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Smith & Williamson UK Equity Income Fund A Inc

Ranked 90 out of 109 in - UK Equity Income over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Tineke Frikkee

Educated in the Netherlands and at CASS Business School in London, Tineke Frikkee holds both a BA and MBA. Having spent the early part of her career in the health insurance sector as a risk management analyst, Tineke joined Newton in 1998 as an assistant fund manager. Since 2004 she has been lead manager for the firm’s Higher Income fund and is also responsible for a number of UK equity income portfolios. Tineke is a CFA Charterholder and member of UKSIP.

Mark Swain

Mark Swain is a Fund Manager for Smith & Williamson based in London. He has been with the firm since 2005 and before this he was an Assistant Fund Manager at Leopold Joseph/Bank of Butterfield. Currently, he runs the Smith & Williamson Enterprise Fund dealing in UK equities using an income investment style. Mark is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments (CISI) and graduated with a BEng (hons) from Nottingham University where he studied Electronic Engineering. When not working, he enjoys various sports such as fishing, golf, tennis, football and skiing.


The fund aims to achieve a high and growing level of income over the long term primarily through investment in the UK. In order to achieve the objective, the manager's policy is to invest in companies which offer attractive dividend yields and at the same time may be reasonably expected to increase their dividends. The Manager's policy was amended with effect from 27 January 2014 to increase the Trust's flexibility to select investments from a wider range of dividend yields and dividend growth expectations.

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UK Equity Income over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 3.1% 0.4% 0.9%
2016 6.6% -1.2% 0.6% 6.5% 0.7%
2015 6.4% 6.1% 0.2% -3.4% 3.6%
2014 2.3% 1.0% -1.0% -0.4% 2.8%
2013 28.8% 9.5% 1.8% 7.2% 7.8%
2012 12.7% 5.5% -2.4% 4.7% 4.5%
2011 -7.8% -1.8% 1.1% -10.8% 4.2%
2010 17.5% 5.5% -6.3% 11.7% 6.4%
2009 16.8% -10.3% 8.8% 16.2% 2.9%
2008 -22.8% -11.6% -3.3% -6.3% -3.8%
2007 -2.7% 1.1% 0.3% -2.6% -1.5%
2006 18.0% 8.5% -2.5% 4.6% 6.7%
2005 20.9% 3.1% 5.5% 7.2% 3.7%
2004 15.4% 1.9% 3.4% 3.1% 6.2%
2003 15.7% -5.7% 12.7% 2.6% 6.2%
2002 -11.1% 4.8% -5.8% -12.6% 3.0%
2001 -1.2% -0.7% 4.2% -11.3% 7.6%
2000 16.5% -1.9% 9.5% -0.3% 8.7%
1999 5.7% 4.3% 4.5% -4.2% 1.2%
1998 16.2% 15.5% -0.8% -6.5% 8.5%
1997 22.1% 3.1% 2.4% 13.6% 1.8%
1996 12.5% -1.0% 1.2% 4.9% 7.0%
1995 2.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
HSBC Holdings PLC ORD 4.58
British American Tobacco PLC ORD 4.45
Royal Dutch Shell Plc B ORD 4.35
Imperial Brands PLC ORD 3.66
GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD 3.59
Diageo PLC ORD 3.41
Rio Tinto PLC ORD 3.15
AstraZeneca PLC ORD 3.08
Capita PLC ORD 2.79

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/05/1987
  • Share Class size56Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0008178799

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5

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