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Unicorn UK Income

Ranked 23 out of 107 in - UK Equity Income over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Fraser Mackersie

Fraser Mackersie joined Unicorn Asset Management in 2008 and has been an active member of the Investment Committee at Unicorn since joining the firm. He has been manager of the Unicorn UK Growth fund since February 2011 and co-manager of the Unicorn UK Income fund & Acorn Investment fund since 2013. Prior to joining Unicorn, Fraser held positions at F&C Asset Management and Geoghegan & Co Chartered Accountants. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and studied economics and management at the University of St. Andrews. His interests outside of fund management include football.

Simon Moon

Simon Moon joined Unicorn Asset Management in 2008. Since 2013 he has been the manager of the Unicorn UK Smaller Companies Fund and co-manager of the Unicorn UK Income Fund & Acorn Investment Fund. He is an active member of the Investment committee and has been since 2008. Prior to joining Unicorn Simon worked as a research analyst at JM Finn & Co. Stockbrokers and spent three years in the NHS graduate finance scheme.

Objective

To deliver a gross yield at least 10% greater that produced by the FTSE All share Index by investing in the shares of UK listed companies. The fund is suitable for investors who are interested in participating in the UK equity market while receiving an income. The fund may invest in shares listed on the London Stock Exchange or on AIM. The fund aims to be nearly fully invested in equities but may hold cash for liquidity purposes. The Fund invests for the long term and may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within 5 years. The Fund aims to distribute available income every six months.

Performance

UK Equity Income over : 31/07/2014 - 31/07/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 6.5% 2.9%
2014 -1.8% 2.8% -2.9% -3.2% 1.6%
2013 40.5% 11.5% 4.4% 13.0% 6.8%
2012 33.9% 11.1% 0.9% 9.5% 9.1%
2011 -4.4% 6.4% 4.9% -13.4% -1.1%
2010 37.5% 8.3% 1.1% 12.7% 11.4%
2009 56.4% -6.1% 30.3% 24.9% 2.3%
2008 -32.3% -6.2% -6.6% -13.0% -11.2%
2007 -9.9% 6.5% -4.4% -4.5% -7.4%
2006 17.2% 6.9% -3.7% 4.4% 9.0%
2005 22.7% 6.5% -0.4% 5.6% 9.5%
2004 -0.9% 7.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/05/2015

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Marshalls PLC ORD 4.94
Cineworld Group PLC ORD 4.40
Marston's PLC ORD 4.33
BBA Aviation PLC ORD 4.28
Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC ORD 4.25
Hill & Smith Holdings PLC ORD 4.14
Interserve PLC ORD 4.07
Secure Trust Bank PLC ORD 3.91
Primary Health Properties PLC 3.83
Premier Farnell PLC ORD 3.69
31/05/2015

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date24/05/2004
  • Share Class size97Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B00Z1S94

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2,500
  • Min. additional investment0

Charges

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