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Practical Investment

Ranked 128 out of 229 in - Aggressive GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Sean Ashfield

London-based Sean Ashfield joined Charles Stanley in 2005 where he runs funds of funds with an income and growth investment strategy. Prior to joining Charles Stanley, he worked at Dryden Financial as an investment manager for two years, and before that he was a partner at Teather and Greenwood. Sean studied at Wellington College and in his spare time he enjoys football, music and cricket.

Objective

This Fund aims to provide investors with above average capital growth and increasing income from investment in a wide spread of UK and dollar denominated investment trusts, ordinary shares and other selected investments. The Fund will invest mainly in a broad base of investment trusts which satisfy the Managers' criteria of sound long-term performance, a satisfactory discount to net asset value and income growth potential. The Managers will attempt to minimise risks from fluctuation in value of investments by pursuing a policy of diversification and may also use other hedging mechanisms.

Performance

Aggressive GBP over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 1.1% 2.5% -1.3%
2013 25.0% 10.1% 1.5% 6.4% 5.1%
2012 18.6% 8.1% -1.5% 6.9% 4.1%
2011 0.9% 0.4% 3.4% -5.4% 2.7%
2010 18.2% 6.5% -5.4% 8.2% 8.5%
2009 22.5% -6.3% 10.3% 16.5% 1.7%
2008 -29.5% -8.3% -1.3% -10.8% -12.8%
2007 2.4% 3.5% 2.9% -0.5% -3.3%
2006 17.4% 10.0% -5.2% 4.4% 7.7%
2005 29.8% 6.6% 3.5% 11.3% 5.8%
2004 14.0% 2.6% -0.6% 4.2% 7.2%
2003 21.2% -2.0% 12.4% 5.7% 4.1%
2002 -20.7% -2.3% -5.5% -15.6% 1.8%
2001 -15.0% -8.1% 0.8% -15.0% 7.9%
2000 -1.9% -0.7% 0.7% 1.4% -3.3%
1999 23.8% 5.4% 4.9% -0.5% 12.7%
1998 12.1% 14.0% -0.1% -12.9% 12.9%
1997 16.7% 5.6% 4.3% 7.2% -1.1%
1996 5.9% 2.3% 0.2% 4.2% -0.7%
1995 2.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/09/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
London & St Lawrence Investment Company PLC 8.13
Aberforth Geared Income Trust PLC 4.65
Merchants Trust PLC 4.63
Edinburgh Investment Trust PLC 4.57
JPMorgan Income & Growth Inv Trust PLC Income Shs 4.56
Dunedin Income Growth Investment Trust PLC 4.56
British Assets Trust PLC 4.51
Temple Bar Investment Trust PLC 4.50
TR Property Investment Trust PLC 4.40
City of London Investment Trust PLC 4.17
30/09/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/02/1941
  • Share Class size46Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0006982457

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.0%
  • Initial investment5

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