Fact sheet: Neptune European Opps

Fund information
Fund name
Neptune European Opportunities C Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Neptune Investment Management
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Rob Burnettsince 06/05/2005
Fund objective
To provide capital growth by investing mainly in a focused portfolio of approximately 40-60 European companies, selected at the manager's discretion, excluding the UK.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe ex UK
Investment style
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
49.2%
1 Year rank in sector
1/98
Sector
UT Europe Excluding UK
Yield
1.6%
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.
0.87%
Fund size
£325m (£403m 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
176.8
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Neptune European Opps49.2%
Marlborough Eurpn Multi-Cap45.1%
Schroder Eurpn Alpha Plus34.7%
Schroder Eurpn Alp Inc33.4%
CF Miton Eu Opp32.8%
...more in UT Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Spain16.8%
    Germany15.8%
    France12.2%
    Switzerland10.5%
    Norway8%
  • Financials34.3%
    Materials24.4%
    Industrials20.3%
    Energy11.5%
    Health Care3.5%
  • Spanish Equities16.8%
    German Equities15.8%
    French Equities12.2%
    Swiss Equities10.5%
    Norwegian Equities8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4.1%5.4%28.5%49.2%26.7%76%
Sector4.7%6.3%9.7%24%30.7%78.7%
Rank within sector32 / 10176 / 1001 / 1001 / 9874 / 8737 / 78
Quartile2nd4th1st1st4th2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund5.6%29.1%9.3%-8.3%23.6%
Sector5.6%16.4%9.1%-0.7%27.3%
Rank within sector52 / 1012 / 9848 / 9185 / 8764 / 79
Quartile3rd1st3rd4th4th
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.
-2.56
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.
1.3
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.
0.2
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%.
17.08
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.
10.38
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.
-0.09
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.
0.65
Price movement
52 week high183.2
52 week low112.1
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price176.8
Region
1Spain16.79%
2Germany15.79%
3France12.23%
4Switzerland10.53%
5Norway7.96%
6UK7.6%
7Sweden7.31%
8Italy5.24%
9Netherlands4.97%
Industry sector
1Financials34.26%
2Materials24.36%
3Industrials20.3%
4Energy11.47%
5Health Care3.52%
6Consumer Discretionary3.17%
7Money Market1.5%
8Telecommunications Utilities1.43%
Asset type
1Spanish Equities16.79%
2German Equities15.79%
3French Equities12.23%
4Swiss Equities10.53%
5Norwegian Equities7.96%
6UK Equities7.6%
7Swedish Equities7.31%
8Italian Equities5.24%
9Dutch Equities4.97%
Individual holdings
1DNB ASA4.13%
2SKF AB3.84%
3YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA3.54%
4BANCO SANTANDER SA3.3%
5ABB LTD3.15%
6POTASH CORP OF SASKATCHEWAN INC3.03%
7TOTAL SA2.97%
8REPSOL SA2.9%
9ENI2.86%
Management
Fund manager group
Neptune
Fund manager company
Neptune Investment Management
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
To provide capital growth by investing mainly in a focused portfolio of approximately 40-60 European companies, selected at the manager's discretion, excluding the UK.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe ex UK
Investment style
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Rob Burnett06/05/2005Rob is an Investment Director and Head of European Equities. He joined Neptune in June 2002 and in May 2005 became a Fund Manager. In addition, he undertakes global research on the financials sector. Rob graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.
Compliance
Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Guernsey, Jersey, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Sweden
Neptune European Opportunities A Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£50
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.86%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.89%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price202.1
CurrencyEUX
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF7L0
Neptune European Opportunities A Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£50
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.82%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price564
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeDJ60
Neptune European Opportunities A Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£50
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.87%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price495.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQM80
Neptune European Opportunities B Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.37%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.33%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price210.2
CurrencyEUX
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF7L1
Neptune European Opportunities B Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.37%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.32%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price600.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeDJ61
Neptune European Opportunities B Inc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.37%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.34%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price502.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQM81
Neptune European Opportunities C Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price121.2
CurrencyEUX
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKL3F
Neptune European Opportunities C Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.86%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price176.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGQLB
Neptune European Opportunities C Inc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.78%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price144.5
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJAYI
Neptune European Opportunities D Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£100,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.77%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price141.5
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJWRQ
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