Fact sheet: SL BlackRk Oseas Eq Pn

Fund information
Fund name
SL BlackRock Overseas Equity Pn S4
Fund manager company
Standard Life Assurance Co
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Stephen Walkersince 01/01/2013
Underlying fund
BlackRock NURS II Overseas Equity
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to achieve a total return for investors. The Fund invests primarily in underlying funds involved in equities which track appropriate indices with an emphasis on markets outside the UK. The Fund may hold positions in government securities or other fixed interest investments in the UK, overseas, in cash or near cash. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World ex UK
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
25.5%
1 Year rank in sector
97/961
Sector
PN Global Equities
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m
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.
100
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
AXA Wealth Sch ISF Gbl Recv Pn34.5%
OMW IPL M&G Global Dividend Pn32.2%
LV= M&G Global Div Pn32.2%
Aviva M&G Global Div Pn31.4%
Stan Life M&G Global Dividend Pn31.2%
...more in PN Global Equities

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America32.9%
    USA30.4%
    Continental Europe17.2%
    Japan10.2%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan9.3%
  • Financials20.5%
    Consumer Goods13.9%
    Technology13.5%
    Industrials13.4%
    Health Care11.2%
  • North American Equities32.9%
    US Equities30.4%
    European Equities17.2%
    Japanese Equities10.2%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities9.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.2%6.8%20.8%25.5%--
Sector-1.9%2.7%15.4%17.8%32.6%78.7%
Rank within sector114 / 103967 / 1035122 / 102597 / 961--
Quartile1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund25%3.8%---
Sector17.7%3.7%7.8%21.4%11.2%
Rank within sector115 / 963481 / 921---
Quartile1st3rd
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.
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high148.3
52 week low105.5
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price144
Region
1North America32.92%
2USA30.41%
3Continental Europe17.21%
4Japan10.17%
5Asia Pacific ex Japan9.28%
6Money Market0.01%
Industry sector
1Financials20.51%
2Consumer Goods13.88%
3Technology13.47%
4Industrials13.37%
5Health Care11.18%
6Consumer Services10.94%
7Oil & Gas5.84%
8Basic Materials4.34%
9Utilities3.33%
Asset type
1North American Equities32.92%
2US Equities30.41%
3European Equities17.21%
4Japanese Equities10.17%
5Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities9.28%
6Money Market0.01%
Individual holdings
1BLACKROCK NORTH AMERICAN EQUITY TRACKER L32.94%
2BLACKROCK US EQUITY TRACKER D ACC30.41%
3BLACKROCK CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY TRACKER L17.21%
4BLACKROCK JAPAN EQUITY TRACKER L10.17%
5BLACKROCK PACIFIC EX JAPAN EQUITY TRACKER L9.28%
Management
Fund manager group
Standard Life Investments
Fund manager company
Standard Life Assurance Co
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to achieve a total return for investors. The Fund invests primarily in underlying funds involved in equities which track appropriate indices with an emphasis on markets outside the UK. The Fund may hold positions in government securities or other fixed interest investments in the UK, overseas, in cash or near cash. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World ex UK
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
Shares
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
SL BlackRock Overseas Equity Pn S4
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price144
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK3CZ
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