Fact sheet: FL Far East AP

Fund information
Fund name
FL Far East AP 5 Acc
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
No data available.
Underlying fund
FL Far East AL
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve capital growth over the medium to long term. The fund selectively invests in Far Eastern markets (including Australia and Japan), primarily in equities. The fund may use derivatives for investment purposes.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
42%
1 Year rank in sector
37/60
Sector
PN Asia Pacific Including Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£60m (£48m 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.
111
Bid price
1020.4
Offer price
1074.1
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Phoenix GT Far East & General Pn59.5%
FL Inv Perp Pacific EP49.8%
Medical Sickness Soc Far Estrn Pn49.7%
OMW Invesco Perpetual Pacifc49.6%
SIP Inv Perp Pacific Pn49.4%
...more in PN Asia Pacific Including Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan38.1%
    China13.9%
    Australia12%
    Korea9.2%
    Hong Kong8.1%
  • Financials31.6%
    Consumer Goods13.5%
    Industrials12.1%
    Technology10.8%
    Consumer Services8.6%
  • Japanese Equities38.1%
    Chinese Equities13.9%
    Australian Equities12%
    South Korean Equities9.2%
    Hong Kong Equities8.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.8%8.8%10.8%42%51.6%58.1%
Sector3.1%8.2%10.6%42.6%49.8%58.3%
Rank within sector41 / 6016 / 6027 / 6037 / 6024 / 5928 / 59
Quartile3rd2nd2nd3rd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund6.5%25.7%2.7%5.8%5.9%
Sector6.9%25.3%0.8%6.7%6.8%
Rank within sector35 / 6023 / 6020 / 5931 / 5932 / 59
Quartile3rd2nd2nd3rd3rd
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.
0.87
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.
0.95
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.
0.81
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%.
12.65
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.
2.63
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.
0.08
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.
0.96
Price movement
52 week high1023
52 week low731.3
Current bid price1020.4
Current offer price1074.1
Current mid price-
Region
1Japan38.12%
2China13.95%
3Australia12.05%
4Korea9.24%
5Hong Kong8.07%
6Taiwan5.85%
7Others5.3%
8India2.99%
9Thailand2.6%
Industry sector
1Financials31.56%
2Consumer Goods13.47%
3Industrials12.13%
4Technology10.78%
5Consumer Services8.57%
6Basic Materials6.96%
7Telecommunications5.91%
8Utilities4.53%
9Others4.25%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities38.12%
2Chinese Equities13.95%
3Australian Equities12.05%
4South Korean Equities9.24%
5Hong Kong Equities8.07%
6Taiwanese Equities5.85%
7International Equities5.3%
8Indian Equities2.99%
9Thai Equities2.6%
Individual holdings
1LYXOR INTL ASSET MANAGEMENT2.99%
2SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO2.73%
3TENCENT HLDGS LTD2.04%
4ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD1.68%
5HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY1.58%
6TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING1.5%
7CK HUTCHISON HLDGS LTD1.32%
8TOYOTA MOTOR CORP1.31%
9DBS GROUP HLDGS LTD1.3%
Management
Fund manager group
Friends Life
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve capital growth over the medium to long term. The fund selectively invests in Far Eastern markets (including Australia and Japan), primarily in equities. The fund may use derivatives for investment purposes.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FL Far East AP 1 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price3945.8
Offer price4153.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated20/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQP08
FL Far East AP 2
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price1071.5
Offer price1127.9
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated20/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQP37
FL Far East AP 4 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price863.5
Offer price909
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated20/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEQ53
FL Far East AP 5 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price1020.4
Offer price1074.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated20/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEQ95
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