Fact sheet: Brandes US Equities

Fund information
Fund name
Brandes US Equities A EUR
Fund manager company
Brandes Investment
Fund type
No data available.
Fund manager
No data available.
Fund objective
Long-term capital appreciation by investing in equity and equity related securities of U.S. issuers whose market capitalisations exceed US$1 billion at the time of purchase.
Benchmark
  • S&P 500
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
11.2%
1 Year rank in sector
74/206
Sector
FO Equity - USA
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.
1.66%
Fund size
£72m (£120m 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.
95
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA87.7%
    Money Market12.3%
  • Financials30.1%
    Information Technology23.1%
    Health Care14.6%
    Money Market12.3%
    Industrials5.4%
  • US Equities87.7%
    Money Market12.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.1%6.6%6.9%11.2%46%144.5%
Sector-0.1%4.5%6.8%8.3%23.2%81.5%
Rank within sector81 / 219101 / 216108 / 21274 / 20617 / 1704 / 146
Quartile2nd2nd3rd2nd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund3.7%6%27.3%31.3%14.4%
Sector4.8%-1.6%10.7%31.8%10.2%
Rank within sector124 / 20931 / 1923 / 17992 / 16349 / 150
Quartile3rd1st1st3rd2nd
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.
7.99
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.
0.7
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.
0.97
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%.
11.08
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.
8.59
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.
0.59
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 high16.99
52 week low13.89
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price16.53
Region
1USA87.7%
2Money Market12.3%
Industry sector
1Financials30.1%
2Information Technology23.1%
3Health Care14.6%
4Money Market12.3%
5Industrials5.4%
6Consumer Discretionary4.8%
7Consumer Staples4.3%
8Energy4.3%
9Utilities1.1%
Asset type
1US Equities87.7%
2Money Market12.3%
Individual holdings
1CITIGROUP INC3.1%
2MICROSOFT CORP3%
3STATE STREET CORP3%
4WELLS FARGO & CO2.9%
5BRIGGS & STRATTON CORP2.8%
6AVNET INC2.7%
7BANK OF AMERICA CORP2.7%
8PFIZER INC2.7%
9BB&T CORPORATION2.6%
Management
Fund manager group
Brandes Investment
Fund manager company
Brandes Investment
Fund type
No data available.
Fund objective
Long-term capital appreciation by investing in equity and equity related securities of U.S. issuers whose market capitalisations exceed US$1 billion at the time of purchase.
Benchmark
  • S&P 500
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Offshore
Brandes US Equities A EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.66%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.6%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.53
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeB069
Brandes US Equities A GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.61%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.6%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.18
CurrencyGBP
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQL69
Brandes US Equities A USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.6%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.6%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.85
CurrencyUSD
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeB068
Brandes US Equities I EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.89%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.91%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price22.16
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNBU6
Brandes US Equities I USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.7%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.87%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.14
CurrencyUSD
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKMUP
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