Fact sheet: Pru Ex-DSF American Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Pru Ex-DSF American Pn
Fund manager company
Prudential Assurance Company
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Richard Brodysince 22/02/2011
No data available.
Fund objective
The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the CF Prudential North American Qualified Investor Scheme Fund. That fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in North American securities.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World North American
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
32.7%
1 Year rank in sector
50/309
Sector
PN North America
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m (£0m 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.
106
Bid price
529.5
Offer price
557.3
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FL Investec American EP41.4%
...more in PN North America

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America94.2%
    Money Market2.7%
    Not Specified1.6%
    Europe ex UK1.5%
  • Others25.9%
    Financials15.6%
    Health Care15%
    Consumer Services12%
    Industrials10.1%
  • International Equities97.3%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents2.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4.4%11.6%26.7%32.7%72.5%150.8%
Sector4%8.6%21.7%27.3%60.1%118.6%
Rank within sector114 / 32140 / 32119 / 32050 / 30929 / 29612 / 269
Quartile2nd1st1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund32.4%4.4%21.8%35.4%8.7%
Sector26.6%4.4%18.7%29.2%7%
Rank within sector46 / 309150 / 30449 / 29612 / 28468 / 271
Quartile1st2nd1st1st2nd
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.
1.83
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.
1.04
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.
1.29
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%.
12.26
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.
2.51
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.
0.96
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.
0.96
Price movement
52 week high532
52 week low358.4
Current bid price529.5
Current offer price557.3
Current mid price-
Region
1North America94.19%
2Money Market2.66%
3Not Specified1.61%
4Europe ex UK1.54%
Industry sector
1Others25.92%
2Financials15.62%
3Health Care14.97%
4Consumer Services12.03%
5Industrials10.07%
6Consumer Goods8.98%
7Oil & Gas8.08%
8Cash & Cash Equivalents2.66%
9Basic Materials1.67%
Asset type
1International Equities97.34%
2Cash & Cash Equivalents2.66%
Individual holdings
1APPLE INC3.28%
2MICROSOFT CORP2.91%
3JPMORGAN CHASE & CO2.16%
4PFIZER INC1.81%
5WELLS FARGO & CO1.8%
6ALPHABET INC1.78%
7CHEVRON CORP1.68%
8NET INCOME1.64%
9BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC1.63%
Management
Fund manager group
Prudential
Fund manager company
Prudential Assurance Company
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the CF Prudential North American Qualified Investor Scheme Fund. That fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in North American securities.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World North American
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Richard Brody22/02/2011Richard Brody joined PPM America (M&G’s affiliated investment adviser in the US) in 1992 to found the company’s Public Equity Group. He is head of Equity Management and executive vice president of PPM America. Richard has nearly three decades of investment industry experience. Prior to joining PPM America, he was a senior member of the investment team at the Chicago group of Morgan Stanley Asset Management. Before that he worked at Hewitt Associates and also First National Bank of Chicago. Richard graduated in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and holds an MBA in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed the CFA in 1982. Richard Brody leads a Chicago-based team that manages the M&G North American Value Fund.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Pru Ex-DSF American Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price529.5
Offer price557.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeILF5
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