Fact sheet: Henderson Global Technology

Fund information
Fund name
Henderson Global Technology I Acc
Fund manager company
Henderson Global Investors Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Stuart O'Gormansince 01/01/2001
  • Richard Clodesince 01/11/2014
Fund objective
To aim to provide capital growth by investing in companies worldwide that derive, or are expected to derive, profits from technology.
Benchmark
  • MSCI All Countries World Information Technology
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
42%
1 Year rank in sector
5/7
Sector
UT Technology & Telecoms
Yield
0.1%
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.
0.85%
Fund size
£589m (£498m 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.
116
Mid price
1475
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
L&G Gbl Technology Idx Trst52%
AXA Framlington Gbl Tech47.5%
Neptune Global Technology43.8%
Cavendish Technology42.9%
Henderson Global Technology42%
...more in UT Technology & Telecoms

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA78.7%
    China7.1%
    Korea4.7%
    Money Market3.3%
    Finland1.3%
  • Internet28.2%
    Software16.5%
    Semi Conductors15.3%
    Hardware15.2%
    Information Technology12.4%
  • US Equities78.7%
    Chinese Equities7.1%
    South Korean Equities4.7%
    Money Market3.3%
    Finnish Equities1.3%

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Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund5.4%4.9%22.6%42%72.5%132%
Sector5%3.4%19.8%39.4%55.2%120.9%
Rank within sector5 / 73 / 73 / 75 / 73 / 63 / 6
Quartile3rd2nd2nd3rd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund5.2%27.7%11%18.3%24.3%
Sector4.5%25.2%8%14%28.3%
Rank within sector4 / 75 / 74 / 63 / 65 / 6
Quartile3rd3rd3rd2nd4th
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.
2.52
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.
1.07
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.
1.06
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%.
14.5
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.
4.17
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.
0.8
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.
0.92
Price movement
52 week high1461
52 week low945.8
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price1475
Region
1USA78.7%
2China7.1%
3Korea4.7%
4Money Market3.3%
5Finland1.3%
6UK1.3%
7Israel1.1%
8Netherlands1.1%
9France0.7%
Industry sector
1Internet28.2%
2Software16.5%
3Semi Conductors15.3%
4Hardware15.2%
5Information Technology12.4%
6Communications Equipment6.4%
7Money Market3.3%
8Electronic & Electrical Equipment2.7%
Asset type
1US Equities78.7%
2Chinese Equities7.1%
3South Korean Equities4.7%
4Money Market3.3%
5Finnish Equities1.3%
6UK Equities1.3%
7Dutch Equities1.1%
8Israeli Equities1.1%
9French Equities0.7%
Individual holdings
1ALPHABET INC9.5%
2APPLE INC8.2%
3FACEBOOK INC6.4%
4MICROSOFT CORP6.1%
5SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO4.3%
6VISA INC3.9%
7CISCO SYSTEMS INC3.6%
8INTEL CORP3.6%
9TENCENT HLDGS LTD3.6%
Management
Fund manager group
Henderson Global Investors
Fund manager company
Henderson Global Investors Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
To aim to provide capital growth by investing in companies worldwide that derive, or are expected to derive, profits from technology.
Benchmark
  • MSCI All Countries World Information Technology
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Stuart O'Gorman01/01/2001Stuart O'Gorman has been Director of Technology Investment at Henderson Global Investors since 2001, having joined the company the previous year. He is lead manager on the Henderson Horizon Global Technology Fund and Henderson Global Technology OEIC. He is co-manager on the Henderson Global Technology Mutual Fund and Henderson Global Growth Fund. He is also lead manager of a segregated mandate and advises Mr Warmerdam on a technology to a larger, global equity portfolio. He has 16 years' industry experience. Prior to joining Henderson, he spent five years as a specialist technology manager with Scottish Equitable Asset Management (now known as Aegon UK). Stuart holds a Masters degree in Financial Economics and a Diploma in Investment Analysis from the Universities of Dundee and Stirling respectively. He is an Associate Member of the Society of Investment Professionals.
Richard Clode01/11/2014Richard joined Henderson Global Investors in 2014 as a Portfolio Manager for the Technology team. His career began in 2003 in the technology sector at Herald Investment Management where he was a Portfolio Manager. Richard then worked at Gartmore, Moore Capital and Pioneer Investments as a Technology Analyst in emerging markets. Richard graduated in 2003 from the University of Oxford with a first class honours degree in Modern History. He is a CFA charter holder.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Henderson Global Technology A Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.75%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.82%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1326
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeTU03
Henderson Global Technology I Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£3,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.85%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1475
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeTU35
Henderson Global Technology Z Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.06%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price256.2
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0DLG
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