Fact sheet: BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn

Fund information
Fund name
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn A
Fund manager company
BlackRock Pensions Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
No data available.
No data available.
Fund objective
Invests mainly in equities and to a lesser extent government securities, cash and other fixed interest investments, in the UK and overseas. The Fund aims to produce a return in excess of its benchmark. The Benchmark will evolve over time to reflect the market, industry and internal views and developments as to an appropriate asset mix for a broadly invested fund.
Benchmark
  • Fixed Weight Benchmark
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
20.2%
1 Year rank in sector
118/863
Sector
PN Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
Yield
-
Fund size
£229m (£211m 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.
76
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK65.1%
    North America7.5%
    Continental Europe7%
    Money Market6%
    International5%
  • No data available.
  • UK Equities55.6%
    UK Fixed Interest9.5%
    North American Equities7.5%
    European Equities7%
    Money Market6%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.5%4.5%5.7%20.2%31.3%60%
Sector0.2%3.2%3.6%16.2%26.9%52.4%
Rank within sector216 / 90492 / 90462 / 892118 / 863161 / 710167 / 616
Quartile1st1st1st1st1st2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4.5%15.3%5.3%3%17.2%
Sector3.4%14.3%2.2%5.7%13.1%
Rank within sector122 / 893407 / 79467 / 747604 / 690105 / 663
Quartile1st3rd1st4th1st
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.
0.19
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.
1.03
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.
0.72
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%.
7.55
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.
2.08
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.
0.21
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.
0.92
Price movement
52 week high156.02
52 week low126.84
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price155.3
Region
1UK65.06%
2North America7.45%
3Continental Europe7.02%
4Money Market6.02%
5International5.02%
6Pacific Basin3.99%
7Japan3.92%
8Global Emerging Markets1.52%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1UK Equities55.59%
2UK Fixed Interest9.47%
3North American Equities7.45%
4European Equities7.02%
5Money Market6.02%
6Global Fixed Interest5.02%
7Asia Pacific Equities3.99%
8Japanese Equities3.92%
9Global Emerging Market Equities1.52%
Individual holdings
1BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO4.04%
2ROYAL DUTCH SHELL3.87%
3BLACKROCK DC ALPHA SMALLER COMPANIES3.61%
4RELX PLC3.06%
5WOLSELEY PLC2.88%
6COMPASS GROUP2.78%
7SHIRE PLC2.42%
8RIO TINTO2.14%
9LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC2.11%
Management
Fund manager group
BlackRock
Fund manager company
BlackRock Pensions Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
Invests mainly in equities and to a lesser extent government securities, cash and other fixed interest investments, in the UK and overseas. The Fund aims to produce a return in excess of its benchmark. The Benchmark will evolve over time to reflect the market, industry and internal views and developments as to an appropriate asset mix for a broadly invested fund.
Benchmark
  • Fixed Weight Benchmark
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn A
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 price155.2952
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMN74
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn B
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Total expense ratio (TER)-
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Mid price157.813
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMY71
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn C
Initial charge-
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price160.3716
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMW36
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn D
Initial charge-
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price186.2186
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLO03
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn E
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price268.074
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLO36
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn F
Initial charge-
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price156.9966
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLO72
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn G
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price164.1839
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMW37
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn H
Initial charge-
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price166.1251
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCJ53
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn IV
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price156.9966
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCJ50
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn J
Initial charge-
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price304.7405
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLO43
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn K
Initial charge-
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price155.1943
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMN75
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn L
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price158.046
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMW38
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn M
Initial charge-
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price160.5692
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMW39
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn N
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price219.4593
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCJ94
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn O
Initial charge-
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price180.8224
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCJ52
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn P
Initial charge-
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price103.2957
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeDDN5
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn T
Initial charge-
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price117.5029
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQZ23
BlackRock DC Balanced Growth Pn W
Initial charge-
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Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
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Mid price99.264
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0Y8Q
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