Fact sheet: Halifax Smaller Companies

Fund information

Fund name
Halifax Smaller Companies C
Fund company manager
HBOS Investment Fd Mgrs Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager(s)
Pan European Equity Team
since 01/04/2014
Jeremy Whitley
since 01/04/2014
Fund objective
To achieve long term capital growth through investing mainly in smaller companies, principally in the U.K. The Halifax Smaller Companies Life and Pension funds invest directly into the Halifax Smaller Companies OEIC.
Benchmark
FTSE All Small ex IT
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
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Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

26.18 %

1 Year rank in sector

34/49

Sector

UT UK Smaller Companies

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 173.3 m

FE Risk score

86

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    100%
  • Industrials
    34.86%
  • Equities
    18.68%
  • Financials
    15.39%
  • Consumer Services
    11.69%
  • Health Care
    7.95%
  • UK Equities
    98.4%
  • Money Market
    1.6%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.98 %13.77 %26.18 %57.48 %93.22 %
Sector3.82 %11.39 %27.98 %62.47 %110.73 %
Rank within sector27 / 5013 / 4934 / 4934 / 4842 / 45
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund24.06 %5.4 %11.43 %-7.65 %38.83 %
Sector23.33 %7.69 %14.16 %-1.95 %37.45 %
Rank within sector26 / 4935 / 4838 / 4843 / 4723 / 46
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.59
Beta0.94
Sharpe0.85
Volatility11.06
Tracking error5.32
Information ratio-0.29
R-Squared0.78

Price movement

52 week high113.9
52 week low85.64
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price112.3

Holdings by region

  • 100% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 34.86% Industrials
  • 18.68% Equities
  • 15.39% Financials
  • 11.69% Consumer Services
  • 7.95% Health Care
  • 4.6% Basic Materials
  • 4.2% Consumer Goods
  • 1.6% Money Market
  • 1.03% Oil & Gas

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.4% UK Equities
  • 1.6% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 3.45% DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS
  • 3.24% ACAL
  • 3.23% EUROMONEY INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR
  • 3.11% DIGNITY PLC
  • 3.04% XP POWER LTD
  • 2.98% MORGAN SINDALL GROUP PLC
  • 2.96% OXFORD INSTRUMENTS
  • 2.93% HANSTEEN HOLDINGS PLC
  • 2.83% AVEVA GROUP
  • 2.81% ULTRA ELECTRONICS HLDGS