Fact sheet: AXA Framlington Emg Mkts

Fund information
Fund name
AXA Framlington Emerging Markets Z Acc
Fund manager company
AXA IM UK
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Ian Smithsince 01/03/2015
  • Paul Birchenoughsince 01/03/2015
Fund objective
The aim of this Fund is to provide long-term capital growth.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets Free
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
23%
1 Year rank in sector
49/57
Sector
UT Global Emerging Markets
Yield
0.8%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.88%
Fund size
£133m (£115m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
127
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Others24.1%
    China22.6%
    India11.3%
    Taiwan8.9%
    Mexico8.7%
  • Information Technology27.2%
    Financials20.5%
    Consumer Discretionary17.5%
    Consumer Staples12.5%
    Real Estate5.3%
  • International Equities24.1%
    Chinese Equities22.6%
    Indian Equities11.3%
    Taiwanese Equities8.9%
    Mexican Equities8.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-6.6%-5.2%12.5%23%20.1%26.9%
Sector-4.5%-1%19.8%28.6%19%26.4%
Rank within sector52 / 5955 / 5954 / 5949 / 5731 / 4821 / 40
Quartile4th4th4th4th3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund22.7%-4.6%3.7%-5.1%13.8%
Sector29.7%-10.6%3%-2.6%12.6%
Rank within sector51 / 577 / 5327 / 4828 / 4513 / 40
Quartile4th1st3rd3rd2nd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
0.92
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.94
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.17
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
15.18
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
3.73
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.16
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.94
Price movement
52 week high129
52 week low83.37
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price113.6
Region
1Others24.11%
2China22.61%
3India11.26%
4Taiwan8.94%
5Mexico8.74%
6Korea7.62%
7Brazil5.9%
8Thailand5.48%
9South Africa5.34%
Industry sector
1Information Technology27.15%
2Financials20.45%
3Consumer Discretionary17.54%
4Consumer Staples12.53%
5Real Estate5.31%
6Health Care4.89%
7Energy4.68%
8Money Market2.62%
9Industrials1.66%
Asset type
1International Equities24.11%
2Chinese Equities22.61%
3Indian Equities11.26%
4Taiwanese Equities8.94%
5Mexican Equities8.74%
6South Korean Equities7.62%
7Brazilian Equities5.9%
8Thai Equities5.48%
9South African Equities5.34%
Individual holdings
1TENCENT HLDGS LTD6.1%
2TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING5%
3BAIDU INC3.4%
4CNOOC3.1%
5HIKMA PHARMACEUTICALS2.7%
6SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO2.6%
7ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES LTD2.6%
8ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES LTD2.6%
9NASPERS2.4%
Management
Fund manager group
AXA Investment Managers
Fund manager company
AXA IM UK
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The aim of this Fund is to provide long-term capital growth.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets Free
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Ian Smith01/03/2015Ian joined AXA IM in February 2012. Prior to joining AXA IM, Ian was an Investment Analyst with Matrix Group responsible for covering the Financials sector within Asia. Prior to that Ian worked for Nevsky Capital responsible for covering the Financials sector within Latam & Asia. Ian has a BA in Economics and Politics from Durham University and gained ACA qualification in 2003.
Paul Birchenough01/03/2015Paul Birchenough joined AXA IM in April 2011. Paul joined AXA IM from Nevsky Capital where he worked as an Investment Analyst specialising in the Latin America region with broad sector coverage. Prior to joining Nevsky Capital in early 2010, he was an Associate within the Corporate Finance department at KPMG. Paul's earlier career at KPMG included positions in Transaction Services and the Audit department. Paul has a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from Nottingham University and is an Associate Chartered Accountant.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
AXA Framlington Emerging Markets R Acc
Initial charge5.25%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.63%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.66%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price222.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFR50
AXA Framlington Emerging Markets R Inc
Initial charge5.25%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.63%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.66%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price204.2
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFR49
AXA Framlington Emerging Markets Z Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.89%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price113.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code03TH
AXA Framlington Emerging Markets Z Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.89%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price106.2
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code03TI
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