Fact sheet: Vanguard UK Invt Gr Bd Idx

Fund information
Fund name
Vanguard UK Investment Grade Bond Index Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Vanguard Group Inc (IRL)
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
  • Europe Bond Index Teamsince 20/03/2007
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to provide returns consistent with the performance of a market-weighted bond index of the pound sterling, investment-grade bond market, excluding government bonds with an intermediate-term weighted average maturity.
Benchmark
  • Barclays Capital Global Aggregate U.K. Non-Government Float Adjusted Bond Index
Investment style
Passive/Tracking
Investment method
Physical – Sampled/Optimised
Quick stats
1 Year return
14%
1 Year rank in sector
7/23
Sector
FO Fixed Int - GBP Investment Grade
Yield
-
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.
0.15%
Fund size
£1,844m (£1,222m 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.
37
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
MGI UK Inflation Lkd Bd26%
JPM Sterling Bond21.4%
MGI UK Bond15.4%
Vanguard UK Govt Bond Idx14.8%
GS Sterling Broad Fxd Inc Pfl14.6%
...more in FO Fixed Int - GBP Investment Grade

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK44.1%
    USA12.3%
    Germany10.5%
    Not Specified8.7%
    France7.6%
  • BBB35.6%
    A31.3%
    AAA20.4%
    AA11.7%
    Money Market0.6%
  • UK Fixed Interest44.3%
    US Fixed Interest12.3%
    German Fixed Interest10.5%
    Global Fixed Interest8.8%
    French Fixed Interest7.6%

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Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.8%8.3%11%14%29.9%50%
Sector-0.1%7.5%9.3%11.3%23.5%41.8%
Rank within sector14 / 2310 / 236 / 237 / 2311 / 215 / 19
Quartile3rd2nd2nd2nd3rd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund14.1%0.4%12.1%0.8%13.5%
Sector11.9%0.7%7.9%1.3%11.8%
Rank within sector11 / 235 / 2112 / 218 / 213 / 19
Quartile2nd1st3rd2nd1st
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.
-0.53
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.
1.33
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.
1.02
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%.
5.82
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.
2.71
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.
0.66
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.
0.83
Price movement
52 week high95.12
52 week low81.3
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price93.86
Region
1UK44.11%
2USA12.33%
3Germany10.54%
4Not Specified8.65%
5France7.55%
6Netherlands3.58%
7Australia2.19%
8Italy1.59%
9Sweden1.09%
Industry sector
1BBB35.58%
2A31.31%
3AAA20.38%
4AA11.73%
5Money Market0.6%
6Non-Rated0.4%
Asset type
1UK Fixed Interest44.31%
2US Fixed Interest12.33%
3German Fixed Interest10.54%
4Global Fixed Interest8.75%
5French Fixed Interest7.55%
6Dutch Fixed Interest3.58%
7Australian Fixed Interest2.19%
8Italian Fixed Interest1.59%
9Swedish Fixed Interest1.09%
Individual holdings
1EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK 1.5% BDS 01/02/19 EUR10001.11%
2KREDITANSTALT FUER WIEDERAUFBAU KFW 6% BDS 7/12/2028 GBP10000.77%
3EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK 1.375% BDS 15/01/18 GBP1000000.76%
4KREDITANSTALT FUER WIEDERAUFBAU KFW 5.55% BDS 7/6/2021 GBP10000.61%
5EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK 6% BDS 7/12/2028 GBP10000.53%
6KREDITANSTALT FUER WIEDERAUFBAU KFW 5.75% BDS 7/6/2032 GBP10000.51%
7EDF 6% UNDATED BDS GBP1000000.5%
8EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK 5.625% BDS 7/6/2032 GBP10000.49%
9EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK 5% BDS 15/4/2039 GBP10000.46%
Management
Fund manager group
Vanguard
Fund manager company
Vanguard Group Inc (IRL)
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to provide returns consistent with the performance of a market-weighted bond index of the pound sterling, investment-grade bond market, excluding government bonds with an intermediate-term weighted average maturity.
Benchmark
  • Barclays Capital Global Aggregate U.K. Non-Government Float Adjusted Bond Index
Investment style
Passive/Tracking
Investment method
Physical – Sampled/Optimised
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Europe Bond Index Team20/03/2007
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, FE Passive Rateable, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Sweden
Vanguard UK Investment Grade Bond Index Acc GBP
Initial charge0.5%
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.15%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price93.8643
CurrencyGBP
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFPD5
Vanguard UK Investment Grade Bond Index Inc GBP
Initial charge0.5%
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.15%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price60.6788
CurrencyGBP
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFPD6
Vanguard UK Investment Grade Bond Index Inst Plus Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.06%
Min single investment£200,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price119.5154
CurrencyGBP
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKQ5S
Vanguard UK Investment Grade Bond Index Inst Plus Inc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.06%
Min single investment£200,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price112.7481
CurrencyGBP
Price updated23/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKQ5R
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