Fact sheet: Pru Japan Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Pru Japan Pn Acc (ex M&G)
Fund manager company
Prudential Assurance Company
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Johan Du Preezsince 31/07/2015
Underlying fund
M&G Japan
Fund objective
The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the M&G Japan Fund. That fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in a wide range of securities of Japanese issuers, covering most aspects of the economy. Income is not a consideration when investments are selected.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Japan
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
29.3%
1 Year rank in sector
11/189
Sector
PN Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£6m (£5m 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.
132
Bid price
332.6
Offer price
349.3
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Zurich Inv PerpJapnseSmCosPn39.7%
OMW InvescoPerpetaulJpnSlCos38.8%
SIP Inv Prp Jpnse Sm Cos Pn38.5%
FL GM Japnse Eq Pn37.7%
OMW M&G Japan Smaller Cos32.2%
...more in PN Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan99.7%
    Money Market0.3%
  • Industrials23.6%
    Financials21.6%
    Consumer Discretionary21%
    Information Technology18%
    Materials8.8%
  • Japanese Equities99.7%
    Money Market0.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.9%11.5%33%29.3%59.4%111.3%
Sector-2.7%5.9%21%20.5%43%82.7%
Rank within sector16 / 1958 / 19312 / 19211 / 1895 / 18014 / 168
Quartile1st1st1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund28.8%16.7%4.9%29.1%3.7%
Sector19.6%15.7%1.5%26.2%4%
Rank within sector17 / 18952 / 18711 / 18051 / 177102 / 168
Quartile1st2nd1st2nd3rd
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.
2.67
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.
1.03
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.
0.85
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%.
14.64
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.
6.15
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.
0.46
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.
0.82
Price movement
52 week high337.2
52 week low216.7
Current bid price332.6
Current offer price349.3
Current mid price-
Region
1Japan99.72%
2Money Market0.28%
Industry sector
1Industrials23.55%
2Financials21.63%
3Consumer Discretionary21.04%
4Information Technology17.95%
5Materials8.8%
6Health Care3.59%
7Others3.16%
8Money Market0.28%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities99.72%
2Money Market0.28%
Individual holdings
1HONDA MOTOR CO5.44%
2MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP5.28%
3SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC4.69%
4ASAHI GLASS CO4.41%
5HITACHI4.4%
6SUMITOMO CORP4.13%
7NEC CORP4.09%
8NOMURA CO3.81%
9SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES3.7%
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 M&G Japan Fund. That fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in a wide range of securities of Japanese issuers, covering most aspects of the economy. Income is not a consideration when investments are selected.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Japan
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Johan Du Preez31/07/2015Johan Du Preez joined Prudential Portfolio Managers (South Africa) in 1998 and then moved to the Japan Equity team in 2004. Before joining Prudential, Johan worked at Momentum Employee Benefits as an Actuarial Consultant. Prior to that, he worked at Crusader Life, South Africa. Johan graduated from the University of Witwatersrand, and holds a Bachelor of Economics. He also holds a Masters of Commerce from the University of Cape Town and he is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Pru Japan Pn Acc (ex M&G)
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price332.6
Offer price349.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMG76
Pru Japan Pn Cap (ex M&G)
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price69
Offer price72.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMA35
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