Fact sheet: F&C Global Thematic Opports

Fund information
Fund name
F&C Global Thematic Opportunities 1 Acc
Fund manager company
F&C (BMO Global Asset Manageme
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Global Equities Teamsince 01/01/2015
Fund objective
The objective is to achieve a long term increase in the value of your investment. The Managers seek to achieve this by investing in a diversified portfolio of global equities.
Benchmark
  • IA Global Sector
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
19.2%
1 Year rank in sector
132/248
Sector
UT Global
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.
2.32%
Fund size
£43m (£39m 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.
105
Mid price
171.2
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
First State Gbl Resrcs79.3%
UBS FTSE RAFI Devlpd 1000 Idx42.6%
Natixis HarsAsGblConcntdEq42.3%
Orbis Gbl Eq42.3%
NFU Mutual Global Growth38.3%
...more in UT Global

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America57.6%
    Europe ex UK24.1%
    Japan9.3%
    UK4.4%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan2%
  • Industrials22.8%
    Financials19.4%
    Health Care14.8%
    Technology12.9%
    Consumer Services12%
  • North American Equities57.6%
    Europe ex UK Equities24.1%
    Japanese Equities9.3%
    UK Equities4.4%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.5%4.1%17.3%19.2%31.2%71.4%
Sector0.1%2.7%14%17.9%31.7%68.9%
Rank within sector94 / 26497 / 26295 / 257132 / 248147 / 226119 / 201
Quartile2nd2nd2nd3rd3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund18%-1.4%9.1%22.9%9.8%
Sector17.2%3.4%6.7%19.7%9.9%
Rank within sector140 / 250221 / 24083 / 22685 / 214122 / 201
Quartile3rd4th2nd2nd3rd
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.
-1.68
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.
1.08
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.
0.44
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%.
11.65
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.
3.77
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.
-0.28
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.
0.9
Price movement
52 week high175.7
52 week low127.3
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price171.2
Region
1North America57.6%
2Europe ex UK24.1%
3Japan9.3%
4UK4.4%
5Asia Pacific ex Japan2%
6Global Emerging Markets1.9%
7Money Market0.7%
Industry sector
1Industrials22.8%
2Financials19.4%
3Health Care14.8%
4Technology12.9%
5Consumer Services12%
6Consumer Goods9.4%
7Basic Materials4.9%
8Oil & Gas3.1%
9Money Market0.7%
Asset type
1North American Equities57.6%
2Europe ex UK Equities24.1%
3Japanese Equities9.3%
4UK Equities4.4%
5Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities2%
6Global Emerging Market Equities1.9%
7Money Market0.7%
Individual holdings
1APPLE INC3.6%
2CARDINAL HEALTH INC3.4%
3MASTERCARD INC3.3%
4ING GROUP NV3.1%
5PRAXAIR INC3.1%
6Amdocs Ltd ORD3%
7NOVARTIS AG3%
8PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC2.9%
9HENRY SCHEIN INC2.8%
Management
Fund manager group
F&C
Fund manager company
F&C (BMO Global Asset Manageme
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The objective is to achieve a long term increase in the value of your investment. The Managers seek to achieve this by investing in a diversified portfolio of global equities.
Benchmark
  • IA Global Sector
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Global Equities Team01/01/2015
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Ireland
F&C Global Thematic Opportunities 1 Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.32%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price171.2
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeRP08
F&C Global Thematic Opportunities C Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.94%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price61.05
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMVJR
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