Fact sheet: Scot Eq Balanced Core Port Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq Balanced Core Portfolio Pn
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
No data available.
No data available.
Fund objective
This portfolio aims to provide long-term capital growth while keeping risk in a target volatility range of 8%-10% over a market cycle, which the fund manager defines as being three years or more. We’ve engaged Morningstar to help us select and manage the blend of funds it contains. The portfolio is built mainly using a collection of low-cost funds that aim to perform in line with their regional benchmarks, by investing in the same companies as them, in the same proportions. The Balanced Core Portfolio invests around 50% in a mix of less risky assets, like cash, bonds and property, with around 50% invested in riskier assets such as equities (shares of companies), including some in emerging markets equities. This portfolio sits towards the lower end of our Core Risk Profile Portfolio range in terms of risk and long-term growth potential.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
12.8%
1 Year rank in sector
-
Sector
PN Unclassified
Yield
-
Fund size
£297m (£236m 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.
53
Bid price
132.1254
Offer price
139.0794
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Aegon MrcActGbLoVltyEqPn23.3%
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Scot Eq Gth PlusCr Lf Ptfl Pn16.7%
Scot Eq Gth Plus Core Port Pn16.7%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • No data available.
  • No data available.
  • UK Large Cap Companies16.2%
    North American Equities8.4%
    North American Fixed Interest8.3%
    Money Market8.2%
    European Fixed Interest7.7%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.1%-1.5%7.8%12.8%21.7%-
Sector-0.2%-0.2%5.9%8%20.8%45.7%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund12.5%0.7%6.4%7.5%-
Sector8.3%2.8%7.2%10.8%9.9%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
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.
-1.31
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.
1.27
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.
0.56
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%.
5.93
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.
2.33
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.
0.13
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.
0.88
Price movement
52 week high138.17
52 week low113.17
Current bid price132.13
Current offer price139.08
Current mid price-
Region
No data available.
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1UK Large Cap Companies16.16%
2North American Equities8.42%
3North American Fixed Interest8.25%
4Money Market8.18%
5European Fixed Interest7.71%
6European Large Cap Equity6.56%
7UK Gilts5.5%
8UK Corporate Fixed Interest5.34%
9Japanese Equities5.23%
Individual holdings
1SCOT EQ UK INDEX TRACKER PN (ARC)23.2%
2SE UK CORP BD PEN16.5%
3SCOT EQ NORTH AMERICAN EQUITY TRACKER PN7.6%
4SCOT EQ CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN EQUITY TRACKER PN7%
5SE CASH PEN6.9%
6SCOT EQ OVERSEAS GOVERNMENT BOND TRACKER PN6.6%
7SCOT EQ EMERGING MARKETS EQUITY TRACKER PN6%
8SCOT EQ OVERSEAS CORPORATE BOND TRACKER PN5.8%
9SCOT EQ UK GILTS ALL STOCKS TRACKER PN5.8%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This portfolio aims to provide long-term capital growth while keeping risk in a target volatility range of 8%-10% over a market cycle, which the fund manager defines as being three years or more. We’ve engaged Morningstar to help us select and manage the blend of funds it contains. The portfolio is built mainly using a collection of low-cost funds that aim to perform in line with their regional benchmarks, by investing in the same companies as them, in the same proportions. The Balanced Core Portfolio invests around 50% in a mix of less risky assets, like cash, bonds and property, with around 50% invested in riskier assets such as equities (shares of companies), including some in emerging markets equities. This portfolio sits towards the lower end of our Core Risk Profile Portfolio range in terms of risk and long-term growth potential.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scot Eq Balanced Core Portfolio Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price132.1254
Offer price139.0794
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG1WS
Scot Eq Balanced Core Portfolio Pn (ARC)
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.25%
Bid price143.5224
Offer price143.5224
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG1WT
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