Fact sheet: LM WAShtDurHiInBd

Fund information
Fund name
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond A(D) Dis USD
Fund manager company
Legg Mason Global Funds Plc
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
  • Western Asset Management Cosince 24/02/2004
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to provide a high level of income by investing at least 80% of its Net Asset Value in high-yielding bonds and similar instruments the face value of which is in US Dollars and currencies of a variety of other developed countries. The Fund is a global fund and is not confined to investing in any specific country or region, although it will not be investing more than 30% in emerging market countries.
Benchmark
  • Barclays US High Yield 1-5 Yr Cash Pay Index 2% constrained (USD)
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
19.9%
1 Year rank in sector
-
Sector
FO Fixed Int - Global
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.
1.4%
Fund size
£27m (£28m 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.
82
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA76.9%
    Money Market6.5%
    UK5.6%
    Germany1.8%
    Russia1.4%
  • High Yield Bond65.8%
    Investment Grade Corporate Bonds9.7%
    Banks7.9%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents6.5%
    Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities4.9%
  • US Fixed Interest76.9%
    Money Market6.5%
    UK Fixed Interest5.6%
    German Fixed Interest1.8%
    American Emerging Fixed Interest1.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.4%3%4.5%19.9%9.2%16.2%
Sector0.6%1.3%-0.9%5.6%6.3%11.5%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund1.2%12.2%-6.2%3.6%-1.4%
Sector0.8%4.6%-1.6%3.7%-1.6%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
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.
0.54
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.
1.32
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
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%.
5.38
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.
4.05
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.
0.27
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.
0.46
Price movement
52 week high89.88
52 week low78.16
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price89.79
Region
1USA76.88%
2Money Market6.54%
3UK5.6%
4Germany1.76%
5Russia1.44%
6Canada1.16%
7Brazil1.06%
8Mexico0.97%
9Argentina0.92%
Industry sector
1High Yield Bond65.8%
2Investment Grade Corporate Bonds9.66%
3Banks7.88%
4Cash & Cash Equivalents6.54%
5Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities4.94%
6Corporate Bonds4.26%
7Government Bonds0.92%
Asset type
1US Fixed Interest76.88%
2Money Market6.54%
3UK Fixed Interest5.6%
4German Fixed Interest1.76%
5American Emerging Fixed Interest1.71%
6Russian Fixed Interest1.44%
7Canadian Fixed Interest1.16%
8Brazilian Fixed Interest1.06%
9Mexican Fixed Interest0.97%
Individual holdings
1INDYMAC MBS INC 2004-AR7 A2 PERP 31/12/49 USD10001.56%
2REYNOLDS GROUP ISSUER INC/LLC/SA SNR SEC FRN 15/07/21 USD 2000 REG S1.56%
3RESIDENTIAL ASSET SECURITIES CORP FLTG RATE NTS 25/05/33 USD10001.46%
4FIRST CASH FINANCIAL SERVICES INC 6.75% BDS 01/04/21 USD10001.35%
5US AIRWAYS GROUP INC 6.75% MTG BDS 03/06/21 2012-2 B1.17%
6SPRINT CORP 7.875% BDS 15/09/23 USD20001.11%
7ANGLO AMERICAN CAPITAL 4.125% BDS 27/09/22 USD1000 REG S1.1%
8CWABS INC FRN 15/02/29 USD10001.09%
9GLOBE LUXEMBOURG SCA 9.625% BDS 01/05/18 USD1000REG S1.07%
Management
Fund manager group
Legg Mason
Fund manager company
Legg Mason Global Funds Plc
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to provide a high level of income by investing at least 80% of its Net Asset Value in high-yielding bonds and similar instruments the face value of which is in US Dollars and currencies of a variety of other developed countries. The Fund is a global fund and is not confined to investing in any specific country or region, although it will not be investing more than 30% in emerging market countries.
Benchmark
  • Barclays US High Yield 1-5 Yr Cash Pay Index 2% constrained (USD)
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Western Asset Management Co24/02/2004Western Asset Management focuses primarily on the management of fixed income portfolios, taking a fundamental approach to money management that is continually fine-tuned and adapted to changing conditions. When making investment decisions, Western Asset focuses on areas such as sector allocation, issue selection, duration weighting and maturity.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Distributor Status, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macau, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond A Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.4%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price136.79
CurrencyUSD
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCTW7
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond A Hedged Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price132.44
CurrencyEUR
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCTW5
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond A(D) Dis USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price89.79
CurrencyUSD
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeUQ12
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond A(G) Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.2%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.39%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price135.97
CurrencyUSD
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeX805
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond A(G) Dis USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.2%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.55%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.39%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price91.4
CurrencyUSD
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeX808
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond A(M) Dis USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.4%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price94.8
CurrencyUSD
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBIC4
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond B Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.65%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price132.8
CurrencyUSD
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCTW8
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond B(D) Dis USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.69%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price89.78
CurrencyUSD
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeUQ13
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond B(G) Dis USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.7%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.89%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price91.51
CurrencyUSD
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeX807
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond C Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.94%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price130.14
CurrencyUSD
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCTW9
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond C(D) Dis USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.94%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price89.77
CurrencyUSD
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeUQ14
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond L(G) Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.89%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price129.53
CurrencyUSD
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeX803
Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration High Income Bond L(G) Dis USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.89%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price91.43
CurrencyUSD
Price updated17/02/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeX806
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