Fact sheet: Schroder US Mid Cap

Fund information
Fund name
Schroder US Mid Cap Z Acc
Fund manager company
Schroder UT Managers
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Jenny Jonessince 26/04/2005
Accolades
Fund objective
The Fund's investment objective is to provide capital growth and income primarily through investment in equity securities of medium-sized US companies. Investment will be in directly held transferable securities. The Fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments.
Benchmark
  • Russell 2500 TR Lagged GBP
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
34.4%
1 Year rank in sector
8/82
Sector
UT North America
Yield
0%
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.
0.91%
Fund size
£1,688m (£1,152m 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
Bid price
114
Offer price
114.3
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Aviva Inv US Eq Inc II37.4%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA97.4%
    Money Market1.9%
    Canada0.7%
    Bermuda0%
    UK0%
  • Financial Services20.4%
    Consumer Discretionary17.7%
    Health Care14.6%
    Producer Durables12.5%
    Technology12.3%
  • US Equities97.4%
    Money Market1.9%
    Canadian Equities0.7%
    American Emerging Equities0%
    UK Equities0%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.1%9.4%23.5%34.4%74.8%144.7%
Sector0.9%7%21%26%56.6%121.3%
Rank within sector21 / 9013 / 8815 / 848 / 824 / 736 / 64
Quartile1st1st1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund36.2%6.7%18.8%33.6%4%
Sector25.6%4.9%17.8%30.5%6.9%
Rank within sector6 / 8228 / 8037 / 7316 / 6656 / 64
Quartile1st2nd3rd1st4th
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.
4.92
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.
0.92
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.
1.44
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%.
11.29
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.
4.34
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.
0.83
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.
0.85
Price movement
52 week high117
52 week low76.85
Current bid price114
Current offer price114.3
Current mid price-
Region
1USA97.39%
2Money Market1.87%
3Canada0.72%
4Bermuda0%
5UK0%
6Ireland0%
7Norway0%
8Netherlands0%
9Israel0%
Industry sector
1Financial Services20.35%
2Consumer Discretionary17.68%
3Health Care14.57%
4Producer Durables12.46%
5Technology12.32%
6Materials & Processing5.4%
7Utilities4.63%
8Others4.58%
9Energy3.1%
Asset type
1US Equities97.39%
2Money Market1.87%
3Canadian Equities0.72%
4American Emerging Equities0%
5UK Equities0%
6Irish Equities0%
7Norwegian Equities0%
8Dutch Equities0%
9Israeli Equities0%
Individual holdings
1SCHRODER ISF US DOLLAR LIQUIDITY I ACC NAV USD4.58%
2ARAMARK HLDGS CORP3.02%
3PHILLIPS VAN HEUSEN CORP1.84%
4VANTIV INC1.62%
5SPECTRUM BRANDS HLDGS INC1.57%
6KAR AUCTION SERVICES INC1.52%
7VWR CORP1.51%
8ROLLINS INC1.43%
9CEPHEID1.42%
Management
Fund manager group
Schroders
Fund manager company
Schroder UT Managers
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The Fund's investment objective is to provide capital growth and income primarily through investment in equity securities of medium-sized US companies. Investment will be in directly held transferable securities. The Fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments.
Benchmark
  • Russell 2500 TR Lagged GBP
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Jenny Jones26/04/2005Jenny B. Jones is the Head of the U.S. Small and SMID Cap Equity team, based in New York. Joined Schroders in 2002 as Head of the US Small Cap Equity. Became responsible for the US SMID cap product upon its launch in 2004. In 1996 she was appointed Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley Investment Management and became an Executive Director in 2000. From 1990, she was head of the Small Cap Value department at Oppenheimer Capital, L.P. In 1983 she joined Mutual of America Life Insurance Co. as a portfolio manager, having joined Shearson/American Express as a financial consultant in 1982. Investment career commenced in 1980 when she joined Drexel Burnham as a sales liaison/assistant options strategist. She holds a BA (Hons), Yale University. MBA, New York University.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Schroder US Mid Cap A Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.66%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.67%
Bid price130.9
Offer price131.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeUM20
Schroder US Mid Cap A Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.66%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.67%
Bid price130.7
Offer price131
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeUM28
Schroder US Mid Cap L Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.68%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price91.79
Offer price92.01
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJOVZ
Schroder US Mid Cap L Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.68%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price91.5
Offer price91.72
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJOWA
Schroder US Mid Cap Z Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.91%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.92%
Bid price114
Offer price114.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0V2Q
Schroder US Mid Cap Z Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.91%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.92%
Bid price113.8
Offer price114.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0V2R
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