Fidelity Special Values PLC

Compare fund
Fund information
Fund name
Fidelity Special Values PLC
Fund manager company
Fidelity (FIL Invt Intl)
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund managers
  • Alex Wrightsince 31/08/2012
Accolades
Fund objective
This fund invests mainly in UK-listed companies. The portfolio is likely to have a bias towards medium-sized and smaller companies. The portfolio manager is a value investor, naturally seeking out stocks that are often unloved and unfashionable at the current time.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share TR
Investment style
Value
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
6.3%
1 Year rank in sector
8/15
Sector
IT UK All Companies
Yield
1.9%
Fund size
£470m
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.
112
Mid price
837.25
NAV
?Net asset value. The NAV per share may be higher or lower than the share price, which in turn is trading at either a discount or a premium to NAV.
864.91
Discount/Premium
?When the market price of an investment trust’s shares is less than the net asset value (NAV) per share then it is trading at a discount to NAV. A trust’s shares are on a premium when they trade at a higher price than the NAV.
-4.38
Gearing
?Investment trusts have the ability to borrow money which they invest with the aim of generating a higher return than the cost of the loan. An ungeared trust has a figure of 100. A figure of 110 would represent a trust with 10% gearing.
132
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Henderson Opps Tst28.2%
Aurora Investment Trust plc14.3%
JP Morgan Mid Cap IT plc12.4%
Invesco Perp Sel UK Eq plc9.5%
Schroder UK Mid Cap8.8%
...more in IT UK All Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK86.2%
    USA6.7%
    France4.3%
    Germany1.7%
    Ireland1.5%
  • Financials35.1%
    Industrials20.9%
    Consumer Services15.5%
    Oil & Gas8.9%
    Consumer Goods8.2%
  • UK Equities86.6%
    US Equities6.7%
    French Equities4.3%
    German Equities1.7%
    Irish Equities1.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.9%-2.6%-5.2%6.3%101.6%76.5%
Sector-4.9%-4.2%-5.3%-1.6%46.6%64.2%
Rank within sector9 / 154 / 157 / 158 / 154 / 157 / 15
Quartile3rd2nd2nd3rd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20142013201220112010
Fund-9.1%55.3%31%-16%5.4%
Sector-4.8%31.3%20.3%-11.1%21.2%
Rank within sector12 / 154 / 156 / 1510 / 1514 / 15
Quartile4th2nd2nd3rd4th
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.
6.68
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.
1.17
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.
1.7
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%.
13.4
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.
6.55
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.
1.37
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.
0.77
Price movement
52 week high964
52 week low806.5
Current bid price835.5
Current offer price839
Current mid price837.25
Region
1UK86.19%
2USA6.73%
3France4.3%
4Germany1.7%
5Ireland1.52%
6Austria1.08%
7Isle of Man0.36%
8Hong Kong0.27%
9Nigeria0.27%
Industry sector
1Financials35.1%
2Industrials20.92%
3Consumer Services15.53%
4Oil & Gas8.89%
5Consumer Goods8.17%
6Health Care6.46%
7Utilities4.13%
8Basic Materials3.95%
9Technology2.06%
Asset type
1UK Equities86.55%
2US Equities6.73%
3French Equities4.3%
4German Equities1.7%
5Irish Equities1.52%
6Austrian Equities1.08%
7Hong Kong Equities0.27%
8Middle East & African Equities0.27%
9Others-2.42%
Individual holdings
1ROYAL DUTCH SHELL5.9%
2HSBC HLDGS5.4%
3DCC4.3%
4CITIGROUP INC4.1%
5BREWIN DOLPHIN HLDGS3.9%
6SSE PLC3.5%
7SANOFI3.4%
8LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC3.1%
9ELECTRONIC ARTS2.8%
Management
Fund manager group
Fidelity
Fund manager company
Fidelity (FIL Invt Intl)
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund objective
This fund invests mainly in UK-listed companies. The portfolio is likely to have a bias towards medium-sized and smaller companies. The portfolio manager is a value investor, naturally seeking out stocks that are often unloved and unfashionable at the current time.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share TR
Investment style
Value
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Alex Wright31/08/2012Alex Wright started his career at Fidelity in 2001 as an analyst covering a range of sectors including UK small caps. In March 2008 he became portfolio manager of the Fidelity Institutional UK Smaller Companies Fund. Alex has a BSc (Economics) from Warwick University and holds the CFA.
Compliance
AIC Member
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Fidelity Special Values PLC
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.23%
Bid price835.5
Offer price839
Mid price837.25
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/10/2014
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFI12
Data provided by

The Content is only for your general information and use and is not intended to address your particular requirements. The Content does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation or arrangement by Money Observer and is not intended to be relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment or other decisions. Appropriate independent advice should be obtained before making any such decision.

This information is sourced from our partner Financial Express. We believe the data to be correct however you should take care in using any information.

You should be aware that prices may fall as well as rise and that the income derived can go down as well as up. When buying or selling any investment that fluctuates in price or value you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance.