Fact sheet: NFU Mutual Global Emerging Mkts

Fund information
Fund name
NFU Mutual Global Emerging Markets C
Fund manager company
NFU Mutual Unit Managers Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
  • Matthew Bennettsince 31/05/2009
Fund objective
To achieve long-term capital growth through diversified exposure to emerging markets of the world. The fund will primarily invest directly or indirectly in companies that are incorporated in emerging markets or companies which have a significant part of their activities in or derive the majority of their revenue from emerging markets.The fund will invest primarily in equity securities either directly or indirectly through collective investment schemes. The fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, collective investment schemes, deposits, cash and near cash. The fund invests in assets which are denominated in currencies other than sterling. The fund's value can therefore go up and down due to changes in currency exchange rates.
Benchmark
  • IA Global Emerging Mkts Sector
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
35.8%
1 Year rank in sector
3/59
Sector
UT Global Emerging Markets
Yield
0.9%
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.
0.9%
Fund size
£99m (£77m 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.
153
Mid price
108.83
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Scot Wid Fdmtl Index Emg Mkt Eq50.3%
FP Hndrsn Rwe FTSERAFIEmgMkts48.7%
NFU Mutual Global Emerging Mkts35.8%
Lazard Emerging Markets35.4%
Lazard Developing Markets33.1%
...more in UT Global Emerging Markets

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Asia53.7%
    Americas19.1%
    Europe14.4%
    Africa12.3%
    Money Market0.6%
  • Financials32.9%
    Consumer Services25.2%
    Technology11.4%
    Consumer Goods10.4%
    Industrials6.5%
  • Global Emerging Market Equities81.5%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities14.7%
    European Equities2.3%
    US Equities0.9%
    Money Market0.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-6.4%2.6%26.5%35.8%16%21.7%
Sector-7.9%1.2%22.4%26.9%16.9%27.6%
Rank within sector11 / 6116 / 6110 / 613 / 5941 / 5036 / 42
Quartile1st2nd1st1st4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund40.1%-12.5%-2%-8.7%15.2%
Sector29.3%-10.6%3%-2.6%12.6%
Rank within sector3 / 5943 / 5546 / 5042 / 4711 / 42
Quartile1st4th4th4th2nd
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.
-1.6
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.
1.23
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%.
19.89
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.
7.38
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.
-0.08
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.
0.89
Price movement
52 week high118.8
52 week low68.1
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price108.83
Region
1Asia53.68%
2Americas19.13%
3Europe14.39%
4Africa12.25%
5Money Market0.55%
Industry sector
1Financials32.87%
2Consumer Services25.23%
3Technology11.42%
4Consumer Goods10.42%
5Industrials6.54%
6Basic Materials3.85%
7Health Care3.38%
8Oil & Gas2.98%
9Telecommunications2.76%
Asset type
1Global Emerging Market Equities81.51%
2Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities14.69%
3European Equities2.3%
4US Equities0.88%
5Money Market0.55%
6UK Equities0.07%
Individual holdings
1SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO3.59%
2NASPERS3.49%
3BR MALLS PARTICIPACOES SA2.7%
4STANDARD BANK GROUP2.7%
5BM&F BOVESPA SA BOLSA DE VALORES ME2.27%
6LOJAS AMERICANAS SA2.27%
7VALE SA2.17%
8ITAU UNIBANCO HLDG SA2.14%
9X5 RETAIL GROUP N.V1.96%
Management
Fund manager group
NFU Mutual Unit Managers
Fund manager company
NFU Mutual Unit Managers Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
To achieve long-term capital growth through diversified exposure to emerging markets of the world. The fund will primarily invest directly or indirectly in companies that are incorporated in emerging markets or companies which have a significant part of their activities in or derive the majority of their revenue from emerging markets.The fund will invest primarily in equity securities either directly or indirectly through collective investment schemes. The fund may also invest in other transferable securities, money market instruments, collective investment schemes, deposits, cash and near cash. The fund invests in assets which are denominated in currencies other than sterling. The fund's value can therefore go up and down due to changes in currency exchange rates.
Benchmark
  • IA Global Emerging Mkts Sector
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Matthew Bennett31/05/2009Matthew Bennett is head of NFU Mutual's International Equities team, working alongside Rowan Philpot and Keith Douglas, and has overall responsibility for the Global Growth Fund. Matthew joined our Investment Department in March 1999 from PKF Accountants after graduating in 1998 from Lancaster University with a 1st class degree in Accounting, Finance & Economics and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
NFU Mutual Global Emerging Markets B
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.4%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.35%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price142.03
CurrencyGBX
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFEM4
NFU Mutual Global Emerging Markets C
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price108.83
CurrencyGBX
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG7AK
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