Fact sheet: FL Kames Ethical Eq EP

Fund information
Fund name
FL Kames Ethical Equity EP
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Audrey Ryansince 01/01/1999
Underlying fund
Kames Ethical Equity
Fund objective
Kames Capital state that the objective of the fund is to generate a combination of capital growth and income. The policy is that all investments will meet the fund’s ethical criteria. This means the fund avoids investing in companies that it decides harm people, society, animals or the environment. The fund invests predominantly in the shares of UK companies. It is likely to invest in the shares of smaller companies because of its ethical criteria. Within its ethical criteria and the limits set out above, the fund is not restricted by market sector. It may also hold a limited range of other investments and it is not constrained by any benchmark or index.
Benchmark
  • IA UK All Companies
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
-1.3%
1 Year rank in sector
789/845
Sector
PN UK All Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m (£0m 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.
88
Bid price
428.4
Offer price
428.4
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...more in PN UK All Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK95.4%
    Money Market4.6%
  • Financials26.3%
    Consumer Services25%
    Industrials16.8%
    Technology10.7%
    Utilities5.2%
  • UK Equities95.4%
    Money Market4.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.6%-3.6%0.8%-1.3%18.1%79.3%
Sector2.1%0.1%7.1%8.2%16.6%60%
Rank within sector273 / 867758 / 864756 / 863789 / 845310 / 807119 / 758
Quartile2nd4th4th4th2nd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-3.2%13.1%1.9%36.8%18.3%
Sector7.1%4.4%0.6%24.2%15.4%
Rank within sector802 / 84549 / 833236 / 80864 / 787187 / 760
Quartile4th1st2nd1st1st
Risk statistics
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.
1.16
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.
0.1
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%.
12.75
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.
6.23
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.
0.07
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.
0.78
Price movement
52 week high452.9
52 week low373.5
Current bid price428.4
Current offer price428.4
Current mid price-
Region
1UK95.4%
2Money Market4.6%
Industry sector
1Financials26.3%
2Consumer Services25%
3Industrials16.8%
4Technology10.7%
5Utilities5.2%
6Telecommunications4.9%
7Money Market4.6%
8Consumer Goods2.1%
9Oil & Gas2%
Asset type
1UK Equities95.4%
2Money Market4.6%
Individual holdings
1RELX PLC5.22%
2VODAFONE GROUP4.94%
3PRUDENTIAL PLC3.56%
4SAGE GROUP3.48%
5CRH3.44%
6WOLSELEY PLC3.13%
7WPP PLC3.03%
8INFORMA PLC2.82%
9ST JAMES`S PLACE PLC2.49%
Management
Fund manager group
Friends Life
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
Kames Capital state that the objective of the fund is to generate a combination of capital growth and income. The policy is that all investments will meet the fund’s ethical criteria. This means the fund avoids investing in companies that it decides harm people, society, animals or the environment. The fund invests predominantly in the shares of UK companies. It is likely to invest in the shares of smaller companies because of its ethical criteria. Within its ethical criteria and the limits set out above, the fund is not restricted by market sector. It may also hold a limited range of other investments and it is not constrained by any benchmark or index.
Benchmark
  • IA UK All Companies
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Audrey Ryan01/01/1999Audrey is an Investment Manager in the UK Equities team. She joined us in 1997 from General Accident where she was a UK small companies portfolio manager. Audrey studied Accountancy at Napier University and has an MSc in Investment Analysis.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FL Kames Ethical Equity EP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.24%
Bid price428.4
Offer price428.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI5O0
FL Kames Ethical Equity EP S3
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.24%
Bid price428.4
Offer price428.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI5O2
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