Kames Ethical Equity GBP B Inc (Income)

Price as at 14 February 2020
179.34 GBX
Last change
icon-up-small 0.48%
1 year change
icon-up-small 24.51%
5 year annualised return
12 month yield
Morningstar rating
3 of 5
Risk level

Risk considerations

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Discrete calendar year performance

Discrete calendar year performance
Investment 31/12/14 to 31/12/15 31/12/15 to 31/12/16 31/12/16 to 31/12/17 31/12/17 to 31/12/18 31/12/18 to 31/12/19
Kames Ethical... 13.62% -0.28% 13.50% -17.40% 31.32%
UK Flex-Cap... 6.91% 10.32% 16.12% -12.18% 23.75%
FTSE AllSh... 0.98% 16.75% 13.10% -9.47% 19.17%

Trailing returns


Trailing returns
Investment 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years * 5 years *
Kames Ethical... 11.20% 20.75% 24.51% 7.19% 6.61%
UK Flex-Cap... 5.67% 5.04% 13.94% 6.48% 6.98%
FTSE AllSh... 2.21% 0.06% 10.67% 5.80% 6.28%

Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges
Initial charge: 0.00%
Ongoing Charges: 0.78%
Performance Fee: N/A
Typical transaction cost: 0.5% of your investment (you'll be provided with the exact cost before investing in a fund)
*Online dealing commission: £12.50

Asset Allocation

Fund Objective

The fund aims to maximise total return by investment in equities and equity type securities in companies based in the UK, principally conducting business in the UK or listed on the UK stock market which meet the fund's predefined ethical criteria. The underlying Kames fund will invest at least 80% in equities of companies which are listed, quoted or traded in UK markets or which have their headquarters or a significant part of their activities in the UK but which may also be quoted on a regulated market outside of the UK. The underlying Kames fund operates an ethical screen which means it may not invest in particular industries and sectors. ln all cases, the investments of the underlying fund will meet its predefìned ethical criteria.

IA Sector:

UK All Companies

Manager name:

Audrey Ryan

Manager start date:

01 January 1999

Manager Biography:

Audrey Ryan is an investment manager in the UK Equities team with responsibility for managing several funds, including the Kames Ethical Equity Fund and Kames UK Opportunities Fund. In addition, Audrey has analysis duties for the travel & leisure sector, and is a small-cap specialist. She joined us in 1997 from General Accident where she was a UK small companies portfolio manager. Audrey studied Accounting at Napier University, is a qualified chartered accountant and has an MSc in Investment Analysis.

Morningstar® Category:

UK Flex-Cap Equity

Morningstar Sector:


Region (geographical):


Top 10 Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
Security Weight
RELX PLC 4.66%
AVEVA Group PLC 3.71%
GB Group PLC 3.67%
Diploma PLC 3.19%
UNITE Group PLC 3.06%
Prudential PLC 2.98%
Coca-Cola HBC AG 2.96%
John Laing Group PLC 2.69%
Gamma Communications PLC 2.49%
Sage Group (The) PLC 2.46%


Sectors Weight
Technology 21.37%
Financial Services 18.24%
Communication Services 16.61%
Industrials 16.40%
Consumer Cyclical 8.75%
Consumer Defensive 6.13%
Real Estate 5.69%
Utilities 3.41%
Basic Materials 1.71%
Healthcare 1.69%

World regions

World regions
Country Weight
GBR 93.44%
CHE 3.15%
USA 2.45%
CAN 0.55%
NLD 0.08%
CHN 0.06%
NOR 0.04%
AUS 0.02%
AUT 0.02%
ESP 0.02%
Investment style
Unit type
Morningstar analyst rating™
Morningstar sustainability rating™
  • Yes Share dealing
  • Yes SIPP
  • No ShareBuilder
  • Yes ISA

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