Fact sheet: AXA Wealth Kames StgCop Bd Pn

Fund information
Fund name
AXA Wealth Kames Sterling Corporate Bond Pn S4
Fund manager company
AXA Wealth Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • David Robertssince 22/03/2004
  • Iain Bucklesince 01/10/2009
Underlying fund
Kames Sterling Corp Bond
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise total return (income plus capital) by investing mainly in sterling-denominated bonds, encompassing investment grade corporate bonds, government bonds and cash. Up to 10% of the Fund may be invested in high yield bonds.
Benchmark
  • IA Sterling Corporate Bond
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
7.5%
1 Year rank in sector
208/259
Sector
PN Sterling Corporate Bond
Yield
-
Fund size
£6m (£30m 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.
30
Bid price
399
Offer price
399
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK55.2%
    USA13.4%
    Jersey5.3%
    Not Specified5.2%
    Netherlands3.1%
  • Others39%
    Financials28.4%
    Mortgage & Secured Bonds15.1%
    Government Bonds8.7%
    Money Market2.8%
  • UK Fixed Interest66.5%
    US Fixed Interest13.4%
    Dutch Fixed Interest3.1%
    Money Market2.8%
    French Fixed Interest2.4%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.9%1.7%4.1%7.5%15.9%37.1%
Sector1%2.3%5.3%9.1%20.1%38.4%
Rank within sector151 / 263228 / 262236 / 260208 / 259185 / 230133 / 215
Quartile3rd4th4th4th4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund2.4%7.7%0.2%8.9%3%
Sector3.2%9.4%0.2%10.5%1%
Rank within sector238 / 260199 / 256141 / 242180 / 23050 / 221
Quartile4th4th3rd4th1st
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.
-0.45
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.
0.88
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.
0.31
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%.
4.83
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.
1.01
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.
-1.15
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.
0.97
Price movement
52 week high403
52 week low371.4
Current bid price399
Current offer price399
Current mid price-
Region
1UK55.2%
2USA13.42%
3Jersey5.33%
4Not Specified5.17%
5Netherlands3.14%
6Money Market2.85%
7France2.44%
8Cayman Islands2.38%
9Ireland2.31%
Industry sector
1Others39%
2Financials28.4%
3Mortgage & Secured Bonds15.1%
4Government Bonds8.7%
5Money Market2.8%
6Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities2.3%
7Government Agency Bonds2.2%
8Fixed Interest1.5%
Asset type
1UK Fixed Interest66.51%
2US Fixed Interest13.42%
3Dutch Fixed Interest3.14%
4Money Market2.85%
5French Fixed Interest2.44%
6American Emerging Fixed Interest2.38%
7Irish Fixed Interest2.31%
8German Fixed Interest1.5%
9Supranational Fixed Interest1.48%
Individual holdings
1TRANSPORT FOR LONDON 2.25% NTS 09/08/22 GBP1000001.82%
2TREASURY 2.75% GILT 07/09/24 GBP0.011.82%
3TREASURY 4.5% GILT 7/9/2034 GBP0.011.57%
4TREASURY 1.5% GILT 22/07/26 GBP0.011.55%
5AA BOND CO LTD 6.269% BDS 31/07/25 GBP1000001.52%
6ANNINGTON FINANCE NO 4 8.07% ASST BCKD NTS 10/1/23 GBP100001.35%
7APT PIPELINES LTD 3.5% BDS 22/03/30 GBP1000001.35%
8WHITE CITY PROPERTY FINANCE 5.1202% COM MTG FXD NT 17/04/35 GBP500001.27%
9BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC 7.754% PERP BDS 31/5/2021 GBP10001.18%
Management
Fund manager group
AXA Investment Managers
Fund manager company
AXA Wealth Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise total return (income plus capital) by investing mainly in sterling-denominated bonds, encompassing investment grade corporate bonds, government bonds and cash. Up to 10% of the Fund may be invested in high yield bonds.
Benchmark
  • IA Sterling Corporate Bond
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
David Roberts22/03/2004David Roberts is Head of Fixed Income and responsible for managing the fixed income team. In addition, he co-manages several funds including the flagship Kames Strategic Bond Fund, and has responsibility for overseeing cash and derivative management for the majority of Kames Capital’s clients. David joined us in 2004 from Britannic Asset Management where he was Head of Credit. He worked in the banking sector for a decade before moving into asset management. David studied Economics and Industrial Relations at the University of Strathclyde and has an MSc in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling.
Iain Buckle01/10/2009Iain Buckle is an investment manager in the Fixed Income team with responsibility for credit analysis, particularly securitised and structured finance assets. Iain is the co-manager of several funds with a primary focus on sterling credit mandates. His funds include the Kames Sterling Corporate Bond Fund, core pooled and segregated mandates and funds included in our ethical bond franchise. As an experienced fund manager Iain is responsible for overseeing the institutional pooled and buy-and-hold portfolios managed across the team. Iain joined us in 2000 from Baillie Gifford where he was a fixed income analyst. He studied Economics at Heriot Watt University and has completed the CFA programme.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
AXA Wealth Kames Sterling Corporate Bond Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.05%
Bid price169.5
Offer price169.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code08BB
AXA Wealth Kames Sterling Corporate Bond Pn S3
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.05%
Bid price169.5
Offer price169.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code08BC
AXA Wealth Kames Sterling Corporate Bond Pn S4
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.45%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.5%
Bid price399
Offer price399
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeDJH7
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