Fact sheet: Hyperion Australian Grth Companies

Fund information
Fund name
Hyperion Australian Growth Companies
Fund manager company
Hyperion Asset Management
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Justin Woernersince 31/07/2004
  • Jason Orthmansince 30/06/2008
  • Joel Graysince 01/01/2001
  • Mark Arnoldsince 10/04/1998
  • Liam Polkinghornesince 01/01/2014
  • William Hartnellsince 01/01/2012
Fund objective
To achieve medium to long-term capital growth and income by investing in high calibre Australian companies primarily listed within the S&P/ASX 300 Index, at the time of investment.
Benchmark
  • S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index
Investment style
Active,Concentrated
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
3.5%
1 Year rank in sector
4/9
Sector
FO Equity - Australia
Yield
-
Fund size
£767m
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.
136
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Candriam Eqs L Aus8.2%
LM MC Aus Eq Inc7.7%
State Street Aus Index Eq7.5%
Hyperion Australian Grth Companies3.5%
Fidelity Australia2.6%
...more in FO Equity - Australia

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.6%-7.3%-3.9%3.5%30.3%103.8%
Sector2.4%-0.4%1.3%3.1%2%36.6%
Rank within sector6 / 99 / 99 / 94 / 91 / 81 / 8
Quartile3rd4th4th2nd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-0.4%17.3%10.1%29.8%26.2%
Sector2.4%-1.6%1.6%17.6%18.3%
Rank within sector7 / 91 / 81 / 81 / 81 / 8
Quartile4th1st1st1st1st
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.
9.16
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
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.
0.28
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%.
15.5
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.
7.66
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.
1.16
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.
0.75
Price movement
52 week high3.81
52 week low3.1
Current bid price3.39
Current offer price3.41
Current mid price-
Region
1Australia94.62%
2Money Market5.38%
Industry sector
1Equities94.62%
2Money Market5.38%
Asset type
1Australian Equities94.62%
2Money Market5.38%
Individual holdings
1REA Group9.79%
2Domino's Pizza Enterprises9.42%
3Seek9.3%
4Cochlear8.18%
5Brambles7.84%
6Ramsay Health Care7.5%
7Macquarie Group6.14%
8Healthscope5.72%
9BT Investment Management4.55%
Management
Fund manager group
Hyperion Asset Management
Fund manager company
Hyperion Asset Management
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
To achieve medium to long-term capital growth and income by investing in high calibre Australian companies primarily listed within the S&P/ASX 300 Index, at the time of investment.
Benchmark
  • S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index
Investment style
Active,Concentrated
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Justin Woerner31/07/2004Justin, a CFA charterholder and shareholder of Hyperion Asset Management, joined Hyperion Asset Management in August 2004 as an Assistant Portfolio Manager. Justin gained four years of industry experience as a Fund Manager Analyst with a Melbourne-based research house. This role involved him reviewing and rating a wide array of investment processes offered by some of the country's best-known fund management companies. Prior to this, Justin was employed with Macquarie Bank Limited within its Financial Services Group.
Jason Orthman30/06/2008Jason joined Hyperion in 2008 and is responsible for research of Australian Equities in support of the team’s investment decisions across Hyperion’s product range. Jason gained 6 years industry experience as a senior research analyst with Wilson HTM prior to joining Hyperion. He has covered a wide range of sectors including mining services, retail, manufacturing and waste. Jason is a CFA Charterholder and shareholder of Hyperion.
Joel Gray01/01/2001Joel is a CFA Charterholder and is a substantial shareholder of Hyperion Asset Management. Prior to joining Hyperion Asset Management in 2001, Joel worked for two years as an Industrial Research Analyst focusing on the consumer discretionary sector for stock broker, Wilson HTM. Previous to Wilson HTM, Joel worked as an Investment Analyst/Assistant Portfolio Manager for three years with a Melbourne-based fund manager.
Mark Arnold10/04/1998Mark Arnold, a CFA charterholder, is a Senior Portfolio Manager within Hyperion Asset Management. Since 1998 Mark has played an integral role in the design and refinement of Hyperion’s investment process. Mark is a qualified chartered accountant and has spent over two decades researching Australian listed companies. Prior to establishing himself in the investment industry, Mark worked for KPMG. He holds undergraduate qualifications in commerce and law. Mark worked for Wilson HTM Ltd for the period 1996 to 2000 as a banking and insurance analyst. In 1997, he was a key analyst involved in analysing the Suncorp-Metway merger. In 1998, Mark was appointed Head of Industrial Research and shareholder of Wilson HTM Ltd. In the same year, he also commenced work as a part-time Portfolio Manager for Hyperion, managing a group of discretionary mandates. Mark accepted a full time position with Hyperion in 2000. Mark is a substantial shareholder in Hyperion Asset Management.
Liam Polkinghorne01/01/2014Liam is responsible for trading the Australian equities held within the Hyperion portfolios and providing research support to the Hyperion team. Prior to joining Hyperion Asset Management in 2014, Liam worked for McCullough Robertson for five years, including 2 years as a tax structuring lawyer, advising clients on tax planning and business sales and acquisitions. Liam has undergraduate qualifications in Law and Commerce (majoring in Finance) and is a candidate in the CFA Program.
William Hartnell01/01/2012Will spends the majority of his time in his role as Analyst as well as being responsible for trading the Australian equities held within the Hyperion portfolios. He focuses on bringing fresh ideas to the Investment Team backed by rigorous analysis of companies’ financial health and corporate strategy. Prior to joining Hyperion Asset Management in 2012, Will worked at PwC in Sydney and Brisbane in various roles including Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Value Advisory. He has a passion for financial markets and enjoys using his corporate finance expertise to add value to portfolio management. Will has undergraduate qualifications in Commerce (Honours) and Business Management and is a CFA charterholder.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
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Fund for sale in
Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand
Hyperion Australian Growth Companies
Initial charge0.3%
Annual charge0.95%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.95%
Bid price3.3862
Offer price3.4066
Mid price-
CurrencyAUD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMLN1
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