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Octopus Investments, 20 Old Bailey, London, EC4M 7AN
0800 316 2349 (Enquiries)
084 5671 7273 (Fax Number)
020 7710 2800 (Main Number)

info@octopusinvestments.com


Investment objectives

Octopus AIM VCT plc is a venture capital trust, which aims to provide shareholders with attractive tax free dividends and long-term capital appreciation by investing in a diverse portfolio of predominantly AIM quoted companies. Risk is spread by investing in a number of different businesses across a range of activities.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 10 / 12 5 / 12
Quartile 4 2

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 0 FE
Crown Rating
(Quantitative)
(Unrated Sector)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 10.75 9.63
Alpha -7.20 3.51
Beta 0.86 0.99
Sharpe 0.43 1.39
InfoRatio -1.10 0.44
R2 0.31 0.43
Quartiles:   1  2   3  4   help with ratios
vs. VCT AIM Quoted»

Performance

performance chart
chart
    1y 3y 5y 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
+8.2 +59.7 +115.0 +37.5 +7.4 +23.6 +9.0
  NAV +6.4+45.4+79.9+29.1 +5.9+8.2+14.3
  VCT AIM Quoted +20.1+45.9+58.3+16.9+3.8+1.9+6.5
Share Price
 SharePriceDatePrem/DiscDiluted NAVGearingDiv yield
EstimLast pub.NetGross
pdf OCTOPUS AIM VCT ORD 1P 105.50 (p) 01-Oct-2014 -3.98 109.87 110.00
29-Sep-2014
100 5.21 5.21
Capital structure & income
Share Type Exchange Nominal value Issued Market value (m) Wind-up date Splits News
OCTOPUS AIM VCT ORD 1P UNIT LONDON 1 57,349,000 60.50 n/a n/a company announcements
Share identifiers: TIDM: OOA; SEDOL: 3420207; ISIN: GB0034202076
Detailed fund information
Launched1998
Gross assets£63.0m / $102.1m
Sector VCT AIM Quoted
Asset ClassEquity
Annual accountsn/a
Last report / accounts05-Sep-2014
Last AGM12-Jul-2012
Next AGMJuly 2013
EGM04-Aug-2010
Stockbroker(s)n/a
Management contractn/a
Borrowing limitn/a
Continuation / Wind-up provisionn/a
Dividend policyn/a
Investment restrictionsn/a
Reconstruction proposaln/a
Settlement detailsn/a
DirectorsM A F Reeve , R J Smith , S J Hazell-Smith
AdministratorClose Ventures Limited
RegistrarCapita Registrars
Tax policyn/a
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
United Kingdom Equity n/a VCT AIM Quoted
Largest holdings, 31-Jul-2014
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
STAFFLINE GROUP PLC6.001NETCALL3.006
ADVANCED COMPUTER SOFTWARE GRP PLC5.002IDOX3.007
BREEDON AGGREGATES LTD4.003GB GROUP3.008
BROOKS MACDONALD GROUP4.004MATTIOLI WOODS3.009
QUIXANT PLC3.005ESCHER GROUP HLDGS PLC3.0010
 Total37.00 
Regional weightings, 31-Jul-2014
Region (%) Rank  
UK 100.00 1 100.00% UK
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 31-Jul-2014
Sector (%) Rank  
Software & Computer Services 21.00 1 21.00% Software & Computer Services
Support Services 16.00 2 16.00% Support Services
Others 16.00 3 16.00% Others
Money Market 11.00 4 11.00% Money Market
Specialty & Other Finance 7.00 5 7.00% Specialty & Other Finance
Health Care 5.00 6 5.00% Health Care
Media & Entertainment 5.00 7 5.00% Media & Entertainment
Pharmaceuticals 5.00 8 5.00% Pharmaceuticals
Construction & Building 4.00 9 4.00% Construction & Building
Telecommunication Services 4.00 10 4.00% Telecommunication Services
Technology Hardware 3.00 11 3.00% Technology Hardware
Leisure & Hotels 3.00 12 3.00% Leisure & Hotels
Total100.00 


All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated using closing mid prices and with net income (dividends) reinvested. NAV total return performance figures are calculated using fully diluted (where applicable) daily estimated NAV figures from Thomson Financial Datastream and with gross income (dividends) reinvested.

 
 
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