Fact sheet: Scot Eq Old Mut UK Sm Cos Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq Old Mutual UK Smaller Companies Pn
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Daniel Nickolssince 02/01/2004
Underlying fund
Old Mutual UK Sm Cos
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide capital growth from investing primarily in a portfolio of UK smaller companies.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies (ex ITs)
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
7.8%
1 Year rank in sector
23/107
Sector
PN UK Smaller Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£27m (£21m 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.
98
Bid price
257.6681
Offer price
271.2296
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
OMW Prof Liontrust UK Sm Cos Pn11.8%
FL Old Mutual UK Sm Cos Pn11.7%
Aviva Art UK Sm Cos Pn11.3%
SIP Old Mut UK Sm Cos Pn10.5%
Aviva Schrdr UK Dyc Sml Cos Pn10%
...more in PN UK Smaller Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK95.3%
    Money Market4.7%
  • Industrials29.1%
    Consumer Services21.2%
    Financials14.1%
    Technology11.1%
    Consumer Goods8%
  • UK Small Cap Companies63%
    UK Mid Cap Companies25%
    International Equities5%
    Money Market4.2%
    Others2.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.2%1.7%2.9%7.8%28.4%-
Sector1.2%0.7%3.3%3.9%22.4%102%
Rank within sector104 / 11244 / 11173 / 10923 / 10731 / 103-
Quartile4th2nd3rd1st2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund5.4%20.2%-1.1%37.9%-
Sector2.5%17.6%-2.3%37.9%24.8%
Rank within sector36 / 10729 / 10635 / 10359 / 102-
Quartile2nd2nd2nd3rd
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.
1.21
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.
1.11
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.
0.42
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%.
13.44
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.
5.34
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.
0.33
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 high267.03
52 week low213.02
Current bid price257.67
Current offer price271.23
Current mid price-
Region
1UK95.3%
2Money Market4.7%
Industry sector
1Industrials29.1%
2Consumer Services21.2%
3Financials14.1%
4Technology11.1%
5Consumer Goods8%
6Basic Materials4.9%
7Money Market4.7%
8Health Care4.5%
9Others2%
Asset type
1UK Small Cap Companies62.98%
2UK Mid Cap Companies24.98%
3International Equities5.04%
4Money Market4.19%
5Others2.8%
Individual holdings
1FEVERTREE DRINKS PLC4.5%
2PAYSAFE GROUP PLC4.5%
3MELROSE INDUSTRIES PLC4.1%
4ASCENTIAL PLC4%
5MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL3.8%
6JUST EAT PLC3.7%
7SMART METERING SYSTEMS PLC3.5%
8CLINIGEN GROUP PLC2.5%
9JOHNSON SERVICE GROUP PLC2.4%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide capital growth from investing primarily in a portfolio of UK smaller companies.
Benchmark
  • Numis Smaller Companies (ex ITs)
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Daniel Nickols02/01/2004Daniel Nickols joined OMGI in 2001 following the integration of Gerrard Investment Funds, prior to which he worked at Gerrard for two years. He was appointed to his current role in January 2009. His involvement with smaller companies began in September 1995, when he joined Albert E Sharp as a specialist salesman. He switched from the sell side to the buy side in May 1997, working on the Albert E Sharp Smaller Companies Fund. After graduating from Cambridge University in 1992 with an BA in Modern and Medieval Languages, he joined Deloitte & Touche, before moving to the European equities division of Morgan Stanley in June 1994. He is an Associate of the Institute of Investment Management & Research.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scot Eq Old Mutual UK Smaller Companies Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.85%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.85%
Bid price257.6681
Offer price271.2296
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI6PZ
Scot Eq Old Mutual 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 price165.9994
Offer price165.9994
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI6QB
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