Fact sheet: BlackRock AqCo OsCons Eq Pn

Fund information
Fund name
BlackRock Aquila Connect Overseas Consensus Equity Pn S2 NAV
Fund manager company
BlackRock Pensions Mgmt Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
No data available.
No data available.
Fund objective
This fund invests in the shares of overseas companies, (those of European, Japanese, other Pacific Rim, and US markets) according to the weightings of the average UK pension fund. Within each of those markets, the fund aims to generate returns consistent with those of each country’s primary share market.
Benchmark
  • CAPS Pooled Fund Survey Balanced Fund Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
24.9%
1 Year rank in sector
239/961
Sector
PN Global Equities
Yield
-
Fund size
£189m (£188m 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
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA37.9%
    Europe36.3%
    Japan11.9%
    Pacific Rim7.9%
    Global Emerging Markets4%
  • No data available.
  • US Equities37.9%
    European Equities36.3%
    Japanese Equities11.9%
    Asia Pacific Equities7.9%
    Global Emerging Market Equities4%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1%4.9%19%24.9%47.7%100.5%
Sector1%3.2%15.1%19.7%35.8%77.9%
Rank within sector520 / 1039294 / 1035233 / 1025239 / 961142 / 849117 / 751
Quartile3rd2nd1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund23.4%6.4%9.8%24%13.2%
Sector18.7%3.7%7.8%21.4%11.2%
Rank within sector256 / 963205 / 921238 / 849273 / 820229 / 752
Quartile2nd1st2nd2nd2nd
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.
1.01
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.
1.15
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.
0.77
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%.
11.84
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.
2.6
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.
0.91
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.
0.97
Price movement
52 week high686.7
52 week low488.75
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price670.65
Region
1USA37.9%
2Europe36.3%
3Japan11.9%
4Pacific Rim7.9%
5Global Emerging Markets4%
6Canada2%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1US Equities37.9%
2European Equities36.3%
3Japanese Equities11.9%
4Asia Pacific Equities7.9%
5Global Emerging Market Equities4%
6Canadian Equities2%
Individual holdings
1AQUILA LIFE US EQ INDEX FUND S137.9%
2AQUILA LIFE EUROPEAN EQ IDX FD S136.3%
3AQUILA LIFE JAPANESE EQ IDX FD S111.9%
4AQUILA LIFE PAC RIM EQ IDX FD S17.9%
5BLK EMERGING MARKETS GBP FLX ACC4%
6AQUILA LIFE CANADIAN EQUITY FD S12%
Management
Fund manager group
BlackRock
Fund manager company
BlackRock Pensions Mgmt Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This fund invests in the shares of overseas companies, (those of European, Japanese, other Pacific Rim, and US markets) according to the weightings of the average UK pension fund. Within each of those markets, the fund aims to generate returns consistent with those of each country’s primary share market.
Benchmark
  • CAPS Pooled Fund Survey Balanced Fund Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
BlackRock Aquila Connect Overseas Consensus Equity Pn S2
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price670.1
Offer price671.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeHWH6
BlackRock Aquila Connect Overseas Consensus Equity Pn S2 NAV
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price670.65
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeB427
BlackRock Aquila Connect Overseas Consensus Equity Pn S3
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price646.1
Offer price647.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeW712
BlackRock Aquila Connect Overseas Consensus Equity Pn S3 NAV
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price646.65
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeW635
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