Fact sheet: Barclays UK Opportunities

Fund information
Fund name
Barclays UK Opportunities R Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Barclays
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Stephen Peterssince 01/01/2017
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to maximise long-term total returns primarily through investment in UK companies with strong prospects for growth.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
17.3%
1 Year rank in sector
56/275
Sector
UT UK All Companies
Yield
2%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
1.19%
Fund size
£88m (£84m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
91
Mid price
287.7
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
MI Chelverton UK Equ Grth37.4%
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Old Mutual UK Mid Cap35.9%
Unicorn UK Growth34.3%
Blackrock Inst Eq UK Sm Cos32%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK94.8%
    India1.9%
    USA1.8%
    Netherlands1.5%
    Others0%
  • Industrials22.9%
    Financial Services18.9%
    Consumer Staples18%
    Cyclical Consumer Goods16.7%
    Technology6.8%
  • UK Equities94.8%
    Indian Equities1.9%
    US Equities1.8%
    Dutch Equities1.5%
    Others0%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.9%0.7%8%17.3%38.4%86.8%
Sector1.6%0.6%6.1%14%26.9%66%
Rank within sector85 / 282102 / 28160 / 28156 / 27541 / 25759 / 244
Quartile2nd2nd1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund11.8%15.7%4.5%0.3%31.8%
Sector9.4%11.2%3.7%0.6%25.7%
Rank within sector59 / 27973 / 269128 / 261156 / 25558 / 248
Quartile1st2nd2nd3rd1st
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
1.51
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
1.11
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.7
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
10.74
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
3.54
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.65
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.9
Price movement
52 week high289.7
52 week low241.2
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price287.7
Region
1UK94.77%
2India1.88%
3USA1.84%
4Netherlands1.49%
5Others0.02%
Industry sector
1Industrials22.92%
2Financial Services18.86%
3Consumer Staples18.02%
4Cyclical Consumer Goods16.73%
5Technology6.75%
6Basic Materials5.03%
7Health Care4.6%
8Energy3.88%
9Telecommunications Utilities1.91%
Asset type
1UK Equities94.77%
2Indian Equities1.88%
3US Equities1.84%
4Dutch Equities1.49%
5Others0.02%
Individual holdings
1DIAGEO PLC3.5%
2UNILEVER3%
3LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP2.8%
4RELX NV2.8%
5DAILY MAIL&GENERAL TST-A NV2.5%
6PEARSON2.5%
7RIO TINTO PLC2.4%
8GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC2.3%
9RATHBONE BROS2.3%
Management
Fund manager group
Barclays
Fund manager company
Barclays
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to maximise long-term total returns primarily through investment in UK companies with strong prospects for growth.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Stephen Peters01/01/2017Stephen joined Charles Stanley in July 2007 and is responsible for all investment trust and closed ended fund research. He is a CFA Charterholder and has 11 years investment experience
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Barclays UK Opportunities A Acc
Initial charge4.5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.79%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.78%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price275.5
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/08/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLS60
Barclays UK Opportunities A Dis
Initial charge4.5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.79%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.78%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price208.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/08/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLS61
Barclays UK Opportunities M Dis
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price209.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/08/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeL566
Barclays UK Opportunities R Acc GBP
Initial charge2%
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.19%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price287.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/08/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI1IR
Barclays UK Opportunities R Dis GBP
Initial charge2%
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.19%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price209
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/08/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI1IS
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