Fact sheet: Neptune US Income

Fund information
Fund name
Neptune US Income C Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Neptune Investment Management
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • George Boyd-Bowmansince 26/09/2016
Fund objective
To provide a rising level of income with the potential for some capital growth also. The Fund invests mainly in North American companies, selected at the manager's discretion, which may include Canada as well as the USA.
Benchmark
  • S&P 500
Investment style
Concentrated
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
28.1%
1 Year rank in sector
33/82
Sector
UT North America
Yield
2%
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.
1.1%
Fund size
£31m (£30m 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.
104
Mid price
170.3
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
VT De Lisle America47.1%
CF Canlife North American43.6%
Aviva Inv US Equity Income38.1%
Aviva Inv US Eq Inc II37.4%
Investec American37.1%
...more in UT North America

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA98.5%
    Money Market0.8%
    Norway0.7%
  • Information Technology20.1%
    Financials15.8%
    Industrials14.3%
    Health Care13.6%
    Consumer Discretionary13.5%
  • US Equities98.5%
    Money Market0.8%
    Norwegian Equities0.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1%5.7%20.2%28.1%64.5%118.6%
Sector0.9%7%21%26%56.6%121.3%
Rank within sector40 / 9069 / 8859 / 8433 / 8222 / 7346 / 64
Quartile2nd4th3rd2nd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund27.7%7.4%18.4%24.7%3.4%
Sector25.6%4.9%17.8%30.5%6.9%
Rank within sector29 / 8219 / 8043 / 7363 / 6660 / 64
Quartile2nd1st3rd4th4th
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.
0.78
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.
1.11
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.
1.12
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%.
13.08
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.
3.78
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.
0.59
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.
0.92
Price movement
52 week high174.7
52 week low122.2
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price170.3
Region
1USA98.47%
2Money Market0.8%
3Norway0.73%
Industry sector
1Information Technology20.1%
2Financials15.76%
3Industrials14.26%
4Health Care13.64%
5Consumer Discretionary13.55%
6Consumer Staples8.07%
7Materials5.97%
8Utilities2.86%
9Energy2.8%
Asset type
1US Equities98.47%
2Money Market0.8%
3Norwegian Equities0.73%
Individual holdings
1MICROSOFT CORP3.25%
2ALTRIA GROUP INC2.41%
3XILINX INC2.39%
4GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP2.34%
5APPLE INC2.32%
6PEPSICO INC2.29%
7BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO2.28%
8DOW CHEMICAL CO2.27%
9HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC2.27%
Management
Fund manager group
Neptune
Fund manager company
Neptune Investment Management
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
To provide a rising level of income with the potential for some capital growth also. The Fund invests mainly in North American companies, selected at the manager's discretion, which may include Canada as well as the USA.
Benchmark
  • S&P 500
Investment style
Concentrated
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
George Boyd-Bowman26/09/2016George joined Neptune in August 2010 and is a Fund Manager. He also undertakes global research on the financials sector. George has a first class degree in Economics and Management from Oxford University and is a CFA charterholder.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Guernsey, Jersey
Neptune US Income C Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price170.3
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJAYK
Neptune US Income C Inc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£250,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price155.9
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJAYL
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