Fact sheet: FL Henderson UK Sm Cos Pn

Fund information
Fund name
FL Henderson UK Smaller Companies Pn
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Neil Hermonsince 01/12/2002
Underlying fund
Henderson UK Smaller Cos
Fund objective
Henderson state that the objective of the fund is to provide capital growth by investing primarily in UK smaller companies. The Fund may invest in any other type of security that is consistent with its objective. The Fund may use derivatives to reduce risk or for efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies Excluding Investment Companies
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
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1 Year rank in sector
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Sector
PN UK Smaller Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m (£0m last year)
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Aviva Art UK Sm Cos Pn12.5%
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Scot Eq Old Mut UK Sm Cos Pn11.3%
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OMW Prof Liontrust UK Sm Cos Pn11.2%
...more in PN UK Smaller Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK98.3%
    Money Market1.7%
  • Industrials35.5%
    Financials17%
    Consumer Services14.1%
    Health Care9.4%
    Technology7.6%
  • UK Equities98.3%
    Money Market1.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.2%-1.9%2.8%---
Sector3.7%0.4%4.4%4.4%23.7%102.2%
Rank within sector76 / 11292 / 11186 / 111---
Quartile3rd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-----
Sector3.5%17.6%-2.3%37.9%24.8%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
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.
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high109.7
52 week low87
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price103.8
Region
1UK98.3%
2Money Market1.7%
Industry sector
1Industrials35.5%
2Financials17%
3Consumer Services14.1%
4Health Care9.4%
5Technology7.6%
6Consumer Goods6.3%
7Basic Materials4.5%
8Oil & Gas3%
9Money Market1.7%
Asset type
1UK Equities98.3%
2Money Market1.7%
Individual holdings
1NMC HEALTH PLC3.4%
2BELLWAY3.2%
3E2V TECHNOLOGIES2.6%
4CLINIGEN GROUP PLC2.2%
5MELROSE INDUSTRIES PLC2.2%
6PARAGON GROUP OF COMPANIES2.1%
7PLAYTECH PLC2%
8ATKINS(WS)1.9%
9INTERMEDIATE CAPITAL GROUP1.9%
Management
Fund manager group
Friends Life
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
Henderson state that the objective of the fund is to provide capital growth by investing primarily in UK smaller companies. The Fund may invest in any other type of security that is consistent with its objective. The Fund may use derivatives to reduce risk or for efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies Excluding Investment Companies
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Neil Hermon01/12/2002Neil Hermon joined Henderson in 2002 as Head of UK Smaller Companies. In 2013 he became Director of UK Equities and manages the Henderson Smaller Companies strategy. Prior to joining Henderson, Neil was Head of UK Smaller Companies at General Accident (later to become CGU plc). He started his career at Ernst and Young as a Chartered Accountant. Neil graduated from Cambridge University with a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (CA) and an Associate Member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP). Indriatti joined Henderson Global Investors in 2011. She was promoted to Deputy Fund Manager in May 2016, working alongside Neil Hermon on UK Equities. She was previously at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant and was a Senior Associate in the Investment Management Tax Advisory team.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FL Henderson UK Smaller Companies Pn
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 price103.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMYTZ
FL Henderson UK Smaller Companies Pn Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.68%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.77%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103.18
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMYUA
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