Fact sheet: Candriam SustainableNthAm

Fund information
Fund name
Candriam Sustainable North America C Cap USD
Fund manager company
Candriam
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund manager
  • Bart Goosenssince 01/01/2009
Fund objective
The fund's objective is to enable shareholders to benefit from the evolution the North American equity markets through securities of companies selected by the manager , based on their expected profitability and socially responsible or sustainable criteria.
Benchmark
  • MSCI North America
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
16.7%
1 Year rank in sector
27/69
Sector
FO Equity - Ethical
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.
2.14%
Fund size
£330m (£275m 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.
101
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA91.1%
    Canada8.8%
    Others0.1%
  • Information Technology20%
    Financials17.6%
    Health Care13.8%
    Consumer Discretionary12.8%
    Consumer Staples9.7%
  • US Equities91.1%
    Canadian Equities8.8%
    Others0.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.4%5.1%5.9%16.7%20.6%75.6%
Sector0.5%7.8%8.8%12.9%21.6%59.7%
Rank within sector60 / 7660 / 7453 / 7127 / 6934 / 5620 / 46
Quartile4th4th3rd2nd3rd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund8%-5.2%8%30.3%12%
Sector5.1%3.2%7.3%18.4%10.5%
Rank within sector26 / 7054 / 6131 / 583 / 5031 / 48
Quartile2nd4th3rd1st3rd
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.
0.83
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.
0.88
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.
0.35
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%.
12.18
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.
6.98
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.
-0.04
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.
0.67
Price movement
52 week high42.68
52 week low35.1
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price42.12
Region
1USA91.06%
2Canada8.82%
3Others0.12%
Industry sector
1Information Technology20.04%
2Financials17.6%
3Health Care13.81%
4Consumer Discretionary12.82%
5Consumer Staples9.72%
6Industrials9.41%
7Energy7.63%
8Utilities3.15%
9Materials3.12%
Asset type
1US Equities91.06%
2Canadian Equities8.82%
3Others0.12%
Individual holdings
1ALPHABET INC5.25%
2PEPSICO INC3.8%
33M CO3.5%
4AMGEN INC3.23%
5AMAZON.COM INC3.02%
6CUMMINS INC2.86%
7JARDEN CORP2.78%
8CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY CO2.71%
9CISCO SYSTEMS INC2.6%
Management
Fund manager group
Dexia Asset Management
Fund manager company
Candriam
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The fund's objective is to enable shareholders to benefit from the evolution the North American equity markets through securities of companies selected by the manager , based on their expected profitability and socially responsible or sustainable criteria.
Benchmark
  • MSCI North America
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Bart Goosens01/01/2009Bart Goosens has been Candriam’s Global head of quantitative equity management since 2001. He began his career in 1994 in Merrill Lynch’s private banking department, moving to JP Morgan in 1995 where he held a number of positions. In 1997 he joined Candriam as an equity fund manager/financial analyst. While managing several international equity funds, he developed a series of quantitative equity models. In 2001, he then formed the quantitative equity management team that he still heads today. Bart Goosens received his Master of Applied Economics from the University of Antwerp.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Sweden
Candriam Sustainable North America C Cap USD
Initial charge2.5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.14%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price42.12
CurrencyUSD
Price updated28/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCI97
Candriam Sustainable North America C Dis USD
Initial charge2.5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.14%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price37.81
CurrencyUSD
Price updated28/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBJR5
Candriam Sustainable North America I Cap USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.55%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price44.94
CurrencyUSD
Price updated28/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKXT9
Candriam Sustainable North America I Dis USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.55%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.07%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price43.7
CurrencyUSD
Price updated28/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFR6B
Candriam Sustainable North America N Cap USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.58%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price41.99
CurrencyUSD
Price updated28/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCMN8
Candriam Sustainable North America R Cap EUR
Initial charge2.5%
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.07%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price174.51
CurrencyEUR
Price updated28/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP4S
Candriam Sustainable North America R Cap USD
Initial charge2.5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.39%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price115.44
Offer price115.44
Mid price-
CurrencyUSD
Price updated28/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFFHS
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