Fact sheet: Scot Wid Cons Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scottish Widows Consensus Pension Series 2
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Matthew Daviessince 30/06/2000
  • Mark Henzellsince 01/08/2011
No data available.
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve long-term growth by investing in a balanced portfolio of UK and overseas shares, fixed-interest stocks, indexlinked stocks, property, ommodities and cash deposits. Investment in these assets is made through a range of indextracking funds, or where appropriate, through direct investment, again on an index-tracking basis.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
19.6%
1 Year rank in sector
259/863
Sector
PN Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
Yield
-
Fund size
£2,938m (£2,604m 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.
73
Bid price
204.2
Offer price
204.2
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Scot Eq Ext Bal Coll (ex MLC) Pn29.6%
BlackRock LGIM Oseas Consn Idx Pn29.3%
Scot Eq Sequel Adven Jrny Pn27.7%
Scot Eq Sequel Adventurous Pn27.7%
FL My Ftr Advantage Gth Pn27.5%
...more in PN Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK56.9%
    Europe ex UK20.3%
    Japan8.5%
    Global Emerging Markets8.2%
    North America5.9%
  • Equities77.7%
    Fixed Interest14.3%
    Money Market5.8%
    Commodity & Energy1.7%
    Financials0.6%
  • International Equities43.9%
    UK Equities34.8%
    UK Fixed Interest6.1%
    Money Market6.1%
    Global Fixed Interest6.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.3%1.6%3.2%19.6%29.5%55.9%
Sector0.5%3.4%4.3%17.2%27.1%51.9%
Rank within sector861 / 904867 / 904729 / 892259 / 863256 / 710253 / 616
Quartile4th4th4th2nd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund1.9%20.2%0.5%5.6%13.7%
Sector3.6%14.3%2.2%5.7%13.1%
Rank within sector834 / 89347 / 794615 / 747268 / 690360 / 663
Quartile4th1st4th2nd3rd
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.
-0.38
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.
1.16
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.
0.72
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%.
8.36
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.
2.05
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.
0.44
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.
0.96
Price movement
52 week high208.2
52 week low166.9
Current bid price204.2
Current offer price204.2
Current mid price-
Region
1UK56.88%
2Europe ex UK20.27%
3Japan8.45%
4Global Emerging Markets8.17%
5North America5.85%
6Asia Pacific0.38%
Industry sector
1Equities77.74%
2Fixed Interest14.26%
3Money Market5.75%
4Commodity & Energy1.69%
5Financials0.56%
Asset type
1International Equities43.93%
2UK Equities34.83%
3UK Fixed Interest6.11%
4Money Market6.07%
5Global Fixed Interest6.05%
6Commodity & Energy1.55%
7UK Index-Linked0.93%
8Property0.54%
Individual holdings
1S&P 500 FUTURE JUN17 FUT (15/06/17) ETD16.72%
2CME S&P 500 EMINI JUN17 FUTURE (EXP 16/06/17)7.83%
3OSE TOPIX INDX JUN17 FUTURE (EXP 08/06/17)3.82%
4SUMITOMO MIT BK FD .22PCT 31MAR17 03APR17 GBP2.82%
5ICE MSCI EM JUN17 FUTURE (EXP 16/06/17)2.55%
6ISHARES MSCI EMERGING MARKETS ETF2.52%
7HSBC HLDGS1.82%
8DAX STOCK INDEX DEC 15 FUTURE1.73%
9CAC40 10 EURO FUT JUN17 FUT (16/06/17) ETD1.63%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Widows
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve long-term growth by investing in a balanced portfolio of UK and overseas shares, fixed-interest stocks, indexlinked stocks, property, ommodities and cash deposits. Investment in these assets is made through a range of indextracking funds, or where appropriate, through direct investment, again on an index-tracking basis.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Matthew Davies30/06/2000Matthew Davies manages the Fund. Matthew joined SWIP in October 2006 and has 11 years' investment management experience, 7 of which have been gained at SWIP.
Mark Henzell01/08/2011Mark is a member of the Multi-Asset Funds team. In addition, the team also run several multi-asset fund-of-fund portfolios, which include the Lloyds TSB mass market retail fund range. More recently Mark has been involved with the new wealth management business. Mark joined the group in 1996, initially as a desk dealer on the Far East and Japanese desks, before moving onto the global strategy team. He joined the balanced funds team in 2002.Previously, Mark worked at Baring Asset Management in London, initially on the graduate training programme, covering both Private Client Investments and Fixed Income securities. Mark has also spent time with Kleinwort Benson Securities with experience in the Eurobond and money markets.Mark holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics from Buckingham University, and an MPhil in Management, Economics and Politics from St Andrews University.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scottish Widows Consensus Pension Series 1
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.88%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.89%
Bid price239
Offer price251.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeSW69
Scottish Widows Consensus Pension Series 2
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price204.2
Offer price204.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeOV37
Scottish Widows Consensus Pension Series 3
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price204.4
Offer price204.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeOV95
Scottish Widows Consensus Pension Series 4
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.11%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.12%
Bid price205.1
Offer price205.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE562
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