Fact sheet: LV= BlackRock Consensus 60 Pn

Fund information
Fund name
LV= BlackRock Consensus 60 Pn S2
Fund manager company
LVFS Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Stephen Walkersince 01/01/2013
Underlying fund
BlackRock NURS II Consensus 60
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to achieve a total return for investors. The Fund invests primarily in global collective investments schemes across several asset classes. The Fund may invest in equity or fixed income transferable securities, money-market instruments, deposits and cash and near cash. The Fund will aim to have between 20-60% of its investment exposure in equity securities. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • ABI Mixed Investment 20-60% Sector Average
Investment style
None,Balanced
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
11.5%
1 Year rank in sector
57/462
Sector
PN Mixed Investment 20%-60% Shares
Yield
-
Fund size
£18m (£13m 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.
53
Bid price
116.9
Offer price
123.1
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...more in PN Mixed Investment 20%-60% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK38.8%
    International22.4%
    Not Specified9.9%
    Money Market8.7%
    Continental Europe7.6%
  • Financials20.2%
    Industrials18.3%
    Government Bonds15.3%
    Consumer Goods7.1%
    Consumer Services4.9%
  • UK Equities29%
    Global Corporate Fixed Interest28.5%
    UK Gilts9.8%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents8.7%
    European Equities7.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-3%-1.5%8.5%11.5%21.9%-
Sector-2%-1.9%6%7.4%16.8%38.9%
Rank within sector465 / 529236 / 52978 / 51757 / 46255 / 399-
Quartile4th2nd1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund12.7%1.2%6.3%--
Sector8.4%1.3%6%8.3%9.4%
Rank within sector52 / 463224 / 425132 / 399--
Quartile1st3rd2nd
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.
0.99
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.
1.1
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.
0.58
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%.
6.23
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.
2.35
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.
0.64
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.
0.86
Price movement
52 week high122.7
52 week low100.4
Current bid price116.9
Current offer price123.1
Current mid price-
Region
1UK38.76%
2International22.4%
3Not Specified9.91%
4Money Market8.68%
5Continental Europe7.6%
6North America5.88%
7Others3.69%
8Japan1.56%
9Global Emerging Markets1.52%
Industry sector
1Financials20.23%
2Industrials18.25%
3Government Bonds15.29%
4Consumer Goods7.13%
5Consumer Services4.85%
6Health Care4.62%
7Oil & Gas4.49%
8Utilities4.23%
9Certificates of Deposit3.95%
Asset type
1UK Equities28.99%
2Global Corporate Fixed Interest28.48%
3UK Gilts9.78%
4Cash & Cash Equivalents8.68%
5European Equities7.6%
6North American Equities5.88%
7Global Government Fixed Interest3.84%
8Others3.67%
9Japanese Equities1.56%
Individual holdings
1BLACKROCK UK EQUITY TRACKER L28.99%
2BLACKROCK OVERSEAS CORPORATE BOND TRACKER L ACC18.56%
3BLACKROCK CORPORATE BOND TRACKER L9.91%
4BLACKROCK UK GILTS ALL STOCKS TRACKER L9.78%
5BLACKROCK CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY TRACKER L7.6%
6BLACKROCK NORTH AMERICAN EQUITY TRACKER L5.88%
7BLACKROCK OVERSEAS GOVERNMENT BOND TRACKER L ACC3.84%
8BLACKROCK JAPAN EQUITY TRACKER L1.56%
9BLACKROCK GIF EMERGING MARKETS GOVERNMENT BOND INDEX X2 USD1.52%
Management
Fund manager group
LVFS
Fund manager company
LVFS Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to achieve a total return for investors. The Fund invests primarily in global collective investments schemes across several asset classes. The Fund may invest in equity or fixed income transferable securities, money-market instruments, deposits and cash and near cash. The Fund will aim to have between 20-60% of its investment exposure in equity securities. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • ABI Mixed Investment 20-60% Sector Average
Investment style
None,Balanced
Investment method
None
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Stephen Walker01/01/2013Steve Walker, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Beta Strategies Group. Within Beta Strategies, Mr. Walker is head of the Index Asset Allocation team in EMEA. Mr. Walker's service with the firm dates back to 2007, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was a portfolio manager in the Client Solutions team. Prior to joining BGI, Mr. Walker was a portfolio manager in the discretionary investment team at Coutts & Co bank for over 12 years.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
LV= BlackRock Consensus 60 Pn S2
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.27%
Bid price116.9
Offer price123.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJFNX
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