Fact sheet: JPMorgan SAR European

Fund information
Fund name
JPMorgan SAR European A NAV
Fund manager company
JP Morgan Funds (Asia) Limited
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Richard Webbsince 01/11/2013
  • Stephen Macklow-Smithsince 15/09/1998
  • Joanna Cromptonsince 01/01/2014
Fund objective
To provide investors with long term capital growth in US dollar terms through a portfolio consisting primarily of securities of companies based or operating principally in countries in Western Europe. A portion of the Fund may be invested in companies which are based or operate in other countries in Eastern Europe.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
8%
1 Year rank in sector
164/226
Sector
FO Equity - Europe inc UK
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.
1.12%
Fund size
£414m (£611m 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.
97
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
SPL Parallel Private Equity IC47.7%
EP Pan European Opportunities33%
GS Eur CORE Eq Portfolio30.7%
IVI European29%
Sparinvest Eurpn Val27.4%
...more in FO Equity - Europe inc UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK27.2%
    France18.2%
    Switzerland15.7%
    Germany12.6%
    Others10.8%
  • Financials22.3%
    Industrials16.6%
    Consumer Discretionary11.4%
    Health Care10.4%
    Materials10.3%
  • UK Equities27.2%
    French Equities18.2%
    Swiss Equities15.7%
    German Equities12.6%
    International Equities10.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.3%7.9%5.7%8%-1.9%42.6%
Sector0.7%4.4%6.9%10.4%18.7%54.8%
Rank within sector32 / 23314 / 234158 / 231164 / 226188 / 196143 / 171
Quartile1st1st3rd3rd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund6.5%-4.5%3%-4.5%30%
Sector4%-0.6%11.1%4.2%21.1%
Rank within sector19 / 233181 / 224181 / 205178 / 19425 / 180
Quartile1st4th4th4th1st
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.
-5.69
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.
0.79
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.
-0.01
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%.
12.07
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.
7.61
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.
-0.88
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.
0.63
Price movement
52 week high23.91
52 week low19.81
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price23.91
Region
1UK27.2%
2France18.2%
3Switzerland15.7%
4Germany12.6%
5Others10.8%
6Netherlands6.1%
7Spain4.5%
8Denmark3.8%
9Money Market1.1%
Industry sector
1Financials22.3%
2Industrials16.6%
3Consumer Discretionary11.4%
4Health Care10.4%
5Materials10.3%
6Others9.7%
7Consumer Staples9.4%
8Energy8.8%
9Money Market1.1%
Asset type
1UK Equities27.2%
2French Equities18.2%
3Swiss Equities15.7%
4German Equities12.6%
5International Equities10.8%
6Dutch Equities6.1%
7Spanish Equities4.5%
8Danish Equities3.8%
9Money Market1.1%
Individual holdings
1NESTLE SA3.8%
2BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO2.6%
3BNP PARIBAS2.4%
4ING GROEP N.V.2.1%
5RIO TINTO2.1%
Management
Fund manager group
JP Morgan
Fund manager company
JP Morgan Funds (Asia) Limited
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
To provide investors with long term capital growth in US dollar terms through a portfolio consisting primarily of securities of companies based or operating principally in countries in Western Europe. A portion of the Fund may be invested in companies which are based or operate in other countries in Eastern Europe.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Richard Webb01/11/2013Richard Webb was born in 1963 in the United Kingdom. He gained a BA (Hons) in Modern History and Politics from the University of Durham and an MA in European Management at Cranfield School of Management. Richard began his career in 1987 as an investment analyst at Carnegie International. From 1990 to 1995, he worked for Royal Insurance Asset Management as an investment manager, progressing to Head of European and International Equities. In 1995, Richard joined JP Morgan Asset Management and is currently co-manager (with Alexander Fitzalan-Howard) of the JPM France Selection and JPM Germany Equity. His investment strategy is bottom up, value and growth.
Stephen Macklow-Smith15/09/1998Stephen Macklow-Smith, managing director, is a portfolio manager within the J.P. Morgan Asset Management European Equity Group, responsible for segregated portfolios, the European assets of UK pension funds and the JPMorgan European Investment Trust. An employee since 1997, Stephen was previously head of the European team at HSBC Asset Management. Prior to this, he was a fund manager of European pension fund assets at Henderson Administration. Stephen obtained an M.A. in Classics and Modern Languages from Oxford University.
Joanna Crompton01/01/2014Joanna Crompton, vice president, is an investment assistant in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management European Equity Group, in London. An employee since 2007, she was previously a junior client portfolio manager responsible for the preparation of marketing materials, presentations, commentaries and reporting on a range of Behavioural Finance and Research Driven Process funds. Joanna obtained a degree in Economics with Spanish from the University of Nottingham and is a CFA charterholder.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Offshore
JPMorgan SAR European A NAV
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£2,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.12%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.12%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price23.91
CurrencyUSD
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK367
JPMorgan SAR European B NAV
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£2,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.12%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.12%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price27.32
CurrencyUSD
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK366
JPMorgan SAR European C
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 price7.96
CurrencyUSD
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMFNT
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