Fact sheet: F&C US Smaller Companies

Fund information

Fund name
F&C US Smaller Companies A
Fund company manager
F&C Lux (BMO Global Asset Mana
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Nish Patel
since 01/10/2013
Fund objective
The objective is to achieve a long-term capital growth through investment in small and medium sized companies. The Fund seeks to achieve this by investing in equities and equity linked securities such as warrants of small and medium sized companies in the United States.
Benchmark
Russell 2000 NR Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

12.25 %

1 Year rank in sector

35/42

Sector

FO Equity - Small Cap USA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 22.2 m

FE Risk score

131

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    95%
  • Money Market
    5%
  • Technology
    22.2%
  • Financial Services
    22%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    13.9%
  • Health Care
    13.3%
  • Producer Durables
    9.7%
  • US Equities
    95%
  • Money Market
    5%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.27 %10.04 %12.25 %35.73 %70 %
Sector2.75 %10.77 %17.01 %38.77 %82.35 %
Rank within sector19 / 4527 / 4535 / 4222 / 3225 / 28
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund3.68 %8.22 %16.1 %-0.24 %1.01 %
Sector2.79 %14.17 %18.31 %-4.12 %4.79 %
Rank within sector16 / 4535 / 4221 / 3512 / 3222 / 28
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.27
Beta0.9
Sharpe0.34
Volatility12.67
Tracking error4.45
Information ratio-0.24
R-Squared0.89

Price movement

52 week high197.42
52 week low168.62
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price197.17

Holdings by region

  • 95% USA
  • 5% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 22.2% Technology
  • 22% Financial Services
  • 13.9% Consumer Discretionary
  • 13.3% Health Care
  • 9.7% Producer Durables
  • 6.8% Materials & Processing
  • 5% Money Market
  • 3.2% Utilities
  • 2.8% Consumer Staples
  • 1.1% Others

Holdings by asset type

  • 95% US Equities
  • 5% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.7% STATE BANK FINANCIAL CORP
  • 2.6% ALLEGHANY CORP
  • 2.6% LKQ CORP
  • 2.6% STERIS CORP
  • 2.2% MARTIN MARIETTA MATERIALS INC
  • 2.1% AMDOCS
  • 2.1% FRANKLIN FINL NETWORK INC
  • 2.1% LEUCADIA NATIONAL CORP
  • 2.1% STERLING BANCORP DEL
  • 2% VAIL RESORTS INC