Fact sheet: FL Inv Perp Eurpn Eq EP

Fund information
Fund name
FL Invesco Perpetual European Equity EP
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Jeffrey Taylorsince 02/01/2001
Underlying fund
Invesco Perp European Equity
Fund objective
Invesco Perpetual state that the objective of the fund is to achieve capital growth. The fund invests primarily in shares of Continental European companies. In pursuing this objective, the managers may include investments that they consider appropriate which include transferable securities, money market instruments, warrants, collective investment schemes, deposits and other permitted investments and transactions. The fund is actively managed within its objectives and is not constrained by a benchmark.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
12.9%
1 Year rank in sector
80/358
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£5m (£4m 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.
121
Bid price
204.2
Offer price
204.2
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
OMW Old Mut Euro (ex UK) Sm Cos28.1%
OMW Henderson Euro Sm Cos24.3%
SIP Hend Eurpn Sm Cos Pn24.1%
Guardian Choices European Pn23.4%
L&G JPM Europe Sm Cos Pn19.5%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • France27.9%
    Germany12.8%
    Spain11.9%
    Switzerland11.1%
    Italy8.6%
  • Financials30.5%
    Industrials15.3%
    Telecommunications13.6%
    Oil & Gas12.9%
    Consumer Services8.4%
  • French Equities27.9%
    German Equities12.8%
    Spanish Equities11.9%
    Swiss Equities11.1%
    Italian Equities8.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-5.6%2.2%12.3%12.9%25%98.1%
Sector-5.8%-0.8%8.9%10.2%20.2%75.9%
Rank within sector205 / 36844 / 36749 / 36780 / 35863 / 33940 / 311
Quartile3rd1st1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund13.6%7.6%0.9%40.3%14.7%
Sector8.6%9.4%-0.2%25.6%19.2%
Rank within sector33 / 358204 / 352107 / 3408 / 328285 / 310
Quartile1st3rd2nd1st4th
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.
1.19
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.
1.04
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.
0.52
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%.
12.01
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.
4.77
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.
0.3
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.
0.84
Price movement
52 week high217.6
52 week low155.4
Current bid price204.2
Current offer price204.2
Current mid price-
Region
1France27.86%
2Germany12.79%
3Spain11.92%
4Switzerland11.14%
5Italy8.58%
6Finland7.95%
7Netherlands6.41%
8Denmark5.96%
9Norway3.32%
Industry sector
1Financials30.53%
2Industrials15.31%
3Telecommunications13.59%
4Oil & Gas12.85%
5Consumer Services8.42%
6Health Care5.81%
7Consumer Goods5.73%
8Basic Materials4.67%
9Technology3%
Asset type
1French Equities27.86%
2German Equities12.79%
3Spanish Equities11.92%
4Swiss Equities11.14%
5Italian Equities8.58%
6Finnish Equities7.95%
7Dutch Equities6.41%
8Danish Equities5.96%
9Norwegian Equities3.32%
Individual holdings
1NOVARTIS AG5.31%
2ING GROEP N.V.4.9%
3ORANGE SA3.64%
4AP MOLLER-MAERSK A/S3.54%
5CARREFOUR3.42%
6ALLIANZ SE3.35%
7STATOIL ASA3.32%
8REPSOL SA3.25%
9TOTAL SA3.24%
Management
Fund manager group
Friends Life
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
Invesco Perpetual state that the objective of the fund is to achieve capital growth. The fund invests primarily in shares of Continental European companies. In pursuing this objective, the managers may include investments that they consider appropriate which include transferable securities, money market instruments, warrants, collective investment schemes, deposits and other permitted investments and transactions. The fund is actively managed within its objectives and is not constrained by a benchmark.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Jeffrey Taylor02/01/2001Jeffrey graduated in Modern Languages from Oxford University in 1985. He began his career with Williams De Broë, then moved to Dillon, Read Securities, where he spent ten years as Director of Belgian Equities. Jeffrey joined Perpetual's European team in 1997 and is Joint Head of European Investment with Margaret Roddan.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FL Invesco Perpetual European Equity EP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.38%
Bid price204.2
Offer price204.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBY45
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