Prudential BlackRock UK Special Situations S2

Essentials Portfolio Analysis Background Data Performance View PDF Factsheet
Portfolio data accurate as at:

Performance

Discrete performance - to last month end

31/12/13
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31/12/14
31/12/14
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31/12/15
31/12/15
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31/12/16
31/12/16
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31/12/17
31/12/17
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31/12/18
Fund -5.0% 3.4% 10.1% 18.1% -9.6%
Sector 0.5% 4.3% 8.5% 11.4% -10.6%
Rank 505/528 292/536 257/539 61/551 301/552
Quartile 4 3 2 1 3

Annualised performance

Annualised
3 Years to
31/12/18
5 Years to
31/12/18
10 Years to
31/12/18
Fund 5.6% 2.9% 9.3%
Sector 2.6% 2.5% 8.1%
Rank 90/538 321/527 146/465
Quartile 1 3 2

Top 10 Holdings

Stock % Weight
Rio Tinto 5.01
RELX 4.35
Royal Dutch Shell B 3.38
Shire 3.15
British American Tobacco 3.08
Prudential 3.04
Spirax-Sarco Engineering 2.78
Standard Chartered 2.43
HSBC Holdings PLC (UK Reg) 2.32
Ascential 2.19
Total 31.72

Fund Aims

The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the BlackRock UK Special Situations Fund. That fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth for investors by investing primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in the UK and will normally have an emphasis on small or medium sized companies. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes.

Fund Manager

Luke Chappell manager of the underlying fund for 3 years and 5 months

Photo of Luke Chappell Luke Chappell, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is co-head of UK Equities and head of the UK Specialist team within BlackRock's Fundamental Equity Portfolio Management Group. He is a member of the Leadership Committee. Mr. Chappell's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, Mr. Chappell was an equity portfolio manager, responsible for managing UK Specialist equity portfolios. Prior to joining MLIM, he worked at another investment management house in a range of research and fund management roles, with particular emphasis on specialist accounts and mid-cap stocks. Mr. Chappell earned an MA degree, with honours, in Classics from Christ Church, Oxford University in 1990.

Roland Arnold manager of the underlying fund for 6 years and 5 months

Photo of Roland Arnold Roland Arnold, Director and Portfolio Manager, is a member of the UK Equity team in the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. Mr Arnold's primary responsibility is managing small and mid cap UK equity portfolios, with a sector emphasis on Technology.Mr Arnold's service with the firm dates back to 2000, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Prior to joining MLIM in 2000, Mr Arnold worked at a UK retail bank as a performance and credit analyst. Mr Arnold earned a BA (Hones) in Economics and Management from Leeds University in 1998.

Fund Overview

Bid (18/01/2019) 250.20
Offer (18/01/2019) 263.40
Fund size (31/12/2018) £1.20m
Number of holdings 259
Launch date 20/10/2008

Fund Charges

Base Annual Management Charge (AMC) 1.50%
Additional Charges 0.22%
Total Charges 1.72%

Asset Allocation

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  UK Equities 91.58%
  Property 2.76%
  Cash and Equivalents 2.12%
  International Equities 1.16%
  International Bonds 0.36%
  UK Corporate Bonds 0.13%
  Other Assets 1.88%
Portfolio data accurate as at: 31/10/18

Important Information

Source of portfolio data: FundsLibrary. Source of performance data: Financial Express (FE). Please remember that past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The figures shown are intended only to demonstrate performance history of the fund and take no account of product charges, or the Annual Management Charge for any available PruFund funds. The application of charges may impact the overall performance. Please also note that our charges 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 net income reinvested. The value of your investment can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount 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 91.58%
  Property 2.76%
  Cash and Equivalents 2.12%
  International Equities 1.16%
  International Bonds 0.36%
  UK Corporate Bonds 0.13%
  Other Assets 1.88%

Equity Sector Breakdown

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Industry Supersector Sector Subsector
 
Basic Materials 5.63% - - -
 
Basic Resources - 5.63% - -
 
Mining - - 5.63% -
 
General Mining - - - 5.63%
 
Consumer Goods 9.15% - - -
 
Personal & Household Goods - 6.24% - -
 
Tobacco - - 3.08% -
 
Tobacco - - - 3.08%
 
Household Goods & Home Construction - - 2.52% -
 
Home Construction - - - 1.62%
 
Nondurable Household Products - - - 0.90%
 
Personal Goods - - 0.64% -
 
Clothing & Accessories - - - 0.64%
 
Food & Beverage - 2.91% - -
 
Beverages - - 1.95% -
 
Soft Drinks - - - 1.95%
 
Food Producers - - 0.96% -
 
Food Products - - - 0.96%
 
Consumer Services 22.29% - - -
 
Media - 11.95% - -
 
Media - - 11.95% -
 
Media Agencies - - - 7.59%
 
Publishing - - - 4.35%
 
Retail - 5.29% - -
 
General Retailers - - 5.29% -
 
Apparel Retailers - - - 2.60%
 
Specialized Consumer Services - - - 1.52%
 
Broadline Retailers - - - 1.16%
 
Travel & Leisure - 5.06% - -
 
Travel & Leisure - - 5.06% -
 
Restaurants & Bars - - - 4.00%
 
Airlines - - - 1.06%
 
Financials 21.14% - - -
 
Financial Services - 6.45% - -
 
Financial Services - - 6.45% -
 
Investment Services - - - 2.46%
 
Asset Managers - - - 2.12%
 
Specialty Finance - - - 1.88%
 
Banks - 6.24% - -
 
Banks - - 6.24% -
 
Banks - - - 6.24%
 
Insurance - 4.82% - -
 
Life Insurance - - 3.04% -
 
Life Insurance - - - 3.04%
 
Nonlife Insurance - - 1.79% -
 
Property & Casualty Insurance - - - 1.79%
 
Real Estate - 3.62% - -
 
Real Estate Investment Trusts - - 2.76% -
 
Industrial & Office REITs - - - 2.29%
 
Specialty REITs - - - 0.47%
 
Real Estate Investment & Services - - 0.86% -
 
Real Estate Holding & Development - - - 0.86%
 
Health Care 6.22% - - -
 
Health Care - 6.22% - -
 
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology - - 5.60% -
 
Pharmaceuticals - - - 4.79%
 
Biotechnology - - - 0.80%
 
Health Care Equipment & Services - - 0.63% -
 
Medical Supplies - - - 0.63%
 
Industrials 17.46% - - -
 
Industrial Goods & Services - 15.44% - -
 
Support Services - - 11.03% -
 
Business Support Services - - - 7.32%
 
Business Training & Employment Agencies - - - 1.96%
 
Industrial Suppliers - - - 1.75%
 
Industrial Engineering - - 4.41% -
 
Industrial Machinery - - - 4.41%
 
Construction & Materials - 2.02% - -
 
Construction & Materials - - 2.02% -
 
Building Materials & Fixtures - - - 1.02%
 
Heavy Construction - - - 1.00%
 
Oil & Gas 10.01% - - -
 
Oil & Gas - 10.01% - -
 
Oil & Gas Producers - - 10.01% -
 
Oil & Gas Exploration & Production - - - 5.10%
 
Integrated Oil & Gas - - - 4.91%
 
Technology 3.61% - - -
 
Technology - 3.61% - -
 
Software & Computer Services - - 3.61% -
 
Software - - - 2.38%
 
Computer Services - - - 1.23%
 
Non-Classified 3.05% - - -
 
Cash and Equivalents 1.44% - - -

Regional Allocation

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  UK 91.75%
  Property 2.76%
  Non-Classified 1.89%
  Developed Europe - Excl UK 1.62%
  Cash and Equivalents 1.44%
  Australia & New Zealand 0.23%
  Other Regions 0.29%

Fixed Interest Currencies

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  Non-Fixed Interest Assets 98.44%
  Cash 1.07%
  Pound Sterling 0.49%

Regional Breakdown

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Region Country
 
UK 91.75% -
 
United Kingdom - 91.75%
 
Property 2.76% -
 
Non-Classified 1.89% -
 
Developed Europe - Excl UK 1.62% -
 
Luxembourg - 1.16%
 
Netherlands - 0.26%
 
France - 0.20%
 
Cash and Equivalents 1.44% -
 
Australia & New Zealand 0.23% -
 
Australia - 0.23%
 
North America 0.15% -
 
United States - 0.09%
 
Canada - 0.06%
 
Japan 0.12% -
 
Japan - 0.12%
 
Developed Asia 0.02% -
 
Singapore - 0.02%

Breakdown By Market Cap (%)

Mega
 
 
30.00%
Large
 
 
12.34%
Medium
 
 
31.14%
Small
 
 
18.72%
Micro
 
 
2.30%
Non-Classified
 
 
2.88%
Bonds
 
 
0.49%
Cash
 
 
2.12%

Top 10 Holdings

Stock % Weight Sector Country
1 Rio Tinto 5.01% Mining United Kingdom
2 RELX 4.35% Media United Kingdom
3 Royal Dutch Shell B 3.38% Oil & Gas Producers United Kingdom
4 Shire 3.15% Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology United Kingdom
5 British American Tobacco 3.08% Tobacco United Kingdom
6 Prudential 3.04% Life Insurance United Kingdom
7 Spirax-Sarco Engineering 2.78% Industrial Engineering United Kingdom
8 Standard Chartered 2.43% Banks United Kingdom
9 HSBC Holdings PLC (UK Reg) 2.32% Banks United Kingdom
10 Ascential 2.19% Media United Kingdom

Dual Aspect Equity Analysis

UK Equities Int'l Equities UK Bonds Int'l Bonds UK Gilts Property Other Cash & Equiv Total
Basic Materials 5.63% - - - - - - - 5.63%
Consumer Goods 9.15% - - - - - - - 9.15%
Consumer Services 21.13% 1.16% - - - - - - 22.29%
Financials 18.37% - - - - 2.76% - - 21.14%
Health Care 6.22% - - - - - - - 6.22%
Industrials 17.46% - - - - - - - 17.46%
Oil & Gas 10.01% - - - - - - - 10.01%
Technology 3.61% - - - - - - - 3.61%
Telecommunications - - - - - - - - -
Utilities - - - - - - - - -
Property - - - - - - - - -
Cash and Equivalents - - - - - - - 1.44% 1.44%
Bonds - - 0.13% 0.36% - - - - 0.49%
Non-Classified - - - - - - 1.88% 0.68% 2.56%
Commodities - - - - - - - - -
Alternative Trading Strategies - - - - - - - - -

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 B3BW1P7
Mex Code PUBRUS
Isin Code GB00B3BW1P75
Citi Code D9X6

Fund Charges

Base Annual Management Charge (AMC) 1.50%
Additional Charges 0.22%
Total Charges 1.72%

Aims and Benchmark

Aims The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the BlackRock UK Special Situations Fund. That fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth for investors by investing primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in the UK and will normally have an emphasis on small or medium sized companies. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes.
Benchmark IA UK All Companies Sector Average
Sector ABI UK All Companies

Ratings

Morningstar Analyst Rating™ Morningstar Analyst Rating of Bronze

Important Information

Our charges 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). Please remember that past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The figures shown are intended only to demonstrate performance history of the fund and take no account of product charges, or the Annual Management Charge for any available PruFund funds. The application of charges may impact the overall performance. Please also note that our charges 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 net income reinvested. The value of your investment can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount 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.

"Prudential" is a trading name of The Prudential Assurance Company Limited, which is registered in England and Wales. This name is also used by other companies within the Prudential Group. Registered office at Laurence Pountney Hill, London EC4R 0HH. Registered number 15454. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.