Fact sheet: Wesleyan UK Growth

Fund information
Fund name
Wesleyan UK Growth X Acc
Fund manager company
Wesleyan Unit Trust Mgrs Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Marc O'Sullivansince 02/07/2014
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide capital growth over the medium to long term.
Benchmark
  • IA UK All Companies
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
20.8%
1 Year rank in sector
-
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.
1.17%
Fund size
£70m (£62m last year)
Bid price
400.1
Offer price
420.14
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK97.8%
    Europe ex UK2.2%
    USA0%
  • Financials31%
    Consumer Services13.5%
    Oil & Gas12.5%
    Industrials9.8%
    Health Care7.7%
  • UK Equities95.9%
    Europe ex UK Equities2.1%
    Money Market2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.3%5.3%11.7%20.8%18.5%-
Sector3.2%6.8%13.8%21.5%26.4%82.2%
Rank within sector152 / 277204 / 277213 / 274---
Quartile3rd3rd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund7%----
Sector9.4%11.2%3.7%0.6%25.7%
Rank within sector235 / 275----
Quartile4th
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.
-2.79
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.
1.03
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.
0.11
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%.
9.59
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.
2.62
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.
-1
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.
0.93
Price movement
52 week high400.21
52 week low306
Current bid price400.1
Current offer price420.14
Current mid price-
Region
1UK97.75%
2Europe ex UK2.21%
3USA0.04%
Industry sector
1Financials30.97%
2Consumer Services13.53%
3Oil & Gas12.52%
4Industrials9.79%
5Health Care7.65%
6Basic Materials7.31%
7Consumer Goods6.58%
8Telecommunications5.28%
9Utilities4.35%
Asset type
1UK Equities95.92%
2Europe ex UK Equities2.13%
3Money Market1.95%
Individual holdings
1ROYAL DUTCH SHELL6.96%
2HSBC HLDGS5.06%
3BP4.75%
4PRUDENTIAL PLC4.48%
5ASTRAZENECA PLC3.56%
6GLAXOSMITHKLINE3.33%
7UNILEVER2.99%
8BT GROUP2.96%
9RIO TINTO2.56%
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 UK All Companies
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Marc O'Sullivan02/07/2014 Marc O'Sullivan has been a Fund Manager since 2012, managing investments across a number of asset classes. Marc joined the Society as an Investment Analyst in 2003 having graduated from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Economics. Marc has been a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charterholder since 2008.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Wesleyan UK Growth A Acc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.42%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.44%
Bid price410.53
Offer price431.12
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeWL02
Wesleyan UK Growth B Acc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price398.16
Offer price418.13
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGOZN
Wesleyan UK Growth X Acc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.17%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price400.1
Offer price420.14
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeN0RQ
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