Fact sheet: BlackRock UK Sm Cos

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock UK Smaller Companies D Acc
Fund company manager
BlackRock
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager
Ralph Cox
since 01/08/2007
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of smaller companies incorporated, or listed on a stock exchange, in the United Kingdom which the Portfolio Manager considers to have above average growth prospects. Smaller companies are those whose market capitalisations are similar to that of companies in the Hoare Govett Smaller Companies plus AiM ex-Investment Trusts Index at the time of the Fund’s investment. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class set out above.
Benchmark
NUMIS Smaller Companies Index, ex-IT including AIM
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

43.17 %

1 Year rank in sector

12/49

Sector

UT UK Smaller Companies

Yield

0.97

Fund size

£ 466.1 m

FE Risk score

80

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    96.86%
  • Money Market
    3.14%
  • Industrials
    29.28%
  • Consumer Services
    23.17%
  • Financials
    13.97%
  • Basic Materials
    9.52%
  • Health Care
    7%
  • UK Equities
    96.86%
  • Money Market
    3.14%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-2.22 %17.67 %44.33 %52.54 %135.22 %
Sector-2.14 %14.59 %39.09 %39.38 %116.94 %
Rank within sector29 / 499 / 4912 / 4916 / 4724 / 45
Quartile th3 rd1 st1 st2 nd3 rd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund17.33 %9.64 %17.62 %-4.54 %38.6 %
Sector14.15 %7.69 %14.16 %-1.95 %37.45 %
Rank within sector8 / 4919 / 4823 / 4838 / 4725 / 46
Quartile th1 st2 nd2 nd4 th3 rd

Risk statistics

Alpha1.24
Beta1.07
Sharpe0.93
Volatility11.73
Tracking error3.11
Information ratio0.64
R-Squared0.93

Price movement

52 week high976.7
52 week low661.4
Current bid price949.1
Current offer price965.1
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 96.86% UK
  • 3.14% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 29.28% Industrials
  • 23.17% Consumer Services
  • 13.97% Financials
  • 9.52% Basic Materials
  • 7% Health Care
  • 6.81% Consumer Goods
  • 3.66% Technology
  • 3.14% Money Market
  • 2.63% Oil & Gas
  • 0.48% Telecommunications

Holdings by asset type

  • 96.86% UK Equities
  • 3.14% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.91% CVS GROUP PLC
  • 2.79% RESTORE PLC
  • 2.46% DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS
  • 2.42% 4IMPRINT GROUP PLC
  • 2.37% HILL & SMITH HLDGS
  • 2.12% JOHNSON SERVICE GROUP PLC
  • 2.06% YOUGOV
  • 1.97% SCAPA GROUP PLC
  • 1.81% ADVANCED MEDICAL SOLUTIONS GROUP
  • 1.73% ASCENTIAL PLC