Fact sheet: Pru Defensive Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Pru Defensive Pn S3
Fund manager company
Prudential Pensions Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Portfolio Management Groupsince 31/03/2013
No data available.
Fund objective
The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the M&G PP Defensive Fund. That fund invests, primarily via other M&G PP funds, in a diversified mix of assets, predominately bonds, property and cash. It can also invest in UK and overseas company shares and alternative assets in market conditions where these may help the fund achieve its target. Active asset allocation decisions are based on the fund manager’s view of the attractiveness of current market valuations compared to expected long-run returns for each asset class. The fund’s target is to give a return of 4% p.a above the rate of inflation over a rolling 5 year period. There is no guarantee that the fund will achieve a positive return over any period and investors may not recoup the original amount they invested.
Benchmark
  • UK CPI + 4%
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
14.5%
1 Year rank in sector
147/514
Sector
PN Specialist
Yield
-
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.
32
Offer price
192
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Not Specified27.1%
    Europe ex UK23.1%
    UK21.6%
    North America14.1%
    Money Market7.9%
  • Others60.6%
    Financials21.6%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents7.9%
    Industrials2.4%
    Consumer Services2.3%
  • Global Fixed Interest27%
    Others23.7%
    International Equities16.6%
    UK Corporate Fixed Interest13.3%
    Property11.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.1%2.7%9.6%14.5%23.6%48.1%
Sector-0%-0.1%6.8%9.4%21.6%42.3%
Rank within sector96 / 54679 / 545168 / 531147 / 514169 / 386136 / 317
Quartile1st1st2nd2nd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund14.4%0.2%7.1%7.5%12%
Sector9.3%2%7.2%11%7.7%
Rank within sector152 / 514308 / 450145 / 388179 / 35778 / 318
Quartile2nd3rd2nd3rd1st
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.
3.75
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.
0.51
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.
0.89
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%.
3.96
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.
3.85
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.
0.18
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.
0.59
Price movement
52 week high191.6
52 week low162.8
Current bid price-
Current offer price192
Current mid price-
Region
1Not Specified27.14%
2Europe ex UK23.09%
3UK21.61%
4North America14.1%
5Money Market7.91%
6International6.15%
Industry sector
1Others60.64%
2Financials21.61%
3Cash & Cash Equivalents7.86%
4Industrials2.38%
5Consumer Services2.34%
6Consumer Goods1.7%
7Health Care1.27%
8Basic Materials1.11%
9Oil & Gas1.09%
Asset type
1Global Fixed Interest27.02%
2Others23.73%
3International Equities16.63%
4UK Corporate Fixed Interest13.31%
5Property11.45%
6Cash & Cash Equivalents7.86%
Individual holdings
1EURO-BOBL FUTURE DEC161.74%
2TREASURY 5% GILT 20250.9%
3THE BREWERY ROMFORD OUTER LONDON0.76%
4RENAISSANCE INC0.68%
59-18 BATH STREET0.62%
6TREASURY 3.5% GILT 22/01/45 GBP0.59%
7DP AIRCRAFT I LIMITED ORD0.56%
892 EUROPA BOULEVARD 3 GEMINI RETAIL PARK0.53%
9NB DISTRESSED DEBTEXTENDED LIFE RED ORD NPV0.52%
Management
Fund manager group
Prudential
Fund manager company
Prudential Pensions Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the M&G PP Defensive Fund. That fund invests, primarily via other M&G PP funds, in a diversified mix of assets, predominately bonds, property and cash. It can also invest in UK and overseas company shares and alternative assets in market conditions where these may help the fund achieve its target. Active asset allocation decisions are based on the fund manager’s view of the attractiveness of current market valuations compared to expected long-run returns for each asset class. The fund’s target is to give a return of 4% p.a above the rate of inflation over a rolling 5 year period. There is no guarantee that the fund will achieve a positive return over any period and investors may not recoup the original amount they invested.
Benchmark
  • UK CPI + 4%
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Portfolio Management Group31/03/2013
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Pru Defensive Pn S3
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price192
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeA5W9
Pru Defensive Pn S3 Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price188.8
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeM8MX
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