Fact sheet: Scot Wid Ethical Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scottish Widows Ethical Pension Series 2
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Ben Ritchiesince 01/04/2017
  • Pan European Equity Teamsince 01/04/2014
No data available.
Fund objective
To give long-term capital growth by investing in primarily UK companies that demonstrate ethical attributes and practices. The fund may also invest in international companies demonstrating ethical practices. The companies are selected according to a broad range of negative ethical screening criteria. ‘Negative screening’ means using a fund’s agreed screening criteria to exclude undesirable investments, such as shares in companies which sell weapons or tobacco.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
7.5%
1 Year rank in sector
352/841
Sector
PN UK All Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£79m (£75m 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.
85
Bid price
197
Offer price
197
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK91.1%
    Europe ex UK8.9%
  • Equities33.6%
    Industrials17.9%
    Financials12.8%
    Health Care12.3%
    Consumer Services10%
  • UK Equities89.2%
    Europe ex UK Equities8.9%
    Money Market1.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund6.1%6.7%4.6%7.5%22.7%42.3%
Sector6.7%7.5%6.1%6.8%21.2%42.9%
Rank within sector614 / 848691 / 847688 / 847352 / 841329 / 804360 / 761
Quartile3rd4th4th2nd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20182017201620152014
Fund2.1%16.6%11.4%1%-1.9%
Sector2.8%12.3%10.2%4.4%0.6%
Rank within sector637 / 847130 / 833418 / 810564 / 798626 / 773
Quartile4th1st3rd3rd4th
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.
0.47
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.
1.02
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.
0.27
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%.
11.17
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.
4.53
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.
0.11
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.
0.84
Price movement
52 week high197
52 week low178.6
Current bid price197
Current offer price197
Current mid price-
Region
1UK91.09%
2Europe ex UK8.91%
Industry sector
1Equities33.6%
2Industrials17.85%
3Financials12.82%
4Health Care12.32%
5Consumer Services10%
6Consumer Goods7.37%
7Basic Materials4.14%
8Money Market1.9%
Asset type
1UK Equities89.19%
2Europe ex UK Equities8.91%
3Money Market1.9%
Individual holdings
1PRUDENTIAL PLC4.94%
2COMPASS GROUP PLC4.11%
3EXPERIAN PLC3.34%
4BUNZL3.33%
5BARR(A.G.)3.19%
6EUROMONEY INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR3.19%
7AMADEUS IT GROUP SA3.17%
8SPIRAX-SARCO ENGINEERING3.15%
9VICTREX3.15%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Widows
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
To give long-term capital growth by investing in primarily UK companies that demonstrate ethical attributes and practices. The fund may also invest in international companies demonstrating ethical practices. The companies are selected according to a broad range of negative ethical screening criteria. ‘Negative screening’ means using a fund’s agreed screening criteria to exclude undesirable investments, such as shares in companies which sell weapons or tobacco.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Ben Ritchie01/04/2017Ben Ritchie is a senior investment manager on the UK and European equities team and alongside a generalist role acts as deputy investment manager on the property share fund. Ben joined Aberdeen in 2002 as a graduate having interned with Aberdeen in 2000 and 2001. Ben graduated with a BA (Hons) in Modern History and Politics from Pembroke College, University of Oxford and is a CFA charterholder.
Pan European Equity Team01/04/2014
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scottish Widows Ethical Pension Series 1
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.88%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.88%
Bid price190.3
Offer price200.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/05/2018
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeYX78
Scottish Widows Ethical Pension Series 2
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price197
Offer price197
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/05/2018
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeYX79
Scottish Widows Ethical Pension Series 3
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price197.1
Offer price197.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/05/2018
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeYX80
Scottish Widows Ethical Pension Series 4
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.2%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.2%
Bid price155.5
Offer price155.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/05/2018
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE554
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