Fact sheet: Aberdeen Chrty Sel Gbl Ex UK Eq

Fund information
Fund name
Aberdeen Charity Select Global Ex UK Equity Inc
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund manager
  • Global Equity Teamsince 15/06/2006
Fund objective
The investment objective of the fund is to provide long term total return from an internationally diversified portfolio of equities but not including UK equities.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World ex UK
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
22.8%
1 Year rank in sector
27/247
Sector
UT Global
Yield
1.5%
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.
0.99%
Fund size
£14m (£59m 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.
103
Bid price
178.12
Offer price
178.93
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
First State Gbl Resrcs59.3%
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Orbis Gbl Eq35.3%
Natixis HarsAsGblConcntdEq32.6%
NFU Mutual Global Growth31.4%
...more in UT Global

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA36.5%
    Japan10.7%
    Switzerland9%
    Hong Kong7.5%
    Germany4.9%
  • Consumer Staples19%
    Information Technology18.6%
    Health Care11.9%
    Financials11.8%
    Materials8.7%
  • US Equities36.4%
    Japanese Equities10.5%
    Hong Kong Equities7.5%
    Swiss Equities5.7%
    Swedish Equities4.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-4.9%1.6%17.7%22.8%23.7%52.2%
Sector-2%2.2%13.3%15.1%28.7%67.2%
Rank within sector245 / 263152 / 26255 / 25627 / 247164 / 224161 / 201
Quartile4th3rd1st1st3rd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund25.2%-8.3%8.2%10.2%10.8%
Sector15.7%3.4%6.7%19.7%9.9%
Rank within sector22 / 250236 / 240105 / 226201 / 214102 / 201
Quartile1st4th2nd4th3rd
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.
-2.42
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.
1.91
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.
0.34
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%.
13.1
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.
8.6
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.
0.24
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.
0.73
Price movement
52 week high190.5
52 week low134.81
Current bid price178.12
Current offer price178.93
Current mid price-
Region
1USA36.55%
2Japan10.65%
3Switzerland9.02%
4Hong Kong7.5%
5Germany4.9%
6Taiwan3.55%
7Singapore3.46%
8Korea3.09%
9India3.06%
Industry sector
1Consumer Staples19.04%
2Information Technology18.6%
3Health Care11.94%
4Financials11.82%
5Materials8.67%
6Energy8.59%
7Industrials6.1%
8Consumer Discretionary5.35%
9Telecommunications Utilities3.62%
Asset type
1US Equities36.43%
2Japanese Equities10.5%
3Hong Kong Equities7.5%
4Swiss Equities5.68%
5Swedish Equities4.84%
6South African Equities4.22%
7Taiwanese Equities3.55%
8Singapore Equities3.46%
9Indian Equities3.06%
Individual holdings
1EOG RESOURCES INC3.8%
2PEPSICO INC3.5%
3TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING3.5%
4ROCHE HLDG AG3.4%
5NOVARTIS AG3.3%
6SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO3.1%
7SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO3.1%
8ORACLE CORP3%
9CVS HEALTH CORP2.8%
Management
Fund manager group
Aberdeen
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The investment objective of the fund is to provide long term total return from an internationally diversified portfolio of equities but not including UK equities.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World ex UK
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Global Equity Team15/06/2006
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCIS
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Aberdeen Charity Select Global Ex UK Equity Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.97%
Bid price223.86
Offer price224.88
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI681
Aberdeen Charity Select Global Ex UK Equity Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.97%
Bid price178.12
Offer price178.93
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI682
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