Fact sheet: Neptune Glbl Sm Cos

Fund information
Fund name
Neptune Global Smaller Companies C Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Neptune Investment Management
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
  • Robin Geffensince 31/12/2007
Fund objective
To provide capital growth by investing mainly in up to 80 small and medium-sized companies from around the world, selected at the manager’s discretion.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World
Investment style
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
-3.4%
1 Year rank in sector
247/247
Sector
UT 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.
1.2%
Fund size
£3m (£3m 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.
142
Mid price
109.5
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
First State Gbl Resrcs67%
UBS FTSE RAFI Devlpd 1000 Idx38.1%
Orbis Gbl Eq36.4%
Natixis HarsAsGblConcntdEq36%
NFU Mutual Global Growth33.1%
...more in UT Global

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA51.2%
    Japan40.3%
    UK4.7%
    Russia2.3%
    Money Market1.5%
  • Information Technology21.2%
    Consumer Staples18.4%
    Consumer Discretionary18.3%
    Industrials15.5%
    Financials12.8%
  • US Equities51.2%
    Japanese Equities40.3%
    UK Equities4.7%
    Russian Equities2.3%
    Money Market1.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.1%2%5.7%-3.4%11.6%19.3%
Sector0.1%1.8%12.7%16.6%30.1%66.4%
Rank within sector21 / 263126 / 262240 / 257247 / 247218 / 226199 / 201
Quartile1st2nd4th4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-2.5%6.4%4.2%14.5%-0.6%
Sector15.7%3.4%6.7%19.7%9.9%
Rank within sector248 / 25070 / 240182 / 226185 / 214200 / 201
Quartile4th2nd4th4th4th
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.
-3.98
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.
0.98
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.
0.08
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%.
14.5
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.
10.44
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.
-0.45
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.
0.47
Price movement
52 week high115.4
52 week low83.21
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price109.5
Region
1USA51.23%
2Japan40.32%
3UK4.67%
4Russia2.26%
5Money Market1.51%
Industry sector
1Information Technology21.19%
2Consumer Staples18.38%
3Consumer Discretionary18.29%
4Industrials15.48%
5Financials12.82%
6Health Care8.78%
7Real Estate3.54%
8Money Market1.51%
Asset type
1US Equities51.23%
2Japanese Equities40.32%
3UK Equities4.67%
4Russian Equities2.26%
5Money Market1.51%
Individual holdings
1OPTEX COMPANY4.08%
2ALPHABET INC4.03%
3AMAZON.COM INC3.81%
4CYBERDYNE INC3.69%
5SVB FINANCIAL GROUP3.31%
6FACEBOOK INC2.9%
7NIHON M&A CENTER INC2.88%
8ZENKOKU HOSHO CO LTD2.64%
9EAST WEST BANCORP INC2.61%
Management
Fund manager group
Neptune
Fund manager company
Neptune Investment Management
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
To provide capital growth by investing mainly in up to 80 small and medium-sized companies from around the world, selected at the manager’s discretion.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World
Investment style
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Robin Geffen31/12/2007Robin 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
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Jersey
Neptune Global Smaller Companies C Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.2%
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price109.5
CurrencyGBX
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAWP9
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