III - FundFactsheet

Fund Objective: The investment objective is to maximise total return (income plus capital) by investing in equities and equity type securities in companies based in the UK, principally conducting business in the UK or listed on the UK stock market.

Annual Rebate Annual rebate on
£10,000 holding
Ongoing Charges   Initial Charge /
Dealing Charge
- - 0.66% 0.00% / £10
 Star Rating Fund Risk Level   12 Month Performance
3 MediumMediumMediumMediumMedium 1561.46 1339.87
Quick Stats Purchase info
Currency: GBX Change on day 0.38% Sector UT UK All Companies Min: £20.00
Bid price: 0.00 YTD return -8.51% Fund size(£m) 224.00 ISA: Yes
Mid price: 1344.99 Yield 2.37% Fund type OEIC
Offer price 0.00 Type Income Unit Launch date 01/06/1987
Performance - View all
Key Chart Instrument 1 mth 6 mths 1 yr 3 yrs
Kames UK Equity B Inc GBP -6.33% -4.23% -7.31% 14.99%
UT UK All Companies -5.62% -2.34% -3.91% 19.30%



Sector Weighting - as at 31/08/18
Region Weighting - click here
Sector % of fund
Financials 17.90
Consumer Services 15.20
Industrials 13.70
Basic Materials 11.40
Health Care 11.00
Oil & Gas 10.10
Technology 9.30
Consumer Goods 8.20
Money Market 3.20
Region Weighting - as at 31/08/18
Sector Weighting - click here
Region % of fund
UK 96.80
Money Market 3.20

Sector/Region weightings are currently unavailable

Fund Objective

The investment objective is to maximise total return (income plus capital) by investing in equities and equity type securities in companies based in the UK, principally conducting business in the UK or listed on the UK stock market.

Fund Manager

Stephen Adams

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Since: 01/04/2004

Biography:Stephen Adams is Head of Equities, and is a member of the Kames Strategic Executive Committee and Asset Allocation group. In addition, Stephen has responsibility for managing the flagship Kames UK Equity Fund. He joined us in 2000 from Abbey National Asset Managers, where he managed retail and institutional portfolios. Stephen studied Law at the University of Edinburgh, and is a qualified solicitor.

Fund Manager

Philip Howarth

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Since: 20/11/2015

Biography:Philip Haworth is Deputy Head of Equities. In addition he is co-manager of the Kames UK Equity Fund, Kames UK Opportunities Fund and has responsibility for managing several other UK equity portfolios. Phil has analysis duties for the oil & gas and food producers sectors. In addition Phil leads the collective process of formulating our UK equity strategy views and contributes to Kames Asset Allocation research. He joined us in 1995 straight from Oxford University, where he studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics. Philip also has the SII Diploma.

Quick Stats
Citi code BX25 Legal structure OEIC Fund Currency GBX
ISIN code GB0030522683 Fund size £224.00 M at 31/08/2018 Price date 16/10/2018
Fund Risk Level MediumMediumMediumMediumMedium Star rating 3 Pricing freq Daily
Sector UT UK All Companies Valor code - WKN Code -
Bid price 0.00 Mid price 1344.99 Offer Price 0.00
Benchmark IA UK Smaller Companies sector median Yield 2.37% Launch date 01/06/1987
Domicile United Kingdom Type Distributing ISA Yes
Purchase & Other Information
Min.investment £20.00
Min.top-up £20.00
Standard (Fund Manager) Initial Charge 0.00%
Interactive Investor Initial Charge 0.00%
Annual Rebate -
Ongoing Charges 0.66% at 31/07/2018
Performance Fee 0%
Compliant
Dividend dates Aug 01
For sale in United Kingdom,
Performance Chart in (GBX)

Bid-to-bid with income reinvested.

Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Fund performance data doesn’t take into account fees and expenses which are specific to individual plans. Details are available on request.

Cumulative Performance in GBX
  3 mth 6 mth 1 yr 3 yr 5 yr
Fund -9.48% -4.23% -7.31% 14.99% 28.71%
Sector -7.81% -2.34% -3.91% 19.30% 31.39%
Relative to sector -1.67% -1.89% -3.40% -4.31% -2.68%
Rank within sector 231/280 220/277 250/274 199/258 157/244
Quartile 4th 4th 4th 4th 3rd
Discrete Annual Performance to Last Quarter End in GBX
  0-12m 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
Fund 3.40% 10.34% 13.17% 4.60% 5.92%
Sector 5.66% 13.67% 11.93% 0.66% 5.92%
Relative to sector -2.26% -3.33% 1.24% 3.94% 0.00%
Rank within sector 211/274 208/265 133/258 81/249 145/243
Quartile 4th 4th 3rd 2nd 3rd
Performance by Calendar Year in GBX
  YTD 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund -8.51% 11.57% 8.55% 8.73% 2.61%
Sector -5.45% 13.78% 11.16% 3.66% 0.59%
Relative to sector -3.06% -2.21% -2.61% 5.07% 2.02%
Rank within sector 239/274 188/269 179/259 75/253 67/247
Quartile 4th 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd
Fund Price Movement in GBX
12 month high 1561.46 (British Pence) 12 month low 1339.87 (British Pence)
Risk Statistics
Volatility Alpha Beta Sharpe Tracking Error Information Ratio R2
Fund 8.36 -0.87 0.95 0.64 2.36 -0.57 0.92
Asset Weightings as at August 31, 2018
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NoChange UK Equities 96.80%
2 NoChange Money Market 3.20%
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Region Weightings as at August 31, 2018
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NoChange UK 96.80%
2 NoChange Money Market 3.20%
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Sector Weightings as at August 31, 2018
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NoChange Financials 17.90%
2 NoChange Consumer Services 15.20%
3 NoChange Industrials 13.70%
4 NoChange Basic Materials 11.40%
5 NoChange Health Care 11.00%
6 NoChange Oil & Gas 10.10%
7 Riser Technology 9.30%
8 Faller Consumer Goods 8.20%
9 NoChange Money Market 3.20%
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Top Holdings as at September 28, 2018
Rank Change Name % Weighting
1 NoChange ASTRAZENECA PLC 6.04%
2 NoChange HSBC HLDGS 4.41%
3 NoChange GLAXOSMITHKLINE 4.33%
4 NoChange PRUDENTIAL PLC 4.18%
5 Riser ROYAL DUTCH SHELL 3.91%
6 Faller SYNTHOMER PLC 3.91%
7 NewEntry DIAGEO 3.70%
8 NewEntry RIO TINTO 3.53%
9 NewEntry BP 2.92%
10 Faller MORRISON(WM.)SUPERMARKETS 2.92%
Total 39.86%
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