Fact sheet: Scot Eq Contl Euro Eq Tr Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq Continental European Equity Tracker Pn
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Kieran Doylesince 14/03/2016
Underlying fund
BlackRock CntnentalEurEqTk
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth by tracking closely the performance of the FTSE World Europe ex UK Index, the Fund’s benchmark index. The Fund invests in equity securities of companies that make up the benchmark index.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
7.8%
1 Year rank in sector
233/359
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£163m (£121m 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.
110
Bid price
175.017
Offer price
184.2284
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
OMW Old Mut Euro (ex UK) Sm Cos24.9%
OMW Henderson Euro Sm Cos21.9%
Guardian Choices European Pn21.8%
SIP Hend Eurpn Sm Cos Pn21.7%
SIP Neptune Eurpn Opps Pn18.9%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • France21.1%
    Germany20.5%
    Switzerland19.6%
    Spain7.1%
    Netherlands7%
  • Financials21.7%
    Consumer Goods19.8%
    Industrials15.2%
    Health Care12.7%
    Basic Materials8.4%
  • French Equities21.1%
    German Equities20.5%
    Swiss Equities19.6%
    Spanish Equities7.1%
    Dutch Equities7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-6.9%-2.7%6.2%7.8%12.8%55.3%
Sector-6.4%-1.7%6.7%8.7%19%71.2%
Rank within sector259 / 369245 / 368223 / 368233 / 359299 / 340282 / 312
Quartile3rd3rd3rd3rd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund7.9%3.8%-0.8%23.1%17.3%
Sector7.2%9.4%-0.2%25.6%19.2%
Rank within sector180 / 359328 / 353211 / 341242 / 329224 / 311
Quartile3rd4th3rd3rd3rd
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.
-1.6
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.
1.02
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.
0.11
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%.
11.62
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.
2.62
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.
-0.59
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.
0.95
Price movement
52 week high192.8
52 week low143.99
Current bid price175.02
Current offer price184.23
Current mid price-
Region
1France21.05%
2Germany20.48%
3Switzerland19.62%
4Spain7.11%
5Netherlands6.98%
6Sweden6.22%
7Italy4.56%
8Denmark3.79%
9Belgium2.98%
Industry sector
1Financials21.7%
2Consumer Goods19.77%
3Industrials15.22%
4Health Care12.68%
5Basic Materials8.35%
6Consumer Services5.6%
7Oil & Gas4.43%
8Technology4.4%
9Telecommunications3.98%
Asset type
1French Equities21.05%
2German Equities20.48%
3Swiss Equities19.62%
4Spanish Equities7.11%
5Dutch Equities6.98%
6Swedish Equities6.22%
7Italian Equities4.56%
8Danish Equities3.79%
9Belgian Equities2.98%
Individual holdings
1NESTLE SA4.18%
2NOVARTIS AG3.15%
3ROCHE HLDG AG3.02%
4TOTAL SA1.95%
5ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV1.71%
6SANOFI1.63%
7SIEMENS AG1.62%
8BAYER AG1.54%
9BASF SE1.53%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth by tracking closely the performance of the FTSE World Europe ex UK Index, the Fund’s benchmark index. The Fund invests in equity securities of companies that make up the benchmark index.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Kieran Doyle14/03/2016Kieran Doyle, CFA, Vice President and portfolio manager, is a member of BlackRock's Institutional Index Equity team. Mr. Doyle's service with the firm dates back to 2004, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was a portfolio manager in the Institutional Index Equity team. Prior to joining BGI, he was with KPMG. Mr. Doyle earned a master's degree in economics and finance from Bristol University in 2000.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scot Eq Continental European Equity Tracker 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 price175.017
Offer price184.2284
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGSO5
Scot Eq Continental European Equity Tracker Pn (ARC)
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price167.2646
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code00G5
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