Fact sheet: Schroder UK Mid 250

Fund information
Fund name
Schroder UK Mid 250 Z Acc
Fund manager company
Schroder UT Managers
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund manager
  • Andrew Broughsince 25/10/1999
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long term capital growth by investing in equities of companies listed in the FTSE 250 Index. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in equities of UK companies listed in the FTSE 250 Ex-Investment Companies Index. The manager believes that these investments can potentially offer faster rates of profit and dividend growth and higher long-term returns than their larger counterparts. The fund may also invest in former components of, or expected entrants into, that index if the manager believes it may be advantageous to do so. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes and warrants, and hold cash. The fund may use derivatives with the aim of reducing risk or managing the fund more efficiently.
Benchmark
  • FTSE 250 ex Investment Trusts TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
15.1%
1 Year rank in sector
15/274
Sector
UT UK All Companies
Yield
1.5%
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.
0.91%
Fund size
£1,216m (£1,170m 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.
93
Bid price
128.9
Offer price
130
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK98%
    Switzerland1%
    Money Market1%
  • Financials26%
    Industrials22.5%
    Consumer Services22.3%
    Consumer Goods8.2%
    Health Care6.2%
  • UK Equities97.7%
    Swiss Equities1.2%
    Money Market1.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund6.7%2%5.3%15.1%24.7%73.2%
Sector6%-2.2%0.5%7.9%19.1%49.8%
Rank within sector99 / 2805 / 27813 / 27715 / 27474 / 25940 / 244
Quartile2nd1st1st1st2nd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20182017201620152014
Fund2%23.7%2%6.4%-1%
Sector-1.3%13.8%11.2%3.7%0.6%
Rank within sector13 / 27722 / 272244 / 262100 / 256198 / 249
Quartile1st1st4th2nd4th
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.
0.64
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.
1.17
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.
0.28
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%.
12.67
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.
7.09
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.
0.18
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.
0.71
Price movement
52 week high128.9
52 week low111.4
Current bid price128.9
Current offer price130
Current mid price-
Region
1UK97.95%
2Switzerland1.04%
3Money Market1%
Industry sector
1Financials25.95%
2Industrials22.47%
3Consumer Services22.28%
4Consumer Goods8.16%
5Health Care6.21%
6Basic Materials5.14%
7Telecommunications4.68%
8Oil & Gas4.1%
9Money Market1%
Asset type
1UK Equities97.75%
2Swiss Equities1.17%
3Money Market1.08%
Individual holdings
1GRAINGER PLC5.03%
2BOVIS HOMES GROUP3.47%
3SSP GROUP PLC3.29%
4TELECOM PLUS3.2%
5SPORTS DIRECT INTL PLC3.16%
6INVESTEC PLC3.14%
7FISHER(JAMES)& SONS PLC3.09%
8DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS2.88%
9MAN GROUP2.72%
Management
Fund manager group
Schroders
Fund manager company
Schroder UT Managers
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide long term capital growth by investing in equities of companies listed in the FTSE 250 Index. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in equities of UK companies listed in the FTSE 250 Ex-Investment Companies Index. The manager believes that these investments can potentially offer faster rates of profit and dividend growth and higher long-term returns than their larger counterparts. The fund may also invest in former components of, or expected entrants into, that index if the manager believes it may be advantageous to do so. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes and warrants, and hold cash. The fund may use derivatives with the aim of reducing risk or managing the fund more efficiently.
Benchmark
  • FTSE 250 ex Investment Trusts TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Andrew Brough25/10/1999Andy is Co-Head of our Pan European Small and Mid Cap Team. His investment career commenced in 1987 when he joined Schroders as a UK equity fund manager, becoming Co-Head of our UK Small Cap Team in 2002. He joined Price Waterhouse in 1985, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He holds a Degree in Economics.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Schroder UK Mid 250 A Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.66%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price287.6
Offer price290
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/04/2018
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQA65
Schroder UK Mid 250 A Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.66%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price240.8
Offer price242.9
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/04/2018
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQA66
Schroder UK Mid 250 L Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.68%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price74.74
Offer price75.38
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/04/2018
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJOVX
Schroder UK Mid 250 L Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.68%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price70.36
Offer price70.96
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/04/2018
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJOVY
Schroder UK Mid 250 Z Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.91%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price128.9
Offer price130
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/04/2018
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0HD3
Schroder UK Mid 250 Z Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.91%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price118.6
Offer price119.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/04/2018
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0HD4
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