Fact sheet: MFS Meridian UK Equity

Fund information

Fund name
MFS Meridian UK Equity W1 GBP
Fund company manager
MFS Meridian Funds
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Victoria Higley
since 01/05/2013
Christopher Jennings
since 01/07/2007
Gabrielle Gourgey
since 01/01/2015
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to seek capital appreciation, measured in Sterling. U.K. equity portfolio of what we believe to be high quality compounders while focusing on secular change, sentiment, and valuation. Generally, takes a long-term view on stocks where the market takes a short view in order to create a high conviction 35-55 stock portfolio. Seeks long term investments in value-creating businesses and lower risk despite such high conviction investing.
Benchmark
FTSE All Share 5% Capped Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

8.75 %

1 Year rank in sector

-

Sector

FO Equity - UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 49.0 m

FE Risk score

90

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    87.67%
  • Ireland
    2.69%
  • Switzerland
    2.67%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    2.66%
  • Netherlands
    2.12%
  • Financial Services
    15.91%
  • Consumer Staples
    14.17%
  • Leisure
    12.72%
  • Basic Materials
    8.41%
  • Health Care
    8.35%
  • International Equities
    97.27%
  • Cash & Cash Equivalents
    2.74%
  • Others
    -0.01%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.55 %4.16 %8.75 %32.35 %51.65 %
Sector3.79 %4.62 %12.54 %34.37 %59.18 %
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund9.4 %11.76 %2.35 %-3.15 %22.66 %
Sector10.23 %8.85 %4.85 %1 %23.66 %
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.85
Beta0.86
Sharpe0.45
Volatility8.92
Tracking error5.32
Information ratio-0.06
R-Squared0.67

Price movement

52 week high16.7
52 week low14.33
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price16.53

Holdings by region

  • 87.67% UK
  • 2.69% Ireland
  • 2.67% Switzerland
  • 2.66% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • 2.12% Netherlands
  • 1.92% Germany
  • 0.29% United Arab Emirates
  • -0.03% Others

Holdings by sector

  • 15.91% Financial Services
  • 14.17% Consumer Staples
  • 12.72% Leisure
  • 8.41% Basic Materials
  • 8.35% Health Care
  • 8.14% Utilities
  • 8.01% Technology
  • 7.41% Energy
  • 6.18% Retail
  • 3.95% Industrials

Holdings by asset type

  • 97.27% International Equities
  • 2.74% Cash & Cash Equivalents
  • -0.01% Others

Individual holdings

  • 6.24% BP PLC
  • 5.48% British American Tobacco PLC
  • 4.98% Diageo PLC
  • 4.44% Rio Tinto PLC
  • 4.09% Vodafone Group PLC
  • 4.03% HSBC
  • 3.93% Reed Elsevier PLC
  • 3.76% GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC
  • 3.71% Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
  • 2.84% Experian PLC