Fact sheet: Scot Wid European Growth

Fund information

Fund name
Scottish Widows European Growth A Acc
Fund company manager
Scottish Wid UT Mgr Limited
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager(s)
Quantitative Investment Team
since 30/09/2012
Fund objective
To achieve long term capital growth by investing predominantly in a portfolio of companies which are part of the MSCI Europe ex UK Index (the “Index”). The Fund seeks to deliver performance, before deduction of management fees, in excess of the Index with a similar level of overall volatility, over the long term. The Fund may only take limited positions away from the Index. This means there are limitations on the extent to which the Fund’s investment in various sectors† may differ to the Index. These limited positions can be more than is held in the Index (overweight) or less than is held in the Index (underweight). † A sector is a business area, industry or economy which shares the same characteristics. Company shares are typically grouped into different sectors depending on the company’s business, for example travel and leisure or telecommunications.
Benchmark
MSCI Europe ex UK
Investment style
Active,Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

20.49 %

1 Year rank in sector

28/96

Sector

UT Europe Excluding UK

Yield

1.9

Fund size

£ 975.9 m

FE Risk score

114

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Europe ex UK
    96.86%
  • UK
    3.14%
  • Financials
    17.01%
  • Consumer Goods
    15.76%
  • Industrials
    15.54%
  • Equities
    11.49%
  • Health Care
    11.15%
  • Europe ex UK Equities
    96.95%
  • Money Market
    2.86%
  • Futures
    0.19%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.55 %15.79 %20.49 %60.25 %80.96 %
Sector2.83 %15.09 %19.26 %62.83 %96.67 %
Rank within sector11 / 10034 / 9828 / 9651 / 8671 / 77
Quartile th1 st2 nd2 nd3 rd4 th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund19.39 %18.61 %4.35 %-1.77 %22.44 %
Sector18.79 %16.44 %9.09 %-0.66 %27.26 %
Rank within sector39 / 9735 / 9381 / 8761 / 8466 / 77
Quartile th2 nd2 nd4 th3 rd4 th

Risk statistics

Alpha-3.71
Beta1.2
Sharpe0.71
Volatility13.2
Tracking error3.94
Information ratio-0.32
R-Squared0.94

Price movement

52 week high641
52 week low491.5
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price641.5

Holdings by region

  • 96.86% Europe ex UK
  • 3.14% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 17.01% Financials
  • 15.76% Consumer Goods
  • 15.54% Industrials
  • 11.49% Equities
  • 11.15% Health Care
  • 9.21% Basic Materials
  • 4.28% Oil & Gas
  • 4.21% Consumer Services
  • 3.92% Technology
  • 2.86% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 96.95% Europe ex UK Equities
  • 2.86% Money Market
  • 0.19% Futures

Individual holdings

  • 3.88% NESTLE SA
  • 2.86% ABERDEEN GLOBAL LIQUIDITY (LUX) STERLING Z3
  • 2.78% NOVARTIS AG
  • 2.34% BAYER AG
  • 2.31% SANOFI
  • 2.1% ROCHE HLDG AG
  • 1.85% FESX.FUT.DEC13 EURO STOXX 50
  • 1.82% SIEMENS AG
  • 1.73% BANCO SANTANDER SA
  • 1.7% TOTAL SA