Fact sheet: Aberdeen Diversified Growth

Fund information
Fund name
Aberdeen Diversified Growth I Acc
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund manager
  • Portfolio Management - Strategysince 01/11/2011
Fund objective
To achieve long term total return with lower volatility than equities.
Benchmark
  • 1 Month GBP LIBOR +4%
Investment style
Cautious
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
11%
1 Year rank in sector
148/206
Sector
UT Mixed Investment 20%-60% Shares
Yield
2.6%
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.
0.74%
Fund size
£417m (£180m 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.
35
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
S&W The Magpie31.7%
S&W Wessex22.8%
Artemis Monthly Distribution20.7%
AXA Global Distribution20.7%
Old Mutual Cirilium Bal20.6%
...more in UT Mixed Investment 20%-60% Shares

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK73.6%
    Luxembourg12.8%
    Not Specified7.9%
    International7.7%
    Ireland4.3%
  • Others34.6%
    Industrials13.7%
    Government Bonds10.9%
    Financials7.6%
    Mutual Funds6.4%
  • UK Equities19.7%
    US Equities10.2%
    Australian Fixed Interest7.8%
    International Equities6.7%
    Money Market6.4%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.8%3.1%4.9%11%23.3%-
Sector0.7%3.3%4.3%12.9%19.8%35.8%
Rank within sector110 / 214125 / 21268 / 210148 / 20665 / 178-
Quartile3rd3rd2nd3rd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund3%7.5%2.9%8%1.6%
Sector2.7%10.3%1.2%5%9%
Rank within sector81 / 212164 / 20049 / 18716 / 173154 / 159
Quartile2nd4th2nd1st4th
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.
2.46
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.
0.61
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.
0.8
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%.
4.14
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.
3.07
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.
-0.07
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.
0.74
Price movement
52 week high127.72
52 week low114.4
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price127.29
Region
1UK73.57%
2Luxembourg12.79%
3Not Specified7.85%
4International7.7%
5Ireland4.29%
6Germany3.44%
7Korea2.55%
8Taiwan1.94%
9Turkey1.79%
Industry sector
1Others34.6%
2Industrials13.73%
3Government Bonds10.9%
4Financials7.59%
5Mutual Funds6.39%
6Information Technology5.07%
7Consumer Staples4.67%
8Utilities3.9%
9Health Care3.59%
Asset type
1UK Equities19.72%
2US Equities10.17%
3Australian Fixed Interest7.76%
4International Equities6.74%
5Money Market6.44%
6Others6.13%
7Japanese Equities4.06%
8Hedge4.01%
9Futures3.09%
Individual holdings
1ACAFP 2.625 '27 EUR7.4%
2PRYTANIA DIVERSIFIED ASSET BACKED SUCURITIES FUND4%
3ABERDEEN GLOBAL INDIAN BOND FUND3%
4EUX SX5E DIV DEC18 FUTURE3%
5FUNDROCK AQR MANAGED FUTURES FUND3%
6ALTERNATIVE RISK PREMIA2.9%
7NB GLOBAL FLOATING RATE INCOME FUND2.6%
8CATCO REINSURANCE OPPORTUNITIES FD2.2%
9ABERDEEN ABSOLUTE RETURN BOND A ACC2%
Management
Fund manager group
Aberdeen
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
To achieve long term total return with lower volatility than equities.
Benchmark
  • 1 Month GBP LIBOR +4%
Investment style
Cautious
Investment method
None
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Portfolio Management - Strategy01/11/2011
Compliance
IA Recognised, Non UCITS Retail Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Aberdeen Diversified Growth I Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.74%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price127.29
CurrencyGBX
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGMHA
Aberdeen Diversified Growth I Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.74%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price106.86
CurrencyGBX
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGMGZ
Aberdeen Diversified Growth R Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.49%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price111.34
CurrencyGBX
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMOZO
Aberdeen Diversified Growth R Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.49%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price108.92
CurrencyGBX
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMOZP
Aberdeen Diversified Growth Z Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£50,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price137.39
CurrencyGBX
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0KQB
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