Fact sheet: L&G UK Sm Cos Tst

Fund information
Fund name
L&G UK Smaller Companies Trust I Acc
Fund manager company
Legal & General UT Mgr Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Rod Oscroftsince 30/06/2001
Fund objective
The objective of this fund is to provide growth.The fund will typically invest between 90% and 100% in company shares.The fund will invest in UK company shares from all economic sectors. Between 70% and 100% of these shares will be issued by smaller UK companies that make up the lowest 10% by size of the main UK share markets.The fund may use derivatives (contracts which have a value linked to the price of another asset) for the following purposes:•To help with efficient day to day management.•To reduce some of the risks of the market.The fund may also invest cash or deposits.If you hold accumulation units, income from investments held by the fund (dividends) will be reinvested into the value of your units.If you hold distribution units, income from investments held by the fund will be paid out to you (as a dividend).You can buy or sell units in this fund on any working day. You need to contact us with your instruction before 12 noon. This is the time we calculate unit prices for this fund. If you contact us after 12 noon, the units will be bought or sold at the next working day's price.This fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within five years.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies Extended ( InvTrust) TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
-3.2%
1 Year rank in sector
44/47
Sector
UT UK Smaller Companies
Yield
1.4%
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.
0.88%
Fund size
£316m (£340m 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.
77
Bid price
954.8
Offer price
970.1
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Cavendish AIM23.3%
The MI Discretionary Unit20.1%
Jupiter UK Smaller Companies18.8%
TB Amati UK Sm Cos15.5%
Marlborough UK Micro Cap Gwth12.1%
...more in UT UK Smaller Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK89.3%
    Not Specified5.9%
    Money Market3.4%
    Germany0.9%
    Ireland0.4%
  • Industrials28.4%
    Financials15.9%
    Consumer Services13.5%
    Health Care11.9%
    Technology11.1%
  • UK Equities89.3%
    Property5.9%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents3.4%
    German Equities0.9%
    Irish Equities0.4%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.3%-4.4%-2.1%-3.2%18%97.9%
Sector3.6%0.8%5.2%5.3%21.5%94.6%
Rank within sector39 / 4847 / 4847 / 4844 / 4734 / 4631 / 44
Quartile4th4th4th4th3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-4.2%17.9%-1.1%40%26.4%
Sector4.4%14.2%-1.9%37.4%22.5%
Rank within sector43 / 4721 / 4726 / 4617 / 4521 / 44
Quartile4th2nd3rd2nd2nd
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.
-2.04
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.
1.15
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.
0.15
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%.
12.26
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.
3.75
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.
-0.33
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.
0.92
Price movement
52 week high1014
52 week low836.3
Current bid price954.8
Current offer price970.1
Current mid price-
Region
1UK89.28%
2Not Specified5.87%
3Money Market3.42%
4Germany0.9%
5Ireland0.41%
6Australia0.12%
Industry sector
1Industrials28.44%
2Financials15.93%
3Consumer Services13.54%
4Health Care11.88%
5Technology11.06%
6Consumer Goods9.28%
7Cash & Cash Equivalents3.42%
8Basic Materials2.98%
9Oil & Gas2.9%
Asset type
1UK Equities89.28%
2Property5.87%
3Cash & Cash Equivalents3.42%
4German Equities0.9%
5Irish Equities0.41%
6Australian Equities0.12%
Individual holdings
1Safestore Holdings PLC3.29%
2FIRST DERIVATIVES PLC2.78%
3NORTHGATE PLC2.59%
4CRANSWICK2.32%
5DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS2.07%
6GENUS2.05%
7VECTURA GROUP2.02%
8PAYSAFE GROUP PLC1.98%
9TED BAKER1.86%
Management
Fund manager group
Legal & General UT Mgr
Fund manager company
Legal & General UT Mgr Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The objective of this fund is to provide growth.The fund will typically invest between 90% and 100% in company shares.The fund will invest in UK company shares from all economic sectors. Between 70% and 100% of these shares will be issued by smaller UK companies that make up the lowest 10% by size of the main UK share markets.The fund may use derivatives (contracts which have a value linked to the price of another asset) for the following purposes:•To help with efficient day to day management.•To reduce some of the risks of the market.The fund may also invest cash or deposits.If you hold accumulation units, income from investments held by the fund (dividends) will be reinvested into the value of your units.If you hold distribution units, income from investments held by the fund will be paid out to you (as a dividend).You can buy or sell units in this fund on any working day. You need to contact us with your instruction before 12 noon. This is the time we calculate unit prices for this fund. If you contact us after 12 noon, the units will be bought or sold at the next working day's price.This fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within five years.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies Extended ( InvTrust) TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Rod Oscroft30/06/2001Rod joined LGIM in 2000 and is a Senior Fund Manager and Head of the High Alpha team who focuses on small and mid cap funds which are typically concentrated, conviction weighted, benchmark agnostic portfolios. Rod joined LGIM from Hermes Investment Management where he specialised in small company research. Prior to this, Rod worked in the transport asset rental industry. Rod graduated from Cambridge University with an Honours degree in Economics.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
L&G UK Smaller Companies Trust E Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.77%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price899.8
Offer price914.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeLE98
L&G UK Smaller Companies Trust E Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.77%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price809.3
Offer price822.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeLE45
L&G UK Smaller Companies Trust F Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.27%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price938.4
Offer price953.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG5XI
L&G UK Smaller Companies Trust F Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.27%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price828.8
Offer price842.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG5XJ
L&G UK Smaller Companies Trust I Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£20,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price954.8
Offer price970.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG5XG
L&G UK Smaller Companies Trust I Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£20,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price830.2
Offer price843.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG5XH
L&G UK Smaller Companies Trust L Inc
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 price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeN0CY
L&G UK Smaller Companies Trust R Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.77%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price899.8
Offer price959.9
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFZ73
L&G UK Smaller Companies Trust R Inc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.77%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price809.3
Offer price863.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFZ74
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