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AXA Framlington UK Smaller Companies Z

Bestinvest LogoA fund investing across the UK Smaller Companies universe with allocation to AiM stocks.

PRICE (INC)

166.9p

PRICE (ACC)

296.4p

INITIAL CHARGE

0%

ANNUAL MANAGEMENT CHARGE

0.75%

ONGOING CHARGE

0.84%

YIELD

0.1%

1 YEAR
-30.65%

Prices as at 17 Aug 2022.

We don’t currently provide commentary on this fund.

Past performance is not an indication of future performance.

Capital at risk.

The fund aims to provide capital growth through investment in UK smaller companies. The focus is predominantly on companies with a market value in excess of £100 million, although the portfolio will have some allocation to companies with sub £100 million market capitalisation as well as larger stocks within the smaller companies’ universe, those with capitalisation in excess of £750 million. Manager Dan Harlow focuses on quality growth companies with strong management that are able to growth their business over the longer term.

Fund summary

SectorUK Smaller Companies
StructureUNIT TRUST
LaunchedApril 2012
Size£151m
Yield0.1%
Charging BasisIncome
Dividends paid30 Jun, 31 Dec

Charges

Standard Initial Charge0%
Initial Charge Via BestInvest0%
Additional Bid/Offer Spread0%
Annual Management Charge0.75%
Ongoing Charges Figure0.84%

Investment Process

The investable universe consists of around 1500 stocks from the FTSE Small Cap, Numis Smaller Companies, FTSE Fledgeling index and Alternative Investment Market indices with market caps of up to £1bn. The manager's strategy is to invest in quality growth companies trading on attractive valuations. The investment process combines some top-down sector analysis and identification of key investment themes, including cyclical and industry trends, economic cycle, interest rates and currency fluctuations, which are combined with bottom-up stock selection. The manager favours companies with experienced management teams able to grow their businesses over the medium-term, companies with pricing power, high barriers to entry and diverse customer base. Lowson applies a valuation overlay, screening on earnings and yield growth, dividend growth, free cash flow and return on equity factors. The portfolio will typically include between 70 and 90 companies.

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