Fact sheet: CF Canlife Japan

Fund information
Fund name
CF Canlife Japan C Acc
Fund manager company
CF Canada Life Investments
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Alex Leesince 01/02/2011
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide capital growth mainly from investment in shares quoted on Japanese markets.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Japan NR JPY
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
21.8%
1 Year rank in sector
30/44
Sector
UT Japan
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.
0.87%
Fund size
£63m (£53m 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.
120
Mid price
135.26
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Man GLG Japan Core Alpha34.7%
M&G Japan33.8%
Baillie Gifford Japanese32.7%
Henderson Japan Opportunities32.2%
Neptune Jap Inst31.7%
...more in UT Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan100%
  • Industrials21.5%
    Consumer Discretionary18.7%
    Financials13.4%
    Consumer Staples8.5%
    Information Technology7.9%
  • Japanese Equities100%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.6%5.4%18.5%21.8%33.5%68.7%
Sector-1.4%5.7%20.5%23.4%44.5%82.9%
Rank within sector15 / 4623 / 4634 / 4430 / 4434 / 3932 / 36
Quartile2nd2nd4th3rd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund20.1%12.8%-3.3%23.9%6.4%
Sector21.8%15.8%0.8%26.2%3.3%
Rank within sector28 / 4437 / 4137 / 3922 / 367 / 36
Quartile3rd4th4th3rd1st
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.
-1.85
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.
0.95
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.
0.48
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%.
12.7
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.
3.06
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.
-0.78
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.
0.94
Price movement
52 week high141.04
52 week low97.79
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price135.26
Region
1Japan100%
Industry sector
1Industrials21.5%
2Consumer Discretionary18.7%
3Financials13.4%
4Consumer Staples8.5%
5Information Technology7.9%
6Materials7.4%
7Health Care6.5%
8Others5.5%
9Telecommunications Utilities5.4%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities100%
Individual holdings
1iShares MSCI Japan SmallCap ETF5.2%
2TOYOTA MOTOR CORP3.8%
3MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP3.4%
4SOFTBANK GROUP CORP2.5%
5FANUC CORP2.2%
6SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC2%
7MURATA MANUFACTURING CO1.9%
8EAST JAPAN RAILWAY CO1.8%
9MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORP1.8%
Management
Fund manager group
Canada Life Investments
Fund manager company
CF Canada Life Investments
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide capital growth mainly from investment in shares quoted on Japanese markets.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Japan NR JPY
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Alex Lee01/02/2011Alex joined Canada Life Investments in September 2007, having previously worked at Barclays Capital in FX Options.Alex holds a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
CF Canlife Japan B Acc
Initial charge4.75%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.12%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.65%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price63.03
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMU12
CF Canlife Japan C Acc
Initial charge4.75%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price135.26
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKDWU
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