Fact sheet: Pru Ex-DSF Asia Pacific Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Pru Ex-DSF Asia Pacific Pn
Fund manager company
Prudential Assurance Company
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Andrew Cormiesince 30/04/2008
No data available.
Fund objective
The investment strategy of the fund is to produce capital growth through investment of at least 80% of the property of the Scheme in eastern markets excluding Japan. Investment will primarily be in major markets such as Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand, but to a lesser extent this Scheme may invest in emerging markets such as The Philippines, Taiwan and South Korea.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All World Asia - Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
34.3%
1 Year rank in sector
51/222
Sector
PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£29m (£25m 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.
128
Bid price
289.2
Offer price
304.4
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
FL Invesco Perpetual Asian AP42%
FL GM Asia Pac ExJapan Eq Pn39.8%
RLP AsPacCre+(InvescoPerpAsian)Pn39.6%
Scot Eq Invesco Perp Asian Pn39.5%
FL Invesco Perp Asian Pn39.3%
...more in PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Hong Kong20.1%
    Australia17.2%
    Others14.5%
    Korea13.9%
    Taiwan9.8%
  • Financials40.9%
    Consumer Goods12.7%
    Technology10.9%
    Industrials10.8%
    Others9.7%
  • Hong Kong Equities20.1%
    Australian Equities17.2%
    International Equities14.5%
    South Korean Equities13.9%
    Taiwanese Equities9.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.2%4.5%27.3%34.3%29.5%38.9%
Sector-2.6%1.1%19.6%29.1%31%50.4%
Rank within sector12 / 2278 / 2255 / 22451 / 222112 / 209157 / 190
Quartile1st1st1st1st3rd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund30.4%-12.1%12.6%-3%13.8%
Sector26.3%-3.6%8.3%0.7%16.6%
Rank within sector45 / 222218 / 22031 / 209175 / 206159 / 190
Quartile1st4th1st4th4th
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.
-1.57
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.
1.1
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.
0.28
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%.
16.29
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.
4.24
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.
-0.22
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.
0.94
Price movement
52 week high300.8
52 week low194.9
Current bid price289.2
Current offer price304.4
Current mid price-
Region
1Hong Kong20.06%
2Australia17.24%
3Others14.54%
4Korea13.93%
5Taiwan9.82%
6China8.9%
7Singapore7.24%
8India7.19%
9Money Market1.11%
Industry sector
1Financials40.89%
2Consumer Goods12.66%
3Technology10.86%
4Industrials10.83%
5Others9.74%
6Consumer Services5.33%
7Basic Materials4.74%
8Oil & Gas3.84%
9Cash & Cash Equivalents1.11%
Asset type
1Hong Kong Equities20.06%
2Australian Equities17.24%
3International Equities14.54%
4South Korean Equities13.93%
5Taiwanese Equities9.82%
6Chinese Equities8.9%
7Singapore Equities7.24%
8Indian Equities7.19%
9Money Market1.11%
Individual holdings
1SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO5.94%
2TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING4.52%
3AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKING GRP3.55%
4NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK3.16%
5CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK3.08%
6HYUNDAI MOTOR CO2.9%
7SUN HUNG KAI PROPERTIES LTD2.85%
8CHINA MOBILE LTD2.76%
9TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED2.76%
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 produce capital growth through investment of at least 80% of the property of the Scheme in eastern markets excluding Japan. Investment will primarily be in major markets such as Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand, but to a lesser extent this Scheme may invest in emerging markets such as The Philippines, Taiwan and South Korea.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All World Asia - Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Andrew Cormie30/04/2008Andrew joined East spring Investments (Singapore) Limited in 2008. He is a Portfolio Manager in the Equity team and is a member of the Regional Asia focus team. He is also the lead manager for the Asia Pacific equity strategy. Andrew has over 33 years of investment experience. Andrew began his investment career in 1982 with National Mutual Life Association. In 1984 he worked as an Equity Dealer for JP Morgan Investment Management, Melbourne. He became their Director, responsible for Australian Equity and Balance business three years later. In 1997, Andrew became the Head of Global Equity Team of JP Morgan Investment Management, London. He was the founding partner and Director of Voyager Funds Management Pty Limited between 2006/07. Andrew holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Griffith University, Brisbane and a diploma from Securities Institute of Australia.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Pru Ex-DSF Asia Pacific 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 price289.2
Offer price304.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeILF6
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