Fact sheet: Hndrsn Erpn Fcs Tst

Fund information
Fund name
Henderson European Focus Trust Ord 50P
Fund manager company
Henderson Global Investors Ltd
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund managers
  • John Bennettsince 01/12/2010
Accolades
 Highly Commended - Europe
Fund objective
The Company seeks to maximise total return from a focused portfolio of listed stocks, mainly in Contintenal Europe.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
36.1%
1 Year rank in sector
1/8
Sector
IT Europe
Yield
2.1%
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.
0.82%
Fund size
£260m
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.
130
Mid price
1260
NAV
?Net asset value. The NAV per share may be higher or lower than the share price, which in turn is trading at either a discount or a premium to NAV.
1270.1
Discount/Premium
?When the market price of an investment trust’s shares is less than the net asset value (NAV) per share then it is trading at a discount to NAV. A trust’s shares are on a premium when they trade at a higher price than the NAV.
-0.80
Gearing
?Investment trusts have the ability to borrow money which they invest with the aim of generating a higher return than the cost of the loan. An ungeared trust has a figure of 100. A figure of 110 would represent a trust with 10% gearing.
110
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Hndrsn Erpn Fcs Tst36.1%
The European Inv Tr29.3%
Henderson Euro Trust24.6%
JP Morgan European IT Gth24.5%
BlackRock Gtr Eur IT24.4%
...more in IT Europe

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Germany17.6%
    France12.9%
    Netherlands12.8%
    Switzerland12.2%
    Sweden11.9%
  • Financials27%
    Consumer Goods17.8%
    Industrials17%
    Health Care16.1%
    Basic Materials12.7%
  • German Equities17.6%
    French Equities12.9%
    Dutch Equities12.8%
    Swiss Equities12.2%
    Swedish Equities11.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4.6%16.4%19.3%36.1%41.2%149.6%
Sector4.3%9%12.6%24.8%31%101.1%
Rank within sector5 / 81 / 81 / 81 / 81 / 81 / 8
Quartile3rd1st1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund15.9%4.1%12.2%11.3%44.2%
Sector8.3%5.9%12.1%5.8%32.7%
Rank within sector1 / 87 / 86 / 81 / 81 / 8
Quartile1st4th3rd1st1st
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.
1.14
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.
1.26
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.
0.46
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%.
16.78
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.
7.99
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.
0.34
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.
0.81
Price movement
52 week high1281.5
52 week low884.5
Current bid price1255
Current offer price1265
Current mid price1260
Region
1Germany17.6%
2France12.9%
3Netherlands12.8%
4Switzerland12.2%
5Sweden11.9%
6Others8.3%
7Belgium6.3%
8Italy5.6%
9Spain5.5%
Industry sector
1Financials26.98%
2Consumer Goods17.76%
3Industrials16.95%
4Health Care16.12%
5Basic Materials12.66%
6Oil & Gas6.34%
7Consumer Services6.03%
8Telecommunications4.31%
9Technology2.72%
Asset type
1German Equities17.6%
2French Equities12.9%
3Dutch Equities12.8%
4Swiss Equities12.2%
5Swedish Equities11.9%
6International Equities8.3%
7Belgian Equities6.3%
8Italian Equities5.6%
9Spanish Equities5.5%
Individual holdings
1NESTLE SA3.8%
2NOVARTIS AG3.8%
3ROCHE HLDG AG3.7%
4AUTOLIV INC3.6%
5RELX NV3%
6NORDEA BANK AB2.9%
7COM HEM HLDG AB2.7%
8TESSENDERLO CHEMIE2.7%
9GALP ENERGIA SGPS2.6%
Management
Fund manager group
Henderson Global Investors
Fund manager company
Henderson Global Investors Ltd
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund objective
The Company seeks to maximise total return from a focused portfolio of listed stocks, mainly in Contintenal Europe.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
John Bennett01/12/2010John Bennett has a 28-year track record of managing European equities. He joined Henderson as a Director of European Equities in April 2011, as part of the Gartmore acquisition. John manages a number of Continental and Pan European funds as well as European long/short funds. John joined Gartmore in 2010 from GAM where he spent 17 years as a fund manager. During this time he managed their flagship European long only and European equity long/short hedge fund, which was launched in June 1998. Prior to GAM, John was a fund manager at Ivory and Sime and has been a Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland since 1987.
Compliance
AIC Member
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Henderson European Focus Trust NAV
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price821.9466
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2013
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeWN81
Henderson European Focus Trust Ord 50P
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.82%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.1%
Bid price1255
Offer price1265
Mid price1260
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNW58
Henderson European Focus Trust Ord 50p
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1262.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNJHJ
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