Fact sheet: Zurich AXA Fram UK Sm Cos Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Zurich AXA Framlington UK Smaller Companies Pn ZP
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Dan Harlowsince 31/05/2016
Underlying fund
AXA Frmlngtn UK Sm Cos
Fund objective
The aim of this Fund is to provide long-term capital growth.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
14.6%
1 Year rank in sector
79/110
Sector
PN UK Smaller Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m (£0m 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.
71
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK98.3%
    Money Market1.7%
  • Industrials36.8%
    Consumer Services16.6%
    Technology13.7%
    Health Care10.2%
    Financials7%
  • UK Equities98.3%
    Money Market1.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.6%7.3%9.1%14.6%40.6%139.4%
Sector1%7.7%9.9%17%26.8%99.4%
Rank within sector69 / 11562 / 11562 / 11479 / 11010 / 1059 / 99
Quartile3rd3rd3rd3rd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund6.3%6%22.9%7.2%43.9%
Sector6.7%7.1%17.6%-2.3%37.9%
Rank within sector65 / 11571 / 10916 / 1081 / 10531 / 104
Quartile3rd3rd1st1st2nd
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.
3.87
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.
0.97
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.
0.69
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%.
11.13
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.
2.32
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.
1.56
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.
0.96
Price movement
52 week high299.1
52 week low229.7
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price296.9
Region
1UK98.33%
2Money Market1.67%
Industry sector
1Industrials36.76%
2Consumer Services16.59%
3Technology13.72%
4Health Care10.21%
5Financials6.99%
6Consumer Goods4.65%
7Oil & Gas3.8%
8Basic Materials3.75%
9Telecommunications1.86%
Asset type
1UK Equities98.33%
2Money Market1.67%
Individual holdings
14IMPRINT GROU ORD GBX38.42.6%
2DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS PLC2.5%
3SCAPA GROUP PLC2.5%
4ON THE BEACH GROUP PLC2.3%
5CONSORT MEDIC ORD GBP0.102.2%
6FISHER(JAMES)& SONS PLC2.2%
7ACCESSO TECHNOLOGY GRP PLC2.1%
8COATS GROUP PLC2.1%
9FDM GROUP PLC1.9%
Management
Fund manager group
Zurich
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The aim of this Fund is to provide long-term capital growth.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Dan Harlow31/05/2016Dan Harlow joined AXA IM in 2010 to manage the UK Smaller Companies fund. He worked alongside Chris St John on the UK Smaller Companies fund from 2010 until Nov 2011. In November 2011 he was appointed co-manager of the AXA Framlington American Growth Fund. Dan returned to the UK Desk as lead portfolio manager of the AXA Framlington UK Smaller Companies fund in June 2016. Prior to joining AXA IM, Dan was Head of UK equities at Montanaro Asset Management, managing UK small cap portfolios including the Montanaro UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust (obtaining a 24% cumulative outperformance of FTSE Small Cap ex IT benchmark from March 2006 to January 2010.) He was also Head of Fund Management and a Board Director. Dan graduated from the University of Southampton in 1999 with a BA (Hons) in History. He completed an MSc in International Relations in 2000.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Zurich AXA Framlington UK Smaller Companies Pn Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price266.2
Offer price266.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeZ139
Zurich AXA Framlington UK Smaller Companies Pn ZP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.76%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price296.9
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeES48
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