Fact sheet: L&G Neptune Global Alpha Pn

Fund information
Fund name
L&G Neptune Global Alpha Pn G25
Fund manager company
Legal & General Assurance Soc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Robin Geffensince 31/12/2001
Underlying fund
Neptune Global Alpha
Fund objective
To provide capital growth by investing in both companies’ shares and bonds (issued by companies and/or governments) from around the world; the precise mix of investments will be chosen by the manager and selected at their discretion.
Benchmark
  • IA Flexible Investment
Investment style
Flexible
Investment method
Equity, Fixed Interest, Money Market
Quick stats
1 Year return
17.5%
1 Year rank in sector
144/401
Sector
PN Flexible Investment
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m (£0m 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.
116
Bid price
139.62
Offer price
139.62
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America57.9%
    Global Emerging Markets21.2%
    Japan16.5%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan2.4%
    UK2%
  • Information Technology27.5%
    Financials24.8%
    Industrials16.4%
    Consumer Discretionary6.3%
    Health Care6.2%
  • International Equities100%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-5.1%-0.2%4.6%17.5%36.2%57.2%
Sector-1.4%1.6%2.6%13.7%28.3%53.3%
Rank within sector441 / 446421 / 44552 / 424144 / 40186 / 319160 / 259
Quartile4th4th1st2nd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund2%6%1.1%16.8%26.4%
Sector2.2%14.2%2.5%6.7%14.8%
Rank within sector288 / 427351 / 388248 / 3347 / 31014 / 269
Quartile3rd4th3rd1st1st
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.
-3.78
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.
1.73
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.
0.47
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%.
15.06
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.
10.79
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.
0.14
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.
0.59
Price movement
52 week high148.59
52 week low110.74
Current bid price139.62
Current offer price139.62
Current mid price-
Region
1North America57.9%
2Global Emerging Markets21.2%
3Japan16.5%
4Asia Pacific ex Japan2.4%
5UK2%
Industry sector
1Information Technology27.5%
2Financials24.8%
3Industrials16.4%
4Consumer Discretionary6.3%
5Health Care6.2%
6Consumer Staples5.7%
7Materials5.7%
8Energy4.1%
9Real Estate2.9%
Asset type
1International Equities100%
Individual holdings
1SBERBANK OF RUSSIA3.84%
2SVB FINANCIAL GROUP3.82%
3AMAZON.COM INC3.55%
4UNITED RENTALS INC3.19%
5BRINK`S CO3.14%
6ALPHABET INC2.96%
7ROS AGRO GDR2.77%
8EAST WEST BANCORP INC2.71%
9BROWN-FORMAN CORP2.67%
Management
Fund manager group
Legal & General
Fund manager company
Legal & General Assurance Soc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
To provide capital growth by investing in both companies’ shares and bonds (issued by companies and/or governments) from around the world; the precise mix of investments will be chosen by the manager and selected at their discretion.
Benchmark
  • IA Flexible Investment
Investment style
Flexible
Investment method
Equity, Fixed Interest, Money Market
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Robin Geffen31/12/2001Robin founded Neptune Investment Management in May 2002 and is the architect of Neptune's real world investment approach. He graduated from Oxford University in 1979 and began his investment career at Charterhouse J Rothschild before moving onto Eagle Star, York Trust plc and then Scottish Equitable, where he set up their pooled fund business. Robin joined Orbitex Investments Limited as Chief Investment Officer in 1997 and was most recently Global CIO – Pensions before founding Neptune.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
L&G Neptune Global Alpha Pn G25
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.12%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.27%
Bid price139.62
Offer price139.62
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeALK6
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