Fact sheet: Epworth Affirmative Equity

Fund information

Fund name
Epworth Affirmative Equity
Fund company manager
Epworth Investment Management
Fund type
UKA
Fund objective
The Fund will seek to maximise long term total returns consistent with commercial prudence, diversification and risk management through a diversified portfolio comprising UK Equities (80%-100%), Overseas Equities (0%-20%), Property (0%-5%) and Cash and near cash (0%-5%). This may be achieved through direct holdings or pooled vehicles. Investments will be made in well run companies which seek to enhance shareholder value and are thereby likely to provide above average returns. Such companies are characterised by financial strength and above average management teams. They will normally (but not exclusively) pursue long term sustainable growth strategies, whilst having regard to the wider interests of all parties, including owners, lenders, employees, suppliers, customers/clients and the local and wider community.
Benchmark
-
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

26.39 %

1 Year rank in sector

20/273

Sector

UT UK All Companies

Yield

2.75

Fund size

£ 85.9 m

FE Risk score

78

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    87%
  • International
    11.7%
  • Money Market
    1.3%
  • Consumer Staples
    27.4%
  • Financials
    22.6%
  • Cyclical Goods
    21.7%
  • Resources
    15.3%
  • Others
    11.7%
  • UK Equities
    87%
  • International Equities
    11.7%
  • Money Market
    1.3%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.77 %11.04 %25.83 %26.3 %70.15 %
Sector-0.95 %8.71 %19.1 %24.86 %74.44 %
Rank within sector17 / 28055 / 27820 / 273110 / 259153 / 243
Quartile th1 st1 st1 st2 nd3 rd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund8.2 %15.5 %1.42 %2.29 %22.47 %
Sector8.09 %11.16 %3.66 %0.59 %25.66 %
Rank within sector111 / 27881 / 270172 / 26281 / 257169 / 250
Quartile th2 nd2 nd3 rd2 nd3 rd

Risk statistics

Alpha-3.11
Beta1.52
Sharpe0.43
Volatility10.68
Tracking error6.62
Information ratio0.06
R-Squared0.7

Price movement

52 week high156.9
52 week low133.8
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price156.2

Holdings by region

  • 87% UK
  • 11.7% International
  • 1.3% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 27.4% Consumer Staples
  • 22.6% Financials
  • 21.7% Cyclical Goods
  • 15.3% Resources
  • 11.7% Others
  • 1.3% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 87% UK Equities
  • 11.7% International Equities
  • 1.3% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 5.92% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 4.97% HSBC HLDGS
  • 4% GLAXOSMITHKLINE
  • 3.9% BP
  • 3.09% ASTRAZENECA PLC
  • 2.99% ISHARES TRUST KLD 400 SOCIAL INDEX FUND
  • 2.79% VODAFONE GROUP
  • 2.56% UNILEVER
  • 2.37% RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC
  • 2.15% SHIRE PLC