Fact sheet: Legg Mason IFClBrUSEq

Fund information
Fund name
Legg Mason IF ClearBridge US Equity X
Fund manager company
Legg Mason Funds ICVC
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Jean Yusince 02/01/2015
  • Sam Peterssince 14/05/2013
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to achieve capital growth, principally through investment in securities of US issuers
Benchmark
  • Standard & Poor's 500 Stock Index (USD)
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
43.2%
1 Year rank in sector
24/82
Sector
UT North America
Yield
0.3%
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.
1.04%
Fund size
£50m (£37m 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
Mid price
209.3
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
VT De Lisle America67.3%
CF Canlife North American53.5%
Investec American51.3%
OM Schrdr US Mid Cap51%
GAM North American Growth50.9%
...more in UT North America

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA95.6%
    Money Market4.4%
  • Financials20.9%
    Health Care15.5%
    Information Technology15.2%
    Industrials11.9%
    Consumer Discretionary10.8%
  • US Equities95.6%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents4.4%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2%5.4%12.8%43.2%55.7%114%
Sector-0.4%4.8%12.4%40.4%62.4%118.6%
Rank within sector86 / 8924 / 8828 / 8524 / 8261 / 7348 / 64
Quartile4th2nd2nd2nd4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund-1.1%33.2%-1.3%20.9%34.4%
Sector0.3%31.2%4.9%17.8%30.5%
Rank within sector84 / 8934 / 8280 / 8024 / 7310 / 66
Quartile4th2nd4th2nd1st
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.
-1.28
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.
1.1
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.
0.99
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%.
13.33
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.
4.86
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.
0.01
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.
0.87
Price movement
52 week high217.9
52 week low135.4
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price209.3
Region
1USA95.61%
2Money Market4.39%
Industry sector
1Financials20.88%
2Health Care15.5%
3Information Technology15.19%
4Industrials11.86%
5Consumer Discretionary10.78%
6Utilities7.8%
7Energy5.48%
8Cash & Cash Equivalents4.39%
9Real Estate4.18%
Asset type
1US Equities95.61%
2Cash & Cash Equivalents4.39%
Individual holdings
1WELLS FARGO & CO3.82%
2SYNCHRONY FINANCIAL3.75%
3MICROSOFT CORP3.71%
4ORACLE CORP3.31%
5CITIGROUP INC3.28%
6METLIFE INC3.17%
7AES CORP2.88%
8ALLERGAN PLC2.78%
9CISCO SYSTEMS INC2.78%
Management
Fund manager group
Legg Mason
Fund manager company
Legg Mason Funds ICVC
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to achieve capital growth, principally through investment in securities of US issuers
Benchmark
  • Standard & Poor's 500 Stock Index (USD)
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Jean Yu02/01/2015
Sam Peters14/05/2013Sam joined the firm in 2005. Prior to joining Legg Mason, Sam worked for Fidelity Management & Research, serving as portfolio manager of the Fidelity Select Health Care Fund and the Fidelity Select Medical Equipment Fund, as well as team leader for the Health Care sector. Previously, Sam managed the Fidelity Select Electronics Fund and the Fidelity Select Banking Fund. Sam joined Fidelity in 1999 as a bank analyst. In 1996, Sam founded Samuel M. Peters Investment Advisors, an independent advisory firm. From 1992 to 1995, Sam was a financial consultant for Eppler, Guerin & Turner. Sam serves on the Board of Trustees for the Gilman School in Baltimore, Maryland, is a member of the Merchant Livestock Board and is a board member emeritus of the College of William & Mary's Endowment Committee. Sam also serves on the Board of Trustees of The Santa Fe Institute, a leading, multi-disciplinary research laboratory dedicated to developing and advancing solutions to complex problems in physical, biological and social systems. Sam earned a B.A. in economics from the College of William & Mary and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He received the CFA designation in 1997.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Legg Mason IF ClearBridge US Equity A
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£3,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.29%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price211.3
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJY04
Legg Mason IF ClearBridge US Equity B
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£3,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.29%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price225.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJY61
Legg Mason IF ClearBridge US Equity X
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£3,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.04%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price209.3
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGVDI
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