Fact sheet: SW Blkrck UK Dyn Gth Pn

Fund information
Fund name
SW BlackRock UK Pension Series 2
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Nicholas Littlesince 31/08/2011
Underlying fund
BlackRock UK
Fund objective
The fund aims for long-term growth from a portfolio consisting mainly of quoted UK company shares. Investment is solely through the BlackRock UK Dynamic Unit Trust.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
5.7%
1 Year rank in sector
570/845
Sector
PN UK All Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£67m (£71m 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.
93
Bid price
283.9
Offer price
283.9
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK99.2%
    Money Market0.8%
  • Consumer Services32.2%
    Consumer Goods19.4%
    Financials15.4%
    Oil & Gas9.8%
    Health Care7.2%
  • UK Equities99.2%
    Money Market0.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.8%-1.1%6.4%5.7%19.7%43.5%
Sector2.1%0.1%7.1%8.2%16.6%60%
Rank within sector253 / 867576 / 864546 / 863570 / 845241 / 807680 / 758
Quartile2nd3rd3rd3rd2nd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund3.5%11%-0.5%16.7%8.7%
Sector7.1%4.4%0.6%24.2%15.4%
Rank within sector602 / 845118 / 833527 / 808733 / 787686 / 760
Quartile3rd1st3rd4th4th
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.
1.22
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.
1.03
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.
0.19
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%.
10.91
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.
4.48
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.
0.27
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.
0.83
Price movement
52 week high292.4
52 week low235.5
Current bid price283.9
Current offer price283.9
Current mid price-
Region
1UK99.23%
2Money Market0.77%
Industry sector
1Consumer Services32.22%
2Consumer Goods19.37%
3Financials15.38%
4Oil & Gas9.77%
5Health Care7.18%
6Basic Materials5.7%
7Industrials4.94%
8Technology4.67%
9Money Market0.77%
Asset type
1UK Equities99.23%
2Money Market0.77%
Individual holdings
1ROYAL DUTCH SHELL6.41%
2BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO5.91%
3RIO TINTO5.7%
4JUST EAT PLC5.25%
5RELX PLC5.11%
6MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL4.67%
7SHIRE PLC4.64%
8IMPERIAL BRANDS PLC4.26%
9RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC3.69%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Widows
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims for long-term growth from a portfolio consisting mainly of quoted UK company shares. Investment is solely through the BlackRock UK Dynamic Unit Trust.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Nicholas Little31/08/2011Nick Little, CFA, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the UK Specialist Equity team within BlackRock's Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. He covers the mining and industrials sectors. Mr. Little's service with the firm dates back to 2001, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, Mr. Little was a research analyst on the UK equity team. Prior to joining MLIM in 2001, Mr. Little worked in Arthur Andersen's corporate tax department. Mr. Little earned an MA degree, with first class honours, in economics from Pembroke College, Cambridge in 2001.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
SW BlackRock UK Pension Series 1
Initial charge1.9%
Annual charge0.88%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.75%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.75%
Bid price274.9
Offer price289.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeSW83
SW BlackRock UK Pension Series 2
Initial charge1.9%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.87%
Bid price283.9
Offer price283.9
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeSW81
SW BlackRock UK Pension Series 4
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.08%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price157
Offer price157
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE498
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