Prudential Ex-DSF M&G Smaller Companies

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Portfolio data accurate as at:

Performance

Discrete performance - to last month end

31/07/14
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31/07/15
31/07/15
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31/07/16
31/07/16
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31/07/17
31/07/17
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31/07/18
31/07/18
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31/07/19
Fund 13.9% -2.0% 36.6% 5.4% -2.0%
Sector 14.4% -0.5% 31.3% 11.6% -6.2%
Rank 59/99 67/101 14/103 94/105 19/105
Quartile 3 3 1 4 1

Annualised performance

Annualised
3 Years to
31/07/19
5 Years to
31/07/19
10 Years to
31/07/19
Fund 12.2% 9.5% 14.6%
Sector 11.2% 9.4% 13.9%
Rank 29/103 47/99 41/81
Quartile 2 2 2

Top 10 Holdings

Stock % Weight
TARSUS GROUP 2.79
SOFTCAT 2.69
EMIS GROUP 2.69
4IMPRINT GROUP 2.45
HILL & SMITH HLDGS 2.39
FORTERRA 2.38
POLYPIPE GROUP 2.30
ALPHA FX GROUP 2.30
GAMES WORKSHOP GROUP 2.17
SABRE INSURANCE GROUP PLC GBP 0.001 ORD 2.13
Total 24.29

Fund Aims

The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in M&G Smaller Companies Fund. That fund aims to deliver a higher total return (the combination of capital growth and income) than the Numis Smaller Companies Index (excluding Investment Companies), net of the Ongoing Charge Figure, over any five year period. At least 80% of the fund is invested in the UK smaller companies. These are UK listed companies which, at the initial time of purchases, are: • in the bottom 10% (by market capitalisation) of the FTSE All-Share Index, or • in the Numis Smaller Companies Index (excluding Investment Companies), or • listed on the Alternative Investment Market. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes and other transferrable securities. Cash and near cash may be held for ancillary purposes and derivatives, including warrants, may be used for efficient portfolio management and hedging purposes.

Fund Manager

Garfield Kiff manager of the underlying fund for 5 years and 4 months

Photo of Garfield Kiff Garfield Kiff was appointed fund manager of the M&G UK Smaller Companies Fund in June 2015. He is also deputy manager of the M&G UK Growth Fund. Garfield joined M&G in 2000 as a smaller companies analyst and managed a smaller companies fund for pooled pension fund clients between June 2003 and August 2008. He was deputy manager of the M&G Recovery Fund from 2002 until 2008 and lead manager of the M&G UK Growth Fund from December 2007 until December 2012, before its merger with the M&G UK Select Fund. Garfield graduated from the University of Liverpool with a first class honours degree in economics and is a CFA charterholder.

Rory Alexander manager of the underlying fund for 0 years and 4 months

Photo of Rory Alexander None

Fund Overview

Bid (23/08/2019) 863.10
Offer (23/08/2019) 908.60
Fund size (30/06/2019) £27.54m
Underlying Fund size £421.39m
Number of holdings 55
Launch date 31/08/2004

Fund Charges

Annual Management Charge (AMC) 1.00%
Further Costs 0.00%
Yearly Total 1.00%

Asset Allocation

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  UK Equities 90.08%
  Cash and Equivalents 5.22%
  Property 3.44%
  International Equities 1.26%
Portfolio data accurate as at: 31/07/19

Important Information

Source of portfolio data: FundsLibrary. Source of performance data: Financial Express (FE). We can’t predict the future. Past performance isn’t a guide to future performance. The figures shown are intended only to demonstrate performance history of the fund, after allowing for the impact of fund charges and further costs, but take no account of product charges, or any Annual Management Charge paid for by the deduction of units. Charges and further costs may vary in the future and may be higher than they are now. Fund performance is based upon the movement of the daily price and is shown as total return in GBP with gross income reinvested. The value of your investment can go down as well as up so you might get back less than you put in.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

Portfolio data accurate as at:

Asset Allocation

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  UK Equities 90.08%
  Cash and Equivalents 5.22%
  Property 3.44%
  International Equities 1.26%

Equity Sector Breakdown

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Industry Supersector Sector Subsector
 
Basic Materials 5.10% - - -
 
Chemicals - 2.71% - -
 
Chemicals - - 2.71% -
 
Chemicals: Diversified - - - 2.71%
 
Basic Resources - 2.39% - -
 
Industrial Metals & Mining - - 2.39% -
 
Metal Fabricating - - - 2.39%
 
Consumer Discretionary 16.61% - - -
 
Media - 6.83% - -
 
Media - - 6.83% -
 
Media Agencies - - - 6.83%
 
Consumer Products & Services - 6.41% - -
 
Household Goods & Home Construction - - 4.24% -
 
Home Construction - - - 4.24%
 
Leisure Goods - - 2.17% -
 
Toys - - - 2.17%
 
Travel & Leisure - 3.37% - -
 
Travel & Leisure - - 3.37% -
 
Travel & Tourism - - - 2.33%
 
Restaurants & Bars - - - 1.04%
 
Financials 8.15% - - -
 
Financial Services - 8.15% - -
 
Investment Banking & Brokerage Services - - 5.05% -
 
Asset Managers & Custodians - - - 2.75%
 
Investment Services - - - 2.30%
 
Finance & Credit Services - - 3.10% -
 
Consumer Lending - - - 1.75%
 
Mortgage Finance - - - 1.35%
 
Health Care 3.10% - - -
 
Health Care - 3.10% - -
 
Medical Equipment & Services - - 1.76% -
 
Medical Supplies - - - 1.76%
 
Pharmaceuticals,Biotechnology & Marijuana Producers - - 1.34% -
 
Biotechnology - - - 1.34%
 
Industrials 28.59% - - -
 
Industrial Goods & Services - 18.61% - -
 
Industrial Support Services - - 9.62% -
 
Professional Business Support Services - - - 3.80%
 
Industrial Suppliers - - - 3.06%
 
Business Training & Employment Agencies - - - 1.50%
 
Transaction Processing Services - - - 1.26%
 
Aerospace & Defence - - 3.42% -
 
Defense - - - 2.11%
 
Aerospace - - - 1.30%
 
Industrial Transportation - - 1.98% -
 
Marine Transportation - - - 1.98%
 
Industrial Engineering - - 1.85% -
 
Machinery: Industrial - - - 1.85%
 
General Industrials - - 1.75% -
 
Diversified Industrials - - - 1.75%
 
Construction & Materials - 9.98% - -
 
Construction & Materials - - 9.98% -
 
Building Materials: Other - - - 6.47%
 
Building, Roofing/Wallboard & Plumbing - - - 2.30%
 
Construction - - - 1.21%
 
Technology 16.44% - - -
 
Technology - 16.44% - -
 
Software & Computer Services - - 14.43% -
 
Computer Services - - - 9.51%
 
Software - - - 3.31%
 
Consumer Digital Services - - - 1.61%
 
Technology Hardware & Equipment - - 2.01% -
 
Electronic Components - - - 2.01%
 
Real Estate 7.36% - - -
 
Real Estate - 7.36% - -
 
Real Estate Investment Trusts - - 5.27% -
 
Diversified REITs - - - 1.89%
 
Office REITs - - - 1.82%
 
Industrial REITs - - - 1.55%
 
Real Estate Investment & Services - - 2.10% -
 
Real Estate Holding and Development - - - 2.10%
 
Consumer Staples 1.65% - - -
 
Food, Beverage & Tobacco - 1.65% - -
 
Beverages - - 1.65% -
 
Distillers & Vintners - - - 1.65%
 
Energy 1.63% - - -
 
Energy - 1.63% - -
 
Non-Renewable Energy - - 1.63% -
 
Oil: Crude Producers - - - 1.63%
 
Non-Classified 6.15% - - -
 
Cash and Equivalents 5.22% - - -

Regional Allocation

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  UK 90.08%
  Cash and Equivalents 5.22%
  Property 3.44%
  North America 1.26%

Fixed Interest Currencies

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  Pound Sterling 72.85%
  US Dollar 13.74%
  Euro 11.75%
  Non-Fixed Interest Assets 0.60%
  Mexican Peso 0.47%
  Cash 0.34%
  Other Currencies 0.25%

Regional Breakdown

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Region Country
 
UK 90.08% -
 
United Kingdom - 90.08%
 
Cash and Equivalents 5.22% -
 
Property 3.44% -
 
North America 1.26% -
 
United States - 1.26%

Breakdown By Market Cap (%)

Medium
 
 
33.11%
Small
 
 
54.12%
Micro
 
 
7.30%
Non-Classified
 
 
0.25%
Cash
 
 
5.22%

Top 10 Holdings

Stock % Weight Sector Country
1 TARSUS GROUP 2.79% Media United Kingdom
2 SOFTCAT 2.69% Software & Computer Services United Kingdom
3 EMIS GROUP 2.69% Software & Computer Services United Kingdom
4 4IMPRINT GROUP 2.45% Media United Kingdom
5 HILL & SMITH HLDGS 2.39% Industrial Metals & Mining United Kingdom
6 FORTERRA 2.38% Construction & Materials United Kingdom
7 POLYPIPE GROUP 2.30% Construction & Materials United Kingdom
8 ALPHA FX GROUP 2.30% Investment Banking & Brokerage Services United Kingdom
9 GAMES WORKSHOP GROUP 2.17% Leisure Goods United Kingdom
10 SABRE INSURANCE GROUP PLC GBP 0.001 ORD 2.13% Non-Classified United Kingdom

Dual Aspect Equity Analysis

UK Equities Int'l Equities UK Bonds Int'l Bonds UK Gilts Property Other Cash & Equiv Total
Technology 16.44% - - - - - - - 16.44%
Financials 8.15% - - - - - - - 8.15%
Real Estate 3.92% - - - - 3.44% - - 7.36%
Consumer Discretionary 16.61% - - - - - - - 16.61%
Consumer Staples 1.65% - - - - - - - 1.65%
Energy 1.63% - - - - - - - 1.63%
Health Care 3.10% - - - - - - - 3.10%
Industrials 27.33% 1.26% - - - - - - 28.59%
Basic Materials 5.10% - - - - - - - 5.10%
Cash and Equivalents - - - - - - - 5.22% 5.22%
Non-Classified 6.15% - - - - - - - 6.15%

Important Information

The Industry Classification Benchmark is a product of FTSE International Limited and has been licensed for use.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

Identification Codes

Sedol Code B02SRG6
Mex Code PUEMC
Isin Code GB00B02SRG60
Citi Code ILF8

Fund Charges

Annual Management Charge (AMC) 1.00%
Further Costs 0.00%
Yearly Total 1.00%

Aims and Benchmark

Aims The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in M&G Smaller Companies Fund. That fund aims to deliver a higher total return (the combination of capital growth and income) than the Numis Smaller Companies Index (excluding Investment Companies), net of the Ongoing Charge Figure, over any five year period. At least 80% of the fund is invested in the UK smaller companies. These are UK listed companies which, at the initial time of purchases, are: • in the bottom 10% (by market capitalisation) of the FTSE All-Share Index, or • in the Numis Smaller Companies Index (excluding Investment Companies), or • listed on the Alternative Investment Market. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes and other transferrable securities. Cash and near cash may be held for ancillary purposes and derivatives, including warrants, may be used for efficient portfolio management and hedging purposes.
Benchmark Numis Smaller Companies (ex Investment Trust) index
ABI Sector UK Smaller Companies

Ratings

FE Crown Crown Rating of 3

Important Information

Charges and further costs may vary in the future and may be higher than they are now.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

Important Information

Source of performance data: Financial Express (FE). We can’t predict the future. Past performance isn’t a guide to future performance. The figures shown are intended only to demonstrate performance history of the fund, after allowing for the impact of fund charges and further costs, but take no account of product charges, or any Annual Management Charge paid for by the deduction of units. Charges and further costs may vary in the future and may be higher than they are now. Fund performance is based upon the movement of the daily price and is shown as total return in GBP with gross income reinvested. The value of your investment can go down as well as up so you might get back less than you put in.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

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