Fact sheet: Practical Investment

Fund information

Fund name
Practical Investment Acc
Fund company manager
Consistent Unit Tst Mgt Co Ltd
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager(s)
Sean Ashfield
since 11/09/2009
Fund objective
This Fund is designed to provide investors with above average capital growth and increasing income from investments in a wide spread of UK and dollar denominated investment trusts, ordinary shares and other selected investments.
Benchmark
FTSE All Share TR
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
None

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
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Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

18.42 %

1 Year rank in sector

4/277

Sector

UT Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares

Yield

3.0529

Fund size

£ 45.2 m

FE Risk score

67

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    89.27%
  • Not Specified
    7.59%
  • Canada
    2.02%
  • Net Current Assets
    1.12%
  • Investment Trusts
    86.61%
  • Unit Trusts
    5.5%
  • Fixed Interest
    2.66%
  • Investment Companies
    2.09%
  • Canadian Fixed Interest
    2.02%
  • Others
    94.2%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    2.66%
  • Canadian Fixed Interest
    2.02%
  • Money Market
    1.12%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
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Fund
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Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.94 %7.6 %18.42 %39.37 %72.62 %
Sector2.59 %5.7 %9.63 %34.01 %51.63 %
Rank within sector100 / 28647 / 2844 / 27780 / 23915 / 212
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund15.38 %10.21 %2.26 %3.81 %24.59 %
Sector8.78 %13.29 %2.25 %4.96 %13.5 %
Rank within sector5 / 278212 / 265133 / 241189 / 2323 / 219
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.64
Beta0.88
Sharpe0.73
Volatility7.41
Tracking error4.2
Information ratio0.16
R-Squared0.69

Price movement

52 week high1262
52 week low1035
Current bid price1260
Current offer price1347
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 89.27% UK
  • 7.59% Not Specified
  • 2.02% Canada
  • 1.12% Net Current Assets

Holdings by sector

  • 86.61% Investment Trusts
  • 5.5% Unit Trusts
  • 2.66% Fixed Interest
  • 2.09% Investment Companies
  • 2.02% Canadian Fixed Interest
  • 1.12% Net Current Assets

Holdings by asset type

  • 94.2% Others
  • 2.66% UK Fixed Interest
  • 2.02% Canadian Fixed Interest
  • 1.12% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 8.96% London & St Lawrence Investment Co Plc Ordinary 5p
  • 4.66% THE MERCHANTS TRUST
  • 4.54% ABERFORTH GEARED INCOME TRUST PLC ORD 1P
  • 4.48% TEMPLE BAR INVESTMENT TRUST PLC
  • 4.47% DUNEDIN INCOME GRP ORDGBP
  • 4.13% HENDERSON FAR EAST INCOME TRUST
  • 3.71% JPMORGAN INCOME & GROWTH INVESTMENT TRUST €“ INCOME SHARES
  • 3.68% EDINBURGH INVESTMENT TRUST
  • 3.64% CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST
  • 3.56% BLACKROCK INCOME STRATEGIES TRUST