Fact sheet: Allianz Gbl Hi-Tech Gth

Fund information
Fund name
Allianz Global Hi-Tech Growth A NAV USD
Fund manager company
Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Sebastian Thomassince 31/03/2013
  • Stephen Juesince 01/11/2013
Fund objective
The investment objective is to provide investors with capital appreciation in the long-term. The Sub-Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in the equity market of information technology sector.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World IT
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
1%
1 Year rank in sector
23/30
Sector
FO Equity - Tech Media & Telecom
Yield
-
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.
2.1%
Fund size
£271m (£270m 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.
132
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Fidelity Gbl Tech32.4%
Herald Worldwide25.5%
Pictet Digital24.9%
Aberdeen Gbl Technology Eq20%
GAM Star Technology15.3%
...more in FO Equity - Tech Media & Telecom

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA95.4%
    France3.5%
    China1%
  • Information Technology91.3%
    Consumer Discretionary6.1%
    Industrials1.6%
    Financials1%
  • US Equities95.4%
    French Equities3.5%
    Chinese Equities1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.7%-1.1%7%1%10.9%61.2%
Sector1.2%-0.6%8.1%4.9%32.8%74.1%
Rank within sector24 / 3218 / 3217 / 3023 / 3025 / 2616 / 25
Quartile3rd3rd3rd4th4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-0.9%0.5%5.4%40.8%12.5%
Sector6.5%8%11.3%26.5%10%
Rank within sector26 / 3025 / 2721 / 262 / 268 / 26
Quartile4th4th4th1st2nd
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.
-6.98
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.
1.3
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.
0.11
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%.
18.71
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.
9.04
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.
-0.52
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.
0.81
Price movement
52 week high18.64
52 week low13.69
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price17.65
Region
1USA95.44%
2France3.54%
3China1.02%
Industry sector
1Information Technology91.34%
2Consumer Discretionary6.08%
3Industrials1.58%
4Financials1%
Asset type
1US Equities95.44%
2French Equities3.54%
3Chinese Equities1.02%
Individual holdings
1APPLE INC9.33%
2ALPHABET INC8.09%
3MICROSOFT CORP7.8%
4FACEBOOK INC7.61%
5SALESFORCE.COM INC5.29%
6TWITTER INC4.95%
7Criteo SA Sponsored ADR3.54%
Management
Fund manager group
No data available.
Fund manager company
Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The investment objective is to provide investors with capital appreciation in the long-term. The Sub-Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in the equity market of information technology sector.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World IT
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Sebastian Thomas31/03/2013
Stephen Jue01/11/2013Stephen Jue has over 14 years investment experience covering the technology sector with deep domain knowledge of IT Hardware, Software, Services, and Internet. Bottom up, fundamental investor with a history of consistent alpha generation in both long only and long/short technology portfolios. Joined Allianz GLobal Investors in June 2005.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for German Tax, SRS, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Italy, Republic Of Korea, Luxembourg, Macau, Netherlands, Offshore, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Taiwan - Province Of China
Allianz Global Hi-Tech Growth A NAV USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge2.05%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.65
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFEOY
Allianz Global Hi-Tech Growth A USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge2.05%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.1%
Bid price17.78
Offer price18.67
Mid price-
CurrencyUSD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEP93
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