Fact sheet: iShares 350UKEqIndx(UK)

Fund information
Fund name
iShares 350 UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc
Fund manager company
BlackRock
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Kieran Doylesince 14/03/2016
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth by tracking closely the performance of the FTSE 350 Index, the Fund's benchmark index. The Fund invests in equity securities of companies that make up the benchmark index.
Benchmark
  • FTSE UK Mid 350
Investment style
Passive/Tracking,Growth
Investment method
Physical - Full, Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
11.3%
1 Year rank in sector
144/272
Sector
UT UK All Companies
Yield
3.4%
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.
0.16%
Fund size
£1,885m (£1,682m 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.
96
Bid price
132.5
Offer price
133.1
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.4%-1.9%0.7%11.3%20.7%-
Sector-0.3%-1%2.6%12.5%22.8%61.2%
Rank within sector154 / 280189 / 279195 / 278144 / 272150 / 255-
Quartile3rd3rd3rd3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund6.5%16.2%0.8%0.7%-
Sector8%11.2%3.7%0.6%25.7%
Rank within sector161 / 27659 / 266196 / 259133 / 253-
Quartile3rd1st4th3rd
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.
-3.32
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.
1.46
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.
0.4
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%.
9.55
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.
4.97
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.
-0.04
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.
0.81
Price movement
52 week high136.1
52 week low117.1
Current bid price132.5
Current offer price133.1
Current mid price-
Region
1UK100%
Industry sector
1Financials25.24%
2Consumer Goods16.67%
3Oil & Gas11.75%
4Industrials11.02%
5Consumer Services10.92%
6Health Care8.7%
7Basic Materials7.84%
8Telecommunications3.85%
9Utilities3.23%
Asset type
1UK Equities100%
Individual holdings
1HSBC HLDGS6.53%
2BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO4.79%
3ROYAL DUTCH SHELL4.13%
4BP3.72%
5ROYAL DUTCH SHELL3.51%
6GLAXOSMITHKLINE3.21%
7DIAGEO2.78%
8VODAFONE GROUP2.55%
9ASTRAZENECA PLC2.49%
Management
Fund manager group
BlackRock
Fund manager company
BlackRock
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth by tracking closely the performance of the FTSE 350 Index, the Fund's benchmark index. The Fund invests in equity securities of companies that make up the benchmark index.
Benchmark
  • FTSE UK Mid 350
Investment style
Passive/Tracking,Growth
Investment method
Physical - Full, Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Kieran Doyle14/03/2016Kieran Doyle, CFA, Vice President and portfolio manager, is a member of BlackRock's Institutional Index Equity team. Mr. Doyle's service with the firm dates back to 2004, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was a portfolio manager in the Institutional Index Equity team. Prior to joining BGI, he was with KPMG. Mr. Doyle earned a master's degree in economics and finance from Bristol University in 2000.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
iShares 350 UK Equity Index (UK) A Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.45%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.51%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price132.3
Offer price139.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/09/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJSBW
iShares 350 UK Equity Index (UK) D Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.16%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price132.5
Offer price133.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/09/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJSBX
iShares 350 UK Equity Index (UK) L Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.2%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.21%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price132.3
Offer price132.9
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/09/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJSBT
iShares 350 UK Equity Index (UK) L Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.2%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.21%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price115.9
Offer price116.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/09/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJSBS
iShares 350 UK Equity Index (UK) X Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.01%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price132.7
Offer price133
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/09/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJSBV
iShares 350 UK Equity Index (UK) X Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.01%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price116
Offer price116.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/09/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJSBU
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