Fact sheet: Scot Eq Balanced Slct Pfl Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq Balanced Select 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 three years or more. We’ve engaged Morningstar to help us select and manage the blend of funds it contains. The portfolio is built using our Select Sector Portfolios. Each of the Select Sector Portfolios is made up of what we and Morningstar believe to be the best blend of funds in their respective sectors. The Balanced Select 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 is the second least risky of the Select Risk Profile Portfolios, so it may not return as much as other portfolios in the range over the longer term.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
17.4%
1 Year rank in sector
711/869
Sector
PN Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
Yield
-
Fund size
£175m (£174m 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.
50
Bid price
156.5243
Offer price
164.7624
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
BlackRock LGIM Oseas Consn Idx Pn40.6%
Scot Eq Ext Bal Coll (ex MLC) Pn37.2%
Scot Eq Sequel Adventurous Pn37%
Scot Eq Sequel Adven Jrny Pn37%
FL My Ftr Advantage Gth Pn36.4%
...more in PN Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK31.8%
    North America15.3%
    Europe13.9%
    International11.1%
    Money Market9.2%
  • No data available.
  • UK Large Cap Companies10.9%
    Money Market9.2%
    North American Equities9%
    Others7.3%
    European Large Cap Equity6.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.3%4.6%3.8%17.4%23.1%40.4%
Sector1.6%5.5%4.7%20.9%26%48.4%
Rank within sector766 / 922740 / 911697 / 910711 / 869515 / 705526 / 608
Quartile4th4th4th4th3rd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund1.7%13%1.9%5.4%9%
Sector2.3%14.3%2.2%5.7%13.1%
Rank within sector733 / 911539 / 800422 / 753294 / 694606 / 663
Quartile4th3rd3rd2nd4th
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.
1.26
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.
0.73
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.
0.68
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%.
5.33
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.
-0.35
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.
0.94
Price movement
52 week high157.01
52 week low133.94
Current bid price156.52
Current offer price164.76
Current mid price-
Region
1UK31.81%
2North America15.26%
3Europe13.94%
4International11.07%
5Money Market9.23%
6Japan7.25%
7Asia Pacific ex Japan4.56%
8Not Specified3.95%
9Global Emerging Markets2.96%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1UK Large Cap Companies10.88%
2Money Market9.23%
3North American Equities9.02%
4Others7.33%
5European Large Cap Equity6.81%
6North American Fixed Interest6.24%
7Japanese Equities6.21%
8European Fixed Interest5.61%
9UK Gilts5.52%
Individual holdings
1SCOT EQ UK EQUITY SELECT PORTFOLIO PN23.9%
2SCOT EQ UK CORPORATE BOND SELECT PORTFOLIO PN15.6%
3SCOT EQ INTERNATIONAL BOND SELECT PORTFOLIO PN10.8%
4SCOT EQ NORTH AMERICAN EQUITY SELECT PORTFOLIO PN8.6%
5SCOT EQ EUROPEAN EQUITY SELECT PORTFOLIO PN7.6%
6SE CASH6.7%
7SCOT EQ GLOBAL EMERGING MARKETS EQUITY SELECT PORTFOLIO PN6.2%
8SCOT EQ JAPANESE EQUITY SELECT PORTFOLIO PN6.2%
9SE UK GILTS ALL STOCKS TRACKER5.3%
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 three years or more. We’ve engaged Morningstar to help us select and manage the blend of funds it contains. The portfolio is built using our Select Sector Portfolios. Each of the Select Sector Portfolios is made up of what we and Morningstar believe to be the best blend of funds in their respective sectors. The Balanced Select 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 is the second least risky of the Select Risk Profile Portfolios, so it may not return as much as other portfolios in the range over the longer term.
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 Select Portfolio Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.55%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.55%
Bid price156.5243
Offer price164.7624
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated20/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGSM6
Scot Eq Balanced Select Portfolio Pn (ARC)
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.75%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price154.8007
CurrencyGBX
Price updated20/02/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code00JE
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