Fact sheet: Stan Life Ethical UK Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Stan Life Ethical UK Pn S2
Fund manager company
Standard Life Assurance Co
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Lesley Duncansince 15/09/2006
Underlying fund
Stan Life Inv UK Eth
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long term growth by investing in a diversified portfolio of UK equity assets that meet our strict ethical criteria. These criteria are agreed with the Standard Life Ethical Funds Advisory Group and may be amended from time to time if considered appropriate. The fund manager will exclude companies which fail to meet the ethical criteria whilst seeking to include companies whose business activities are regarded as making a positive contribution to society.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
19%
1 Year rank in sector
589/845
Sector
PN UK All Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£57m (£55m 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.
108
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Stan Life SLI UK Eq Rcvry Pn35.7%
Fidelity UBS UK Select Pn35.1%
Halifax IM UK Growth Pn34.7%
CM UBS UK Opportunities Pension34.5%
SW UBS UK Opps Pn34.1%
...more in PN UK All Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK97.7%
    Money Market2.3%
  • Consumer Services22.6%
    Industrials21.1%
    Financials17.7%
    Consumer Goods14.7%
    Technology9.6%
  • UK Equities97.7%
    Money Market2.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.3%10.3%19.7%19%38.2%114.1%
Sector3.4%6.1%13%20.7%25.5%78.8%
Rank within sector534 / 86719 / 86522 / 862589 / 84558 / 80459 / 761
Quartile3rd1st1st3rd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund16.1%0.2%16.1%-1.3%35.8%
Sector8.7%10.2%4.4%0.6%24.2%
Rank within sector19 / 861787 / 83720 / 824599 / 79978 / 780
Quartile1st4th1st3rd1st
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.
2.71
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.
0.49
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%.
13.38
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.
8.53
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.
0.36
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.
0.62
Price movement
52 week high206.46
52 week low141.71
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price206.46
Region
1UK97.7%
2Money Market2.3%
Industry sector
1Consumer Services22.6%
2Industrials21.1%
3Financials17.7%
4Consumer Goods14.7%
5Technology9.6%
6Telecommunications6.2%
7Health Care3.1%
8Money Market2.3%
9Basic Materials2.1%
Asset type
1UK Equities97.7%
2Money Market2.3%
Individual holdings
1BELLWAY3.6%
2BOOHOO.COM PLC3.6%
3PRUDENTIAL PLC3.3%
4FEVERTREE DRINKS PLC3.2%
5NMC HEALTH PLC3.1%
6Howden Joinery Group PLC ORD3%
7SANNE GROUP PLC3%
8CLOSE BROTHERS INVESTMENT2.8%
9VODAFONE GROUP2.8%
Management
Fund manager group
Standard Life Investments
Fund manager company
Standard Life Assurance Co
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long term growth by investing in a diversified portfolio of UK equity assets that meet our strict ethical criteria. These criteria are agreed with the Standard Life Ethical Funds Advisory Group and may be amended from time to time if considered appropriate. The fund manager will exclude companies which fail to meet the ethical criteria whilst seeking to include companies whose business activities are regarded as making a positive contribution to society.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Lesley Duncan15/09/2006In her role as Fund Manager on our UK equities desk, Lesley handles the UK media sector. In May 2004, she took over responsibility for managing our UK Ethical OEIC, as well as the Life and Pension Ethical Funds. She also manages two cautiously managed structured funds. Lesley worked at Bothwell Asset Management as Trainee Analyst before joining Standard Life in 1995 as Trainee Investment Analyst on the UK desk. She holds a BA (Hons) in Business Economics and Finance.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Stan Life Ethical UK Pn S2
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.51%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price206.4557
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeACF8
Stan Life Ethical UK Pn S9
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.3%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.41%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price248.1516
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE323
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