Fact sheet: Artemis UK Sm Cos

Fund information
Fund name
Artemis UK Smaller Companies I Acc
Fund manager company
Artemis Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • William Tamworthsince 30/03/2016
  • Mark Nizniksince 21/10/2007
Fund objective
The aim of the fund is to achieve long-term capital growth. The emphasis of the fund will be investment in smaller companies listed, quoted and/or traded in the UK and in smaller companies which are headquartered or have a significant part of their activities in the UK which are quoted on a regulated market outside the UK.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies (ex Investment Trusts) TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
8%
1 Year rank in sector
11/47
Sector
UT UK Smaller Companies
Yield
1.5%
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.
0.84%
Fund size
£356m (£357m 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.
61
Bid price
1299.88
Offer price
1347.13
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Cavendish AIM22.7%
Jupiter UK Smaller Companies19%
The MI Discretionary Unit19%
TB Amati UK Sm Cos16.5%
Marlborough UK Micro Cap Gwth11.2%
...more in UT UK Smaller Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK96.3%
    Money Market2.1%
    Jersey1.5%
    Israel0.1%
  • Media14.6%
    Software10.3%
    Support Services10.3%
    Retailers - General7.6%
    Financials7.2%
  • UK Equities97.8%
    Money Market2.1%
    Preference Shares0.1%
    Israeli Equities0.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.6%2.4%6.5%8%25.1%92.2%
Sector1.4%1.1%4.5%4.3%20%93.5%
Rank within sector10 / 4812 / 4811 / 4811 / 4722 / 4634 / 44
Quartile1st1st1st1st2nd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund6.1%19%-4.1%31.2%22.6%
Sector3.4%14.2%-1.9%37.4%22.5%
Rank within sector14 / 4715 / 4736 / 4640 / 4535 / 44
Quartile2nd2nd4th4th4th
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.
1.72
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.
0.82
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.
0.44
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%.
9.07
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.
3.84
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.
0.13
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.
0.87
Price movement
52 week high1320.28
52 week low1112.16
Current bid price1299.88
Current offer price1347.13
Current mid price-
Region
1UK96.33%
2Money Market2.1%
3Jersey1.5%
4Israel0.07%
Industry sector
1Media14.64%
2Software10.34%
3Support Services10.3%
4Retailers - General7.6%
5Financials7.23%
6Pharmaceuticals6.25%
7Building & Construction5.31%
8Industrials5.19%
9Food Producers4.25%
Asset type
1UK Equities97.76%
2Money Market2.1%
3Preference Shares0.07%
4Israeli Equities0.07%
Individual holdings
1MEARS GROUP3.05%
2COMPUTACENTER2.94%
3ALLIANCE PHARMA2.72%
44IMPRINT GROUP PLC2.6%
5TELECOM PLUS2.6%
6SOMERO ENTERPRISE INC2.53%
7BROOKS MACDONALD GROUP2.46%
8XP POWER LTD2.19%
9TARSUS GROUP PLC2.16%
Management
Fund manager group
Artemis
Fund manager company
Artemis Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The aim of the fund is to achieve long-term capital growth. The emphasis of the fund will be investment in smaller companies listed, quoted and/or traded in the UK and in smaller companies which are headquartered or have a significant part of their activities in the UK which are quoted on a regulated market outside the UK.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies (ex Investment Trusts) TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
William Tamworth30/03/2016William graduated from Oxford in 2006 with a degree in economics and management. He then joined Citigroup as an equity analyst in the UK small- and mid-cap team. In 2009 he moved to Liberum, where he continued to work in small- and mid-cap equity research, specialising in support services. A CFA charterholder, William joined Artemis in 2015 to work with Mark Niznik on the Artemis UK Smaller Companies Fund.
Mark Niznik21/10/2007Mark began his investment career with Legal & General in 1985, before joining Greig Middleton & Co Limited where he was a private client fund manager. In 1992, he joined Perpetual Plc covering the UK part of its Global Smaller Companies Fund; the UK Smaller Companies Core Fund and the Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust. Mark joined Standard Life Investments in 2002, as a small/mid-cap fund manager, running its UK Opportunity Fund from launch in November 2002; and in-house small-cap pension funds. Mark joined Artemis in October 2007 and is manager of the Artemis UK Smaller Companies Fund.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Artemis UK Smaller Companies I Acc
Initial charge1%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.85%
Bid price1299.88
Offer price1347.13
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKVH2
Artemis UK Smaller Companies I Inc GBP
Initial charge1%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price1299.35
Offer price1346.58
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNEHI
Artemis UK Smaller Companies R Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.59%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.62%
Bid price1239.63
Offer price1335.57
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAC77
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