Fact sheet: SLFC BlackRock European Dyn Pn

Fund information
Fund name
SLFC BlackRock European Dynamic Pn
Fund manager company
Sun Life Financial of Canada
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Alister Hibbertsince 01/03/2008
Underlying fund
BlackRock European Dyn
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in Europe, but excluding the United Kingdom. Depending on market conditions, the Fund will invest in shares of companies that are, in the Portfolio Manager's opinion, undervalued or have good growth potential.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe Ex UK (Gross) Index (GBP)
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
10.4%
1 Year rank in sector
195/358
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£1m (£1m 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.
100
Bid price
205.434
Offer price
205.434
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
OMW Old Mut Euro (ex UK) Sm Cos28.1%
OMW Henderson Euro Sm Cos24.3%
SIP Hend Eurpn Sm Cos Pn24.1%
Guardian Choices European Pn23.4%
L&G JPM Europe Sm Cos Pn19.5%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Germany17.8%
    France16.7%
    Denmark15.5%
    Switzerland13.6%
    Sweden9.6%
  • Industrials26.2%
    Financials18.9%
    Consumer Goods16.7%
    Technology10.7%
    Consumer Services8.3%
  • German Equities17.8%
    French Equities16.7%
    Danish Equities15.5%
    Swiss Equities13.6%
    Swedish Equities9.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-4%-1.3%6.3%10.4%25.5%99.3%
Sector-5.8%-0.8%8.9%10.2%20.2%75.9%
Rank within sector25 / 368213 / 367299 / 367195 / 35858 / 33934 / 311
Quartile1st3rd4th3rd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund8.3%15.1%-0.9%27.5%27%
Sector8.6%9.4%-0.2%25.6%19.2%
Rank within sector216 / 35834 / 352228 / 34099 / 32811 / 310
Quartile3rd1st3rd2nd1st
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.
2.01
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.
0.93
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.
0.59
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%.
10.68
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.
4.27
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.
0.84
Price movement
52 week high217.86
52 week low168.38
Current bid price205.43
Current offer price205.43
Current mid price-
Region
1Germany17.76%
2France16.71%
3Denmark15.5%
4Switzerland13.55%
5Sweden9.57%
6Netherlands6.87%
7Ireland6.59%
8UK4.8%
9Spain4.22%
Industry sector
1Industrials26.16%
2Financials18.87%
3Consumer Goods16.67%
4Technology10.65%
5Consumer Services8.33%
6Health Care7.61%
7Basic Materials6.55%
8Telecommunications1.86%
9Utilities1.85%
Asset type
1German Equities17.76%
2French Equities16.71%
3Danish Equities15.5%
4Swiss Equities13.55%
5Swedish Equities9.57%
6Dutch Equities6.87%
7Irish Equities6.59%
8UK Equities4.8%
9Spanish Equities4.22%
Individual holdings
1RELX NV3.53%
2CRH3.41%
3EIFFAGE3.17%
4SAP SE3.16%
5BAYER AG3.06%
6PANDORA AS3.02%
7DSV2.91%
8AXA2.85%
9LEG IMMOBILIEN AG2.63%
Management
Fund manager group
Sun Life Financial of Canada
Fund manager company
Sun Life Financial of Canada
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in Europe, but excluding the United Kingdom. Depending on market conditions, the Fund will invest in shares of companies that are, in the Portfolio Manager's opinion, undervalued or have good growth potential.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe Ex UK (Gross) Index (GBP)
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Alister Hibbert01/03/2008Alister Hibbert, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the European Equity team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. He has responsibility for continental European portfolio management, adopting a flexible style, as well as being the lead portfolio manager of a long/short equity absolute return fund. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2008, Mr. Hibbert was an investment director with Scottish Widows Investment Partnership from 2005, responsible for continental European portfolios. Mr. Hibbert was a European equity portfolio manager with Oechsle International from 2004-2005, and Invesco Perpetual from 1996-2004. He began his career with Ernst & Young in 1994. Mr. Hibbert earned a BSc degree in economics from Bristol University in 1992.
Compliance
UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
SLFC BlackRock European Dynamic Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.49%
Bid price205.434
Offer price205.434
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG5G8
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