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Rathbone Blue Chip Income & Growth

Ranked 37 out of 105 in - UK Equity Income over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Julian Chillingworth

Julian Chillingworth took a diploma in Chemistry from Southampton University before acquiring investment experience at a number of firms including GAM and Investec Asset Management. He joined Rathbone Unit Trust Management Ltd in 2001 and was promoted to chief investment officer in 2002. He currently runs the Rathbone Recovery and Rathbone Blue Chip Income and Growth funds. Chillingworth counts gardening and walking among his hobbies.

Alan Dobbie

Alan Dobbie was born in Campbeltown, Scotland, in 1979. He studied chemistry at Edinburgh University and finance and accounting at Glasgow and Strathclyde before joining Rathbone as a trainee fund manager in 2005. He is now a fund manager in the UK equity income space where he implements a value investment strategy in a primarily large-cap universe. Cash is employed tactically but no derivatives are used. As well as a range of valuation metrics, Alan also incorporates a top-down view into the portfolio. He cites steadily rising markets as the best environment for his strategy. Away from fund management Alan enjoys golf, football and music. Alan holds the IMC certificate and is a CFA-Charterholder.

Objective

To achieve above average and steadily increasing income return coupled with long term capital growth through exposure to transferable securities. No less than 75% will be invested in transferable securities issued by UK companies. Aim is to hold stocks with long term growth potential (average 2 years or longer) and modest valuations.

Performance

UK Equity Income over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 0.0% 3.9% -0.2%
2013 23.0% 11.5% 0.7% 4.8% 4.5%
2012 17.1% 6.6% 0.4% 6.9% 2.4%
2011 -5.2% -0.3% 2.0% -8.9% 2.4%
2010 19.2% 4.1% -5.8% 11.1% 9.5%
2009 23.3% -7.0% 14.4% 10.1% 5.3%
2008 -28.2% -8.5% -0.9% -11.9% -10.1%
2007 0.6% 3.0% 2.0% -3.5% -0.9%
2006 18.3% 8.6% -2.5% 4.3% 7.1%
2005 21.4% 4.7% 1.4% 7.2% 6.8%
2004 20.4% 4.5% 3.9% 2.3% 8.4%
2003 21.2% -6.3% 14.8% 4.6% 7.7%
2002 -12.5% 6.5% -5.3% -14.1% 1.0%
2001 -14.6% -7.6% -2.1% -15.9% 12.4%
2000 2.4% -5.4% 0.1% 5.8% 2.2%
1999 19.3% 6.3% 4.5% -9.0% 18.0%
1998 19.2% 18.0% -1.6% -9.4% 13.3%
1997 25.5% 6.3% 1.3% 14.5% 1.8%
1996 25.5% 3.4% 5.6% 6.5% 7.9%
1995 4.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/10/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Reed Elsevier PLC ORD 4.50
Legal & General Group PLC ORD 4.43
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC ORD 4.37
BAE Systems PLC ORD 4.23
GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD 4.19
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA ORD 4.04
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC ORD 3.90
Sampo Oyj ORD 3.84
Royal Dutch Shell Plc B ORD 3.78
Sanofi SA ORD 3.72
31/10/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/10/1989
  • Share Class size16Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0005066948

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment100

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%

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