Fact sheet: Schroder Core UK Equity

Fund information
Fund name
Schroder Core UK Equity Z Acc
Fund manager company
Schroder UT Managers
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • David Dochertysince 02/01/2009
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide capital growth and income. At least 80% of the fund will be invested in shares of UK companies. The fund has no bias to any particular industry. The fund follows an investment approach based around the business cycle, where the managers attempt to identify turning points in the cycle and then focus on the types of companies they believe will benefit from it. The fund may also invest in other financial instruments and hold cash on deposit. Derivatives may be used to reduce risk or manage the fund more effectively.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
8.5%
1 Year rank in sector
69/277
Sector
UT UK All Companies
Yield
4%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.8%
Fund size
£109m (£152m 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.
102
Mid price
286.1
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Fund name1 Year
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Schroder Recovery20.2%
UBS UK Opportunities19.9%
Charity Equity18.1%
R&M UK Equity Long Term Recovery17.8%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK91.8%
    Ireland4.2%
    Money Market3.2%
    Australia0.8%
  • Financials21.4%
    Consumer Goods14.8%
    Oil & Gas13.4%
    Industrials12.9%
    Health Care12.3%
  • UK Equities91.6%
    Irish Equities4%
    Money Market3.6%
    Australian Equities0.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2.4%-1.4%9.8%8.5%0.8%42.1%
Sector-0.5%0.5%7.6%6.1%14%60.7%
Rank within sector183 / 284172 / 28355 / 28069 / 277255 / 263225 / 250
Quartile3rd3rd1st1st4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund11%-4.8%-6.4%25.8%14.6%
Sector7%3.7%0.6%25.7%14.8%
Rank within sector52 / 278262 / 269254 / 264134 / 257123 / 251
Quartile1st4th4th3rd2nd
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.
-3.72
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
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
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%.
10.51
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.
-0.84
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.
0.82
Price movement
52 week high303.9
52 week low229.1
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price286.1
Region
1UK91.75%
2Ireland4.23%
3Money Market3.18%
4Australia0.84%
Industry sector
1Financials21.37%
2Consumer Goods14.79%
3Oil & Gas13.4%
4Industrials12.9%
5Health Care12.33%
6Telecommunications7.51%
7Consumer Services6.38%
8Basic Materials3.42%
9Money Market3.18%
Asset type
1UK Equities91.58%
2Irish Equities3.96%
3Money Market3.63%
4Australian Equities0.83%
Individual holdings
1HSBC HLDGS6.8%
2ROYAL DUTCH SHELL6.32%
3BP6.05%
4BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO5.11%
5LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC4.08%
6VODAFONE GROUP PLC3.9%
7ASTRAZENECA PLC3.86%
8BT GROUP3.61%
9DIAGEO3.42%
Management
Fund manager group
Schroders
Fund manager company
Schroder UT Managers
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide capital growth and income. At least 80% of the fund will be invested in shares of UK companies. The fund has no bias to any particular industry. The fund follows an investment approach based around the business cycle, where the managers attempt to identify turning points in the cycle and then focus on the types of companies they believe will benefit from it. The fund may also invest in other financial instruments and hold cash on deposit. Derivatives may be used to reduce risk or manage the fund more effectively.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
David Docherty02/01/2009David Docherty joined Cazenove in 2000. He is a member of the pan-European equity team and manager of the Morningstar OBSR Bronze-rated Cazenove UK Growth & Income Fund and The Growth Trust for Charities, a Charity Commission authorised Common Investment Fund. David joined from M&G Investment Management where he was a fund manager and chairman of the UK model portfolio committee. David graduated from Durham University with a degree in History and gained an MBA from Cranfield School of Management. David is a Director of Cazenove Capital and has 24 years’ investment experience.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Ireland
Schroder Core UK Equity A Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.43%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.56%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price259.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKR44
Schroder Core UK Equity A Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.43%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.56%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price161.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKR43
Schroder Core UK Equity C Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£25,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.18%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.06%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price274.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKR42
Schroder Core UK Equity C Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£25,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.18%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.06%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price171.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKR41
Schroder Core UK Equity Z Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.63%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.81%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price286.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKR46
Schroder Core UK Equity Z Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.63%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.81%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price178.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKR45
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