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LF Woodford Income Focus A GBP Acc

Ranked 99 out of 99 in - Global Equity Income over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Neil Woodford

Neil Woodford is one of the best known fund managers in the UK. As head of investments at Invesco Perpetual Woodford controlled over £15 billion of assets, and spent 26 years at the company before leaving in 2014 to set up his own fund management firm, Woodford Investment Management LLP. He has a degree in economics from Exeter University and in 2013 was awarded a CBE for services to the economy.


To provide a high level of income together with capital growth. This will be achieved by investing in listed UK and overseas entities with no geographical restrictions. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, warrants, collective investment schemes and deposits. The Investment Manager expects to invest to invest at least 85% of portfolio assets in dividend-bearing securities (with the aim of delivering a high income) from equity18 instruments.

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Global Equity Income over : 30/04/2018 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 5.1%
2018 -20.3% -9.9% 6.5% -5.1% -12.5%
2017 1.9% 0.0% 2.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Imperial Brands PLC ORD 8.84%
Provident Financial PLC ORD 4.99%
Newriver Reit PLC ORD 4.64%
Redde PLC ORD 4.58%
Taylor Wimpey PLC ORD 4.44%
Barratt Developments PLC ORD 4.21%
British American Tobacco PLC ORD 3.67%
Amigo Holdings PLC ORD 3.62%
Honeycomb Investment Trust PLC ORD 3.47%
Crest Nicholson Holdings PLC ORD 3.22%

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date13/04/2017
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00BD9X6796

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment150,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).