Fact sheet: Stan Life Schroder UK Opps Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Stan Life Schroder UK Opportunities Pn SB
Fund manager company
Standard Life Assurance Co
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Michael Zorkosince 01/07/2017
  • Matt Hudsonsince 08/09/2014
Underlying fund
Schroder UK Opportunities
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve capital growth and income by investing in equities of UK companies. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in a concentrated range of equities of UK companies. These are companies that are incorporated, headquartered or have their principal business activities in the UK. The fund typically holds 40 to 50 companies. The fund aims to take advantage of investment opportunities in varying market conditions. The fund follows an investment approach based around the business cycle, where the investment manager attempts to identify turning points in the cycle and then focuses on the types of companies that will benefit from this. The fund may also invest in other equities, 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 All Share TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
9.8%
1 Year rank in sector
274/841
Sector
PN UK All Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£2m (£2m 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
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK98.6%
    Guernsey1%
    Money Market0.4%
  • Financials27.3%
    Oil & Gas14.1%
    Consumer Services11.4%
    Industrials10.9%
    Consumer Goods9.7%
  • UK Equities99.6%
    Money Market0.4%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4.1%7.7%7.4%9.8%19.3%31.1%
Sector5.8%8.3%6.8%8.4%21.5%42.8%
Rank within sector794 / 849635 / 847357 / 847274 / 841519 / 804669 / 762
Quartile4th3rd2nd2nd3rd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20182017201620152014
Fund3.8%16.2%7.7%1.4%-8%
Sector3.6%12.3%10.2%4.4%0.6%
Rank within sector410 / 847147 / 833549 / 810529 / 798755 / 773
Quartile2nd1st3rd3rd4th
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.
0.24
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.
0.99
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.
0.26
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%.
10.23
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.
2.7
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.
0.05
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.
0.93
Price movement
52 week high146
52 week low130.8
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price146.6
Region
1UK98.62%
2Guernsey0.99%
3Money Market0.39%
Industry sector
1Financials27.31%
2Oil & Gas14.07%
3Consumer Services11.41%
4Industrials10.86%
5Consumer Goods9.7%
6Basic Materials8.89%
7Health Care7.76%
8Technology5.33%
9Telecommunications4.28%
Asset type
1UK Equities99.61%
2Money Market0.39%
Individual holdings
1ROYAL DUTCH SHELL9.79%
2GLAXOSMITHKLINE5.7%
3BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO5.23%
4VODAFONE GROUP PLC4.28%
5LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC3.87%
6BHP BILLITON PLC3.69%
7STANDARD CHARTERED3.5%
8RIO TINTO2.91%
9BARCLAYS2.88%
Management
Fund manager group
Standard Life Investments
Fund manager company
Standard Life Assurance Co
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve capital growth and income by investing in equities of UK companies. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in a concentrated range of equities of UK companies. These are companies that are incorporated, headquartered or have their principal business activities in the UK. The fund typically holds 40 to 50 companies. The fund aims to take advantage of investment opportunities in varying market conditions. The fund follows an investment approach based around the business cycle, where the investment manager attempts to identify turning points in the cycle and then focuses on the types of companies that will benefit from this. The fund may also invest in other equities, 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 All Share TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Michael Zorko01/07/2017Michael Zorko is a Fund Manager at Schroders, providing back-up for the Schroder UK Alpha Income Fund, the Equity Income Trust for Charities, the Schroder UK Opportunities Fund and the Schroder ISF UK Opportunities. He joined Cazenove Capital Management shortly before Schroders aquisition in 2013. He joined Schroders in 2013 and is based in London. Michael was an Analyst at Exane BNP Paribas from 2009 to 2013, in the Extel Top 5 ranked telecoms team. He was a Chartered Accountant at PriceWaterhouseCoopers from 2006 to 2009, which involved conducting company audits. Qualifications: BA in Physics from Oxford University.
Matt Hudson08/09/2014Matt Hudson is a member of the Cazenove Capital Pan-European Equity team at Schroders, with responsibility for equity income portfolios. Matt manages the Cazenove UK Equity Income Fund and the Equity Income Trust for Charities, a UK authorised Common Investment Fund. Matt joined Cazenove Capital in 2001 from AIB Govett Investment Management. Prior to this he was a chartered accountant at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Matt graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in History. He has 14 years of investment experience.
Compliance
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Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Stan Life Schroder UK Opportunities Pn S3
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.76%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price140.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/05/2018
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI48E
Stan Life Schroder UK Opportunities Pn S4
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.76%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price140.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/05/2018
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI48F
Stan Life Schroder UK Opportunities Pn SB
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.63%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.79%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price146.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/05/2018
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI48G
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