Fact sheet: E.I.Sturdza Nippon Growth

Fund information
Fund name
E.I.Sturdza Nippon Growth A
Fund manager company
E.I.Sturdza Strategic Mgmt Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
  • Yutaka Udasince 19/10/2009
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth through active sector allocation and stock selection resulting from changes in economic conditions.
Benchmark
  • Topix
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
-9.3%
1 Year rank in sector
93/109
Sector
FO Equity - Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£3,863m (£23,982m 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.
145
Top in this sector
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan99%
    Money Market1%
  • Banks17.9%
    Wholesale13.2%
    Machinery10%
    Real Estate9.6%
    Construction8.2%
  • Japanese Equities99%
    Money Market1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund10.2%15.7%10.3%-9.3%3.9%89.5%
Sector1.8%8.3%9.7%-0.2%21.6%91.9%
Rank within sector3 / 1174 / 11747 / 11693 / 10980 / 9145 / 84
Quartile1st1st2nd4th4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-5.2%3.2%2.2%53%23.9%
Sector2.2%11.8%4.1%43.2%13.9%
Rank within sector92 / 11098 / 10157 / 9117 / 884 / 83
Quartile4th4th3rd1st1st
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.
-9.3
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.
1.28
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.
-0.01
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%.
19.02
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.
7.95
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.
-1
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.
0.87
Price movement
52 week high105811
52 week low73417
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price95706.77
Region
1Japan99.02%
2Money Market0.98%
Industry sector
1Banks17.87%
2Wholesale13.22%
3Machinery10.02%
4Real Estate9.63%
5Construction8.18%
6Electronic & Electrical Equipment7.57%
7Chemicals6.76%
8Communications4.65%
9Transport Equipment4.25%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities99.02%
2Money Market0.98%
Individual holdings
1ITOCHU CORP6.44%
2Fujifilm Holdings Corp ORD5.14%
3MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP4.79%
4SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC4.4%
5SUMITOMO MITSUI TRUST HOLDIN4.37%
Management
Fund manager group
E.I.Sturdza Strategic Mgmt
Fund manager company
E.I.Sturdza Strategic Mgmt Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth through active sector allocation and stock selection resulting from changes in economic conditions.
Benchmark
  • Topix
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Yutaka Uda19/10/2009Yutaka Uda, the founder, CIO and president of Tokyo-based Evarich Asset Management acts as investment adviser on the Nippon Growth Fund Ltd on behalf of Banque Baring Brothers, Switzerland. Uda was previously managing director and CIO of Nikko Asset Management and also enjoyed 15 years managing funds for Baring Asset Management in London and Tokyo. He started out as an analyst at Nikko Securities in 1971 after graduating from Tokyo University.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Offshore
E.I.Sturdza Nippon Growth A
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)2.71%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price95706.77
CurrencyJPY
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGUZ2
E.I.Sturdza Nippon Growth B
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price80264.95
CurrencyJPY
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGUX7
E.I.Sturdza Nippon Growth D
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£300,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price52270.6
CurrencyJPY
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJEGH
E.I.Sturdza Nippon Growth Hedged EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1011.64
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJEGI
E.I.Sturdza Nippon Growth Inst Hedged EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£300,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1193.78
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJ7VV
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