Fact sheet: AXA FrmlngtnMgdBal

Fund information
Fund name
AXA Framlington Managed Balanced Z Acc
Fund manager company
AXA IM UK
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Richard Peirsonsince 01/03/1994
  • Jamie Hoopersince 01/11/2006
Fund objective
Capital growth through investment in a broad range of securities in all or any economic sectors in all or any parts of the world which, in the Manager's opinion, show above average profitability, management quality and growth, balancing risk and return for investors.
Benchmark
  • IA Mixed Investment 40% - 85% Shares
Investment style
Aggressive,Growth
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
11.9%
1 Year rank in sector
113/268
Sector
UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
Yield
1.2%
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.
0.7%
Fund size
£1,032m (£953m 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.
74
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Orbis Gbl Bal38%
HSBC Wld Seltn Advntr Pfl24.5%
FP MA DRP VIII23.9%
SVS TPI Aggressive 123.5%
SVS TPI Growth 222.7%
...more in UT Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK42.7%
    Europe ex UK15.7%
    North America14.1%
    Money Market9.4%
    Japan5.7%
  • Others26.1%
    Financials11.5%
    Health Care11.2%
    Consumer Discretionary10.8%
    Information Technology9.8%
  • UK Equities35.2%
    Europe ex UK Equities15.7%
    North American Equities14.1%
    Money Market9.4%
    UK Fixed Interest7.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.4%-0.9%7.6%11.9%21.2%56.5%
Sector0%0.7%8.9%10.8%20.8%46.4%
Rank within sector195 / 280232 / 279195 / 276113 / 268142 / 24052 / 207
Quartile3rd4th3rd2nd3rd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund10.7%3.2%3.5%18.2%12.6%
Sector10.7%2.2%5%13.5%9%
Rank within sector138 / 26892 / 252205 / 24235 / 22440 / 207
Quartile3rd2nd4th1st1st
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.
-0.29
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.
1.07
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.
0.34
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%.
7.66
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.
1.53
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.
0.05
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.
0.96
Price movement
52 week high155.1
52 week low122.1
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price148.4
Region
1UK42.73%
2Europe ex UK15.68%
3North America14.12%
4Money Market9.37%
5Japan5.72%
6Pacific ex-Japan3.87%
7Global Emerging Markets3.74%
8International3.46%
9Others1.31%
Industry sector
1Others26.06%
2Financials11.47%
3Health Care11.16%
4Consumer Discretionary10.78%
5Information Technology9.78%
6Money Market9.37%
7Industrials9.29%
8Consumer Staples6.05%
9Energy6.04%
Asset type
1UK Equities35.15%
2Europe ex UK Equities15.68%
3North American Equities14.12%
4Money Market9.37%
5UK Fixed Interest7.58%
6Japanese Equities5.72%
7Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities3.87%
8Global Emerging Market Equities3.74%
9Global Fixed Interest3.46%
Individual holdings
1AXA FRAMLINGTON EMERGING MARKETS R ACC3.7%
2TREASURY 4.75% GILT 20202.2%
3BP2%
4GLAXOSMITHKLINE2%
5ROYAL DUTCH SHELL2%
6TREASURY 1% GILT 07/09/17 GBP0.012%
7UNILEVER1.3%
8VODAFONE GROUP1.3%
9ASTRAZENECA PLC1.2%
Management
Fund manager group
AXA Investment Managers
Fund manager company
AXA IM UK
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
Capital growth through investment in a broad range of securities in all or any economic sectors in all or any parts of the world which, in the Manager's opinion, show above average profitability, management quality and growth, balancing risk and return for investors.
Benchmark
  • IA Mixed Investment 40% - 85% Shares
Investment style
Aggressive,Growth
Investment method
None
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Richard Peirson01/03/1994After graduating from the University of Liverpool in 1970 with a degree in Computational and Statistical Science, Richard worked briefly as a computer consultant at Arthur Andersen before moving to the City in 1972. From 1975 he worked at Carr Sebag with private clients, moving with the business to Grieveson Grant and then Kleinwort Benson in 1986. From 1991 he was head of UK Active Management and Equity Research, being responsible for both institutional and retail portfolios. Richard joined the company in March 1994 where he is responsible for the management of a number of pension funds and unit trusts.
Jamie Hooper01/11/2006Jamie Hooper joined AXA Investment Managers in November 2006 and is the lead manager responsible for the AXA Framlington UK Growth fund. Jamie joined from Foreign & Colonial (F&C) where he worked initially as a analyst of pan-European financial companies before successfully managing UK equity portfolios for both Institutional and Investment Trust clients (including the ISIS UK Select Trust plc). He joined F&C in 1995 following a career in banking, where Jamie worked for Barclays plc as a senior corporate advances analyst for eight years. Jamie is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and the UK Society of Investment Professionals (formerly AIIMR).
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
AXA Framlington Managed Balanced R Acc
Initial charge5.25%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.32%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.32%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price353.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFR52
AXA Framlington Managed Balanced R Inc
Initial charge5.25%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.32%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.32%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price235.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFR51
AXA Framlington Managed Balanced Z Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.63%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.67%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price148.4
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code11VL
AXA Framlington Managed Balanced Z Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.63%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.67%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price140.5
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code11VM
AXA Framlington Managed Balanced ZI Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£50,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.57%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price121.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKBZV
AXA Framlington Managed Balanced ZI Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£50,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.57%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price118
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKBZU
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