Fact sheet: OMW CF Eclectica Agriculture

Fund information
Fund name
OMW CF Eclectica Agriculture Pn
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • George Leesince 07/06/2007
Underlying fund
CF Eclectica Agriculture
Fund objective
The OMW CF Eclectica Agriculture Fund invests solely in the CF Eclectica Agriculture Fund, a sub fund of CF Eclectica Funds, a UK-authorised Open-Ended Investment Company, managed by Capita Financial Managers Ltd. The underlying fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investment in a diversified portfolio of global quoted equity investments that are involved in, related to, concerned with or affected by agriculture and farming related issues. Investments in emerging markets tend to be volatile and are usually considered to carry a greater degree of risk than investments in established markets. This relates to dealing, settlement and custody practices, the possibility of political or economic instability, and developing legal, fiscal and regulatory structures. The underlying fund invests into a relatively small number of assets, or into individual countries or a specific market sector. Such concentrated portfolios give rise to more risk than where investments are spread across a larger number of assets, countries or market sectors. The underlying fund may be denominated in or hold assets in a currency other than Sterling. The performance of the fund may therefore rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations. The underlying fund invests in bonds or money market instruments (including deposits with banks or other financial institutions). The yield and/or value of the fund will fluctuate as interest rates change. There is a possibility of default, reducing capital values. It should be noted that the performance of the OMW fund will not match that of the underlying investment due to OMW fund charges, appropriate taxation adjustments and the OMW investment process.
Benchmark
  • MSCI TR World Net Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
22.3%
1 Year rank in sector
58/514
Sector
PN Specialist
Yield
-
Fund size
£1m (£1m 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.
95
Bid price
116.8
Offer price
122.9
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA51.6%
    Canada9.9%
    Switzerland8%
    Netherlands6.6%
    Brazil4.1%
  • Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry49.2%
    Foods20.8%
    Chemicals13.3%
    Food Producers8.7%
    Machinery8%
  • Commodity & Energy100%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.8%2.8%15.3%22.3%21.7%30.6%
Sector-0%-0.1%6.8%9.4%21.6%42.3%
Rank within sector50 / 54674 / 54556 / 53158 / 514185 / 386195 / 317
Quartile1st1st1st1st2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund19.8%-2.1%3%5.5%5.2%
Sector9.3%2%7.2%11%7.7%
Rank within sector76 / 514393 / 450308 / 388219 / 357238 / 318
Quartile1st4th4th3rd3rd
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.
-4.71
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.
1.86
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.
0.21
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%.
12.96
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.
8.37
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
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.
0.74
Price movement
52 week high118.7
52 week low88.4
Current bid price116.8
Current offer price122.9
Current mid price-
Region
1USA51.6%
2Canada9.9%
3Switzerland8%
4Netherlands6.6%
5Brazil4.1%
6Germany3.9%
7Japan3.7%
8Singapore3.3%
9Australia2.2%
Industry sector
1Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry49.2%
2Foods20.8%
3Chemicals13.3%
4Food Producers8.7%
5Machinery8%
Asset type
1Commodity & Energy100%
Individual holdings
1SYNGENTA AG6.6%
2MONSANTO CO6.2%
3AMSTERDAM COMMODITIES NV5.6%
4ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO4.8%
5POTASH CORP OF SASKATCHEWAN INC4.4%
6HORMEL FOODS CORP4.3%
7ZOETIS INC4.2%
8DEERE & CO3.7%
9KUBOTA CORP3.7%
Management
Fund manager group
Skandia
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The OMW CF Eclectica Agriculture Fund invests solely in the CF Eclectica Agriculture Fund, a sub fund of CF Eclectica Funds, a UK-authorised Open-Ended Investment Company, managed by Capita Financial Managers Ltd. The underlying fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investment in a diversified portfolio of global quoted equity investments that are involved in, related to, concerned with or affected by agriculture and farming related issues. Investments in emerging markets tend to be volatile and are usually considered to carry a greater degree of risk than investments in established markets. This relates to dealing, settlement and custody practices, the possibility of political or economic instability, and developing legal, fiscal and regulatory structures. The underlying fund invests into a relatively small number of assets, or into individual countries or a specific market sector. Such concentrated portfolios give rise to more risk than where investments are spread across a larger number of assets, countries or market sectors. The underlying fund may be denominated in or hold assets in a currency other than Sterling. The performance of the fund may therefore rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations. The underlying fund invests in bonds or money market instruments (including deposits with banks or other financial institutions). The yield and/or value of the fund will fluctuate as interest rates change. There is a possibility of default, reducing capital values. It should be noted that the performance of the OMW fund will not match that of the underlying investment due to OMW fund charges, appropriate taxation adjustments and the OMW investment process.
Benchmark
  • MSCI TR World Net Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
George Lee07/06/2007Following a degree in classics from Cambridge, George joined Odey Asset Management in 2000, where he trained as an analyst. In 2005 he joined Eclectica Asset Management and oversees research across all strategies in addition to managing the Agriculture Fund.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
OMW CF Eclectica Agriculture Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.51%
Bid price116.8
Offer price122.9
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeD5E8
OMW CF Eclectica Agriculture SP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.51%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price130.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeD5E9
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