Fact sheet: Hermes Property

Fund information
Fund name
Hermes Property
Fund manager company
Hermes Property UT
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund manager
  • Chris Mathewsince 01/07/2002
Fund objective
To outperform the benchmark by 50 basis points p.a. on a three year rolling basis.
  • IPD UK PPFI Balanced Property Unit Trust Index
Investment style
Investment method
Quick stats
1 Year return
1 Year rank in sector
UT Property
Fund size
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.
Bid price
Offer price
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Rank within sector17 / 5225 / 5435 / 5432 / 5322 / 5026 / 40
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Rank within sector32 / 5429 / 5214 / 5220 / 4728 / 43
Risk statistics
?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.
?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.
?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.
?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%.
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.
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.
?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.
Price movement
52 week high6.07
52 week low5.84
Current bid price6.07
Current offer price6.51
Current mid price-
No data available.
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
2Money Market1.2%
Individual holdings
No data available.
Fund manager group
Hermes Property
Fund manager company
Hermes Property UT
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
To outperform the benchmark by 50 basis points p.a. on a three year rolling basis.
  • IPD UK PPFI Balanced Property Unit Trust Index
Investment style
Investment method
Fund manager
Chris Mathew01/07/2002Chris is the Fund Director for the HPUT, joining Hermes in July 2002. Chris qualified as a chartered surveyor in 1995, and prior to joining Hermes was an associate partner in the valuation consulting team of Drivers Jonas, a position he held for four years. At Drivers Jonas, Chris dealt with options appraisals / estate strategies on client portfolios; negotiation for the sale and purchase of interests in specialist properties, and was latterly seconded to the sponsors of the World Athletics Championships to advise on site assembly and real estate issues. Before joining Drivers Jonas, Chris worked at King Sturge and the Investment Property Databank. Chris has been working in the HPUT team since April 2003, became Fund Manager in June 2006 and Fund Director in April 2007. Chris is a member of the Association of Real Estate Funds Management Committee, and chaired the sub-committee that brought in guidance on expense ratios and the revised Code of Practice
IA Recognised
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Hermes Property
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.4%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.49%
Bid price6.07
Offer price6.508
Mid price-
Price updated25/04/2017
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Citi codeHI17
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