Fact sheet: Stan Life Inv UKEqUncns

Fund information
Fund name
Standard Life Investments UK Equity Unconstrained Ret Platform 1 Acc
Fund manager company
Standard Life Investments
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Wesley McCoysince 22/06/2015
Accolades
 Highly Commended - UK All Companies
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long term growth by investing in UK equities. The fund typically holds a concentrated portfolio of stocks and is actively managed by our investment team, who will select stocks, without reference to index weight or size, to try to take advantage of opportunities they have identified. Due to the unconstrained nature of the fund investors must be willing to accept a relatively high degree of stock specific risk. 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
-7.8%
1 Year rank in sector
275/277
Sector
UT UK All Companies
Yield
1.8%
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.
1.15%
Fund size
£744m (£1,225m 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.
128
Mid price
96.41
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Stan Life Inv UK Eq Recvry44%
Schroder Recovery20.2%
UBS UK Opportunities19.9%
Charity Equity18.1%
R&M UK Equity Long Term Recovery17.8%
...more in UT UK All Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK100.8%
    Money Market-0.8%
  • Industrials24.9%
    Consumer Services21.2%
    Consumer Goods17.3%
    Financials12.4%
    Basic Materials8.4%
  • UK Equities100.8%
    Money Market-0.8%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.2%1.8%-1%-7.8%5.3%105.9%
Sector-0.5%0.5%7.6%6.1%14%60.7%
Rank within sector5 / 28447 / 283266 / 280275 / 277242 / 26312 / 250
Quartile1st1st4th4th4th1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-6.6%9%0.4%44.5%44.6%
Sector7%3.7%0.6%25.7%14.8%
Rank within sector275 / 27870 / 269153 / 2647 / 2571 / 251
Quartile4th2nd3rd1st1st
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.
-5.17
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.
1.3
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%.
14.94
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.
8.99
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.
-0.47
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.
0.68
Price movement
52 week high105.3
52 week low78.87
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price96.41
Region
1UK100.8%
2Money Market-0.8%
Industry sector
1Industrials24.9%
2Consumer Services21.2%
3Consumer Goods17.3%
4Financials12.4%
5Basic Materials8.4%
6Health Care5.1%
7Telecommunications4.7%
8Technology4.6%
9Oil & Gas2.2%
Asset type
1UK Equities100.8%
2Money Market-0.8%
Individual holdings
1INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED AIRL GRP5%
2BT GROUP4.7%
3CREST NICHOLSON HLDGS PLC4.6%
4SMITH(DS) ORD GBP0.104.3%
5REDROW ORD GBP0.103.8%
6BABCOCK INTL GROUP PLC3.6%
7IMAGINATION TECH GROUP PLC3.6%
8PRUDENTIAL PLC3.6%
9SUPER GROUP LTD3.5%
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 UK equities. The fund typically holds a concentrated portfolio of stocks and is actively managed by our investment team, who will select stocks, without reference to index weight or size, to try to take advantage of opportunities they have identified. Due to the unconstrained nature of the fund investors must be willing to accept a relatively high degree of stock specific risk. 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
Wesley McCoy22/06/2015He joined Standard Life Investments in 1999 after graduating from the University of Durham with a BA Honours in Business Economics. As an Investment Analyst for UK Larger Companies, he is also responsible for making investment recommendations for the electricity, water, paper and electronic equipment sectors. He became manager of the Growth and Income Fund in January 2005.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Standard Life Investments UK Equity Unconstrained Inst A Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price50.93
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE2SZ
Standard Life Investments UK Equity Unconstrained Inst Acc
Initial charge7.5%
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£50,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.9%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price225.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeTP12
Standard Life Investments UK Equity Unconstrained Ret Acc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.52%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.9%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price202.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeTP11
Standard Life Investments UK Equity Unconstrained Ret Platform 1 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.15%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price96.41
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code10GY
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