Fact sheet: Invesco Japanese Equity

Fund information
Fund name
Invesco Japanese Equity A USD
Fund manager company
Invesco Global Asset Mgmt Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Daiji Ozawasince 01/12/2010
Fund objective
The objective of this Fund is to achieve long term capital growth by investing in the securities of Japanese companies.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Japan
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
18.8%
1 Year rank in sector
29/110
Sector
FO Equity - Japan
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.
2.09%
Fund size
£36m (£39m 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.
129
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan96.9%
    Money Market3.1%
  • Industrials30.5%
    Consumer Discretionary25.1%
    Financials17.7%
    Information Technology15.1%
    Materials3.5%
  • Japanese Equities96.9%
    Money Market3.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund5.1%6.5%7.8%18.8%11.4%31.4%
Sector3.9%8.6%5%6.7%17.8%75.9%
Rank within sector22 / 11678 / 11641 / 11329 / 11055 / 9180 / 84
Quartile1st3rd2nd2nd3rd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund3.5%10.7%-5%23.1%2.7%
Sector-3.5%11.8%4.1%43.2%13.9%
Rank within sector32 / 11162 / 10383 / 9379 / 8879 / 84
Quartile2nd3rd4th4th4th
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.
-1.09
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.
0.84
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.
0.14
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%.
13.85
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.
7.16
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.
-0.33
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.
0.76
Price movement
52 week high20.13
52 week low15.84
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price20.01
Region
1Japan96.87%
2Money Market3.13%
Industry sector
1Industrials30.45%
2Consumer Discretionary25.05%
3Financials17.65%
4Information Technology15.14%
5Materials3.45%
6Money Market3.13%
7Health Care2.98%
8Consumer Staples2.15%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities96.87%
2Money Market3.13%
Individual holdings
1NIDEC3.73%
2ORIX CORP3.27%
3DAIKIN INDUSTRIES3.23%
4SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO3.12%
5RESORTTRUST INC2.87%
6TOYOTA MOTOR CORP2.84%
7FUKUSHIMA INDUSTRIES CORP2.83%
8DAITO TRUST CONSTRUCTION CO NPV2.79%
9DAIWA HOUSE INDUSTRY CO2.69%
Management
Fund manager group
Invesco
Fund manager company
Invesco Global Asset Mgmt Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The objective of this Fund is to achieve long term capital growth by investing in the securities of Japanese companies.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Japan
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Daiji Ozawa01/12/2010Based in Tokyo, Daiji is Chief Portfolio Manager for Japanese Equity Value portfolios. Daiji started his investment career in 1986, gaining fund management experience at a number of firms including Bank of Tokyo, Tokyo-Mitusbishi Asset Management, Citigroup Asset Management, Western Asset Management and most recently Morgan Stanley, where he was Head of Equity Investments. He joined our company in 2010 as a result of Invesco's acquisition of Morgan Stanley's retail asset management business. He holds a BA in Political Science from Waseda University, holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation and is a member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Transparent for German Tax, Distributor Status, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Gulf Cooperation Council, Greece, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, Luxembourg, Macau, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China
Invesco Japanese Equity A USD
Initial charge5.26%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.09%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.34%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price20.01
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGW81
Invesco Japanese Equity B USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.24%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.46
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeIHS0
Invesco Japanese Equity C USD
Initial charge5.26%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.49%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price22.37
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGV56
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