Fact sheet: Scot Wid Environmental Inv

Fund information
Fund name
Scottish Widows Environmental Investor G Acc
Fund manager company
Scottish Wid UT Mgr Limited
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Pan European Equity Teamsince 31/03/2014
  • Jeremy Whitleysince 31/03/2014
Fund objective
To give long-term capital growth by investing primarily in UK companies which show a commitment to the protection and preservation of the natural environment. These companies are selected according to a broad range of negative environmental screening criteria.
Benchmark
  • FTSE 100
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
4.3%
1 Year rank in sector
104/124
Sector
UT Specialist
Yield
1.4%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
1.62%
Fund size
£183m (£182m 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.
104
Mid price
138.6
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
MFM Junior Gold134.7%
WAY Charteris Gd Prcsml124.2%
Old Mutual JPM Nat Res87.6%
Smith & Williamson GblGld&Res86.8%
JPM Natural Resources85.2%
...more in UT Specialist

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK98.1%
    Europe ex UK1.9%
  • Equities27.3%
    Industrials23.9%
    Financials13.3%
    Consumer Goods9.8%
    Consumer Services9.1%
  • UK Equities96.7%
    Europe ex UK Equities1.9%
    Money Market1.4%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.9%-6.2%4%4.3%9.6%49.6%
Sector-1.2%-0.5%9.4%19.8%17%27.7%
Rank within sector86 / 124114 / 12591 / 125104 / 12484 / 114-
Quartile3rd4th3rd4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund3.8%1.7%-1.9%28.8%-
Sector19.7%-4.5%1.2%4.5%7.5%
Rank within sector105 / 12442 / 11985 / 1157 / 105-
Quartile4th2nd3rd1st
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.
-7.07
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.
1.82
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
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%.
11.84
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.
7.07
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.
0.8
Price movement
52 week high149.8
52 week low116.5
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price138.6
Region
1UK98.1%
2Europe ex UK1.9%
Industry sector
1Equities27.3%
2Industrials23.92%
3Financials13.26%
4Consumer Goods9.78%
5Consumer Services9.06%
6Health Care5.99%
7Basic Materials4.14%
8Utilities2.9%
9Telecommunications2.23%
Asset type
1UK Equities96.67%
2Europe ex UK Equities1.9%
3Money Market1.43%
Individual holdings
1PRUDENTIAL PLC4.36%
2UNILEVER4.16%
3COMPASS GROUP4.06%
4SAGE GROUP4.06%
5EXPERIAN PLC3.89%
6MELROSE INDUSTRIES PLC3.6%
7RPC GROUP3.39%
8ROLLS-ROYCE HLDGS PLC3.23%
9STANDARD CHARTERED3.16%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Widows
Fund manager company
Scottish Wid UT Mgr Limited
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
To give long-term capital growth by investing primarily in UK companies which show a commitment to the protection and preservation of the natural environment. These companies are selected according to a broad range of negative environmental screening criteria.
Benchmark
  • FTSE 100
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Pan European Equity Team31/03/2014
Jeremy Whitley31/03/2014Jeremy was appointed Head of UK and European Equities in July 2009. Previous roles at Aberdeen include Senior Investment Manager on the Global Equity Team as well as the Asian Equities Team based in Singapore. Jeremy graduated with an MA (Joint Hons) in English and Art History from the University of St Andrews and an MBA from the University of Edinburgh.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scottish Widows Environmental Investor A Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.62%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.62%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price246.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeTS55
Scottish Widows Environmental Investor G Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.62%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price138.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGS5K
Scottish Widows Environmental Investor K Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNGHA
Scottish Widows Environmental Investor P Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNGHB
Scottish Widows Environmental Investor X
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£500,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.11%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.12%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price306
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeWZ86
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