Fact sheet: Canlife North American Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Canlife North American Pn PS4 Acc
Fund manager company
Canada Life Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Mike Willanssince 01/03/2004
Underlying fund
CF Canlife North American
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide capital growth mainly from investment in shares quoted on North American markets.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
43.7%
1 Year rank in sector
2/309
Sector
PN North America
Yield
-
Fund size
£107m (£91m 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.
110
Bid price
2533.2
Offer price
2666.5
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
BlackRock Aq Lf Canadn EqIdx Pn46.5%
Canlife North American Pn43.7%
FL Investec American AP42.9%
Zurich Investec American Pn41.9%
FL Investec American EP41.4%
...more in PN North America

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA100%
  • Information Technology29%
    Financials20.9%
    Consumer Discretionary10.4%
    Industrials9.2%
    Health Care6.9%
  • US Equities100%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund5.9%11.6%25.3%43.7%66.4%125.3%
Sector4%8.6%21.7%27.3%60.1%118.6%
Rank within sector46 / 32142 / 32150 / 3202 / 30992 / 296115 / 269
Quartile1st1st1st1st2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund41.2%-0.3%16.2%27.6%7.4%
Sector26.6%4.4%18.7%29.2%7%
Rank within sector5 / 309280 / 304251 / 296223 / 284129 / 271
Quartile1st4th4th4th2nd
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.
3.56
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.
0.86
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.
1.27
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%.
11.44
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.
5.88
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.
0.22
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.
0.75
Price movement
52 week high2559.1
52 week low1706.3
Current bid price2533.2
Current offer price2666.5
Current mid price-
Region
1USA100%
Industry sector
1Information Technology29%
2Financials20.9%
3Consumer Discretionary10.4%
4Industrials9.2%
5Health Care6.9%
6Consumer Staples6.7%
7Energy6%
8Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)4.9%
9Others3.8%
Asset type
1US Equities100%
Individual holdings
1APPLE INC5%
2ISHARES S&P 500 UCITS ETF(DIST)4.9%
3JPMORGAN CHASE & CO3.6%
4ALPHABET INC2.8%
5MICROSOFT CORP2.7%
6BANK OF AMERICA CORP2.4%
7CITIGROUP INC2.4%
8AMERICAN EXPRESS CO2.1%
9EDGEWELL PERSONAL CARE CO2.1%
Management
Fund manager group
Canada Life
Fund manager company
Canada Life Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide capital growth mainly from investment in shares quoted on North American markets.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Mike Willans01/03/2004Mike joined Canada Life Investments in October 1999 and was appointed Head of International Equities in March 2010. He currently manages North American equities. Mike's investment experience stretches back to 1986 when he has been a fund manager, initially for Kleinwort Benson. After five years at Manulife, Mike went to Lazards as Head of Japanese Equities in 1995, moving to NPI before joining Canada Life Investments.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Canlife North American Pn PS1 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.38%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.46%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.44%
Bid price2667.4
Offer price2807.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAE20
Canlife North American Pn PS1 Initial
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.38%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.46%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.44%
Bid price884.9
Offer price931.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAE39
Canlife North American Pn PS2 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.38%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.46%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.44%
Bid price2515.4
Offer price2647.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAL75
Canlife North American Pn PS2 Initial
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.38%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.46%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.44%
Bid price834.5
Offer price878.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAL74
Canlife North American Pn PS3 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.38%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.46%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.44%
Bid price2466.8
Offer price2596.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAE58
Canlife North American Pn PS3 Initial
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.38%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.46%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.44%
Bid price828.7
Offer price872.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAE59
Canlife North American Pn PS4 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.38%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.46%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.45%
Bid price2533.2
Offer price2666.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAE78
Canlife North American Pn PS4 Initial
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.38%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.46%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.44%
Bid price762.1
Offer price802.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAE79
Canlife North American Pn PS5 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.38%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.46%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.45%
Bid price141.3
Offer price141.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeM4SM
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