Fact sheet: HC Stirling House Dynamic

Fund information
Fund name
HC Stirling House Dynamic Ret Acc
Fund manager company
Host Capital Limited
Fund type
Fund manager
  • Sarasin & Partnerssince 14/01/2013
Fund objective
To achieve long term capital growth.
  • UK Retail Price Index + 4.5%
Investment style
Investment method
Quick stats
1 Year return
1 Year rank in sector
UT Flexible Investment
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
Fund size
£11m (£7m 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.
Mid price
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America52.3%
    Europe ex UK18.4%
    Global Emerging Markets7.5%
    Pacific ex-Japan5%
  • No data available.
  • North American Equities41.9%
    Europe ex UK Equities14.7%
    UK Equities9.6%
    Alternative Assets9.6%
    Global Emerging Market Equities6%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Rank within sector38 / 25597 / 25156 / 24393 / 24274 / 191-
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Rank within sector41 / 243125 / 23079 / 208130 / 186-
Risk statistics
?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.
?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.
?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.
?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%.
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.
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.
?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.
Price movement
52 week high1.39
52 week low1.13
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price1.38
1North America52.3%
2Europe ex UK18.4%
4Global Emerging Markets7.5%
5Pacific ex-Japan5%
7Middle East/ Africa1.5%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1North American Equities41.9%
2Europe ex UK Equities14.74%
3UK Equities9.61%
4Alternative Assets9.6%
5Global Emerging Market Equities6.01%
6Global Corporate Fixed Interest5%
7Global Government Fixed Interest4.2%
8Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities4%
9Japanese Equities2.64%
Individual holdings
No data available.
Fund manager group
Host Capital
Fund manager company
Host Capital Limited
Fund type
Fund objective
To achieve long term capital growth.
  • UK Retail Price Index + 4.5%
Investment style
Investment method
Fund manager
Sarasin & Partners14/01/2013Sarasin & Partners are a specialist investment management firm based in London. They have been managing global asset allocation portfolios for over 20 years. Their pioneering thematic approach to stock selection has enabled them to produce good results for investors over this period. The management team owns 40% of the business.
IA Recognised, Non UCITS Retail Scheme
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
HC Stirling House Dynamic Ret Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.6%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.3753
Price updated26/04/2017
Institutional or retail classRetail
Citi codeI10C
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