Fact sheet: SW Nwtn Gth Pn

Fund information
Fund name
SW Newton Growth Pension Series 2
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Simon Nicholssince 28/04/2016
Underlying fund
Newton UK Equity
Fund objective
Newton describe their fund's aim as follows: The objective of the fund is to achieve long-term growth, the fund will invest in a carefully selected portfolio of UK securities. An equal emphasis will be placed on the generation of income and capital growth. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes. Please note: the Scottish Widows unit-linked funds aim to provide long term growth in the price of units. Any income generated will not be distributed, but added to the fund value.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
7.5%
1 Year rank in sector
796/858
Sector
PN UK All Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m (£0m 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.
85
Bid price
196.6
Offer price
196.6
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK86.2%
    Money Market4.1%
    USA3.5%
    Netherlands2.5%
    Switzerland2%
  • Consumer Goods22.4%
    Consumer Services14.9%
    Industrials12.4%
    Financials11.6%
    Health Care11.2%
  • UK Equities86.2%
    Money Market4.1%
    US Equities3.5%
    Dutch Equities2.5%
    Swiss Equities2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2.2%2.7%0.7%7.5%35%61.4%
Sector-1.5%2.3%5.5%14.2%21.6%57.9%
Rank within sector524 / 880333 / 877852 / 873796 / 85846 / 817309 / 773
Quartile3rd2nd4th4th1st2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund2.7%4.4%16.2%5.1%17.1%
Sector3.4%10.2%4.4%0.6%24.2%
Rank within sector510 / 875686 / 85119 / 838118 / 813731 / 794
Quartile3rd4th1st1st4th
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.
4.94
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.
0.75
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.
0.7
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%.
9.14
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.
6.32
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.
0.52
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.
0.6
Price movement
52 week high201.9
52 week low174.5
Current bid price196.6
Current offer price196.6
Current mid price-
Region
1UK86.21%
2Money Market4.09%
3USA3.46%
4Netherlands2.47%
5Switzerland1.97%
6Germany1.49%
7Ireland0.3%
Industry sector
1Consumer Goods22.36%
2Consumer Services14.92%
3Industrials12.41%
4Financials11.65%
5Health Care11.23%
6Utilities7.67%
7Telecommunications5.71%
8Oil & Gas5.03%
9Money Market4.09%
Asset type
1UK Equities86.21%
2Money Market4.09%
3US Equities3.46%
4Dutch Equities2.47%
5Swiss Equities1.97%
6German Equities1.49%
7Irish Equities0.3%
Individual holdings
1BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO5.91%
2DIAGEO5.7%
3ROYAL DUTCH SHELL5.03%
4VODAFONE GROUP3.75%
5RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC3.73%
6PRUDENTIAL PLC3.41%
7UNILEVER3.17%
8RELX NV2.85%
9COMPASS GROUP2.75%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Widows
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
Newton describe their fund's aim as follows: The objective of the fund is to achieve long-term growth, the fund will invest in a carefully selected portfolio of UK securities. An equal emphasis will be placed on the generation of income and capital growth. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes. Please note: the Scottish Widows unit-linked funds aim to provide long term growth in the price of units. Any income generated will not be distributed, but added to the fund value.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Simon Nichols28/04/2016Simon Nichols is an Investment manager – UK equities and a Chairman of the UK equity meeting ,Member of the research prioritisation group. He holds a BA degree and is a CFA charterholder ,Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.He has a experienced from 1995 -1999 KPMG - Assistant manager,from 1999 - 2000 PricewaterhouseCoopers - Insolvency executive, from 2000 -2001 Wilton Investments Limited - Financial accountant, from 2001 to date Newton Investment Management - Investment manager (UK equities).
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
SW Newton Growth Pension Series 1
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.88%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.29%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.26%
Bid price189
Offer price199
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAOD8
SW Newton Growth Pension Series 2
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.41%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.38%
Bid price196.6
Offer price196.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAOD9
SW Newton Growth Pension Series 4
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.48%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.61%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.58%
Bid price223.7
Offer price223.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated20/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBOH6
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