Fact sheet: Barclays GA UK Alpha

Fund information
Fund name
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha I Acc EUR
Fund manager company
Barclays
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
  • Jaime Arguellosince 30/09/2004
Fund objective
The Fund seeks superior long-term capital growth primarily through investment in UK companies.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
9.8%
1 Year rank in sector
9/61
Sector
FO Equity - UK
Yield
2.4%
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.
1.17%
Fund size
£77m (£83m 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.
108
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Old Mutual UK SmCos Fcus19.9%
Boost FTSE 100 3x LD ETP17.6%
Boost FTSE 100 2x LD ETP14.5%
Majedie UK Equity12.2%
UK Autocall11.5%
...more in FO Equity - UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK91.2%
    Money Market3.7%
    Others1.2%
    Australia1.1%
    France0.6%
  • Financials20.6%
    Consumer Services20%
    Industrials11.8%
    Oil & Gas10.8%
    Basic Materials7.4%
  • UK Equities91.2%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents3.7%
    Australian Equities1.1%
    International Equities0.7%
    French Equities0.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.2%3.5%11.5%9.8%15%-
Sector-1.5%-0.5%5.3%3.5%12.6%54.2%
Rank within sector13 / 655 / 658 / 649 / 6120 / 51-
Quartile1st1st1st1st2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund11.2%-0.3%1.9%--
Sector4.3%4.9%1%23.7%12.3%
Rank within sector9 / 6143 / 5717 / 51--
Quartile1st4th2nd
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.
0.98
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.
0.95
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.
0.19
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%.
8.87
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
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.
0.24
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.
0.89
Price movement
52 week high2.6
52 week low2.01
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price2.56
Region
1UK91.2%
2Money Market3.7%
3Others1.2%
4Australia1.1%
5France0.6%
6Canada0.5%
7Netherlands0.5%
8Spain0.5%
9Ireland0.4%
Industry sector
1Financials20.6%
2Consumer Services20%
3Industrials11.8%
4Oil & Gas10.8%
5Basic Materials7.4%
6Health Care6.3%
7Telecommunications5.7%
8Technology4.6%
9Cash & Cash Equivalents3.7%
Asset type
1UK Equities91.2%
2Cash & Cash Equivalents3.7%
3Australian Equities1.1%
4International Equities0.7%
5French Equities0.6%
6Canadian Equities0.5%
7Dutch Equities0.5%
8Others0.5%
9Spanish Equities0.5%
Individual holdings
1BP5.8%
2HSBC HLDGS4%
3ROYAL DUTCH SHELL3.6%
4TESCO CORP3.6%
5GLAXOSMITHKLINE3.4%
6VODAFONE GROUP3.2%
7AVIVA2.3%
8BARCLAYS PLC2.3%
9ANGLO AMERICAN2.2%
Management
Fund manager group
Barclays
Fund manager company
Barclays
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund seeks superior long-term capital growth primarily through investment in UK companies.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Jaime Arguello30/09/2004Jaime Arguello Head of Multi Management Team. Jaime has managed range of Multi Asset Class funds since he joined Barclays in 2009. In this capacity he is member of Barclays Asset Allocation committee and leads the team in charge of external manager selection. Prior to joining Barclays, Jaime was an executive Vice President with Pictet & Cie in Geneva for 10 years initially as Head of Fixed Income Asset Management managing 30bn$ of Mutual Funds and Institutional accounts. Subsequently he also led the 3rd party fund selection team for the Pictet & Cie Wealth Management unit. Prior to this Jaime spent 12 years managing fixed income funds at several asset managers in Paris including Societe Generale and CPR within the Credit Agricole Group, at the latter he was also the Head of Fixed Income Asset Management. Jaime holds an engineering degree from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris.
Compliance
Distributor Status, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Spain, France, United Kingdom, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Ireland, Jersey, Offshore, Portugal, Singapore
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha A Acc EUR
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.45%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.77%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.46
CurrencyEUR
Price updated29/12/2011
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLXN8
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha A Acc GBP
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.45%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.77%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.207
CurrencyGBP
Price updated22/09/2011
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeICE0
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha A Dis GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.45%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.77%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.021
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK4H7
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha B Acc GBP
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.2%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.52%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.171
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeB374
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha B Dis EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.2%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.54%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.317
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeM9B1
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha I Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£2,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.17%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.557
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJDKW
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha I Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£2,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.192
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeBKG0
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha I Dis GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£2,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.01
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI3XM
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha M Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.02%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3.583
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMHE9
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha M Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.153
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE2W4
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha M Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.02%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3.61
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKLTD
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha M Dis GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.011
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeB375
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha M Dis USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.02%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3.456
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJT5H
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha Z Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.34%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.553
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeABUR
Barclays GlobalAccess UK Alpha Z Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.32%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.153
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeIAR7
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