Fact sheet: Baring UK Growth

Fund information
Fund name
Baring UK Growth I Inc GBP
Fund manager company
Baring Asset Management Limite
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Chris Hydesince 31/03/2000
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve long-term capital growth through selective investment in economic sectors in the United Kingdom through securities in any country and/or economic sectors throughout the world represented in the United Kingdom markets.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
7.4%
1 Year rank in sector
139/277
Sector
UT UK All Companies
Yield
2%
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.
0.92%
Fund size
£21m (£20m 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.
95
Bid price
255.4
Offer price
257.2
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Stan Life Inv UK Eq Recvry46.2%
Schroder Recovery24.2%
UBS UK Opportunities23.3%
Charity Equity23.2%
Schroder Specialist Value UK Equ22.2%
...more in UT UK All Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK100.1%
    Money Market-0.1%
  • Consumer Discretionary16.9%
    Consumer Staples15.4%
    Information Technology14.1%
    Health Care12.7%
    Financials10.3%
  • UK Equities100.1%
    Money Market-0.1%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.1%-2.5%6.6%7.4%13.9%50.1%
Sector1.6%-1.1%6.4%6.5%14.9%58.3%
Rank within sector102 / 285188 / 283145 / 281139 / 277180 / 263-
Quartile2nd3rd3rd3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund7.6%1.7%0.8%22.3%-
Sector6.3%3.7%0.6%25.7%14.8%
Rank within sector126 / 278169 / 269127 / 264176 / 257-
Quartile2nd3rd2nd3rd
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.
-3.38
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.
1.49
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.
0.1
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%.
10.88
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.
7.1
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.
-0.14
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.
0.64
Price movement
52 week high269.1
52 week low209.1
Current bid price255.4
Current offer price257.2
Current mid price-
Region
1UK100.1%
2Money Market-0.1%
Industry sector
1Consumer Discretionary16.9%
2Consumer Staples15.4%
3Information Technology14.1%
4Health Care12.7%
5Financials10.3%
6Energy8.2%
7Industrials8.2%
8Telecommunications Utilities6.5%
9Materials5.5%
Asset type
1UK Equities100.1%
2Money Market-0.1%
Individual holdings
1ROYAL DUTCH SHELL8.2%
2SHIRE PLC7.4%
3PRUDENTIAL PLC6.4%
4SSP GROUP PLC5.1%
5RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC5%
6IMPERIAL TOBACCO GROUP PLC4.5%
7WORLDPAY GROUP PLC4.5%
8AUTO TRADER GROUP PLC3.9%
9ASTRAZENECA PLC3.7%
Management
Fund manager group
Baring
Fund manager company
Baring Asset Management Limite
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve long-term capital growth through selective investment in economic sectors in the United Kingdom through securities in any country and/or economic sectors throughout the world represented in the United Kingdom markets.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Chris Hyde31/03/2000Chris is an Investment Manager for the UK Equity Team and is responsible for the management of the UK Growth Fund. He is Head of the Consumer Staples Global Sector Team and has UK research responsibilities for Consumer Stocks and Banks. Chris joined Baring Asset Management in 2000 as a Client Activities team member before joining the Portfolio Control Asset Allocation team. In 2004, Chris was appointed as an Investment Analyst in the UK Equity Team. Chris holds a BA in Economics from the University of Exeter. He was awarded the Investment Management Certificate in 1999 and the CFA designation in 2004.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Germany, France, United Kingdom, Macau
Baring UK Growth GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price254.8
Offer price269.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBO31
Baring UK Growth I Inc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.92%
Bid price255.4
Offer price257.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeG60I
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