Fact sheet: Aberdeen Charity Select UK Bond

Fund information
Fund name
Aberdeen Charity Select UK Bond Acc
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund manager
  • Pan Euro Macro Teamsince 09/01/2007
Fund objective
The fund aims to maximise total returns by investing the majority of the funds assets in investment grade UK Debt and Debt Related Securities. The fund may also opportunistically invest in sub-investment grade debt.
Benchmark
  • BofA Merrill Lynch Sterling Broad Market
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
7.5%
1 Year rank in sector
9/35
Sector
UT UK Gilts
Yield
1.8%
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.
0.69%
Fund size
£11m (£16m 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.
43
Bid price
156.6885
Offer price
156.6885
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK99.7%
    Germany4.5%
    Luxembourg2.9%
    Australia0.1%
    Europe0%
  • Others55.3%
    Government Bonds44.7%
  • UK Fixed Interest52.4%
    UK Gilts35.4%
    Australian Government Fixed Interest4.9%
    Global Index Linked4.5%
    Luxembourg Fixed Interest2.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.1%1.7%-4.2%7.5%20.3%26.5%
Sector0.2%1.2%-6.1%5.7%23.9%25.5%
Rank within sector34 / 357 / 354 / 359 / 3518 / 348 / 31
Quartile4th1st1st2nd3rd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund-0.6%10%-0.5%12.5%-2.9%
Sector-0.6%10.8%-0.1%14.3%-4.7%
Rank within sector22 / 3510 / 3527 / 3519 / 342 / 33
Quartile3rd2nd4th3rd1st
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.
2.89
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.
0.43
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.
0.35
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%.
6.56
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.
6.89
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.
-0.16
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.
0.15
Price movement
52 week high164.87
52 week low145.63
Current bid price156.69
Current offer price156.69
Current mid price-
Region
1UK99.72%
2Germany4.45%
3Luxembourg2.95%
4Australia0.09%
5Europe-
6Eurozone-7.21%
Industry sector
1Others55.26%
2Government Bonds44.74%
Asset type
1UK Fixed Interest52.42%
2UK Gilts35.43%
3Australian Government Fixed Interest4.85%
4Global Index Linked4.45%
5Luxembourg Fixed Interest2.95%
6Cash & Cash Equivalents0.12%
7Foreign Exchange-0.22%
Individual holdings
1TREASURY 3.5% GILT 22/01/45 GBP5.1%
2AUSTRALIA(COMMONWEALTH OF) 2.75% BDS 21/11/27 AUD10004.8%
3TREASURY 4.5% GILT 7/9/2034 GBP0.013.6%
4TREASURY 1.75% GILT 22/07/19 GBP0.012.7%
5TREASURY 3.75% GILT 07/09/21 GBP2.7%
6GERMANY (FED REP OF) 0.5% 15/04/302.2%
7UK TREASURY STRIP UK 4.25% TREASURY STRIP 7/6/2032 PRNCP2.2%
8TREASURY 1.5% GILT 22/07/26 GBP0.012.1%
9TREASURY 1.5% GILT 22/07/47 GBP12.1%
Management
Fund manager group
Aberdeen
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The fund aims to maximise total returns by investing the majority of the funds assets in investment grade UK Debt and Debt Related Securities. The fund may also opportunistically invest in sub-investment grade debt.
Benchmark
  • BofA Merrill Lynch Sterling Broad Market
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Pan Euro Macro Team09/01/2007
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCIS
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Aberdeen Charity Select UK Bond Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.69%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.58%
Bid price156.6885
Offer price156.6885
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK464
Aberdeen Charity Select UK Bond Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.69%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.58%
Bid price113.9387
Offer price113.9387
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeK463
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