Fact sheet: Pru Ethical Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Pru Ethical Pn S3
Fund manager company
Prudential Pensions Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Richard O'Connorsince 08/12/1999
Underlying fund
M&G PP Ethical Pn
Fund objective
The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the M&G PP Ethical Fund. That fund invests in the shares of UK companies which demonstrate good environmental, social and governance policies. The fund is actively managed against its benchmark, the FTSE4Good UK Index, which is limited to those companies in the FTSE All-Share Index which meet set ethical criteria.
Benchmark
  • FTSE4Good UK Equity Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
18.7%
1 Year rank in sector
456/857
Sector
PN UK All Companies
Yield
-
Fund size
£39m (£32m 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
207.6
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.3%4.2%7.7%18.7%25%75.6%
Sector1.4%4.8%8.1%17.7%21.9%62.1%
Rank within sector844 / 879500 / 877388 / 872456 / 857221 / 817183 / 772
Quartile4th3rd2nd3rd2nd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4.2%13.6%2.6%2.8%25.9%
Sector5.4%10.2%4.4%0.6%24.2%
Rank within sector642 / 874313 / 850454 / 837178 / 812313 / 793
Quartile3rd2nd3rd1st2nd
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.
2.26
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.
0.87
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.
0.48
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%.
9.17
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.
4.41
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.
0.31
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.
0.79
Price movement
52 week high210.4
52 week low164
Current bid price207.6
Current offer price-
Current mid price-
Region
1UK100%
Industry sector
1Financials25.8%
2Consumer Services13.1%
3Health Care13%
4Oil & Gas10.2%
5Consumer Goods9.6%
6Industrials7.4%
7Telecommunications6.4%
8Basic Materials6.3%
9Utilities5.6%
Asset type
1UK Equities100%
Individual holdings
1ROYAL DUTCH SHELL8.5%
2HSBC HLDGS7.1%
3ASTRAZENECA PLC4.2%
4GLAXOSMITHKLINE4.1%
5VODAFONE GROUP4%
6LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC3.6%
7RIO TINTO3.2%
8DIAGEO3.1%
9UNILEVER2.9%
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 Ethical Fund. That fund invests in the shares of UK companies which demonstrate good environmental, social and governance policies. The fund is actively managed against its benchmark, the FTSE4Good UK Index, which is limited to those companies in the FTSE All-Share Index which meet set ethical criteria.
Benchmark
  • FTSE4Good UK Equity Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Richard O'Connor08/12/1999Richard O'Connor joined M&G in 2002 and is manager of the M&G Fund of Investment Trust Shares, the PPL Ethical Fund and a number of index funds. He joined the business from Goldman Sachs where he worked as a consultant. Prior to this, he was with Standard Corporate & Merchant Bank Asset Management in a research analyst role, which he held for more than three years. Richard graduated with a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Natal and holds an honours degree in investment management from the University of Johannesburg (formerly RAU).
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Pru Ethical 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 price207.6
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeP285
Pru Ethical 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 price184.14
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKZ58
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