Fact sheet: Pru Schroder QEP Core Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Pru Schroder QEP Core Pn S3
Fund manager company
Prudential Pensions Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Quantitative Equity Products Teamsince 31/01/2000
Underlying fund
Schroder Life QEP Gbl Cre Eq
Fund objective
The investment strategy of the Prudential fund is to purchase units in the Schroder Life QEP Global Core Fund which in turn invests in the Schroder QEP Global Core Fund. That fund seeks to provide capital growth and income through investing at least 70% of its assets in a portfolio of equities and equity – related securities of companies worldwide. The Schroder Fund may invest in a range of investments including transferable securities, cash, deposits, collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments. The fund may also use derivatives to seek to achieve the investment objective and to reduce risk or manage the fund more efficiently.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
24.8%
1 Year rank in sector
143/961
Sector
PN Global Equities
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m (£0m 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.
93
Offer price
132
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA58.7%
    Japan9%
    UK6.4%
    Others5.8%
    Switzerland4%
  • Biotechnology/Medical9.8%
    Banks7.5%
    Software7.3%
    Oil & Gas Exploration & Production6.5%
    Hardware5.9%
  • US Equities58.7%
    Japanese Equities9%
    UK Equities6.4%
    International Equities5.8%
    Swiss Equities4%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.5%5.8%19.9%24.8%--
Sector-1.9%2.7%15.4%17.8%32.6%78.7%
Rank within sector52 / 1039133 / 1035204 / 1025143 / 961--
Quartile1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund28.4%2.6%---
Sector17.7%3.7%7.8%21.4%11.2%
Rank within sector30 / 963630 / 921---
Quartile1st3rd
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.
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high134.8
52 week low95.5
Current bid price-
Current offer price132
Current mid price-
Region
1USA58.65%
2Japan9.03%
3UK6.44%
4Others5.84%
5Switzerland4.01%
6France2.99%
7Germany2.22%
8Canada2.19%
9Australia2.1%
Industry sector
1Biotechnology/Medical9.78%
2Banks7.51%
3Software7.29%
4Oil & Gas Exploration & Production6.5%
5Hardware5.92%
6Retailers - General5.05%
7Financial Services4.49%
8Healthcare & Medical Products3.61%
9Chemicals3.3%
Asset type
1US Equities58.65%
2Japanese Equities9.03%
3UK Equities6.44%
4International Equities5.84%
5Swiss Equities4.01%
6French Equities2.99%
7German Equities2.22%
8Canadian Equities2.19%
9Australian Equities2.1%
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 Prudential fund is to purchase units in the Schroder Life QEP Global Core Fund which in turn invests in the Schroder QEP Global Core Fund. That fund seeks to provide capital growth and income through investing at least 70% of its assets in a portfolio of equities and equity – related securities of companies worldwide. The Schroder Fund may invest in a range of investments including transferable securities, cash, deposits, collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments. The fund may also use derivatives to seek to achieve the investment objective and to reduce risk or manage the fund more efficiently.
Benchmark
  • MSCI World
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Quantitative Equity Products Team31/01/2000Established in 1996 by Justin Abercrombie. Schroders’ QEP Investment Team has been managing money for clients since 2000 and has a proven performance track record across its innovative range of global equity strategies. With 25 experienced members of staff located in London and Sydney. As at March 2013, the team manages in excess of USD 34 billion for institutional clients, including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and insurance companies, all over the world.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Pru Schroder QEP Core 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 price-
Offer price132
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated30/11/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKZ5B
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