/2016
Fund objective
The aim of this Fund is to achieve growing income with some prospects for capital growth over the medium to long term.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
4.9%
1 Year rank in sector
153/204
Sector
UT Mixed Investment 20%-60% Shares
Yield
2.4%
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.
0.78%
Fund size
£199m (£174m 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.
55
Mid price
157.8
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

  • UK93.7%
    Money Market6.3%
  • AA91.6%
    Money Market6.3%
    Non-Rated2.1%
  • UK Equities55.2%
    UK Index-Linked25.8%
    UK Gilts12.7%
    Money Market6.3%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.5%-1.6%7.1%4.9%16.4%50.9%
Sector-1.7%-0.6%6.3%7.1%14.8%35.7%
Rank within sector19 / 214159 / 21385 / 210153 / 20484 / 17320 / 144
Quartile1st3rd2nd3rd2nd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund5.8%5.2%4.3%13.7%13.6%
Sector7.6%1.2%5%9%8%
Rank within sector145 / 20410 / 190129 / 17520 / 16114 / 145
Quartile3rd1st3rd1st1st
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.
-0.34
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.
1.1
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.
0.23
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%.
7.18
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.
4.38
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.
0.01
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.
0.62
Price movement
52 week high163.7
52 week low138
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price157.8
Region
1UK93.68%
2Money Market6.32%
Industry sector
1AA91.59%
2Money Market6.32%
3Non-Rated2.09%
Asset type
1UK Equities55.19%
2UK Index-Linked25.75%
3UK Gilts12.74%
4Money Market6.32%
Individual holdings
1TREASURY 2 1/2% IDX-LINKED GILT 20207.8%
2TREASURY 1.25% IDX-LKD GILT 22/11/17 GBP0.014.5%
3TREASURY 0.125% IDX-LKD GILT 22/11/19 GBP0.013.6%
4DIAGEO3.5%
5HSBC HLDGS2.8%
6PRUDENTIAL PLC2.5%
7US TREASURY IL 0.125% 01/08/20242.5%
8BARCLAYS PLC1.9%
9STANDARD CHARTERED1.4%
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 achieve growing income with some prospects for capital growth over the medium to long term.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Matthew Huddart29/02/2016Matthew joined the UK Equities team in 2000 as a research assistant, he became an analyst in 2003. As an analyst he specialised in insurance, general financials and real estate. He began managing portfolios in 2014. Matthew is a CFA charterholder, he earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2005. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics.
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.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
AXA Ethical 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)0.53%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.53%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price110
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE4BE
AXA Ethical Distribution B Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.53%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.53%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price107.3
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE4BD
AXA Ethical Distribution R Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.53%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.51%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price142.4
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF0I6
AXA Ethical Distribution R Inc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.53%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.51%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price171.3
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF0I7
AXA Ethical Distribution Z Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.78%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.08%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price157.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF0I4
AXA Ethical Distribution Z Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.78%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.08%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price179.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF0I5
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