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
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

Quick stats

1 Year return

9.2 %

1 Year rank in sector

32/40

Sector

FO Equity - Small Cap USA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 21.9 m

FE Risk score

127

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    97.2%
  • Money Market
    2.8%
  • Financial Services
    23.6%
  • Technology
    21.8%
  • Health Care
    14.8%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    12.7%
  • Producer Durables
    10.3%
  • US Equities
    97.2%
  • Money Market
    2.8%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-3.13 %-1.5 %9.2 %15.94 %66.55 %
Sector-2.41 %0.11 %12.14 %24.02 %73.35 %
Rank within sector32 / 4425 / 4232 / 4024 / 3220 / 28
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund-0.89 %16.1 %-0.24 %1.01 %32.89 %
Sector3.46 %18.31 %-4.12 %4.79 %37.92 %
Rank within sector34 / 4221 / 3711 / 3424 / 3027 / 30
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.35
Beta0.95
Sharpe0.22
Volatility13.56
Tracking error5.11
Information ratio-0.36
R-Squared0.86

Price movement

52 week high181.79
52 week low154.54
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price174.16

Holdings by region

  • 97.2% USA
  • 2.8% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 23.6% Financial Services
  • 21.8% Technology
  • 14.8% Health Care
  • 12.7% Consumer Discretionary
  • 10.3% Producer Durables
  • 7% Materials & Processing
  • 3.2% Consumer Staples
  • 2.9% Utilities
  • 2.8% Money Market
  • 0.9% Others

Holdings by asset type

  • 97.2% US Equities
  • 2.8% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.7% ALLEGHANY CORP
  • 2.6% FRANKLIN FINL NETWORK INC
  • 2.5% STATE BANK FINANCIAL CORP
  • 2.5% STERIS CORP
  • 2.3% MARTIN MARIETTA MATERIALS INC
  • 2.2% AMDOCS
  • 2.1% CSRA
  • 2.1% LEUCADIA NATIONAL CORP
  • 2.1% LKQ CORP
  • 2.1% VWR CORP