Fact sheet: Halifax Smaller Companies

Fund information

Fund name
Halifax Smaller Companies C
Fund company manager
HBOS Investment Fd Mgrs Ltd
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
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

Quick stats

1 Year return

25.65 %

1 Year rank in sector

36/49

Sector

UT UK Smaller Companies

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 175.2 m

FE Risk score

85

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    100%
  • Industrials
    34.94%
  • Equities
    19.02%
  • Financials
    15.69%
  • Consumer Services
    10.73%
  • Health Care
    7.89%
  • UK Equities
    98.86%
  • Money Market
    1.14%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-1.54 %15.49 %24.29 %27.15 %96.31 %
Sector-0.3 %16.32 %27.33 %39 %114.97 %
Rank within sector41 / 4934 / 4936 / 4943 / 4743 / 45
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund12.9 %5.4 %11.43 %-7.65 %38.83 %
Sector14.71 %7.69 %14.16 %-1.95 %37.45 %
Rank within sector38 / 4935 / 4838 / 4843 / 4723 / 46
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Risk statistics

Alpha-3.56
Beta0.97
Sharpe0.37
Volatility11.56
Tracking error5.44
Information ratio-0.73
R-Squared0.78

Price movement

52 week high105.8
52 week low76.5
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price102.2

Holdings by region

  • 100% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 34.94% Industrials
  • 19.02% Equities
  • 15.69% Financials
  • 10.73% Consumer Services
  • 7.89% Health Care
  • 4.84% Basic Materials
  • 4.03% Consumer Goods
  • 1.73% Oil & Gas
  • 1.14% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.86% UK Equities
  • 1.14% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 3.58% DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS
  • 3.23% EUROMONEY INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR
  • 3.21% XP POWER LTD
  • 3.14% SMART METERING SYSTEMS PLC
  • 3.05% MORGAN SINDALL GROUP PLC
  • 2.99% AVEVA GROUP
  • 2.99% ULTRA ELECTRONICS HLDGS
  • 2.96% HANSTEEN HOLDINGS PLC
  • 2.9% ROBERT WALTERS
  • 2.9% WILMINGTON PLC