Fact sheet: BlackRock UK Special Sits

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock UK Special Situations D Acc
Fund company manager
BlackRock
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager
Luke Chappell
since 22/07/2015
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in the United Kingdom and will normally have an emphasis on small and medium sized companies which are those companies whose market capitalisation is lower than that of the companies in the FTSE 100 Index. The market capitalisation of a company is the share price of the company multiplied by the number of shares issued. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class set out above.
Benchmark
IA UK All Companies Sector
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

27.69 %

1 Year rank in sector

22/269

Sector

UT UK All Companies

Yield

1.76

Fund size

£ 727.9 m

FE Risk score

86

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    98.38%
  • Money Market
    1.62%
  • Consumer Services
    23.25%
  • Financials
    18.75%
  • Industrials
    17.7%
  • Consumer Goods
    11.5%
  • Health Care
    10.31%
  • International Equities
    98.38%
  • Money Market
    1.62%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.73 %17.08 %27.69 %31.48 %82.69 %
Sector3.25 %13.76 %21.53 %26.44 %82.21 %
Rank within sector71 / 27734 / 27422 / 26982 / 255133 / 240
Quartile th2 nd1 st1 st2 nd3 rd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund12.64 %12.11 %5.53 %-5.4 %24.39 %
Sector9.41 %11.16 %3.66 %0.59 %25.66 %
Rank within sector36 / 275131 / 267115 / 258238 / 253144 / 246
Quartile th1 st2 nd2 nd4 th3 rd

Risk statistics

Alpha0.14
Beta1.08
Sharpe0.45
Volatility10
Tracking error2.68
Information ratio0.23
R-Squared0.93

Price movement

52 week high4339
52 week low3138
Current bid price4339
Current offer price4373
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 98.38% UK
  • 1.62% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 23.25% Consumer Services
  • 18.75% Financials
  • 17.7% Industrials
  • 11.5% Consumer Goods
  • 10.31% Health Care
  • 9.06% Oil & Gas
  • 6.43% Basic Materials
  • 1.62% Money Market
  • 1.38% Technology

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.38% International Equities
  • 1.62% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.8% RELX PLC
  • 4.29% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 4.07% RIO TINTO
  • 4.04% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO
  • 3.54% HSBC HLDGS
  • 3.05% SHIRE PLC
  • 3.02% ASCENTIAL PLC
  • 2.79% BELLWAY
  • 2.76% BP
  • 2.35% DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS