Fact sheet: Pru Intnl Bd Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Pru International Bond Pn S3
Fund manager company
Prudential Pensions Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • David Lloydsince 01/01/2009
Underlying fund
M&G PP International Bond Pn
Fund objective
The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the M&G PP International Bond Fund. That fund invests in all the major government bond markets outside the UK with principal holdings in the US, Japan and Europe. The fund is actively managed against its benchmark, the Barclays Global Aggregate Treasury Custom Over $3bn Index. Both active stock selection and asset allocation are used to add value.
Benchmark
  • Barclays Global Aggregate Treasury Custom > $3bn
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
26.1%
1 Year rank in sector
3/132
Sector
PN Global Fixed Interest
Yield
-
Fund size
£4m (£3m 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.
81
Bid price
262.8
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
FL GM Overseas Bond Pension30.7%
OMW M&G Glbl Government Bond26.7%
Pru Intnl Bd Pn26.1%
M&G PP International Bond Pn25.9%
BlackRock Aquila Lf Ovr Bd Id Pn24%
...more in PN Global Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA34%
    Japan33.7%
    Europe17.2%
    Denmark8.6%
    Norway4%
  • No data available.
  • US Fixed Interest34%
    Japanese Fixed Interest33.7%
    European Fixed Interest17.2%
    Danish Fixed Interest8.6%
    Norwegian Fixed Interest4%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-7.4%-2.7%8.7%26.1%29.9%21%
Sector-3.8%-2.5%5.4%12.4%17.5%18.9%
Rank within sector134 / 14481 / 14239 / 1413 / 13210 / 11042 / 91
Quartile4th3rd2nd1st1st2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund22.2%4.5%3.9%-8.2%-1.6%
Sector11.9%-0.3%6.1%-3.6%3%
Rank within sector6 / 1322 / 12482 / 11094 / 10573 / 92
Quartile1st1st3rd4th4th
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.
-1.05
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.
1.92
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.
0.5
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%.
12.18
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.
6.77
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.
0.55
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 high292.2
52 week low209
Current bid price262.8
Current offer price-
Current mid price-
Region
1USA34%
2Japan33.7%
3Europe17.2%
4Denmark8.6%
5Norway4%
6Mexico1.2%
7Switzerland0.6%
8Australia0.4%
9Poland0.3%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1US Fixed Interest34%
2Japanese Fixed Interest33.7%
3European Fixed Interest17.2%
4Danish Fixed Interest8.6%
5Norwegian Fixed Interest4%
6Mexican Fixed Interest1.2%
7Swiss Fixed Interest0.6%
8Australian Fixed Interest0.4%
9Polish Fixed Interest0.3%
Individual holdings
No data available.
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 International Bond Fund. That fund invests in all the major government bond markets outside the UK with principal holdings in the US, Japan and Europe. The fund is actively managed against its benchmark, the Barclays Global Aggregate Treasury Custom Over $3bn Index. Both active stock selection and asset allocation are used to add value.
Benchmark
  • Barclays Global Aggregate Treasury Custom > $3bn
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
David Lloyd01/01/2009Prior to joining M&G, David worked for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers as head of their Global Bond Team. He was responsible for all global portfolios managed in London, and managed funds for MLIM's most prestigious institutional global bond clients. Previously, David worked for AMP Asset Management / Henderson Global Investors, Crown Agents Asset Management, and Eagle Star Insurance Ltd. David graduated from the Open University Business School with a MBA.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Pru International Bond 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 price262.8
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeP278
Pru International Bond 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 price-
Offer price-
Mid price238.38
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKZ45
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