Fact sheet: Countrywide Managed Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Countrywide Managed Pn S2 P
Fund manager company
Countrywide Assured Plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Katy Thorneycroftsince 01/01/1982
  • Nadia Grantsince 01/01/1982
  • David Chansince 01/01/1982
No data available.
Fund objective
To provide a balanced portfolio invested in a combination of fixed-interest securities, property, equities and deposits suitable for provision of pension benefits.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
11.9%
1 Year rank in sector
444/796
Sector
PN Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
Yield
-
Fund size
£453m
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.
62
Bid price
3408
Offer price
3587.4
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
BlackRock LGIM Oseas Consn Idx Pn26.4%
Scot Eq Sequel Adventurous Pn23.9%
Scot Eq Sequel Adven Jrny Pn23.9%
Scot Eq Caerus Pfl DRP 4 Pn23.2%
FL My Ftr Advantage Gth Pn22.2%
...more in PN Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK42%
    USA23%
    Europe ex UK8.5%
    International7.9%
    Not Specified7.5%
  • No data available.
  • UK Equities37.4%
    US Equities23.1%
    Europe ex UK Equities9.4%
    Global Fixed Interest6.1%
    UK Fixed Interest5.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.5%-1.1%8.1%11.9%24.8%53.5%
Sector0.1%-0.1%8.9%11.9%22.7%49.3%
Rank within sector682 / 913737 / 912615 / 894444 / 796233 / 692225 / 595
Quartile3rd4th3rd3rd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund12.2%1.1%8.1%13.8%11.4%
Sector11.5%2.2%5.7%13.1%9.9%
Rank within sector414 / 800583 / 75364 / 692346 / 661156 / 596
Quartile3rd4th1st3rd2nd
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.
0.23
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.
1.08
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.
0.48
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%.
7.84
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.
1.63
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.
0.44
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.
0.96
Price movement
52 week high3510.2
52 week low2840.5
Current bid price3408
Current offer price3587.4
Current mid price-
Region
1UK42%
2USA23%
3Europe ex UK8.5%
4International7.9%
5Not Specified7.5%
6Japan5.7%
7Money Market3.7%
8Global Emerging Markets0.9%
9Pacific ex-Japan0.5%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1UK Equities37.4%
2US Equities23.1%
3Europe ex UK Equities9.4%
4Global Fixed Interest6.1%
5UK Fixed Interest5.6%
6Money Market5.3%
7Property5.2%
8Japanese Equities4.7%
9Canadian Equities1.3%
Individual holdings
No data available.
Management
Fund manager group
Countrywide Assured
Fund manager company
Countrywide Assured Plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
To provide a balanced portfolio invested in a combination of fixed-interest securities, property, equities and deposits suitable for provision of pension benefits.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Katy Thorneycroft01/01/1982Katy Thorneycroft is a senior portfolio manager in the Global Multi-Asset Group (””GMAG””), based in London. Katy focuses on the UK pension, Diversified Growth and investment trust funds. An employee since 1999, Katy was previously a member of the GMAG in New York and prior to this was a portfolio manager in the European Equity Group in London focusing on small and mid-cap strategies. Katy obtained an MChem from the University of Oxford and is a CFA charterholder.
Nadia Grant01/01/1982Nadia Grant joined the company in 2014 as a portfolio manager within the US Equities team. She manages the Threadneedle American Fund and has coverage leadership for companies in the healthcare sector. Nadia also contributes to the team’s macroeconomic and thematic research. Prior to joining the company, she worked for 13 years at JP Morgan Asset Management. She worked as a portfolio manager in various teams, managing European, American and Global strategies. Nadia has a Master’s degree from Reims Business School (Neoma) and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
David Chan01/01/1982David Chan, vice president, is a portfolio manager and analyst working on fund of funds portfolios in the Global Multi-Asset Group, based in London. An employee since 1997, David was previously an analyst in the Global Equities Team and prior to this was a performance analyst specialising in risk and attribution within the Performance Analysis Group. Prior to joining the firm, David spent three years as an actuarial trainee at National Provident Institution, having worked as an actuarial principal at Black Horse Life Assurance Company. David started his career as an actuarial assistant at Abbey Life Assurance Company. David obtained a BSc in Mathematics, Operation Research and Economics from the University of Essex and a Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Science from City University.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Countrywide Managed Pn S2 I
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price757.8
Offer price797.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE0F3
Countrywide Managed Pn S2 P
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price3408
Offer price3587.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeIR17
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