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Rathbone Income Fund

DEFINITION

  • Around 40-50 of mainly UK shares
  • Value investment process
  • Not beholden to a benchmark
  • The fund has a spread of various company sizes and types
  • Half-yearly distribution of income
  • Targets an above-average and rising dividend

RATINGS

Impt. Info Morningstar Quantative 4 star ratingMorningstar Quantative Bronze ratingMorningstar OBSR Five Year AwardRayner Spencer Mills ratedCrown rated 5
AA
Carl Stick

Notes on downloads

  • Our compliance with the UK Stewardship Code is detailed in this pdf.
  • The document on 'our charges explained' aims to make our charging structure more transparent and easier to understand. This should be read in conjunction with our Key Investor Information Document and Supplementary Information Documents.
  • Our industry trade body, The Investment Management Association (IMA), offer additional guidance on the charges and costs of investing. Please visit the IMA website.

WHY INVEST

  • Record of rising total income payouts in all but one of the past 10 years
  • Yield is higher than that of the FTSE All-Share Index (we aim for 20% higher)
  • Continuity and consistency of returns - Carl Stick, fund manager since January 2000

HOW TO INVEST

Visit our ‘How to Invest’ pages to find out your various options for buying the fund.



Economic and market review March 2014

17th April 2014 in Market Commentary

UK Numerous and varied headwinds have buffeted markets over the month; concerns over Emerging Market debt, and the impact of global monetary policy on exchange rates; a slowdown in Chinese growth prospects; uncertainty over the timing and scale of t...

Rathbones Complies with IMA on charging transparency

24th March 2014 in Company News

Rathbone Unit Trust Management has complied with the Investment Management Association’s (IMA) guidelines on the prominent display and explanation of fund charges. We have created a downloadable document which clearly explains what charges are invol...

Economic and market review February 2014

18th March 2014 in Market Commentary

UK UK equity markets bounced back during February from a disappointing start to the year. The FTSE 100 index rose by 5.0%, a very good performance, but once again overshadowed by the 6.8% gain posted by the FTSE 250. The mid-cap index outperformed...

Economic and market review January 2014

21st February 2014 in Market Commentary

UK The sense of optimism surrounding equity markets at the turn of the year was dealt a blow in January as stuttering US economic data and a dose of emerging market volatility knocked markets from their elevated perch. Data releases from the UK were...

Economic and market review December 2013

21st January 2014 in Market Commentary

UK Equity markets closed out a very good year with another positive monthly performance in December. Economic news was largely positive over the month, with UK data continuing to highlight a recovery. Manufacturing and employment data both moved in...

Economic and market review November 2013

19th December 2013 in Market Commentary

UK UK equity markets drifted lower during November, giving back some of the healthy gains recorded so far in 2013. Sector performance showed few real trends, with healthcare and telecoms stocks amongst the better performers. Utilities were, once ag...

  • 1What is the frequency of dealing?
    Dealing is daily at midday.
  • 2What dealing processes are available?
    Investments can be made by telephone, fax or in writing. ISA applications should be made by post using an ISA application form.
  • 3Who is the manager of the fund and when was he/she appointed to the lead role for this fund?
    Carl Stick, the fund manager was appointed as lead manager in January 2000.
  • 4What are the income distribution dates for the fund?
    The income distribution dates are 15 June and 15 December.
  • 5Where can I find the yield for the fund?
    The month-end yield can be found on our monthly factsheets – available on this website or by calling our Information Line on 020 7399 0399 or emailing rutm@rathbones.com. Daily yields are shown in the prices section of The Financial Times and the Daily Telegraph
  • 6Can the fund form part of an ISA and/or a SIPP?
    Yes.
  • 7What charges apply for this fund?

    The charges differ for retail and institutional investors. For more information please see the [“Charges”] section of the fund’s Key Investor Information Document (KIID).

  • 8What is the frequency of reporting?
    We produce monthly factsheets and 6-monthly fund manager (fund accounting) reports – all of which are available on this website. We also send portfolio valuations every six months, to both you and your financial adviser, dated 31 December and 30 June.
  • 9Where can I find the latest Total Expense Ratio (TER) for the fund?

    This can be found in the latest Managers Report and Fund Factsheet which is available at this website, and you can contact us for further information on the following number:


    Information Line: 020 7399 0399 or email: rutm@rathbones.com

  • 10What is the minimum investment size?

    The minimum lump sum investment is £1000, (£500 for additional investments). 

    From 31 December 2012 we ceased to offer a regular savings plan (including ISAs). We will continue to accept payments to savings plans that have been opened prior to this date; however, we are not able to accept any increases in monthly subscriptions.

    View the ISA information for further details on subscription limits for the current tax year.

  • 11In which daily national newspapers can I find the fund prices and income yield?
    These can be found in The Financial Times and the Daily Telegraph. It should be noted that we only publish R class prices, and not I class.
  • 12How do I obtain a Managers Report?

    The Managers Report and a host of other fund information is available at this website, and you can contact us for further information on the following number:


    Information Line: 020 7399 0399 or email: rutm@rathbones.com