Fact sheet: Aberdeen Gbl Japanese Eq

Fund information
Fund name
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity R2 GBP
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Global Services S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund manager
  • Asian Equities Teamsince 25/04/1988
Fund objective
The Fund’s investment objective is long-term total return to be achieved by investing at least two-thirds of the Fund’s assets in equities and equity-related securities of companies with their registered office in Japan; and/or, of companies which have the preponderance of their business activities in Japan; and/or, of holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in companies with their registered office in Japan.
Benchmark
  • Topix 1st Section
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
23.7%
1 Year rank in sector
6/109
Sector
FO Equity - Japan
Yield
0.7%
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.
0.92%
Fund size
£356,002m (£430,682m 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.
136
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan100%
    Switzerland-0%
    UK-0%
    USA-0%
    Europe-0%
  • Industrials21.7%
    Consumer Staples16.3%
    Consumer Discretionary14.4%
    Information Technology9.4%
    Health Care9.4%
  • Japanese Equities98.9%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents1.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-7.5%-1.8%13.8%23.7%52.9%86.8%
Sector4.1%7%10.7%0.7%23.7%89.8%
Rank within sector114 / 117106 / 11741 / 1166 / 1093 / 9144 / 84
Quartile4th4th2nd1st1st3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund20.3%16.6%8%14.1%9.4%
Sector2.3%11.8%4.1%43.2%13.9%
Rank within sector9 / 11025 / 10132 / 9187 / 8850 / 83
Quartile1st1st2nd4th3rd
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.
11.85
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.
0.6
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.
0.81
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%.
15.06
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.
13.95
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.
0.6
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.
0.3
Price movement
52 week high19.79
52 week low12.92
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price17.62
Region
1Japan100.03%
2Switzerland-0%
3UK-0%
4USA-0.01%
5Europe-0.02%
Industry sector
1Industrials21.67%
2Consumer Staples16.28%
3Consumer Discretionary14.41%
4Information Technology9.43%
5Health Care9.35%
6Materials9.05%
7Financials7.47%
8Real Estate6.62%
9Telecommunications Utilities4.6%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities98.89%
2Cash & Cash Equivalents1.11%
Individual holdings
1SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO6.3%
2JAPAN TOBACCO INC5.1%
3SEVEN & I HOLDINGS CO LTD4.7%
4KDDI CORP4.6%
5KEYENCE CORP4.5%
6FANUC CORP4.3%
7AMADA HLDGS CO LTD4.2%
8NABTESCO CORP4.1%
9DAITO TRUST CONSTRUCTION CO NPV3.8%
Management
Fund manager group
Aberdeen
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Global Services S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The Fund’s investment objective is long-term total return to be achieved by investing at least two-thirds of the Fund’s assets in equities and equity-related securities of companies with their registered office in Japan; and/or, of companies which have the preponderance of their business activities in Japan; and/or, of holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in companies with their registered office in Japan.
Benchmark
  • Topix 1st Section
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Asian Equities Team25/04/1988
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Chile, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Gulf Cooperation Council, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Jersey, Republic Of Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Peru, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China, South Africa
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity A1 Base Currency Exposure EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeC25E
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity A2 Base Currency Exposure CHF
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.72%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.76%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price274.1032
CurrencyCHF
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJ1T9
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity A2 Base Currency Exposure EUR
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.71%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.76%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.926
CurrencyEUR
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJ1U0
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity A2 Base Currency Exposure USD
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.71%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.1795
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF80U
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity A2 JPY
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.73%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price441.9849
CurrencyJPY
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAO95
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity D1 GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeOL74
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity D2 GBP
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.77%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3.0824
CurrencyGBP
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeOL75
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity E2 EUR
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.8606
CurrencyEUR
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeC04P
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity I2 Base Currency Exposure EUR
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.02%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.7833
CurrencyEUR
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFM3W
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity I2 Base Currency Exposure USD
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.93%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.1859
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFBYQ
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity I2 JPY
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.21%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price97916.1725
CurrencyJPY
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeCY31
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity R2 Base Currency Exposure GBP
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.98%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.3153
CurrencyGBP
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP3S
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity R2 GBP
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.6172
CurrencyGBP
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGWSF
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity S2 Base Currency Exposure CHF
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.92%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.23%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price265.6399
CurrencyCHF
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCP62
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity S2 Base Currency Exposure EUR
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.92%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.16%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.7092
CurrencyEUR
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCY80
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity S2 JPY
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.92%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.09%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price24917.2267
CurrencyJPY
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCP63
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity U2 USD
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.1448
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeIA7R
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity V2 USD
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.9976
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFRZP
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity W2 Base Currency Exposure USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.73%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.9325
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE9UA
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity W2 JPY
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.2179
CurrencyJPY
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFWPD
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity X2 Base Currency Exposure CHF
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.02%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.208
CurrencyCHF
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFS9R
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity X2 Base Currency Exposure EUR
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.02%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.2708
CurrencyEUR
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFFHV
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity X2 Base Currency Exposure GBP
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.0669
CurrencyGBP
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF95K
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity X2 JPY
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price19.1785
CurrencyJPY
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGWSG
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity Y2 EUR
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.7893
CurrencyEUR
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGWSH
Aberdeen Global Japanese Equity Z2 Base Currency Exposure GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.19%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.4197
CurrencyGBP
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE7WL
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