Fact sheet: Aberdeen Gbl Technology Eq

Fund information
Fund name
Aberdeen Global Technology Equity R2 GBP
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Global Services S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund manager
  • Global Equity Teamsince 15/02/2000
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 involved in high technology industries; and/or, of companies which have the preponderance of their business activities in high technology industries; and/or, of holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in companies involved in high technology industries.
Benchmark
  • Merrill Lynch Technology 100
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
32.2%
1 Year rank in sector
5/30
Sector
FO Equity - Tech Media & Telecom
Yield
0.8%
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.
0.95%
Fund size
£179m (£165m 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.
102
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
GAM Star Technology48.4%
Fidelity Gbl Tech47.6%
Herald Worldwide45.3%
Pictet Digital40%
Polar Capital Gbl Tech38.4%
...more in FO Equity - Tech Media & Telecom

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA49.2%
    UK10.2%
    Japan8.4%
    Korea7.3%
    Israel7.2%
  • Information Technology78.8%
    Telecommunications Utilities8.1%
    Industrials6.7%
    Consumer Discretionary3.9%
    Others2.4%
  • US Equities46.9%
    UK Equities10.2%
    Japanese Equities8.4%
    Israeli Equities7.2%
    South African Equities7.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.3%8.7%12.6%32.2%62%79.6%
Sector0.3%8.6%10.4%25.7%41%74.6%
Rank within sector3 / 3218 / 319 / 315 / 307 / 268 / 26
Quartile1st3rd2nd1st2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund8.7%28.2%0.6%15.1%15.4%
Sector9.2%9.9%8%11.3%26.5%
Rank within sector20 / 312 / 3024 / 278 / 2624 / 26
Quartile3rd1st4th2nd4th
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.
8.36
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.
0.73
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.
0.99
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%.
13.44
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.
10.25
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.
0.48
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.
0.49
Price movement
52 week high19.12
52 week low13.61
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price18.87
Region
1USA49.25%
2UK10.21%
3Japan8.39%
4Korea7.27%
5Israel7.22%
6Taiwan6.2%
7France2.27%
8Brazil2.04%
9South Africa1.82%
Industry sector
1Information Technology78.82%
2Telecommunications Utilities8.15%
3Industrials6.7%
4Consumer Discretionary3.94%
5Others2.39%
Asset type
1US Equities46.89%
2UK Equities10.2%
3Japanese Equities8.39%
4Israeli Equities7.22%
5South African Equities7.16%
6Taiwanese Equities6.19%
7Cash & Cash Equivalents2.39%
8French Equities2.27%
9Brazilian Equities2.03%
Individual holdings
1CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES7.2%
2ORACLE CORP7%
3COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORP6.7%
4TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING6.2%
5MICROSOFT CORP5.7%
6SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO5.4%
7KEYENCE CORP4.7%
8VISA INC4.6%
9COMCAST CORP(NEW)3.9%
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 involved in high technology industries; and/or, of companies which have the preponderance of their business activities in high technology industries; and/or, of holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in companies involved in high technology industries.
Benchmark
  • Merrill Lynch Technology 100
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Global Equity Team15/02/2000
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, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Gulf Cooperation Council, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Jersey, Republic Of Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Peru, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China, South Africa
Aberdeen Global Technology Equity A2 Acc USD
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price5.1224
CurrencyUSD
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAO86
Aberdeen Global Technology Equity D2 GBP
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price4.0999
CurrencyGBP
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeOL84
Aberdeen Global Technology Equity I2 USD
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.91%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price19.2082
CurrencyUSD
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeCBL3
Aberdeen Global Technology 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)0.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.8732
CurrencyGBP
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGWTB
Aberdeen Global Technology Equity S2 USD
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.92%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.12%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price121.4578
CurrencyUSD
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJ1U2
Aberdeen Global Technology Equity X2 USD
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.6941
CurrencyUSD
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGWTC
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