Fact sheet: Schroder Inst UK Sm Cos

Fund information
Fund name
Schroder Institutional UK Smaller Companies Inst Acc
Fund manager company
Schroder UT Managers
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Iain Staplessince 01/05/2015
  • Andrew Broughsince 02/03/1992
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to achieve capital growth through investment in smaller companies in the United Kingdom. The policy is to invest in smaller companies in the UK which are expected to exhibit superior growth over the long term. The fund may also invest in a wide range of investments including transferable securities, collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments.
Benchmark
  • FTSE UK Series Small Cap ex Investment Trusts TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
26.1%
1 Year rank in sector
15/49
Sector
UT UK Smaller Companies
Yield
1.4%
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.
0.52%
Fund size
£419m (£401m 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.
63
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Cavendish AIM43.2%
The MI Discretionary Unit33.1%
Schroder UK Dynamic Sm Cos32.2%
Old Mutual UK Sm Cos32.2%
TB Amati UK Sm Cos29.9%
...more in UT UK Smaller Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK96.3%
    Money Market2.5%
    Israel1.5%
    Germany0.5%
    Canada0%
  • Software16%
    Financial Services9.3%
    Support Services8.7%
    Household Goods6.6%
    Travel6.4%
  • UK Equities95.4%
    Money Market2.7%
    Israeli Equities1%
    German Equities0.7%
    International Equities0.2%

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Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.5%8.1%18.4%26.1%46.5%126.9%
Sector3.2%8.1%14.7%21.4%30.6%97.1%
Rank within sector22 / 4926 / 4912 / 4915 / 4912 / 4714 / 45
Quartile2nd3rd1st2nd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund11.7%12.8%19.1%-0.6%37.5%
Sector10.7%7.7%14.2%-1.9%37.4%
Rank within sector21 / 4911 / 4814 / 4824 / 4728 / 46
Quartile2nd1st2nd3rd3rd
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.
4.57
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.
0.97
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.
0.87
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%.
10.41
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.
3.06
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.
1.4
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.
0.91
Price movement
52 week high1409
52 week low986.9
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price1407
Region
1UK96.33%
2Money Market2.52%
3Israel1.48%
4Germany0.51%
5Canada0.02%
6Others-0.86%
Industry sector
1Software15.97%
2Financial Services9.31%
3Support Services8.72%
4Household Goods6.55%
5Travel6.36%
6Media4.84%
7Healthcare & Medical Products4.66%
8Real Estate4.37%
9Leisure4.25%
Asset type
1UK Equities95.44%
2Money Market2.71%
3Israeli Equities0.97%
4German Equities0.68%
5International Equities0.18%
6Canadian Equities0.02%
Individual holdings
1M J Gleeson2.71%
2TRIFAST2.62%
3ARROW GLOBAL GRP PLC2.38%
4DIALIGHT2.34%
5DART GROUP PLC2.32%
6COLEFAX GROUP2.2%
7MICROGEN1.97%
8COHORT1.96%
9ADVANCED MEDICAL SOLUTIONS GROUP1.91%
Management
Fund manager group
Schroders
Fund manager company
Schroder UT Managers
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to achieve capital growth through investment in smaller companies in the United Kingdom. The policy is to invest in smaller companies in the UK which are expected to exhibit superior growth over the long term. The fund may also invest in a wide range of investments including transferable securities, collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments.
Benchmark
  • FTSE UK Series Small Cap ex Investment Trusts TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Iain Staples01/05/2015
Andrew Brough02/03/1992Andy 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
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Schroder Institutional UK Smaller Companies Inst Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£20,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.52%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1407
CurrencyGBX
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeUM62
Schroder Institutional UK Smaller Companies Inst Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£20,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.52%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price847.3
CurrencyGBX
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeQA52
Schroder Institutional UK Smaller Companies X Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.02%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price74.66
CurrencyGBX
Price updated20/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKYCA
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