Fact sheet: SW Schr UK sm Cos Pn

Fund information
Fund name
SW Schroder UK Smaller Companies Pension Series 2
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Andrew Broughsince 01/03/1994
Underlying fund
Schroder UK Smaller Companies
Fund objective
The fund aims for long-term growth by investing in smaller companies listed in the UK, most of them constituents of the Hoare Govett Small Companies Index. Investment is solely through the Schroder UK Smaller Companies Unit Trust.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Small Cap ex ITs
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
25%
1 Year rank in sector
55/110
Sector
PN UK Smaller Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£7m (£7m 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.
66
Bid price
595.4
Offer price
595.4
Top in this sector
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SIP Old Mut UK Sm Cos Pn34.2%
...more in PN UK Smaller Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK95.1%
    Money Market2.2%
    Israel1.7%
    Germany0.8%
    Jersey0.2%
  • Industrials22.4%
    Consumer Services16.9%
    Technology16.4%
    Financials15.1%
    Consumer Goods12.8%
  • UK Equities95.3%
    Money Market2.2%
    Israeli Equities1.7%
    German Equities0.8%
    Canadian Equities0%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund5.4%7.8%20.7%25%42.1%136.6%
Sector6.1%10.9%19.7%24.4%37.4%110.7%
Rank within sector86 / 115104 / 11549 / 11455 / 11050 / 10624 / 99
Quartile3rd4th2nd2nd2nd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund11.8%12.5%18.7%-3.4%45%
Sector13.4%7.1%17.6%-2.3%37.9%
Rank within sector93 / 11516 / 10950 / 10860 / 10521 / 104
Quartile4th1st2nd3rd1st
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.
2.19
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.
0.95
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.
0.64
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%.
11.08
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.
3.21
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.
0.53
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.
0.92
Price movement
52 week high593.7
52 week low423
Current bid price595.4
Current offer price595.4
Current mid price-
Region
1UK95.06%
2Money Market2.24%
3Israel1.69%
4Germany0.77%
5Jersey0.22%
6Canada0.02%
Industry sector
1Industrials22.44%
2Consumer Services16.93%
3Technology16.44%
4Financials15.08%
5Consumer Goods12.8%
6Health Care8.53%
7Oil & Gas3.14%
8Basic Materials2.39%
9Money Market2.24%
Asset type
1UK Equities95.28%
2Money Market2.24%
3Israeli Equities1.69%
4German Equities0.77%
5Canadian Equities0.02%
Individual holdings
1PHOTO-ME INTERNATIONAL2.33%
2LIONTRUST ASSET MANAGEMENT2.2%
3DART GROUP PLC2.13%
4DIALIGHT2.12%
5M J Gleeson2.08%
6CONSORT MEDICAL PLC2.03%
7COHORT1.89%
8ADVANCED MEDICAL SOLUTIONS GROUP1.85%
9ARROW GLOBAL GRP PLC1.81%
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 by investing in smaller companies listed in the UK, most of them constituents of the Hoare Govett Small Companies Index. Investment is solely through the Schroder UK Smaller Companies Unit Trust.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Small Cap ex ITs
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Andrew Brough01/03/1994Andy is Co-Head of our Pan European Small and Mid Cap Team. His investment career commenced in 1987 when he joined Schroders as a UK equity fund manager, becoming Co-Head of our UK Small Cap Team in 2002. He joined Price Waterhouse in 1985, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He holds a Degree in Economics.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
SW Schroder UK Smaller Companies Pension Series 1
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.88%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.81%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.79%
Bid price576.8
Offer price607.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeSH06
SW Schroder UK Smaller Companies Pension Series 2
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.94%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.91%
Bid price595.4
Offer price595.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeSH05
SW Schroder UK Smaller Companies Pension Series 4
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.95%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.14%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.11%
Bid price303
Offer price303
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE473
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