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. The Trust invests in securities (including equities, exchange traded funds, equity-related securities, bonds and derivatives) issued by companies, governments and other types of issuers located throughout the World.
Benchmark
  • Index of 100 UK companies
Investment style
Aggressive
Investment method
Mixed
Quick stats
1 Year return
22.1%
1 Year rank in sector
4/9
Sector
IT Global Equity Income
Yield
7.5%
Fund size
£19m
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.
140
Mid price
40
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.
53.05
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.
-27.43
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.
152
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Murray Intl Tst PLC40.2%
Securities Trust Of Scotland28.7%
Scottish Am Inv Co PLC24.6%
Blue Planet Inv Tst PLC ORD 1P22.1%
Hndrsn Intl Inc Tst plc21.5%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK32.3%
    Brazil16.7%
    Argentina14.1%
    USA9.4%
    Others4.8%
  • Financials48%
    Government Bonds28.3%
    Energy11.2%
    Utilities6.8%
    Consumer Discretionary2.4%
  • Global Fixed Interest55.7%
    International Equities34.8%
    Preference Shares8.3%
    Money Market1.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund8.1%6.7%18.7%22.1%19.7%108.9%
Sector2.5%3.5%14%20.7%27.1%76.2%
Rank within sector1 / 91 / 91 / 94 / 98 / 92 / 9
Quartile1st1st1st2nd4th1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund25.6%0.1%-4.8%64.4%6.1%
Sector20.5%1.7%2.4%23.2%16%
Rank within sector3 / 96 / 99 / 91 / 99 / 9
Quartile2nd3rd4th1st4th
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.
-6.48
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.
1.69
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.
0.06
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%.
21.06
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.
16.59
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.
-0.17
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.
0.43
Price movement
52 week high39.5
52 week low30.5
Current bid price38
Current offer price42
Current mid price40
Region
1UK32.3%
2Brazil16.7%
3Argentina14.1%
4USA9.4%
5Others4.8%
6Spain4.8%
7Ireland4.4%
8Netherlands4.3%
9Bermuda4.2%
Industry sector
1Financials48%
2Government Bonds28.3%
3Energy11.2%
4Utilities6.8%
5Consumer Discretionary2.4%
6Industrials2.3%
7Health Care1%
Asset type
1Global Fixed Interest55.7%
2International Equities34.8%
3Preference Shares8.3%
4Money Market1.2%
Individual holdings
1BRAZIL(FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF) 10% BDS 01/01/25 BRL100014%
2LEBAC ARS VTO. 28/12/20166.9%
3ETRACS 2X LONG WFC BDCI ETN5.3%
4DELTA LLOYD NV4.2%
5GULF KEYSTONE PETROLEUM LTD FRN 18/10/21 USD2000004.2%
6HSBC HLDGS4%
7BONO NACION ARS 01/03/20203.9%
8GENEL ENERGY FINANCE LTD 7.5% NTS 14/05/19 USD2000003.4%
9LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC 9.25% NON-CUM IRRD PREF SHS GBP0.253.1%
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. The Trust invests in securities (including equities, exchange traded funds, equity-related securities, bonds and derivatives) issued by companies, governments and other types of issuers located throughout the World.
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 price52.84
CurrencyGBX
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNK8D
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