Fact sheet: Wesleyan LowRiReGro

Fund information
Fund name
Wesleyan Low Risk Reward Growth X Acc
Fund manager company
Wesleyan Unit Trust Mgrs Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund manager
  • Paul Burtonsince 05/06/2016
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide capital growth over the medium to long term.
Benchmark
  • IA Mixed Investment 0%-35% Shares
Investment style
Cautious
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
-
1 Year rank in sector
-
Sector
UT Mixed Investment 0%-35% Shares
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.
1.3%
Fund size
£7m (£5m last year)
Bid price
101.28
Offer price
105.94
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
BlackRock NURS II Consensus 3513.6%
SVS TPI Cautious 311.2%
Old Mutual Cirilium Cons11.2%
VT Turcan Connell Inc Pfl10.8%
CF PruDyFo0-30Pf9.9%
...more in UT Mixed Investment 0%-35% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK95.1%
    Europe ex UK2.6%
    North America2.3%
  • Government Bonds41.3%
    Corporate Bonds24.4%
    Financials8.4%
    Industrials6%
    Consumer Services5.4%
  • UK Gilts41.3%
    UK Equities30.5%
    UK Corporate Fixed Interest20%
    Money Market3.3%
    North American Corporate Fixed Interest2.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2%-4.8%----
Sector-1.8%-1.5%4%5.1%11.9%25.1%
Rank within sector59 / 8381 / 83----
Quartile3rd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-----
Sector6%0.3%5.2%4.2%6.3%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
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.
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high106.9
52 week low97.49
Current bid price101.28
Current offer price105.94
Current mid price-
Region
1UK95.06%
2Europe ex UK2.6%
3North America2.34%
Industry sector
1Government Bonds41.28%
2Corporate Bonds24.37%
3Financials8.43%
4Industrials5.96%
5Consumer Services5.41%
6Consumer Goods4.15%
7Others3.28%
8Utilities2.06%
9Oil & Gas1.64%
Asset type
1UK Gilts41.28%
2UK Equities30.48%
3UK Corporate Fixed Interest20.02%
4Money Market3.28%
5North American Corporate Fixed Interest2.34%
6European Corporate Fixed Interest2.01%
7Europe ex UK Equities0.59%
Individual holdings
1TREASURY 1.75% GILT 22/07/19 GBP0.018.38%
2TREASURY 3.75% GILT 07/09/21 GBP7.74%
3UK TREASURY 0.5% 07/227.29%
4TREASURY 4.25% GILT 7/12/20276.11%
5UK TREASURY STRIP UK 4.25% TREASURY STRIP 7/6/2032 PRNCP3.67%
63I GROUP 5.75% NOTES 3/12/2032 GBP(VAR)3.48%
7TREASURY 3.25% GILT 22/01/44 GBP0.013.48%
8HSBC HLDGS 6% SUBORD NTS 29/03/40 GBP500002.79%
9TREASURY 1.5 GILT 22/01/21 GBP0.012.79%
Management
Fund manager group
Wesleyan Unit Trust Mgrs
Fund manager company
Wesleyan Unit Trust Mgrs Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide capital growth over the medium to long term.
Benchmark
  • IA Mixed Investment 0%-35% Shares
Investment style
Cautious
Investment method
None
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Paul Burton05/06/2016Paul Burton has been the Fund Manager of the Low Risk funds since launch in January 2012. He has also managed the assets of the Wesleyan Staff Pension Scheme since 1998 and the Society’s Non Profit fund since 2012. He joined the Society in 1990 qualifying as an actuary in 1998, working as an investment analyst in the preceding five years.
Compliance
IA Recognised
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Wesleyan Low Risk Reward Growth B Acc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price101.01
Offer price105.66
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMP1Z
Wesleyan Low Risk Reward Growth B Inc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price101
Offer price105.65
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMY6L
Wesleyan Low Risk Reward Growth X Acc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.3%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price101.28
Offer price105.94
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMY6M
Wesleyan Low Risk Reward Growth X Inc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.3%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price101.28
Offer price105.94
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMY6N
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