Fact sheet: Abr Frn Mr Inv CmpLtd

Fund information
Fund name
Aberdeen Frontier Markets Investment Company Limited Ord 1P
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Fund Managers Ltd
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund manager
  • Private Equitysince 15/06/2007
Accolades
 Highly Commended - Global Emerging Markets
Fund objective
To provide shareholders with long term capital growth by investing in the Frontier Markets of Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Frontier Markets
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
26.9%
1 Year rank in sector
8/10
Sector
IT Global Emerging Markets Equities
Yield
1.5%
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.
1.67%
Fund size
£57m
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.
88
Mid price
66.25
NAV
?Net asset value. The NAV per share may be higher or lower than the share price, which in turn is trading at either a discount or a premium to NAV.
70.73
Discount/Premium
?When the market price of an investment trust’s shares is less than the net asset value (NAV) per share then it is trading at a discount to NAV. A trust’s shares are on a premium when they trade at a higher price than the NAV.
-6.33
Gearing
?Investment trusts have the ability to borrow money which they invest with the aim of generating a higher return than the cost of the loan. An ungeared trust has a figure of 100. A figure of 110 would represent a trust with 10% gearing.
100
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Argentina14.1%
    Vietnam12.1%
    Romania9.8%
    Money Market8.6%
    Pakistan8.5%
  • No data available.
  • Asia Pacific Emerging Equities22.4%
    African Equity15.6%
    European Emerging Equities15.1%
    American Emerging Equities14.3%
    Money Market8.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.6%-1.9%4.7%26.9%15.7%64.6%
Sector1.7%4.1%11.4%33.7%23.2%44.6%
Rank within sector9 / 1010 / 109 / 108 / 109 / 93 / 9
Quartile4th4th4th4th4th2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund3.5%30%-10.7%2.5%27.8%
Sector10.1%26.7%-10.4%1.6%3.3%
Rank within sector9 / 105 / 106 / 105 / 92 / 9
Quartile4th2nd3rd3rd1st
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.
-1.06
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.
0.85
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.
0.12
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%.
12.67
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.
6.98
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.
-0.32
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.
0.72
Price movement
52 week high68
52 week low52.88
Current bid price65
Current offer price67.5
Current mid price66.25
Region
1Argentina14.1%
2Vietnam12.1%
3Romania9.8%
4Money Market8.6%
5Pakistan8.5%
6Nigeria7%
7Kuwait3.9%
8Ukraine3.8%
9Kenya3.7%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1Asia Pacific Emerging Equities22.4%
2African Equity15.6%
3European Emerging Equities15.1%
4American Emerging Equities14.3%
5Money Market8.6%
6Kuwaiti Equities3.9%
7Asia Pacific Equities3.7%
8Kazakhstani Equities3.1%
9Middle East & African Equities2.8%
Individual holdings
1ISHARES FRONTIER 100 ETF11.1%
2VINACAPITAL VIETNAM OPPORTNTY FD LT9.9%
3DB MSCI BANGLADESH5.4%
4JOHN KEELLS HLDGS PLC5.3%
5TUNDRA PAKISTANFOND-D5.3%
6SAFARICOM LTD5%
7HABIB BANK3.9%
8FONDUL PROPRIETATEA SA3.7%
9EPAM SYSTEMS INC3.2%
Management
Fund manager group
Aberdeen
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Fund Managers Ltd
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund objective
To provide shareholders with long term capital growth by investing in the Frontier Markets of Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Frontier Markets
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Private Equity15/06/2007
Compliance
AIC Member
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Guernsey, Offshore
Aberdeen Frontier Markets Investment Company Limited Ord 1P
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 price70.73
CurrencyGBX
Price updated24/05/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNJFX
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