Fact sheet: Scot Eq Schroder US Md Cap Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq Schroder US Mid Cap Pn (ARC)
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Jenny Jonessince 26/04/2005
Underlying fund
Schroder US Mid Cap
Fund objective
This fund aims to provide capital growth and income by investing mainly in shares of medium-sized US companies. It may also invest in collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments where appropriate.
Benchmark
  • Russell 2500
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
37.6%
1 Year rank in sector
11/309
Sector
PN North America
Yield
-
Fund size
£77m (£64m 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.
102
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Canlife North American Pn43.5%
BlackRock Aq Lf Canadn EqIdx Pn42.3%
FL Investec American AP39.8%
Zurich Investec American Pn38.8%
FL Schroder US Mid Cap AP38.8%
...more in PN North America

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA97.4%
    Money Market1.9%
    Canada0.7%
    Bermuda0%
    UK0%
  • Financial Services20.4%
    Consumer Discretionary17.7%
    Health Care14.6%
    Producer Durables12.5%
    Technology12.3%
  • US Equities97.4%
    Money Market1.9%
    Canadian Equities0.7%
    American Emerging Equities0%
    UK Equities0%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund6.3%11.5%25.7%37.6%79.3%146.6%
Sector4.6%7.4%20.2%26.1%58.4%115.5%
Rank within sector54 / 32121 / 32123 / 32011 / 3095 / 29616 / 269
Quartile1st1st1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund38.7%6.4%18.7%33.6%4.3%
Sector25.2%4.4%18.7%29.2%7%
Rank within sector10 / 30952 / 304166 / 29634 / 284232 / 271
Quartile1st1st3rd1st4th
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.
5.87
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.
0.88
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.
1.58
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%.
11.12
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.
4.6
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.
0.84
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.
0.83
Price movement
52 week high255.95
52 week low168.21
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price253.9
Region
1USA97.39%
2Money Market1.87%
3Canada0.72%
4Bermuda0%
5UK0%
6Ireland0%
7Norway0%
8Netherlands0%
9Israel0%
Industry sector
1Financial Services20.35%
2Consumer Discretionary17.68%
3Health Care14.57%
4Producer Durables12.46%
5Technology12.32%
6Materials & Processing5.4%
7Utilities4.63%
8Others4.58%
9Energy3.1%
Asset type
1US Equities97.39%
2Money Market1.87%
3Canadian Equities0.72%
4American Emerging Equities0%
5UK Equities0%
6Irish Equities0%
7Norwegian Equities0%
8Dutch Equities0%
9Israeli Equities0%
Individual holdings
1SCHRODER ISF US DOLLAR LIQUIDITY I ACC NAV USD4.58%
2ARAMARK HLDGS CORP3.02%
3PHILLIPS VAN HEUSEN CORP1.84%
4VANTIV INC1.62%
5SPECTRUM BRANDS HLDGS INC1.57%
6KAR AUCTION SERVICES INC1.52%
7VWR CORP1.51%
8ROLLINS INC1.43%
9CEPHEID1.42%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This fund aims to provide capital growth and income by investing mainly in shares of medium-sized US companies. It may also invest in collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments where appropriate.
Benchmark
  • Russell 2500
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Jenny Jones26/04/2005Jenny B. Jones is the Head of the U.S. Small and SMID Cap Equity team, based in New York. Joined Schroders in 2002 as Head of the US Small Cap Equity. Became responsible for the US SMID cap product upon its launch in 2004. In 1996 she was appointed Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley Investment Management and became an Executive Director in 2000. From 1990, she was head of the Small Cap Value department at Oppenheimer Capital, L.P. In 1983 she joined Mutual of America Life Insurance Co. as a portfolio manager, having joined Shearson/American Express as a financial consultant in 1982. Investment career commenced in 1980 when she joined Drexel Burnham as a sales liaison/assistant options strategist. She holds a BA (Hons), Yale University. MBA, New York University.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scot Eq Schroder US Mid Cap Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.9%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.9%
Bid price322.2891
Offer price339.2517
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeDXN5
Scot Eq Schroder US Mid Cap Pn (ARC)
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.9%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price253.9017
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code00IU
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