Fact sheet: Close Tactical Select Pas Gth

Fund information
Fund name
Close Tactical Select Passive Growth X Acc
Fund manager company
Close Brothers AM
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Weixu Yansince 26/10/2015
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Close Tactical Select Passive Growth Fund is to generate capital growth.
Benchmark
  • IA Flexible Investment
Investment style
Flexible,Growth
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
12.1%
1 Year rank in sector
74/223
Sector
UT Flexible Investment
Yield
1.7%
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.
0.54%
Fund size
£5m (£3m 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.
72
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
M&G Managed Growth28.6%
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The Divsftion ICVC21.1%
Architas Birthstar TD 2036 4020.2%
CF Miton Worldwide Opps20.1%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Americas29.1%
    UK22.7%
    Not Specified15.1%
    Europe ex UK12.4%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan8.7%
  • No data available.
  • American Equity29.1%
    UK Equities22.7%
    Europe ex UK Equities12.4%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities8.7%
    Global Corporate Fixed Interest7.4%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.4%0.3%10.5%12.1%23.1%49.6%
Sector-0.6%0.4%8.4%9.2%18.5%45%
Rank within sector53 / 252118 / 24692 / 24674 / 22366 / 18675 / 158
Quartile1st2nd2nd2nd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund11.5%1.8%7%14.7%9.3%
Sector9.2%2%4.9%14.1%9.7%
Rank within sector89 / 232114 / 20946 / 18893 / 17785 / 160
Quartile2nd3rd1st3rd3rd
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.
0.91
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.
1.05
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.
0.47
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%.
8.28
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.
1.8
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.
0.65
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.
0.95
Price movement
52 week high256.6
52 week low202.5
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price248.1
Region
1Americas29.12%
2UK22.72%
3Not Specified15.09%
4Europe ex UK12.44%
5Asia Pacific ex Japan8.71%
6Japan6.53%
7Money Market5.39%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1American Equity29.12%
2UK Equities22.72%
3Europe ex UK Equities12.44%
4Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities8.71%
5Global Corporate Fixed Interest7.38%
6Japanese Equities6.53%
7Money Market5.39%
8Alternative Assets5.38%
9Global Fixed Interest2.33%
Individual holdings
1VANGUARD FUND PLC - S&P 500 ETF6.82%
2VANGUARD US EQUITY INDEX ACC6.66%
3HSBC PACIFIC INDEX C ACC5.59%
4UBS ETF MSCI EMU TRN A-AC5.46%
5PWRSHR S&P500 HI DVD LOW4.93%
6SPDR S&P USD DIVIDEND ARISTOCRATS ETF4.85%
7OSSIAM ETF FTSE 100 MINIM4.84%
8VANGUARD FTSE UK ALL I-A4.21%
9DB X-TRACKERS DJ EURO STOXX 50 ETF 1C ACC4.12%
Management
Fund manager group
Close Brothers AM
Fund manager company
Close Brothers AM
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Close Tactical Select Passive Growth Fund is to generate capital growth.
Benchmark
  • IA Flexible Investment
Investment style
Flexible,Growth
Investment method
None
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Weixu Yan26/10/2015Weixu joined Close Brothers in 2009 and heads up ETF research. He also manages the Close Tactical Select Conservative, Balanced and Growth Portfolio Funds as well as the Close techMARK fund. His investment universe comprises a full range of passive (Index funds and Exchange Traded Products) investments across the equity, bond and alternative spectrums. Weixu has an undergraduate degree in Business Studies and Economics from University of Manchester and an MSc in Investment Management with distinction from Cass Business School, London.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Close Tactical Select Passive Growth X Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.3%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.54%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.54%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price248.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGOXP
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