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 (ex Investment Companies) Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

26.22 %

1 Year rank in sector

30/49

Sector

UT UK Smaller Companies

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 270.8 m

FE Risk score

72

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    100%
  • Industrials
    38%
  • Consumer Services
    20%
  • Financials
    18%
  • Technology
    9%
  • Oil & Gas
    6%
  • UK Equities
    100%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.24 %25.19 %26.22 %35.09 %138.63 %
Sector3.96 %21.53 %26.84 %40.79 %122.65 %
Rank within sector35 / 499 / 4930 / 4935 / 4725 / 45
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund16.79 %5.61 %10.3 %-0.18 %49.35 %
Sector16.42 %7.69 %14.16 %-1.95 %37.45 %
Rank within sector23 / 4934 / 4839 / 4820 / 477 / 46
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.43
Beta1
Sharpe0.48
Volatility11.51
Tracking error4.61
Information ratio-0.33
R-Squared0.83

Price movement

52 week high25249
52 week low17337
Current bid price25249
Current offer price25668
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 100% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 38% Industrials
  • 20% Consumer Services
  • 18% Financials
  • 9% Technology
  • 6% Oil & Gas
  • 5% Consumer Goods
  • 2% Basic Materials
  • 1% Health Care
  • 1% Others

Holdings by asset type

  • 100% UK Equities

Individual holdings

  • 3.36% VESUVIUS PLC
  • 3.11% FIRSTGROUP
  • 2.42% PARAGON GROUP OF COMPANIES
  • 2.38% BREWIN DOLPHIN HLDGS
  • 2.37% BOVIS HOMES GROUP
  • 2.28% NOSTRUM OIL & GAS PLC
  • 2.25% NORTHGATE PLC
  • 2.06% URBAN&CIVIC PLC
  • 2.05% ENQUEST PLC
  • 2.04% COATS GROUP PLC