Fact sheet: Stan Life Inv UK Eq Hi Al

Fund information
Fund name
Standard Life Investments UK Equity High Alpha Ret Platform 1 Acc
Fund manager company
Standard Life Investments
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Henry Flockhartsince 01/01/2013
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide a balance of long term growth with some income over the longer term by investing in a relatively concentrated portfolio of shares of companies listed on the UK stock market. The fund may also invest in UK smaller companies. The fund is actively managed by our investment team, who will select stocks to try to take advantage of opportunities they have identified. Past performance is not a guide to future returns and future returns are not guaranteed. The price of assets and the income from them may go down as well as up and cannot be guaranteed; an investor may receive back less than their original investment. The fund may use derivatives to reduce risk or cost, or to generate additional capital or income at low risk. Usage of derivatives is monitored to ensure that the fund is not exposed to excessive or unintended risks. The value of assets held within the fund may rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations.
Benchmark
  • IA UK All Companies
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
-0.6%
1 Year rank in sector
248/277
Sector
UT UK All Companies
Yield
2.7%
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.
0.91%
Fund size
£200m (£176m 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.
127
Mid price
84.76
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Stan Life Inv UK Eq Recvry46.2%
Schroder Recovery24.2%
UBS UK Opportunities23.3%
Charity Equity23.2%
Schroder Specialist Value UK Equ22.2%
...more in UT UK All Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK97.7%
    Money Market2.3%
  • Consumer Services28.9%
    Financials15.7%
    Industrials15%
    Consumer Goods12.1%
    Telecommunications8.5%
  • UK Equities97.7%
    Money Market2.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.2%-1.5%1.3%-0.6%13.9%84.3%
Sector1.6%-1.1%6.4%6.5%14.9%58.3%
Rank within sector95 / 285157 / 283248 / 281248 / 277179 / 26349 / 251
Quartile2nd3rd4th4th3rd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-1.1%8.9%1.5%29.9%34.8%
Sector6.3%3.7%0.6%25.7%14.8%
Rank within sector249 / 27874 / 269105 / 26484 / 2576 / 251
Quartile4th2nd2nd2nd1st
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.
-1.87
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.
1.24
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.
0.01
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%.
13.84
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.
7.79
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.
-0.15
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.
0.72
Price movement
52 week high86.89
52 week low69.73
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price84.76
Region
1UK97.7%
2Money Market2.3%
Industry sector
1Consumer Services28.9%
2Financials15.7%
3Industrials15%
4Consumer Goods12.1%
5Telecommunications8.5%
6Basic Materials6.9%
7Oil & Gas5.8%
8Health Care4.8%
9Money Market2.3%
Asset type
1UK Equities97.7%
2Money Market2.3%
Individual holdings
1BT GROUP5.4%
2SHIRE PLC4.8%
3INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED AIRL GRP4.1%
4IMPERIAL TOBACCO GROUP PLC3.9%
5PRUDENTIAL PLC3.9%
6CREST NICHOLSON HLDGS PLC3.6%
7RIO TINTO3.1%
8THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC3.1%
9VODAFONE GROUP3%
Management
Fund manager group
Standard Life Investments
Fund manager company
Standard Life Investments
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide a balance of long term growth with some income over the longer term by investing in a relatively concentrated portfolio of shares of companies listed on the UK stock market. The fund may also invest in UK smaller companies. The fund is actively managed by our investment team, who will select stocks to try to take advantage of opportunities they have identified. Past performance is not a guide to future returns and future returns are not guaranteed. The price of assets and the income from them may go down as well as up and cannot be guaranteed; an investor may receive back less than their original investment. The fund may use derivatives to reduce risk or cost, or to generate additional capital or income at low risk. Usage of derivatives is monitored to ensure that the fund is not exposed to excessive or unintended risks. The value of assets held within the fund may rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations.
Benchmark
  • IA UK All Companies
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Henry Flockhart01/01/2013Henry joined us in 2010, taking on the management of the UK component of the Global Advantage Fund in 2012. Henry previously worked at Matterley Asset Management, where he progressed to assistant portfolio manager on the Matterley Undervalued Assets Fund.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Standard Life Investments UK Equity High Alpha Inst Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£50,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.86%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.86%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price187.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeSL81
Standard Life Investments UK Equity High Alpha Inst Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£50,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.86%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.86%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price64.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeSL82
Standard Life Investments UK Equity High Alpha Ret Acc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.3%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.33%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.61%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price185.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeSL50
Standard Life Investments UK Equity High Alpha Ret Inc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.3%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.33%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.61%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price88.26
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeSL49
Standard Life Investments UK Equity High Alpha Ret Platform 1 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.91%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.91%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price84.76
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code10FX
Standard Life Investments UK Equity High Alpha Ret Platform 1 Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.91%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.91%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price74.14
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code10FY
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