Fact sheet: Aberforth UK Small Companies

Fund information

Fund name
Aberforth UK Small Companies
Fund company manager
Aberforth Unit Trust Mgrs Ltd
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager
Richard Newbery
since 20/03/1991
Fund objective
The Fund’s objective is to achieve a total return greater than that of the NSCI (XIC) over the long term by investing in a diversified portfolio of small UK quoted companies.
Benchmark
Numis Smaller Companies
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

22.13 %

1 Year rank in sector

26/49

Sector

UT UK Smaller Companies

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 270.7 m

FE Risk score

75

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    100%
  • Industrials
    39%
  • Consumer Services
    21%
  • Financials
    18%
  • Technology
    8%
  • Oil & Gas
    5%
  • UK Equities
    100%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.84 %7.44 %22.13 %32.66 %107.61 %
Sector-0.13 %11.64 %22.49 %44.91 %105.74 %
Rank within sector39 / 5043 / 4926 / 4942 / 4829 / 45
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund15.95 %5.61 %10.3 %-0.18 %49.35 %
Sector18.62 %7.69 %14.16 %-1.95 %37.45 %
Rank within sector37 / 4934 / 4839 / 4820 / 477 / 46
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Risk statistics

Alpha-3.01
Beta1.03
Sharpe0.58
Volatility11.87
Tracking error4.64
Information ratio-0.59
R-Squared0.84

Price movement

52 week high25516
52 week low19660
Current bid price25067
Current offer price25536
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 100% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 39% Industrials
  • 21% Consumer Services
  • 18% Financials
  • 8% Technology
  • 5% Oil & Gas
  • 4% Consumer Goods
  • 2% Basic Materials
  • 1% Health Care
  • 1% Others
  • 1% Telecommunications

Holdings by asset type

  • 100% UK Equities

Individual holdings

  • 3.65% VESUVIUS PLC
  • 2.89% FIRSTGROUP
  • 2.82% BOVIS HOMES GROUP
  • 2.55% BREWIN DOLPHIN HLDGS
  • 2.47% COATS GROUP PLC
  • 2.28% TT ELECTRONICS
  • 2.14% NOSTRUM OIL & GAS PLC
  • 2.14% VITEC GROUP PLC (THE)
  • 2.08% RPS GROUP
  • 2.07% COMPUTACENTER