Fact sheet: BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha D Acc
Fund company manager
BlackRock
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager(s)
Nick Osborne
since 17/01/2008
Nigel Ridge
since 28/03/2013
Fund objective
BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha Fund seeks to achieve a positive absolute return for investors and, as such, the Fund will not be managed against any UK equity index. The Fund will be managed with the aim of delivering absolute (more than zero) returns on a 12 month basis in any market conditions.
Benchmark
3 Month LIBOR
Investment style
Absolute Return
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

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Quick stats

1 Year return

3.13 %

1 Year rank in sector

30/73

Sector

UT Targeted Absolute Return

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 379.5 m

FE Risk score

23

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    100%
  • Consumer Services
    12.98%
  • Financials
    10.37%
  • Industrials
    5.92%
  • Consumer Goods
    4.62%
  • Health Care
    3.12%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
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Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.61 %0.41 %3.13 %17.99 %23.29 %
Sector0.64 %2.18 %3.15 %9.27 %16.38 %
Rank within sector41 / 7856 / 7630 / 7316 / 5917 / 50
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund0.95 %2.44 %7.83 %6.58 %3.49 %
Sector2.98 %0.97 %2.2 %2.51 %6.51 %
Rank within sector58 / 7629 / 698 / 6412 / 5538 / 50
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.16
Beta1.02
Sharpe0.28
Volatility3.92
Tracking error3.47
Information ratio0.62
R-Squared0.21

Price movement

52 week high148.9
52 week low143.1
Current bid price148.2
Current offer price148.4
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 100% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 12.98% Consumer Services
  • 10.37% Financials
  • 5.92% Industrials
  • 4.62% Consumer Goods
  • 3.12% Health Care
  • 2.94% Oil & Gas
  • 1.04% Telecommunications
  • 0.78% Utilities
  • -0.15% Technology
  • -0.75% Basic Materials

Holdings by asset type

-

Individual holdings

  • 5.19% RELX PLC
  • 4.55% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO
  • 3.77% TESCO
  • 3.69% LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC
  • 3.44% CARNIVAL CORP
  • 3.29% FERGUSON PLC
  • 3.24% SHIRE PLC
  • 2.97% CRH
  • 2.53% 3I GROUP
  • 2.28% RENTOKIL INITIAL