Fact sheet: Newton Osprey

Fund information
Fund name
Newton Osprey
Fund manager company
Newton & BNY Mellon Asset Mgmt
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund manager
  • Robert Sheltonsince 16/09/2004
Fund objective
To achieve capital growth over the long term through a portfolio that is predominantly invested in equities across a wide range of industries and countries.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Flexible
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
10.6%
1 Year rank in sector
82/223
Sector
UT Flexible Investment
Yield
1%
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.
1.11%
Fund size
£30m (£23m 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.
80
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
M&G Managed Growth26.1%
Margetts Venture Strategy21.7%
The Divsftion ICVC21.1%
CF Miton Worldwide Opps20.1%
CF IM Global Strategy19.9%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America34.2%
    Europe ex UK25%
    UK20%
    Japan9%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan6%
  • Technology15.2%
    Financials15.1%
    Fixed Interest14.3%
    Consumer Services13.2%
    Consumer Goods12.4%
  • No data available.

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-3.4%-0.6%9.6%10.6%35.3%94.9%
Sector-1.9%0.6%8.6%8.4%17.5%45.4%
Rank within sector226 / 252183 / 246116 / 24682 / 2237 / 1862 / 158
Quartile4th3rd2nd2nd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund11.2%6.9%12.6%24.7%17.4%
Sector9.2%2%4.9%14.1%9.7%
Rank within sector95 / 23216 / 2092 / 18812 / 1776 / 160
Quartile2nd1st1st1st1st
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.
4.68
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.
0.9
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%.
9.12
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.
3.22
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.
1.63
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.
0.88
Price movement
52 week high322.39
52 week low250.18
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price301.26
Region
1North America34.24%
2Europe ex UK25.03%
3UK19.98%
4Japan9.02%
5Asia Pacific ex Japan5.97%
6Money Market5.75%
Industry sector
1Technology15.18%
2Financials15.11%
3Fixed Interest14.26%
4Consumer Services13.25%
5Consumer Goods12.37%
6Health Care9.35%
7Industrials7.41%
8Money Market5.75%
9Telecommunications2.88%
Asset type
No data available.
Individual holdings
1UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BONDS 2.125% TB 15/02/41 USD1004.13%
2ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS3.52%
3APPLIED MATERIALS INC3.41%
4REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC3.31%
5LEG IMMOBILIEN AG3.09%
6NOVARTIS AG2.96%
7DIXONS CARPHONE PLC2.94%
8TREASURY 0.125% GILT 22/03/44 GBP0.012.91%
9SWISSCOM AG2.88%
Management
Fund manager group
Newton & BNY Mellon Asset Mgmt
Fund manager company
Newton & BNY Mellon Asset Mgmt
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
To achieve capital growth over the long term through a portfolio that is predominantly invested in equities across a wide range of industries and countries.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Flexible
Investment method
None
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Robert Shelton16/09/2004Robert is a Chartered Accountant and joined Newton in 1984. He manages both the Newton Income Fund and the Newton Managed Fund. Robert is a member of the UK Equities Policy Group, the Overall Policy Group for Research and the Institutional Group. He is also an Associate Member of IIMR.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Newton Osprey
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.11%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.15%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price301.26
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeRZ14
Newton Osprey W Inst Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.86%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price119.59
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMQXQ
Newton Osprey W Inst Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.86%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price118.01
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMQXR
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