Fact sheet: BlackRock Sm Cos IT

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock Smaller Companies IT
Fund company manager
BlackRock Investment Managemen
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager(s)
Mike Prentis
since 01/09/2002
Fund objective
To achieve long term capital growth for shareholders through investment mainly in smaller UK quoted companies.
Benchmark
Numis Smaller Companies plus AIM ex-Investment Trusts
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
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Quick stats

1 Year return

52.29 %

1 Year rank in sector

2/17

Sector

IT UK Smaller Companies

Yield

1.7733

Fund size

£ 621.0 m

FE Risk score

130

NAV

1449.69

Discount/Premium

+-10.5326

Gearing

110

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    100%
  • Industrials
    32.4%
  • Consumer Services
    14.8%
  • Financials
    14.7%
  • Consumer Goods
    9.7%
  • Health Care
    8.5%
  • UK Equities
    100%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
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Sector
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Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.71 %8.2 %52.29 %73.57 %164.9 %
Sector-0.35 %4.68 %29 %60.7 %130.87 %
Rank within sector5 / 199 / 182 / 176 / 153 / 15
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund37.47 %-1.36 %31.67 %-14.7 %70.43 %
Sector23.59 %3.98 %25.3 %-5.08 %44.7 %
Rank within sector3 / 178 / 174 / 1613 / 151 / 15
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Risk statistics

Alpha-2.12
Beta1.3
Sharpe0.97
Volatility17.27
Tracking error8.79
Information ratio0.25
R-Squared0.77

Price movement

52 week high1317
52 week low865
Current bid price1302
Current offer price1303
Current mid price1297

Holdings by region

  • 100% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 32.4% Industrials
  • 14.8% Consumer Services
  • 14.7% Financials
  • 9.7% Consumer Goods
  • 8.5% Health Care
  • 8.4% Technology
  • 8.1% Basic Materials
  • 3% Oil & Gas
  • 0.4% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 100% UK Equities

Individual holdings

  • 2.2% CVS GROUP PLC
  • 2.2% DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS PLC
  • 1.8% 4IMPRINT GROU ORD GBX38.4
  • 1.6% ROBERT WALTERS ORD GBP0.2
  • 1.5% ADV MED SOLUT ORD GBP0.05
  • 1.5% AVON RUBBER ORD GBP
  • 1.5% HILL & SMITH ORD GBP0.25
  • 1.4% ACCESSO TECHNOLOGY GRP PLC
  • 1.4% BIG YELLOW GROUP
  • 1.4% RESTORE PLC