Fact sheet: L&G UK Smaller Cos Pn

Fund information
Fund name
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn G1 Acc
Fund manager company
Legal & General Assurance Soc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Rod Oscroftsince 01/07/2004
Underlying fund
L&G UK Sm Cos Tst
Fund objective
To provide the potential for long-term growth by investing in a portfolio predominately of UK shares, consisting mainly of smaller companies. The fund primarily invests in companies which comprise the lowest 10% (by capitalisation) of the UK stock market.
Benchmark
  • HGSC inc Inv Cos
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
10.4%
1 Year rank in sector
96/110
Sector
PN UK Smaller Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£206m (£208m 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.
97
Bid price
568.5
Offer price
598.4
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK89.7%
    Not Specified6.1%
    Money Market2.8%
    Europe ex UK1.3%
    Australasia0.1%
  • Industrials30%
    Financials15.2%
    Consumer Services13.2%
    Technology11%
    Health Care10.9%
  • UK Equities89.7%
    Property6.1%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents2.8%
    Europe ex UK Equities1.3%
    Asia Pacific Equities0.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.9%8.8%6.1%10.4%17.8%85.4%
Sector1.4%7.9%10.1%17.4%27.3%99.8%
Rank within sector3 / 11527 / 11598 / 11496 / 11087 / 10577 / 99
Quartile1st1st4th4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund6.4%-2.9%18.1%-0.8%38.8%
Sector6.9%7.1%17.6%-2.3%37.9%
Rank within sector73 / 115107 / 10958 / 10832 / 10556 / 104
Quartile3rd4th3rd2nd3rd
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.
-4.06
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.
1.05
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
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%.
12.46
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.
3.96
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.
-0.96
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.
0.9
Price movement
52 week high571.9
52 week low452.9
Current bid price568.5
Current offer price598.4
Current mid price-
Region
1UK89.72%
2Not Specified6.09%
3Money Market2.79%
4Europe ex UK1.26%
5Australasia0.14%
Industry sector
1Industrials29.95%
2Financials15.17%
3Consumer Services13.21%
4Technology10.98%
5Health Care10.89%
6Consumer Goods10.37%
7Oil & Gas3.06%
8Basic Materials3.04%
9Cash & Cash Equivalents2.79%
Asset type
1UK Equities89.72%
2Property6.09%
3Cash & Cash Equivalents2.79%
4Europe ex UK Equities1.26%
5Asia Pacific Equities0.14%
Individual holdings
1Safestore Holdings PLC3.28%
2NORTHGATE PLC3.03%
3FIRST DERIVATIVES PLC2.82%
4CRANSWICK ORD GBP0.102.44%
5DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS PLC2.17%
6CREST NICHOLSON HLDGS PLC2.1%
7TED BAKER ORD GBP0.052.06%
8KELLER GROUP ORD GBP0.102.04%
9HILL & SMITH ORD GBP0.251.92%
Management
Fund manager group
Legal & General
Fund manager company
Legal & General Assurance Soc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
To provide the potential for long-term growth by investing in a portfolio predominately of UK shares, consisting mainly of smaller companies. The fund primarily invests in companies which comprise the lowest 10% (by capitalisation) of the UK stock market.
Benchmark
  • HGSC inc Inv Cos
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Rod Oscroft01/07/2004Rod 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
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn 3
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.24%
Bid price578.8
Offer price578.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNDE4
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn G1 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.54%
Bid price568.5
Offer price598.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLC59
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn G1 Ini
Initial charge-
Annual charge3.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)3.79%
Bid price322.4
Offer price339.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLC54
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn G2 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.79%
Bid price544.2
Offer price572.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLC50
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn G2 Ini
Initial charge-
Annual charge4.5%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)4.54%
Bid price282.8
Offer price297.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLC55
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn G25
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.29%
Bid price584.2
Offer price584.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeL469
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn G4 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.79%
Bid price544.2
Offer price558.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLC51
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn G4 Ini
Initial charge-
Annual charge4.5%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)4.54%
Bid price282.8
Offer price290.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLC56
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn G5 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.79%
Bid price544.2
Offer price572.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLC52
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn G5 Ini
Initial charge-
Annual charge4%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)4.04%
Bid price308.6
Offer price324.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLC57
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn G6 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.54%
Bid price568.5
Offer price598.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLC53
L&G UK Smaller Companies Pn G6 Ini
Initial charge-
Annual charge4.5%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)4.54%
Bid price282.8
Offer price297.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/03/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLC58
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