Fact sheet: BlackRock AqLiAlSt UKILGtIdPn

Fund information
Fund name
BlackRock Aquila Life All Stocks UK Index Linked Gilt Index 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 UK government index-linked securities (gilts). The fund aims to achieve a return consistent with the FTSE UK Gilts Index-Linked All Stocks Index, which is widely regarded as an appropriate benchmark for UK pension fund investment in the index-linked UK gilt market.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Inflation Linked All Stocks Gilt
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
15.6%
1 Year rank in sector
101/146
Sector
PN UK Index - Linked Gilts
Yield
-
Fund size
£1,400m (£1,600m 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.
86
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
SSgA Uk Idx Lkd Gilt Mar 2062 Pn27.4%
SSgA UK Idx Lkd Gilt Nov2055 Pn21.9%
SSgA UK Idx Lkd Glt Mar 2050 Pn20.8%
L&G Ovr 15Yr IdxLkd GltsIdx Pn20.3%
SSgA MPF Ovr 15Y IL Gilt Pn20.3%
...more in PN UK Index - Linked Gilts

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-4.4%-6.7%13.9%15.6%39.4%47.5%
Sector-5.1%-6.5%14.1%16.3%37.8%44.4%
Rank within sector44 / 15157 / 15087 / 150101 / 14669 / 13646 / 119
Quartile2nd2nd3rd3rd3rd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund20.4%-0.9%19%0.6%0.7%
Sector20%-1.5%18.7%0.1%-0.1%
Rank within sector83 / 14723 / 14070 / 13630 / 12810 / 119
Quartile3rd1st3rd1st1st
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.
1.77
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.
0.93
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.
0.93
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%.
10.75
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.
2.69
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.
0.36
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.
0.94
Price movement
52 week high1074.2
52 week low812.6
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price984.45
Region
1UK100%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1UK Index-Linked Gilts100%
Individual holdings
1AQUILA LIFE OVER 5 YEARS INDEX LINKED GILT FUND92.1%
2AQUILA LIFE UP TO 5 YEARS INDEX LINKED GILT INDEX FUND7.9%
Management
Fund manager group
BlackRock
Fund manager company
BlackRock Pensions Mgmt Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This fund invests in UK government index-linked securities (gilts). The fund aims to achieve a return consistent with the FTSE UK Gilts Index-Linked All Stocks Index, which is widely regarded as an appropriate benchmark for UK pension fund investment in the index-linked UK gilt market.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Inflation Linked All Stocks Gilt
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 Life All Stocks UK Index Linked Gilt Index Pn S1
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price984.5
Offer price985.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeHWG3
BlackRock Aquila Life All Stocks UK Index Linked Gilt Index Pn S1 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 price985.15
CurrencyGBX
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE383
BlackRock Aquila Life All Stocks UK Index Linked Gilt Index 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 price983.8
Offer price985.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0A8L
BlackRock Aquila Life All Stocks UK Index Linked Gilt Index 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 price984.45
CurrencyGBX
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0A8M
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