Fact sheet: Strategic Equity Capital plc

Fund information

Fund name
Strategic Equity Capital plc
Fund company manager
GVQ Investment Management
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Graham Bird
since 19/07/2005
Fund objective
Strategic Equity Capital plc (“SEC” or “Trust”) is a London-listed investment trust investing predominately in small cap UK equities. The Trust is not constrained by market indices and aims to maximise returns for investors over the medium term.
Benchmark
FTSE SmallCap ex IT (TR)
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

12.44 %

1 Year rank in sector

14/17

Sector

IT UK Smaller Companies

Yield

0.3482

Fund size

£ 153.3 m

FE Risk score

156

NAV

256.98

Discount/Premium

+-12.8337

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    92.4%
  • Money Market
    7.6%
  • Software
    27%
  • Health Care
    17.6%
  • Support Services
    16.8%
  • Financials
    9.8%
  • Money Market
    7.6%
  • UK Equities
    92.4%
  • Money Market
    7.6%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.82 %10.14 %12.44 %42.83 %164.04 %
Sector1.21 %10.22 %22.4 %54.93 %131.18 %
Rank within sector8 / 1911 / 1714 / 179 / 153 / 15
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund12.28 %-9.01 %14.15 %32.72 %61.47 %
Sector20.25 %3.98 %25.3 %-5.08 %44.7 %
Rank within sector14 / 1715 / 1712 / 161 / 153 / 15
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Risk statistics

Alpha-2.26
Beta1.12
Sharpe0.42
Volatility21.88
Tracking error17.23
Information ratio-0.13
R-Squared0.37

Price movement

52 week high227.5
52 week low180.5
Current bid price222.5
Current offer price224
Current mid price224

Holdings by region

  • 92.4% UK
  • 7.6% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 27% Software
  • 17.6% Health Care
  • 16.8% Support Services
  • 9.8% Financials
  • 7.6% Money Market
  • 6.2% Media
  • 5.6% Industrials
  • 4.1% Consumer Services
  • 3.1% Property
  • 1.4% Electronics

Holdings by asset type

  • 92.4% UK Equities
  • 7.6% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 11.16% EQUINITI GROUP PLC
  • 9.86% SERVELEC GROUP PLC
  • 8.99% CLINIGEN GROUP PLC
  • 7.98% IFG GROUP
  • 7.48% TRIBAL GROUP
  • 6.96% EMIS GROUP PLC
  • 6.54% 4IMPRINT GROUP PLC
  • 6.33% WILMINGTON PLC
  • 6.04% MEDICA GROUP PLC
  • 4.88% TYMAN PLC