Fact sheet: Aberdeen Financial Equity

Fund information
Fund name
Aberdeen Financial Equity I Inc
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
  • Global Equity Teamsince 19/06/2015
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide capital growth, whilst not excluding the occurrence of income, by investing predominantly in Equity and Equity-Related securities issued by financial institutions, such as banking, insurance, financial services and property companies, domiciled globally. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash, derivatives and units in collective investment schemes (including other funds managed by the Investment Adviser or its affiliates).
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Financials
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
26.1%
1 Year rank in sector
25/111
Sector
UT Specialist
Yield
1.2%
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.
0.9%
Fund size
£48m (£40m 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.
104
Mid price
134.36
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
SF Petrhse Sm Cos Gold49.9%
Jupiter India47.9%
Neptune Russia & Gtr Rus43.3%
Neptune Latin America41.6%
F&C UK Equity Linked Inflation39%
...more in UT Specialist

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA28.5%
    UK15.8%
    Japan10.3%
    Hong Kong8.5%
    Brazil6.8%
  • Financials60.1%
    Real Estate23.5%
    Information Technology7.3%
    Others4.3%
    Industrials3.1%
  • US Equities28.4%
    UK Equities11.9%
    Japanese Equities10.2%
    Hong Kong Equities8.5%
    Brazilian Equities6.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-3.2%1.3%3.7%26.1%45.2%-
Sector-1.5%1.2%1.5%15.7%21.8%31%
Rank within sector84 / 11159 / 11130 / 11125 / 11115 / 104-
Quartile4th3rd2nd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund3.6%30.7%-2.6%4.2%-
Sector2.7%22.7%-4.5%1.2%4.5%
Rank within sector44 / 11135 / 11067 / 10649 / 102-
Quartile2nd2nd3rd2nd
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.
4.57
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.
1.02
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.
0.86
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%.
11.48
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.
5.55
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.
0.82
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.
0.77
Price movement
52 week high140.81
52 week low102.54
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price134.36
Region
1USA28.49%
2UK15.85%
3Japan10.33%
4Hong Kong8.53%
5Brazil6.79%
6Canada5.41%
7India4.27%
8Thailand4.16%
9Singapore4.04%
Industry sector
1Financials60.05%
2Real Estate23.48%
3Information Technology7.27%
4Others4.27%
5Industrials3.08%
6Health Care1.85%
Asset type
1US Equities28.42%
2UK Equities11.88%
3Japanese Equities10.22%
4Hong Kong Equities8.53%
5Brazilian Equities6.79%
6Canadian Equities5.39%
7Cash & Cash Equivalents4.27%
8Indian Equities4.27%
9Thai Equities4.16%
Individual holdings
1VISA INC4.8%
2AIA GROUP LTD4.3%
3HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP4.3%
4HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP4.3%
5PRUDENTIAL PLC4.1%
6M & T BANK CORP3.9%
7INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE GRP INC3.5%
8SCHWAB (CHARLES) CORP3.4%
9EXPERIAN PLC3.1%
Management
Fund manager group
Aberdeen
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide capital growth, whilst not excluding the occurrence of income, by investing predominantly in Equity and Equity-Related securities issued by financial institutions, such as banking, insurance, financial services and property companies, domiciled globally. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash, derivatives and units in collective investment schemes (including other funds managed by the Investment Adviser or its affiliates).
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Financials
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Global Equity Team19/06/2015
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Aberdeen Financial Equity A Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3196.04
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMDXP
Aberdeen Financial Equity I Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price134.36
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMDXQ
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