Fact sheet: Scot Eq Kames UK Smalr Cos Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq Kames UK Smaller Companies Pn
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Elaine Morgansince 31/05/2006
Underlying fund
Kames UK Smaller Companies
Fund objective
This fund aims to maximise total return (income plus capital growth) by investing principally in the UK companies that form the bottom 10% of the UK stock market based on their size which is measured by market capitalisation.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies (ex ITs)
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
-3.6%
1 Year rank in sector
102/107
Sector
PN UK Smaller Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£13m (£13m 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.
87
Bid price
205.3967
Offer price
216.2071
Top in this sector
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...more in PN UK Smaller Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK99.1%
    Money Market0.9%
  • Industrials23.5%
    Financials19.3%
    Technology16.2%
    Consumer Services13.3%
    Health Care12%
  • UK Equities99.1%
    Money Market0.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.2%-3.3%-2%-3.6%16%83.1%
Sector3.7%0.4%4.4%4.4%23.7%102.2%
Rank within sector75 / 112102 / 111109 / 111102 / 10782 / 10386 / 95
Quartile3rd4th4th4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-5.7%22.6%-3.4%39.6%19.6%
Sector3.5%17.6%-2.3%37.9%24.8%
Rank within sector107 / 10718 / 10657 / 10346 / 10290 / 95
Quartile4th1st3rd2nd4th
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.
-3.7
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.
1.12
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.
0.01
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%.
13.36
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.
4.83
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.
-0.64
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 high219.56
52 week low178.88
Current bid price205.4
Current offer price216.21
Current mid price-
Region
1UK99.1%
2Money Market0.9%
Industry sector
1Industrials23.5%
2Financials19.3%
3Technology16.2%
4Consumer Services13.3%
5Health Care12%
6Consumer Goods6.8%
7Oil & Gas4.2%
8Basic Materials3.8%
9Money Market0.9%
Asset type
1UK Equities99.1%
2Money Market0.9%
Individual holdings
1DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS4%
2FEVERTREE DRINKS PLC3.83%
3SANNE GROUP PLC3.49%
4FDM GROUP PLC3.43%
5PAYSAFE GROUP PLC3.38%
6CARD FACTORY PLC3.17%
7BREWIN DOLPHIN HLDGS3.1%
8CLS HLDGS2.82%
9RICARDO2.78%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This fund aims to maximise total return (income plus capital growth) by investing principally in the UK companies that form the bottom 10% of the UK stock market based on their size which is measured by market capitalisation.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies (ex ITs)
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Elaine Morgan31/05/2006Elaine is an Investment Manager in the UK Equities team. She joined us in 1988 from the University of Edinburgh. Elaine studied Economics with Law at University and is a member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP).
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scot Eq Kames UK Smaller Companies Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.65%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.65%
Bid price205.3967
Offer price216.2071
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeX922
Scot Eq Kames UK Smaller Companies Pn (ARC)
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.85%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price165.7788
CurrencyGBX
Price updated30/11/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code00GY
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