Register for full access to Citywire’s Fund Manager database, news and analysis. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

Fidelity UK Smaller Companies A Acc

Ranked 31 out of 56 in - UK Smaller Companies over 1 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Jonathan Winton

Alex Wright

Alex Wright was born in Ashton Under Lyne, UK in 1979. He holds a BSc in economics from Warwick University, and began his career at Fidelity as an analyst in 2001. He was promoted to fund manager in 2008. Alex holds the IMC and CFA designations, and outside of fund management, he enjoys football, skiing and music.

Objective

The Fund’s investment objective is to achieve long term capital growth from a portfolio primarily made up of the shares of smaller capitalisation United Kingdom Companies. There is no policy to restrict investment to particular economic sectors. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, units in collective investment schemes, money market instruments, cash and deposits. Derivatives and forward transactions may also be used for investment purposes.

Performance

UK Smaller Companies over : 30/10/2014 - 30/11/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 2.5% -0.8% -1.0%
2013 49.4% 16.4% 6.9% 10.2% 9.0%
2012 41.7% 21.0% -7.7% 16.7% 8.7%
2011 -7.8% 1.4% 1.3% -12.6% 2.7%
2010 40.1% 5.9% -3.3% 18.1% 15.8%
2009 93.7% 9.9% 26.7% 31.1% 6.0%
2008 -0.2% -10.4% -22.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/07/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Electronic Arts Inc ORD 2.69
Lavendon Group PLC ORD 2.58
Pendragon PLC ORD 2.50
CLS Holdings PLC 2.43
Xchanging PLC ORD 2.41
Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC ORD 2.40
NMC Health PLC ORD 2.40
Speedy Hire PLC ORD 2.39
Total Produce PLC ORD 2.37
UDG Healthcare PLC ORD 2.33
31/07/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Guernsey
  3. Ireland
  4. Jersey
  5. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date10/02/2011
  • Share Class size127Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B3SW2T17

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment3.5

Related News

Who bought & sold Brewin after £32m tech writedown

Brewin Dolphin continues to be backed by a host of star fund managers and there was interesting trading in the stock after it revealed it would take a hit from a failed IT system.

Fidelity’s director of research retires

David Croft has retired from his role as director of research at Fidelity after seven years at the firm.

FTSE gains but Speedy Hire slides on probe

Hopes the FTSE will end the year well don't include construction services company Speedy Hire which slumps after problems in its are uncovered. 

Trust Insider: Alex Wright has become a sector champ, but can he keep it up?

Wright’s has made Fidelity Special Values the best performing UK Growth fund, but his position remains vulnerable

AAA-rated Wright banks on Barclays despite shares continued decline

Fidelity's small caps star Alex Wright says Barclays still has potential for upside, despite its H1 profit coming down year-on-year and its £5.8 billion rights issue.

AAA-rated Wright backs Brewins' top team to deliver

Fidelity's Alex Wright is backing the new Brewins management team to deliver, and says Lloyds and Carnival could both offer upside.

Dan Nickols: capacity is not yet an issue in my fund

Old Mutual Global Investors’ Dan Nickols believes there is room for another £200 million of inflows into his fund, despite other smaller company vehicles in the sector soft-closing.

Clash of the listed wealth titans: fund managers’ top picks for 2013

Listed wealth management companies offer investors the opportunity to benefit from rising markets and tap into the pension market’s shift towards increasing retail investment

Fidelity’s AAA-rated Wright gets co-manager on small cap fund

Fidelity Worldwide Investment appointed Jonathan Winton as a co-manager on Alex Wright’s UK Smaller Companies fund.

Barclays Stockbrokers sees record inflows in January

The execution-only platform saw a 320% year-on-year increase in fund inflows with Fidelity UK Smaller Companies its top seller.

...more...

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