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David Cumming

David Cumming

About David Cumming

David Cumming was born in the United Kingdom and earned his an MA (Hons) degree in Economics and Accounting from the University of Edinburgh. His career began in 1983 at Royal London Mutual as a UK investment analyst. In 1985 he moved to Edinburgh Fund Managers where he was a UK unit trust fund manager and after that he was a director at Morgan Greenfell Asset Management. David currently works for Standard Life Investments holding the position of head of UK equities. He is an Associate of the Society of Investment Analysts.

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Citywire Rating: A rated

2011

  • ORated A in Oct 2011
  • NRated A in Nov 2011
  • DNot rated in Dec 2011

2012

  • JNot rated in Jan 2012
  • FRated A in Feb 2012
  • MRated A in Mar 2012
  • ARated A in Apr 2012
  • MNot rated in May 2012
  • JNot rated in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ANot rated in Aug 2012
  • SNot rated in Sep 2012
  • ONot rated in Oct 2012
  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DNot rated in Dec 2012

2013

  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FNot rated in Feb 2013
  • MNot rated in Mar 2013
  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SRated A in Sep 2013
  • ORated A in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2014
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ARated A in Apr 2014
  • MRated A in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated AA in Sep 2014
  • ORated A in Oct 2014

Performance

Equity - UK (All Companies)
over : 30/09/2011 - 30/09/2014
Manager Return
13 Simon Murphy 79.6%
14 Ian McVeigh 79.1%
15 David Cumming 79.1%
16 Keith Ashworth-Lord 78.5%
17 Martin Walker 76.6%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -3.4% 2.6% -2.0% -3.9%
2013 30.3% 7.7% 1.0% 14.4% 4.7%
2012 42.0% 20.6% -13.7% 16.9% 16.7%
2011 -28.2% -2.8% -3.0% -24.1% 0.3%
2010 19.0% 8.0% -16.8% 20.2% 10.2%
2009 -1.1% -1.1%

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