EdenTree Amity UK A

Multicap UK equity fund, which invests in companies that meet predefined ethical criteria.

  • 192.30p
    Price (Inc)

    These are the shares in the fund that pay out an income to clients. The income is made up of the total dividends – the money a company can pay out to its investors – from the companies in the fund.

  • -
    Price (Acc)

    These are the shares in the fund that don’t pay out an income to clients. Any dividends – the money a company can pay out to its investors – are reinvested into companies in the fund. Despite no income, the shares should be worth more over time. Good incentive, eh?

  • 5.00% 0.00%

    Initial charge

    Some funds charge you when you first invest, which is aptly known as the initial charge. They’re usually between 3-5% but at Bestinvest, we usually don’t charge you a penny!

  • 1.50%
    Annual management charge

    This is how much the fund management company charges to run the fund. It’s like paying a babysitter, dog sitter or house sitter (that makes well-informed, heavily researched changes to improve your baby/dog/house when needed).

  • 1.59%
    Ongoing charges

    This stands for Ongoing Charges Figure. It’s the cost of running a fund and includes admin fees, manager fees, administration costs, etc.

  • 1.60%
    Yield

    How much the fund is currently paying out in income to investors. It’s NOT to be confused with the overall growth of a fund – a very different thing indeed. It’s also NOT a guarantee of future pay-outs, just a snapshot. This is more what it’s not than what it is…

Prices as at 08 April 2020

Fund summary

Sector UK All Companies
Structure OEIC
Launched February, 1988
Size £125m
Yield 1.60%
Charging basis Income
Dividends paid 30 Apr, 31 Aug

Charges

Standard initial charge 5.00%
Initial charge via Bestinvest 0.00%
Additional bid/offer spread 0.00%
Annual management charge 1.50%
Ongoing charges figure 1.59%

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Investment process

Manager research

Average monthly relative returns

  • 15/16 0.46%
  • 16/17 -0.79%
  • 17/18 0.16%
  • 18/19 -0.41%
  • 19/20 0.53%

Bestinvest MRI

  • 3 years 0.09%
  • 5 years -0.01%
  • Career -0.07%
  • 3 years 73.90%
  • 5 years 59.90%
  • Career 67.70%

Performance figures are based on the average of monthly percentage returns relative to the benchmark index.

Sue Round

Round joined Ecclesiastical Insurance in 1984. She manages both institutional and retail funds. She was responsible for the creation of Allchurches' first retail fund and has managed the ethically screened Amity Fund since its launch in 1988. Prior to joining EIO she worked in the Investment Trust arena.

Track record

Sue Round has 32.1 years experience of managing mutual funds in this sector. Over this period the average monthly return relative to the benchmark index has been -0.07%. During the worst period of relative performance (from May 1989 - December 1999) there was a decline of 46% relative to the index. The worst absolute loss has been 46%.

Periods of worst performance

Absolute -46.00% (May 2007 - February 2009)
Relative -46.00% (May 1989 - December 1999)

About the MRI

Our unique indicator: the Bestinvest Manager Record Index (MRI) measures the likelihood that the fund manager is adding value through their decisions. It is based on their performance record over the course of their career, adjusted for the amount of risk taken. MRI is an important contributor to our fund rating system but it is also vital to take account of qualitative factors. It is also very important to select funds to form a cohesive portfolio with an appropriate overall risk level.

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Top 10 holdings

Data accurate as at 31 January 2020

4.6624% Halma
3.811% Dechra Pharmaceuticals
3.0295% Glaxosmithkline
2.916% Smith & Nephew
2.7933% Next
2.6675% Dunelm Group Plc
2.6561% Morgan Sindall Group Plc
2.6079% Genus Ord Gbp0.10
2.424% Rentokil Initial Plc
2.3526% Legal & General Group
Source: Trustnet

Sector breakdown

Industrials 29.00%
Health Care 17.00%
Financials 16.00%
Consumer Services 15.00%
Consumer Goods 6.00%
Utilities 5.00%
Basic Materials 4.00%
Technology 3.00%
Telecommunications 2.00%
Money Market 2.00%

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