Fact sheet: AXA Wealth Franklin UKSlCoPn

Fund information
Fund name
AXA Wealth Franklin UK Smaller Companies Pn S4
Fund manager company
AXA Wealth Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Richard Bullassince 30/09/2011
Underlying fund
Franklin UK Smaller Companies
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth exceeding that of the Numis Smaller Companies Index over the medium to long term.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies (ex ITs)
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
8.5%
1 Year rank in sector
101/110
Sector
PN UK Smaller Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£9m (£12m 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.
80
Bid price
248.5
Offer price
248.5
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK96%
    Money Market4%
  • Industrials43.1%
    Technology8.8%
    Financial Services7.7%
    Chemicals7.5%
    Real Estate6.9%
  • UK Equities96%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents4%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.1%5.6%8.6%8.5%--
Sector1.4%7.9%10.1%17.4%27.3%99.8%
Rank within sector109 / 115106 / 11577 / 114101 / 110--
Quartile4th4th3rd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4.3%-1.4%24.3%--
Sector6.9%7.1%17.6%-2.3%37.9%
Rank within sector108 / 11599 / 10910 / 108--
Quartile4th4th1st
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.
-
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.
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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.
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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high253.1
52 week low191.4
Current bid price248.5
Current offer price248.5
Current mid price-
Region
1UK96.01%
2Money Market3.99%
Industry sector
1Industrials43.05%
2Technology8.83%
3Financial Services7.72%
4Chemicals7.48%
5Real Estate6.92%
6Building & Construction5.77%
7Retail4.85%
8Health Care4.7%
9Others4.53%
Asset type
1UK Equities96.01%
2Cash & Cash Equivalents3.99%
Individual holdings
1GOOCH & HOUSEGO PLC3.89%
2RESTORE PLC3.67%
3CLIPPER LOGISTICS PLC3.3%
4SCAPA GROUP PLC3.28%
5WYG PLC3.21%
6CLINIGEN GROUP PLC3.19%
7SERVELEC GROUP PLC3.18%
8AVON RUBBER3.1%
9MEARS GROUP3.1%
Management
Fund manager group
AXA Investment Managers
Fund manager company
AXA Wealth Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth exceeding that of the Numis Smaller Companies Index over the medium to long term.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies (ex ITs)
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Richard Bullas30/09/2011Richard Bullas is a portfolio manager at Franklin Templeton Fund Management. He is co-manager on the Franklin UK Smaller Companies Trust and manages the Smaller Companies portion of the Franklin UK Manager's Focus Fund. Richard has worked with the fund management team for over 12 years, joining Franklin Templeton Fund Management via the acquisition of Rensburg Fund Management in 2011. Mr. Bullas joined the team in 2000 as a Trainee Fund Manager, supporting the fund managers on a range of equity unit trusts while studying for his professional investment qualifications (IMC and Chartered MCSI). After 3 years he was appointed Assistant Fund Manager, assisting and reporting to the investment director, specifically on the management of the Franklin UK Smaller Companies Trust and the Franklin UK Manager's Focus Fund. From 2006 he was made Fund Manager and Associate Director while at Rensburg, co-managing 2 UK Equity Mandates as well deputy fund manager on the Franklin UK Select Growth Trust and Franklin UK Manager's Focus Fund. Mr. Bullas investment approach focuses heavily on individual company analysis, identifying quality undervalued companies that have the potential for long term outperformance. Richard has covered the UK smaller companies sector for 12 years and has considerable experience researching and analysing smaller companies. Prior to joining Rensburg Fund Management (now Franklin Templeton Fund Management) Mr. Bullas worked at AVIVA Plc as a Market Analyst in the life and pensions department. Prior to that he spent a short time working at a Chartered Accountants, for the Audit Team. Mr. Bullas holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in business and management studies from Bradford University School of Management, graduating in 1998. He holds the IMC (Investment Management Certificate) and is a Chartered MCSI (Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment).
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
AXA Wealth Franklin UK Smaller Companies Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.4%
Bid price656.6
Offer price656.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code087S
AXA Wealth Franklin UK Smaller Companies Pn S3
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.4%
Bid price191.5
Offer price191.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code087T
AXA Wealth Franklin UK Smaller Companies Pn S4
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.85%
Bid price248.5
Offer price248.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKJXN
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