Fact sheet: Aviva StndLife UK Sm Co Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Aviva Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Pn S6
Fund manager company
Aviva Life & Pensions UK Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Harry Nimmosince 06/01/1997
Underlying fund
Stan Life Inv UK Sm Cos
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long term growth by investing mainly in the shares of smaller companies listed on the UK stock market. The fund is actively managed by our investment team, who will select stocks to try to take advantage of opportunities they have identified. Past performance is not a guide to future returns and future returns are not guaranteed. The price of assets and the income from them may go down as well as up and cannot be guaranteed; an investor may receive back less than their original investment. The fund may use derivatives to reduce risk or cost, or to generate additional capital or income at low risk. Usage of derivatives is monitored to ensure that the fund is not exposed to excessive or unintended risks. The value of assets held within the fund may rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations.
Benchmark
  • IA UK Smaller Companies
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
2.6%
1 Year rank in sector
70/107
Sector
PN UK Smaller Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£2m (£3m 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.
109
Bid price
298.92
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
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Aviva Schrdr UK Dyc Sml Cos Pn10.1%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK96.9%
    Money Market3.1%
  • Consumer Services23.3%
    Industrials22.9%
    Financials12.9%
    Technology12.9%
    Health Care9.9%
  • UK Equities96.9%
    Money Market3.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2%-0.8%0.8%2.6%27.5%109.4%
Sector1.9%0.2%3.2%3.2%22.6%100.5%
Rank within sector54 / 11280 / 11192 / 11170 / 10739 / 10343 / 95
Quartile2nd3rd4th3rd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund0.9%29.7%-7.1%39.9%25.4%
Sector2.5%17.6%-2.3%37.9%24.8%
Rank within sector77 / 1073 / 10690 / 10343 / 10245 / 95
Quartile3rd1st4th2nd2nd
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.
1.25
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.
1.02
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.
0.39
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%.
12.2
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.
4.44
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.
0.28
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 high310.17
52 week low257.57
Current bid price298.92
Current offer price-
Current mid price-
Region
1UK96.9%
2Money Market3.1%
Industry sector
1Consumer Services23.3%
2Industrials22.9%
3Financials12.9%
4Technology12.9%
5Health Care9.9%
6Consumer Goods9.6%
7Telecommunications5.4%
8Money Market3.1%
Asset type
1UK Equities96.9%
2Money Market3.1%
Individual holdings
1ABCAM3.4%
2CRANSWICK ORD GBP0.103.3%
3DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS PLC3.3%
4DOMINO`S PIZZA GROUP PLC3.3%
5TED BAKER ORD GBP0.053.3%
6JD SPORTS FASHION PLC3.2%
7EMIS GROUP PLC3.1%
8NMC HEALTH PLC3.1%
9TELECOM PLUS ORD GBP0.053.1%
Management
Fund manager group
Aviva
Fund manager company
Aviva Life & Pensions UK Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long term growth by investing mainly in the shares of smaller companies listed on the UK stock market. The fund is actively managed by our investment team, who will select stocks to try to take advantage of opportunities they have identified. Past performance is not a guide to future returns and future returns are not guaranteed. The price of assets and the income from them may go down as well as up and cannot be guaranteed; an investor may receive back less than their original investment. The fund may use derivatives to reduce risk or cost, or to generate additional capital or income at low risk. Usage of derivatives is monitored to ensure that the fund is not exposed to excessive or unintended risks. The value of assets held within the fund may rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations.
Benchmark
  • IA UK Smaller Companies
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Harry Nimmo06/01/1997Harry graduated with an MBA from the University of Edinburgh in 1984, joining Standard Life as an Investment Analyst with responsibility for UK equity funds in 1985. He became Senior Investment Analyst with sector responsibility for larger UK-quoted company funds in 1990, and Investment Manager in 1993 responsible for the UK equity smaller (quoted) company funds. Harry has been managing our UK Smaller Companies Fund since its launch in January 1997.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Aviva Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Pn Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price271.16
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeH7T2
Aviva Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Pn S6
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price298.92
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeH7T1
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