BlackRock UK Smaller Companies A Acc

Ranked 38 out of 51 in - UK Smaller Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Roland Arnold

Roland Arnold is a member of the UK Equity Team within the Fundamental Equity Division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. Arnold has been co-manager of the BlackRock UK Special Situations Fund since August 2012, and manager of Small & Mid Cap UK Equity Portfolios since 2006. Arnold is also responsible for the analysis of the UK Technology sector. Arnold joined BlackRock in 2000, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Prior to joining MLIM in 2000, Arnold worked at a UK retail bank as a performance and credit analyst. Arnold earned a BA (Hons) in Economics and Management from Leeds University in 1998.

Objective

The aim of the Fund is to achieve long term capital growth for investors. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of smaller companies incorporated or listed in the UK which we consider to have above average growth prospects. The Fund may also invest in collective investment schemes. Smaller companies are those whose market capitalisations are similar to that of companies in the Hoare Govett Smaller Companies plus AiM ex-Investment Trusts Index at the time of the Fund's investment.

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Performance

UK Smaller Companies over : 30/04/2018 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 6.8%
2018 -12.3% -1.8% 9.4% -0.9% -17.7%
2017 31.5% 8.1% 7.9% 6.5% 5.9%
2016 9.1% -3.0% -5.2% 15.8% 2.5%
2015 16.4% 4.6% 7.2% -0.6% 4.5%
2014 -5.0% 1.5% -6.7% -2.0% 2.4%
2013 36.5% 9.6% 2.1% 9.6% 11.3%
2012 25.8% 13.5% -4.6% 8.8% 6.9%
2011 -11.9% 3.2% -0.8% -15.1% 1.3%
2010 45.3% 7.1% -3.6% 20.3% 16.9%
2009 32.8% -5.2% 17.2% 19.1% 0.3%
2008 -31.8% -2.9% 4.8% -12.5% -23.4%
2007 -8.3% 4.7% 3.8% -6.0% -10.2%
2006 27.6% 11.4% -4.3% 6.0% 12.8%
2005 29.3% 8.9% 2.6% 10.2% 5.0%
2004 33.7% 10.7% 1.6% 2.7% 15.7%
2003 46.5% -9.6% 29.1% 16.1% 8.2%
2002 -27.7% -0.3% -9.3% -17.8% -2.7%
2001 0.5% -3.0% 8.2% -21.9% 22.6%
2000 5.8% 7.5% -4.4% 6.2% -3.1%
1999 102.8% 16.5% 19.0% 10.2% 32.8%
1998 -11.0% 11.4% 5.0% -25.8% 2.5%
1997 2.7% 1.4% -9.5% 9.6% 2.2%
1996 18.8% 11.6% 4.1% 1.1% 1.2%
1995 5.4% -7.4% 10.6% 4.7% -1.7%
1994 -4.0% 4.4% -6.1% -1.3% -0.7%
1993 35.2% 12.9% 7.7% 6.5% 4.4%
1992 8.8% 3.3% 7.7% -12.5% 11.6%
1991 14.0% 13.5% -2.9% 8.7% -4.8%
1990 -25.3% -6.5% 2.0% -20.1% -1.9%
1989 14.0% 18.5% 5.0% 2.0% -10.2%
1988 6.9% 3.2% 6.4% -0.6% -2.1%
1987 11.6% -26.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/03/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
4imprint Group PLC ORD 3.08%
YouGov PLC ORD 2.82%
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC ORD 2.51%
Advanced Medical Solutions Group PLC ORD 2.11%
Sirius Real Estate Ltd ORD 1.97%
IntegraFin Holdings plc ORD 1.87%
Liontrust Asset Management PLC ORD 1.82%
Diversified Gas & Oil PLC ORD 1.80%
Premier Asset Management Group PLC ORD 1.73%
Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC ORD 1.68%
31/03/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date08/05/1987
  • Share Class size459Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0005811418

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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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).