Fact sheet: FL AB Gbl Val Hd XE Pn

Fund information
Fund name
FL Alliance Bernstein Global Value (Hedged) XE Pn
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Global Value Investment Policy Groupsince 24/04/2001
No data available.
Fund objective
AllianceBernstein state that the fund seeks to increase the value of investments over the long term. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests mainly in equities of companies anywhere in the world, including in emerging market countries. The manager aims to identify securities that it believes are attractively priced relative to their potential for future earnings. The fund may also hold cash, cash equivalents and short-term debt securities such as money market instruments.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
13.5%
1 Year rank in sector
977/999
Sector
PN Global Equities
Yield
-
Fund size
£9m (£6m 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.
107
Bid price
114.5
Offer price
114.5
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NFU Mutual FRA International Pn36.8%
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FL Baillie GiffordIntlXE/IE Pn36.3%
...more in PN Global Equities

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA50.2%
    Others13%
    Japan9.9%
    UK9%
    Netherlands4.8%
  • Information Technology17.2%
    Financials17.1%
    Health Care12.9%
    Consumer Discretionary11.8%
    Consumer Staples11%
  • US Equities50.2%
    International Equities13%
    Japanese Equities9.9%
    UK Equities9%
    Dutch Equities4.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.3%4.9%9.2%13.5%--
Sector0.8%4.4%9.8%25.7%43%75%
Rank within sector874 / 1051355 / 1036722 / 1024977 / 999--
Quartile4th2nd3rd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund5.1%6.9%---
Sector4.1%22.4%3.7%7.8%21.4%
Rank within sector216 / 1036947 / 957---
Quartile1st4th
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.
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high116
52 week low94.1
Current bid price114.5
Current offer price114.5
Current mid price-
Region
1USA50.15%
2Others13.04%
3Japan9.92%
4UK9.02%
5Netherlands4.84%
6France3.93%
7Korea2.58%
8Australia2.42%
9Canada2.28%
Industry sector
1Information Technology17.16%
2Financials17.12%
3Health Care12.9%
4Consumer Discretionary11.8%
5Consumer Staples11%
6Energy7.51%
7Telecommunications7.43%
8Industrials7.07%
9Materials4.47%
Asset type
1US Equities50.15%
2International Equities13.04%
3Japanese Equities9.92%
4UK Equities9.02%
5Dutch Equities4.84%
6French Equities3.93%
7South Korean Equities2.58%
8Australian Equities2.42%
9Canadian Equities2.28%
Individual holdings
1ROYAL DUTCH SHELL2.54%
2ALTRIA GROUP INC2.03%
3KROGER CO1.75%
4ROCHE HLDG AG1.7%
5BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC1.66%
6ORACLE CORP1.64%
7NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP1.59%
8Cigna Corp ORD1.56%
9AIRBUS SE1.54%
Management
Fund manager group
Friends Life
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
AllianceBernstein state that the fund seeks to increase the value of investments over the long term. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests mainly in equities of companies anywhere in the world, including in emerging market countries. The manager aims to identify securities that it believes are attractively priced relative to their potential for future earnings. The fund may also hold cash, cash equivalents and short-term debt securities such as money market instruments.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Global Value Investment Policy Group24/04/2001
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FL Alliance Bernstein Global Value (Hedged) XE Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price114.5
Offer price114.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMC9D
FL Alliance Bernstein Global Value (Hedged) XE Pn Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.45%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.54%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.1372
CurrencyGBP
Price updated24/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMC9E
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