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
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 + AIM (ex IT) Index
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

36.9 %

1 Year rank in sector

2/18

Sector

IT UK Smaller Companies

Yield

1.7284

Fund size

£ 581.7 m

FE Risk score

138

NAV

1375.71

Discount/Premium

+-11.682

Gearing

107

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    100%
  • Industrials
    29.7%
  • Consumer Services
    20.4%
  • Financials
    14.1%
  • Basic Materials
    9.2%
  • Consumer Goods
    8.6%
  • UK Equities
    100%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-3.34 %29.01 %58.92 %62.68 %181.89 %
Sector-1.84 %18.23 %41.78 %51.88 %145.77 %
Rank within sector14 / 193 / 182 / 186 / 166 / 16
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund27.8 %-1.36 %31.67 %-14.7 %70.43 %
Sector17.38 %3.98 %25.3 %-5.08 %44.7 %
Rank within sector3 / 188 / 185 / 1714 / 161 / 16
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.96
Beta1.28
Sharpe0.8
Volatility17.21
Tracking error8.55
Information ratio0.27
R-Squared0.78

Price movement

52 week high1257
52 week low735
Current bid price1205
Current offer price1225
Current mid price1215

Holdings by region

  • 100% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 29.7% Industrials
  • 20.4% Consumer Services
  • 14.1% Financials
  • 9.2% Basic Materials
  • 8.6% Consumer Goods
  • 8.4% Health Care
  • 6.2% Technology
  • 2.7% Oil & Gas
  • 0.4% Travel
  • 0.3% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 100% UK Equities

Individual holdings

  • 2.7% CVS GROUP PLC
  • 2.2% 4IMPRINT GROUP PLC
  • 1.9% DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS
  • 1.9% JD SPORTS FASHION PLC
  • 1.7% AVON RUBBER
  • 1.6% HILL & SMITH HLDGS
  • 1.5% ADVANCED MEDICAL SOLUTIONS GROUP
  • 1.5% HEADLAM GROUP
  • 1.5% WORKSPACE GROUP PLC
  • 1.4% BODYCOTE PLC