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
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

Quick stats

1 Year return

24.99 %

1 Year rank in sector

49/271

Sector

UT Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares

Yield

2.9094

Fund size

£ 45.7 m

FE Risk score

64

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    88.95%
  • Not Specified
    7.96%
  • Canada
    2.03%
  • Net Current Assets
    1.06%
  • Investment Trusts
    86.04%
  • Unit Trusts
    5.91%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    2.91%
  • Investment Companies
    2.05%
  • Canadian Fixed Interest
    2.03%
  • Others
    94%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    2.91%
  • Canadian Fixed Interest
    2.03%
  • Money Market
    1.06%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.99 %13.38 %24.99 %26.34 %83.62 %
Sector1.89 %7.6 %20.61 %27.76 %57.21 %
Rank within sector245 / 2816 / 27549 / 271158 / 24113 / 208
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund12.55 %10.21 %2.26 %3.81 %24.59 %
Sector6.87 %13.29 %2.25 %4.96 %13.5 %
Rank within sector5 / 275208 / 260137 / 246192 / 2373 / 222
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.98
Beta0.89
Sharpe0.63
Volatility7.51
Tracking error4.29
Information ratio0.01
R-Squared0.68

Price movement

52 week high1237
52 week low949.1618
Current bid price1229
Current offer price1315
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 88.95% UK
  • 7.96% Not Specified
  • 2.03% Canada
  • 1.06% Net Current Assets

Holdings by sector

  • 86.04% Investment Trusts
  • 5.91% Unit Trusts
  • 2.91% UK Fixed Interest
  • 2.05% Investment Companies
  • 2.03% Canadian Fixed Interest
  • 1.06% Net Current Assets

Holdings by asset type

  • 94% Others
  • 2.91% UK Fixed Interest
  • 2.03% Canadian Fixed Interest
  • 1.06% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 8.55% London & St Lawrence Investment Co Plc Ordinary 5p
  • 4.61% DUNEDIN INCOME GRP ORDGBP
  • 4.51% THE MERCHANTS TRUST
  • 4.27% TEMPLE BAR INVESTMENT TRUST PLC
  • 4.19% ABERFORTH GEARED INCOME TRUST PLC ORD 1P
  • 4.03% HENDERSON FAR EAST INCOME TRUST
  • 4% EDINBURGH INVESTMENT TRUST
  • 4% JOHN LAING INFRASTRUCTURE FUND LTD ORD GBP0.0001
  • 3.98% JPMORGAN INCOME & GROWTH INVESTMENT TRUST €“ INCOME SHARES
  • 3.82% CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST