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Schroder UK Mid 250  
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Contact details

12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL
020 7743 1000 (Fax Number)
020 7743 3000 (Main Number)

Fund managers

* Nick Little01-Sep-2011 to Present
Mark Lyttleton»01-Sep-2001 to 29-Feb-2012

Investment objectives

The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the equity securities (e.g. shares) of larger companies incorporated or listed on a stock exchange in the United Kingdom. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class set out above. The investment adviser has discretion to select the Fund's investments and in doing so may take into consideration the FTSE All- Share Index.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 134 / 272 226 / 265
Quartile 2 4

Fund ratings

BronzeMstar OBSR
FE Crown Rating: 1 FE Crown Rating


  1y 3y
Volatility 10.20 12.15
Alpha -1.18 -1.91
Beta 1.03 1.00
Sharpe 0.49 0.74
Info Ratio -0.23 -0.49
R2 0.81 0.89
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. IMA UK All Companies»
performance chart
ACC +6.2+39.5+44.6+15.8+13.4-6.0+10.2
  IMA UK ALL COMPANIES   +6.3+50.2+68.7+21.8+15.9-0.9+13.4
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf BLACKROCK UK D INC INC 301.60 (p) 303.50 (p) 15-Sep-2014 3.69 0.92% 00PG B586CB9
pdf BLACKROCK UK S ACC ACC 97.73 (p) 103.20 (p) 15-Sep-2014 n/a 0.69% K8XP BK1PJP1
pdf BLACKROCK UK S INC INC 96.24 (p) 101.60 (p) 15-Sep-2014 n/a 0.69% K8XQ BK1PK03
pdf BLACKROCK UK D ACC ACC 422.00 (p) 424.60 (p) 15-Sep-2014 3.68 0.92% K9K8 B5YKQK2
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf BLACKROCK UK A ACC ACC 408.10 (p) 431.10 (p) 15-Sep-2014 2.45 1.67% ME71 0577377
pdf BLACKROCK UK A INC INC 300.30 (p) 317.40 (p) 15-Sep-2014 2.45 1.67% ME72 0577388

The Ongoing Charges Figure (OCF) shows the drag on performance caused by operational expenses associated with a fund.

Expenses which are represented by this figure include payments to the manager, the trustee the custodian and their representatives. The figure also includes registration, regulatory, audit and legal fees, and the costs of distribution.

Performance fees, transaction costs, interest on borrowing, costs associated with derivatives, entry and exit fees and soft commissions are not included in the OCF calculation, and should be factored in separately by the investor.

The OCF is calculated by taking the sum of these expenses incurred in the last 12 months and dividing this by the average net assets of that class for the last 12 months.

Total Expense Ratio (TER) is a formula designed to show the ongoing costs to the investor associated with a fund, including some charges which are not factored into the annual management fee. In addition the fund’s annual fee, charges such as trading fees, audit and legal fees, and operational expenses are included in the TER, which is worked out by dividing the total cost of the fund by its total assets to arrive at a percentage.

Unlike the Ongoing Charges Figure, the TER takes into account performance fees. It does not include transaction costs paid to the custodian.

Detailed fund information
Fund type flag UK Unit Trust
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ratios Fund size£706.4m / $1,146.4m (15-Sep-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: GBX 50.0 Monthly Launch22-Nov-1993
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing timesMon-Fri 08:30 to 17:30
Minimum initialGBX 500
Minimum additionalGBX 100
Initial charge5.00%
Annual management charge1.50%
Note to chargesn/a
Trustee / DepositaryThe Royal Bank of Scotland Plc
RegistrarBlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Dividend policyMar 01 (Final), Sep 01
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
United Kingdom Equity Mixed IMA UK All Companies
Largest holdings, 31-Jul-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
NEXT PLC 5.40 3 - *
RIO TINTO PLC 5.00 4 - *
BG GROUP 3.80 8 - *
ESSENTRA PLC 3.80 9 - -
3I GROUP PLC 3.70 10 - -
Regional weightings, 31-Jul-2014
UK98.701 98.70% UK
Cash1.302 1.30% Cash
Sector weightings, 31-Jul-2014
Financials26.101 26.10% Financials
Consumer Services15.302 15.30% Consumer Services
Consumer Goods14.103 14.10% Consumer Goods
Oil & Gas12.604 12.60% Oil & Gas
Industrials12.105 12.10% Industrials
Basic Materials9.706 9.70% Basic Materials
Health Care8.107 8.10% Health Care
Cash and Derivatives1.308 1.30% Cash and Derivatives
Telecommunications0.709 0.70% Telecommunications

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid for OEICs) with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Sterling unless otherwise specified.

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Asset allocation

UK Equities, 98.70%
98.7000% ofUK Equities
Cash, 1.30%
1.3000% ofCash

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