Fact sheet: Aberdeen North Am Eq

Fund information
Fund name
Aberdeen North American Equity I Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • North American Equity Teamsince 30/09/2012
Fund objective
Aims for capital growth by investing in a portfolio of North American Securities.
Benchmark
  • S&P 500
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
28.5%
1 Year rank in sector
48/82
Sector
UT North America
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.
0.87%
Fund size
£176m (£148m 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.
98
Mid price
2319.82
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
VT De Lisle America54.2%
CF Canlife North American44.7%
Investec American42%
Aviva Inv US Equity Income40.8%
Aviva Inv US Eq Inc II40%
...more in UT North America

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA92.1%
    Canada7.5%
    UK0.5%
  • Financials17.2%
    Consumer Staples14.7%
    Health Care13.4%
    Information Technology12.9%
    Industrials12.2%
  • US Equities92%
    Canadian Equities7.5%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents0.5%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.7%7.7%20.1%28.5%49.5%99.8%
Sector3%8.1%21.7%27.2%59.6%121.4%
Rank within sector36 / 8964 / 8767 / 8348 / 8270 / 7361 / 64
Quartile2nd3rd4th3rd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund28.3%-0.5%14.9%26%7.9%
Sector26.6%4.9%17.8%30.5%6.9%
Rank within sector44 / 8277 / 8062 / 7361 / 6627 / 64
Quartile3rd4th4th4th2nd
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.
-2.14
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
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.
0.85
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%.
11.69
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.
2.8
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.
-0.75
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.
0.94
Price movement
52 week high2323
52 week low1645.54
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price2319.82
Region
1USA92.05%
2Canada7.48%
3UK0.47%
Industry sector
1Financials17.25%
2Consumer Staples14.75%
3Health Care13.44%
4Information Technology12.89%
5Industrials12.22%
6Consumer Discretionary10.73%
7Materials9.32%
8Energy6.88%
9Telecommunications Utilities2%
Asset type
1US Equities92%
2Canadian Equities7.47%
3Cash & Cash Equivalents0.53%
Individual holdings
1VISA INC3.7%
2M & T BANK CORP3.3%
3INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE GRP INC3.2%
4COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP3.1%
5PFIZER INC2.8%
6BORG-WARNER INC2.7%
7PEPSICO INC2.7%
8SCHWAB (CHARLES) CORP2.7%
9CASEY`S GENERAL STORES INC2.6%
Management
Fund manager group
Aberdeen
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
Aims for capital growth by investing in a portfolio of North American Securities.
Benchmark
  • S&P 500
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
North American Equity Team30/09/2012
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Aberdeen North American Equity A Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.62%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.62%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2135.27
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKZ78
Aberdeen North American Equity I Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.12%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2319.82
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKZ79
Aberdeen North American Equity PPB1
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-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBYO3
Aberdeen North American Equity Z Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.12%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price130.07
CurrencyGBP
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMFKV
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