Fact sheet: Blue Planet Inv Tst PLC ORD 1P

Fund information
Fund name
Blue Planet Investment Trust PLC ORD 1P
Fund manager company
Blue Planet Invest Mgt Ltd
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund manager
  • Investment Teamsince 24/03/1999
Fund objective
To provide investors with a combination of capital growth and income.
Benchmark
  • Index of 100 UK companies
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
Mixed
Quick stats
1 Year return
56.1%
1 Year rank in sector
1/7
Sector
IT Global Equity Income
Yield
6.1%
Fund size
£24m
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.
153
Mid price
49
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.
57.94
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.
-15.43
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.
140
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Blue Planet Inv Tst PLC ORD 1P56.1%
Murray Intl Tst PLC37.5%
Scottish Am Inv Co PLC29.9%
Hndrsn Intl Inc Tst plc27.5%
Securities Trust Of Scotland27%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK30.8%
    Brazil16.2%
    Argentina15.7%
    USA10%
    Ireland4.3%
  • Financials45.4%
    Government Bonds31%
    Energy11%
    Utilities5.7%
    Consumer Discretionary3.5%
  • Global Fixed Interest50.6%
    International Equities38.7%
    Preference Shares7.9%
    Money Market2.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4.3%15.3%30.7%56.1%44.9%172.6%
Sector1.9%7.2%12.4%29.7%40.8%87.7%
Rank within sector2 / 71 / 71 / 71 / 74 / 71 / 7
Quartile2nd1st1st1st3rd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund15.3%33.5%0.1%-4.8%64.4%
Sector7.2%25.6%1.7%2.4%23.2%
Rank within sector1 / 73 / 75 / 77 / 71 / 7
Quartile1st2nd3rd4th1st
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.
-7.97
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.
1.9
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.
0.37
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%.
22.12
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.
17.09
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
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 high50
52 week low31.5
Current bid price47
Current offer price51
Current mid price49
Region
1UK30.81%
2Brazil16.23%
3Argentina15.65%
4USA10.01%
5Ireland4.28%
6France3.99%
7Spain3.99%
8Bermuda3.89%
9Switzerland3.3%
Industry sector
1Financials45.4%
2Government Bonds31.01%
3Energy10.98%
4Utilities5.73%
5Consumer Discretionary3.5%
6Money Market2.8%
7Industrials0.58%
Asset type
1Global Fixed Interest50.6%
2International Equities38.7%
3Preference Shares7.9%
4Money Market2.8%
Individual holdings
1BRAZIL(FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF) 10% BDS 01/01/25 BRL100013.8%
2ETRACS 2X LONG WFC BDCI ETN6%
3ARGENTINA(REPUBLIC OF) 18.2% BDS 03/10/21 ARS10004.6%
4GULF KEYSTONE VAR 18/10/213.8%
5HSBC HLDGS3.8%
6ARGENTUM CAPITAL SA 3.25% MTN 31/01/20 USD10000003.7%
7GENEL ENERGY FINANCE LTD 7.5% NTS 14/05/19 USD2000003.6%
8GENERAL MOTORS CO3.5%
9LEBAC ARS VTO. 15/03/20173.4%
Management
Fund manager group
Blue Planet Invest Mgt
Fund manager company
Blue Planet Invest Mgt Ltd
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund objective
To provide investors with a combination of capital growth and income.
Benchmark
  • Index of 100 UK companies
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
Mixed
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Investment Team24/03/1999
Compliance
AIC Member, UCIS
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Blue Planet Investment Trust PLC 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 price57.94
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNK8D
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