Fact sheet: Pru Henderson Eurpn Gth Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Pru Henderson European Growth Pn Ser A
Fund manager company
Prudential Assurance Company
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Simon Rowesince 18/06/2006
Underlying fund
Henderson European Grth
Fund objective
The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the Henderson European Growth Fund. That fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investing principally in the securities of European companies.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Europe ex UK
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
23.7%
1 Year rank in sector
244/359
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£3m (£2m 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.
102
Bid price
225.7
Offer price
237.5
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Zurich Nept EuroOppsPn50.8%
Scot Eq Neptune Eur Opps Pn50.7%
SIP Neptune Eurpn Opps Pn49.9%
RLP EurSpl(NeptuneEurpOpp)Pn49.6%
L&G Neptune European Opps Pn49.2%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • France20.1%
    Switzerland14%
    Netherlands13.8%
    Germany11.5%
    Sweden10.2%
  • Industrials11.6%
    Banks11.2%
    Chemicals10.3%
    Building & Construction8.6%
    Media6.5%
  • French Equities20.1%
    Swiss Equities14%
    Dutch Equities13.8%
    German Equities11.5%
    Swedish Equities10.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.5%10%7.7%23.7%43.3%89.8%
Sector4.3%8.9%11.5%25.5%32.4%79.6%
Rank within sector336 / 37283 / 370303 / 368244 / 35928 / 34286 / 315
Quartile4th1st4th3rd1st2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund7.4%16.6%10.8%3.6%24.2%
Sector6.7%15.8%9.4%-0.2%25.6%
Rank within sector121 / 370175 / 359109 / 35335 / 341213 / 330
Quartile2nd2nd2nd1st3rd
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.
3.06
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.
0.96
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.
0.66
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%.
11.44
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.
3.86
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.
0.7
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.
0.88
Price movement
52 week high226.9
52 week low178.7
Current bid price225.7
Current offer price237.5
Current mid price-
Region
1France20.1%
2Switzerland13.96%
3Netherlands13.85%
4Germany11.51%
5Sweden10.23%
6Denmark9.63%
7Finland6.28%
8UK5.76%
9Money Market2.7%
Industry sector
1Industrials11.57%
2Banks11.16%
3Chemicals10.27%
4Building & Construction8.57%
5Media6.46%
6Support Services6.34%
7Insurance5.77%
8Biotechnology/Medical5.68%
9Automotive4.44%
Asset type
1French Equities20.1%
2Swiss Equities13.96%
3Dutch Equities13.85%
4German Equities11.51%
5Swedish Equities10.23%
6Danish Equities9.63%
7Finnish Equities6.28%
8UK Equities5.76%
9Money Market2.7%
Individual holdings
1SAMPO CORP3.99%
2RELX NV3.72%
3NORDEA BANK AB3.38%
4ING GROEP N.V.3.11%
5ELIOR GROUP2.97%
6DCC2.92%
7WOLTERS-KLUWER NV2.74%
8CONTINENTAL AG2.73%
9SPIE2.72%
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 Henderson European Growth Fund. That fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investing principally in the securities of European companies.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Europe ex UK
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Simon Rowe18/06/2006Simon Rowe is a fund manager in the Henderson European Equities team. He joined Henderson in 2009 from New Star Asset Management and has more than 20 years of investment experience. Simon began his career as a financial journalist joining the Investors Chronicle, part of the Financial Times Group, in 1986. In 1989 Simon moved to Germany as economics editor of a Munich-based radio station. He then worked as a German equity analyst at Kleinwort Benson and subsequently at Smith New Court. From 1993 until 2001 Simon worked as a freelance management consultant and private equity advisor. He joined New Star in 2001 as a European equities fund manager. Simon graduated from Cambridge University where he attained a BA in History.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Pru Henderson European Growth Pn Ser A
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.9%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.9%
Bid price225.7
Offer price237.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEO01
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