Fact sheet: Stan Life Inv UK Equ Gth

Fund information
Fund name
Standard Life Investments UK Equity Growth Ret Platform 1 Acc
Fund manager company
Standard Life Investments
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Karen Robertsonsince 30/04/2004
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long term growth by investing in a concentrated portfolio of shares of companies listed on the UK stock market. 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
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
-
1 Year rank in sector
231/277
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.
0.9%
Fund size
£216m (£229m 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
Mid price
69.76
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Fund name1 Year
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UBS UK Opportunities19.9%
Charity Equity18.1%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

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Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.3%1.5%4%-4.1%45.9%
Sector-0.5%0.5%7.6%6.1%14%60.7%
Rank within sector62 / 28452 / 283201 / 280231 / 277248 / 263206 / 250
Quartile1st1st3rd4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund0%5.6%-3.2%25.7%13.8%
Sector7%3.7%0.6%25.7%14.8%
Rank within sector232 / 278118 / 269241 / 264135 / 257137 / 251
Quartile4th2nd4th3rd3rd
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.
-3.91
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.
1.15
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%.
11.9
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.
5.04
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.
-0.67
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.
0.84
Price movement
52 week high71.46
52 week low58.06
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price69.76
Region
1UK100%
Industry sector
1Financials23.2%
2Consumer Services20.1%
3Consumer Goods11.7%
4Industrials9.8%
5Oil & Gas9.5%
6Basic Materials7.6%
7Telecommunications6.6%
8Health Care6.4%
9Utilities2.7%
Asset type
1UK Equities100%
Individual holdings
1HSBC HLDGS5.3%
2ROYAL DUTCH SHELL4.9%
3BP3.7%
4VODAFONE GROUP3.5%
5BT GROUP3.1%
6GLENCORE PLC3.1%
7IMPERIAL BRANDS PLC2.5%
8BARCLAYS PLC2.4%
9INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED AIRL GRP2.3%
Management
Fund manager group
Standard Life Investments
Fund manager company
Standard Life Investments
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long term growth by investing in a concentrated portfolio of shares of companies listed on the UK stock market. 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
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Karen Robertson30/04/2004Karen graduated in Economics from the University of Strathclyde in 1990, and joined Standard Life as a UK Investment Analyst in the same year. She qualified as an Associate of the Institute of Investment Management and Research in 1993 and was appointed Senior Investment Analyst in 1994.Karen began managing our UK Equity High Income Fund in 1995, and has managed our UK Equity Growth Fund since May 2004.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Standard Life Investments UK Equity Growth Inst
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£50,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.85%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price343.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeSL84
Standard Life Investments UK Equity Growth Inst A
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.6%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price53.58
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE2ST
Standard Life Investments UK Equity Growth Ret
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.3%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.32%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.6%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price295.3
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeSL52
Standard Life Investments UK Equity Growth Ret Platform 1 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.9%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price69.76
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code10FW
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