Fact sheet: Guinness Gbl Innovators

Fund information
Fund name
Guinness Global Innovators Y Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Guinness Asset Management Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Ian Mortimersince 31/10/2014
  • Matthew Pagesince 31/10/2014
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to provide investors with long-term capital appreciation. This is primarily achieved through investment in equity securities of companies that the managers believe are positioned to benefit from one or more of the following: advances in technology, advances in communications, globalisation, or innovative management.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
21.4%
1 Year rank in sector
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Sector
FO Equity - International
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.
0.99%
Fund size
£76m (£79m 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.
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA62.1%
    Germany10.2%
    China3.5%
    Hong Kong3.5%
    Israel3.5%
  • Information Technology46.4%
    Industrials19.8%
    Consumer Discretionary13.7%
    Health Care9.2%
    Financials6.5%
  • US Equities62.1%
    German Equities10.2%
    Chinese Equities3.5%
    Hong Kong Equities3.5%
    Israeli Equities3.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1%6.9%22%21.4%--
Sector0.6%0.5%4.8%3.3%14%53.6%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund24.2%2%---
Sector5.4%0.7%6%21.3%12.7%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
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 high13.19
52 week low9.32
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price12.99
Region
1USA62.1%
2Germany10.2%
3China3.5%
4Hong Kong3.5%
5Israel3.5%
6Japan3.4%
7Korea3.4%
8Taiwan3.3%
9France3.2%
Industry sector
1Information Technology46.4%
2Industrials19.8%
3Consumer Discretionary13.7%
4Health Care9.2%
5Financials6.5%
6Energy3.5%
7Money Market0.9%
Asset type
1US Equities62.1%
2German Equities10.2%
3Chinese Equities3.5%
4Hong Kong Equities3.5%
5Israeli Equities3.5%
6Japanese Equities3.4%
7South Korean Equities3.4%
8Taiwanese Equities3.3%
9French Equities3.2%
Individual holdings
1NVIDIA Corp ORD3.7%
2PAYPAL HLDGS INC3.6%
3BOEING CO3.5%
4CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES3.5%
5INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE GRP INC3.5%
6LI & FUNG3.5%
7NEW ORIENTAL EDUCATION & TECHNOLOGY3.5%
8NVIDIA CORP3.5%
9SCHLUMBERGER3.5%
Management
Fund manager group
Guinness Asset Management
Fund manager company
Guinness Asset Management Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to provide investors with long-term capital appreciation. This is primarily achieved through investment in equity securities of companies that the managers believe are positioned to benefit from one or more of the following: advances in technology, advances in communications, globalisation, or innovative management.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Ian Mortimer31/10/2014Dr Ian Mortimer, CFA joined Guinness Asset Management in December 2006 and is co-manager of the Guinness Global Equity Income Fund and the Guinness Global Innovators Fund. Prior to joining Guinness, Ian completed a D.Phil. in experimental physics at Christ Church, University of Oxford, and graduated in 2006. Ian graduated from University College London, University of London, with a First Class Honours Master's degree in Physics in 2003. He is a CFA charterholder.
Matthew Page31/10/2014Matthew Page, CFA, joined Guinness Asset Management in 2005 and is the co-manager of the Guinness Global Equity Income Fund and the Guinness Global Innovators Fund. Prior to starting at Guinness, Matthew joined Goldman Sachs on the graduate scheme in 2004 working in Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income. Matthew graduated from New College, University of Oxford with a Master's Degree in Physics. He is a CFA charterholder.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Ireland, Offshore
Guinness Global Innovators C Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.99%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.731
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKUAM
Guinness Global Innovators C Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.99%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.7183
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKUAN
Guinness Global Innovators C Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.99%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.9325
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKUAO
Guinness Global Innovators X Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.24%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.9103
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKUAP
Guinness Global Innovators X Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.24%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.9188
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKUAQ
Guinness Global Innovators X Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.24%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.0894
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKUAR
Guinness Global Innovators Y Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.99%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.9643
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKUAS
Guinness Global Innovators Y Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.99%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.986
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKUAT
Guinness Global Innovators Y Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.5%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.99%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.1672
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKUAU
Guinness Global Innovators Z Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.25%
Min single investment£100,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.74%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.74%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.0355
CurrencyEUR
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKUAV
Guinness Global Innovators Z Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.25%
Min single investment£100,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.74%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.74%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.0537
CurrencyGBP
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKUAW
Guinness Global Innovators Z Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.25%
Min single investment£100,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.74%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.74%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.1942
CurrencyUSD
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKUAX
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