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Jupiter Responsible Income Acc

Ranked 80 out of 107 in - UK Equity Income over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Chris Watt

As manager of the Jupiter Responsible Income Fund, Chris Watt takes a bottom-up approach to investing and focuses on traditional valuation metrics, such as price to earnings ratio, dividend yield and FCF yield, combined with analysis of balance sheet strength. The fund has a large-mid cap focus. Chris invests in his own strategies and changes them according to the global economic environment. He joined Jupiter Asset Management in 2000 and holds an MSc Cert in Investment & Finance from Aberdeen University.


The Fund's objective is to provide income and long-term capital growth through investment primarily in UK equities. The Fund's investment policy is to attain its objective by investing primarily in the UK in a portfolio of companies considered by the Fund Manager to be responding positively and profiting from its challenges of environmental sustainability or are making a positive commitment of social well-being.


UK Equity Income over : 31/08/2014 - 31/08/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 5.2% 2.1%
2014 -0.4% -1.7% -0.2% 0.2% 1.3%
2013 29.2% 10.9% 1.2% 6.2% 8.3%
2012 17.4% 7.3% -1.3% 6.2% 4.3%
2011 -3.2% 0.9% 0.9% -11.4% 7.3%
2010 18.7% 5.3% -5.5% 10.9% 7.5%
2009 22.5% -10.6% 12.7% 19.7% 1.6%
2008 -34.9% -12.1% -4.0% -8.6% -15.6%
2007 -2.1% 4.1% 2.5% -4.3% -4.1%
2006 31.0% 9.6% -1.1% 8.0% 11.9%
2005 17.3% 5.3% 0.8% 6.3% 4.0%
2004 17.5% 2.4% -0.9% 1.0% 14.6%
2003 23.1% -10.1% 16.4% 10.4% 6.6%
2002 -24.1% 2.3% -8.0% -19.3% -0.1%
2001 -19.7% -10.0% -0.7% -18.7% 10.5%
2000 15.7% 3.9% -1.9% 10.3% 2.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Vodafone Group PLC ORD 4.77
Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD 3.67
Barclays PLC ORD 3.63
AstraZeneca PLC ORD 3.51
Aviva PLC ORD 3.47
GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD 3.46
HSBC Holdings PLC ORD 3.38
Relx PLC ORD 3.20

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date22/11/1999
  • Share Class size74Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0008337569

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50,000
  • Min. additional investment5,000


  • Annual management1.50%

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