Fact sheet: AXA Framlington UK Sel Opps

Fund information
Fund name
AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities Z Inc
Fund manager company
AXA IM UK
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Nigel Thomassince 08/09/2002
Accolades
Fund objective
To achieve capital growth by investing in companies, primarily of UK origin where the Manager believes above average returns can be realised.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
-0.1%
1 Year rank in sector
243/277
Sector
UT UK All Companies
Yield
2.2%
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.
0.93%
Fund size
£3,701m (£4,219m 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.
90
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Stan Life Inv UK Eq Recvry46.2%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK98.4%
    Money Market1.6%
  • Industrials28%
    Consumer Services25.2%
    Health Care14.7%
    Financials10.4%
    Oil & Gas6.5%
  • UK Equities98.4%
    Money Market1.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.3%-2.5%0.9%-0.1%12.7%56.5%
Sector1.6%-1.1%6.4%6.5%14.9%58.3%
Rank within sector82 / 285186 / 283249 / 281243 / 277196 / 263149 / 251
Quartile2nd3rd4th4th3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-1.2%8.9%0.9%29.6%10.8%
Sector6.3%3.7%0.6%25.7%14.8%
Rank within sector251 / 27873 / 269121 / 26487 / 257202 / 251
Quartile4th2nd2nd2nd4th
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.
-1.49
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.
1.11
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.
0.01
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%.
11.39
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.
4.46
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.
-0.25
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.
0.86
Price movement
52 week high139.9
52 week low118.4
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price132.6
Region
1UK98.4%
2Money Market1.6%
Industry sector
1Industrials28.01%
2Consumer Services25.22%
3Health Care14.66%
4Financials10.38%
5Oil & Gas6.54%
6Telecommunications6.48%
7Basic Materials3.78%
8Consumer Goods2.46%
9Money Market1.6%
Asset type
1UK Equities98.4%
2Money Market1.6%
Individual holdings
1RPC GROUP6.7%
2PADDY POWER BETFAIR PLC5.1%
3RIGHTMOVE PLC4.8%
4GLAXOSMITHKLINE4.3%
5ITV3.7%
6ASTRAZENECA PLC3.4%
7VODAFONE GROUP3.3%
8BTG PLC3%
9DIXONS CARPHONE PLC3%
Management
Fund manager group
AXA Investment Managers
Fund manager company
AXA IM UK
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
To achieve capital growth by investing in companies, primarily of UK origin where the Manager believes above average returns can be realised.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Nigel Thomas08/09/2002Nigel joined AXA Investment Managers in 2002. He is the lead manager for the AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities Fund. He trained as an accountant with Robson Rhodes, leaving to join Carrington Pembroke (subsequently ABN AMRO and now Artemis Unit Trust Managers) as a Private Client Portfolio Manager. He subsequently joined Hill Samuel to run the Hill Samuel Smaller Companies Unit Trust for two years before rejoining Carrington Pembroke in 1986, launching and managing their UK Growth Fund. Nigel graduated from University College London with a degree in Economics and Geography in 1976.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Switzerland, United Kingdom
AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities R Acc
Initial charge5.25%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.59%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.55%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3095
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFR06
AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities R Inc
Initial charge5.25%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.59%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.55%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1709
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFR05
AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities Z Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£100,000,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.93%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price143.9
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code11VX
AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities Z Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£100,000,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.93%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price132.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code11VY
AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities ZI Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price144.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code11VZ
AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities ZI Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price132.9
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code11W0
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