Fact sheet: FL AXA Fram UK Sel Oppo AP

Fund information
Fund name
FL AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities AP
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Nigel Thomassince 08/09/2002
Underlying fund
AXA Framlington UK Sel Opps
Fund objective
AXA state that the aim of the fund is achieve capital growth. The fund will invest principally in companies, primarily of UK origin, where the manager believes above average returns can be realised.
Benchmark
  • IA UK All Companies
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
-0.4%
1 Year rank in sector
687/843
Sector
PN UK All Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£10m (£11m 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.
90
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Stan Life SLI UK Eq Rcvry Pn41.9%
Countrywide Equity Pn21.2%
OMW Schroder Recovery20.7%
Royal London Schroders Recovery Pn20.5%
Fidelity UBS UK Select Pn20%
...more in PN UK All Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK99.2%
    Money Market0.8%
  • Industrials29.4%
    Consumer Services26.7%
    Health Care14.5%
    Financials10.3%
    Oil & Gas6%
  • UK Equities99.2%
    Money Market0.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.1%-1.7%1.6%-0.4%13.5%64.1%
Sector-1.2%-0.3%6.2%5.1%13.2%59.3%
Rank within sector205 / 865640 / 862703 / 861687 / 843351 / 805271 / 756
Quartile1st3rd4th4th2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-0.5%9.9%1.7%30.5%12.1%
Sector5.6%4.4%0.6%24.2%15.4%
Rank within sector693 / 843163 / 831247 / 806155 / 785501 / 758
Quartile4th1st2nd1st3rd
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.
-0.35
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.
1.07
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.
0.07
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%.
11.41
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.
4.81
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.
-0.04
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.
0.83
Price movement
52 week high520.3
52 week low428.2
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price492.7
Region
1UK99.22%
2Money Market0.78%
Industry sector
1Industrials29.35%
2Consumer Services26.68%
3Health Care14.47%
4Financials10.26%
5Oil & Gas5.96%
6Telecommunications5.86%
7Basic Materials3.38%
8Consumer Goods2.4%
9Technology0.86%
Asset type
1UK Equities99.22%
2Money Market0.78%
Individual holdings
1RPC GROUP6.5%
2RIGHTMOVE PLC5.2%
3PADDY POWER BETFAIR PLC5%
4GLAXOSMITHKLINE4.2%
5ITV3.9%
6ASTRAZENECA PLC3.6%
7DIXONS CARPHONE PLC3.3%
8VODAFONE GROUP3.1%
9BTG PLC2.8%
Management
Fund manager group
Friends Life
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
AXA state that the aim of the fund is achieve capital growth. The fund will invest principally in companies, primarily of UK origin, where the manager believes above average returns can be realised.
Benchmark
  • IA UK All Companies
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Nigel Thomas08/09/2002Nigel joined AXA Investment Managers in 2002. He is the lead manager for the AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities Fund. He trained as an accountant with Robson Rhodes, leaving to join Carrington Pembroke (subsequently ABN AMRO and now Artemis Unit Trust Managers) as a Private Client Portfolio Manager. He subsequently joined Hill Samuel to run the Hill Samuel Smaller Companies Unit Trust for two years before rejoining Carrington Pembroke in 1986, launching and managing their UK Growth Fund. Nigel graduated from University College London with a degree in Economics and Geography in 1976.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FL AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities AP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.69%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price492.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeRV57
FL AXA Framlington UK Select Opportunities AP Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.69%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1053.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeER80
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