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
27.4%
1 Year rank in sector
178/359
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.
98
Bid price
217.3
Offer price
228.7
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Zurich Nept EuroOppsPn45.5%
Scot Eq Neptune Eur Opps Pn45.4%
RLP EurSpl(NeptuneEurpOpp)Pn44.2%
SIP Neptune Eurpn Opps Pn43.9%
L&G Neptune European Opps Pn43.3%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • France18.7%
    Switzerland16.6%
    Netherlands11%
    Germany10.9%
    Sweden10.2%
  • Others22.1%
    Industrials13.3%
    Banks10.7%
    Chemicals9.8%
    Building & Construction7.3%
  • French Equities18.7%
    Swiss Equities16.6%
    Dutch Equities11%
    German Equities10.9%
    Swedish Equities10.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund6.3%0.8%10.6%27.4%37.5%98.1%
Sector6.6%4%13.8%26.9%28.4%91.7%
Rank within sector225 / 367323 / 369298 / 368178 / 35930 / 341104 / 313
Quartile3rd4th4th2nd1st2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund3.4%16.6%10.8%3.6%24.2%
Sector3.5%15.8%9.4%-0.2%25.6%
Rank within sector254 / 367177 / 359108 / 35334 / 341212 / 329
Quartile3rd2nd2nd1st3rd
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.
2.16
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.
0.98
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.
0.56
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%.
12.01
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.
3.89
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.
0.49
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.
0.89
Price movement
52 week high217.1
52 week low163.6
Current bid price217.3
Current offer price228.7
Current mid price-
Region
1France18.7%
2Switzerland16.6%
3Netherlands11%
4Germany10.9%
5Sweden10.2%
6UK8.6%
7Finland8.5%
8Denmark7.7%
9Money Market4%
Industry sector
1Others22.1%
2Industrials13.27%
3Banks10.65%
4Chemicals9.8%
5Building & Construction7.32%
6Biotechnology/Medical6.63%
7Media6.52%
8Support Services5.66%
9Insurance5.51%
Asset type
1French Equities18.7%
2Swiss Equities16.6%
3Dutch Equities11%
4German Equities10.9%
5Swedish Equities10.2%
6UK Equities8.6%
7Finnish Equities8.5%
8Danish Equities7.7%
9Money Market4%
Individual holdings
1SAMPO CORP4.5%
2RELX NV3.6%
3ING GROEP N.V.3.3%
4NORDEA BANK AB3.2%
5ELIOR GROUP2.9%
6WOLTERS-KLUWER NV2.9%
7DCC2.8%
8HUHTAMAKI OYJ2.8%
9CONTINENTAL AG2.5%
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 price217.3
Offer price228.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEO01
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