Fact sheet: Qatar Investment Fund plc

Fund information
Fund name
Qatar Investment Fund plc
Fund manager company
Epicure Managers Qatar
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund manager
No data available.
Fund objective
Qatar Investment Fund plc (“the Company” or “QIF”) was established to capitalise on the investment opportunities in Qatar and the Gulf Cooperation Council (“GCC”) region, arising from the economic growth being experienced in the area. The Company invests in quoted Qatari equities listed on the Qatar Exchange (“QE”) (formerly the Doha Securities Market) in addition to companies soon to be listed, with a possible allocation of up to 15% in other listed companies elsewhere in the GCC region. The Investment Adviser invests using a top-down screening process combined with fundamental industry and company analysis.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
2.5%
1 Year rank in sector
1/1
Sector
IT Country Specialists Other
Yield
3.8%
Fund size
£109m
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.
152
Mid price
1.0575
NAV
?Net asset value. The NAV per share may be higher or lower than the share price, which in turn is trading at either a discount or a premium to NAV.
1.2877
Discount/Premium
?When the market price of an investment trust’s shares is less than the net asset value (NAV) per share then it is trading at a discount to NAV. A trust’s shares are on a premium when they trade at a higher price than the NAV.
-17.88
Gearing
?Investment trusts have the ability to borrow money which they invest with the aim of generating a higher return than the cost of the loan. An ungeared trust has a figure of 100. A figure of 110 would represent a trust with 10% gearing.
100
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Qatar Investment Fund plc2.5%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • No data available.
  • Financial Services42.5%
    Industrials25.8%
    Transport10.1%
    Real Estate9.9%
    Telecommunications5.9%
  • No data available.

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.2%-3.2%-0.3%2.5%-11.7%32.6%
Sector-3.5%-7.1%-5%14.9%14.2%-
Rank within sector1 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 1
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund-1.2%-1%-11.8%17.4%30%
Sector-4.9%18.1%-6.7%23.6%24%
Rank within sector1 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 1
Quartile
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.
-7.82
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.
0.86
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.
-0.01
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%.
16.58
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.
9.21
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.
-0.97
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.
0.7
Price movement
52 week high1.18
52 week low1.02
Current bid price1.03
Current offer price1.09
Current mid price1.06
Region
No data available.
Industry sector
1Financial Services42.5%
2Industrials25.8%
3Transport10.1%
4Real Estate9.9%
5Telecommunications5.9%
6Consumer Goods2.9%
7Insurance1.8%
8Money Market1.1%
Asset type
No data available.
Individual holdings
1QATAR NATIONAL BANK19.4%
2QATAR INDUSTRIES11.7%
3MASRAF AL-RAYAN9.2%
4QATAR ELECTRICITY & WATER7.9%
5QATAR ISLAMIC BANK7.4%
6QATAR GAS TRANSPORT(NAKILAT)6.4%
7OOREDOO QSC5.9%
8BARWA REAL ESTATE4.9%
9GULF INTERNATIONAL SERVICES COMPANY3.8%
Management
Fund manager group
Epicure
Fund manager company
Epicure Managers Qatar
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund objective
Qatar Investment Fund plc (“the Company” or “QIF”) was established to capitalise on the investment opportunities in Qatar and the Gulf Cooperation Council (“GCC”) region, arising from the economic growth being experienced in the area. The Company invests in quoted Qatari equities listed on the Qatar Exchange (“QE”) (formerly the Doha Securities Market) in addition to companies soon to be listed, with a possible allocation of up to 15% in other listed companies elsewhere in the GCC region. The Investment Adviser invests using a top-down screening process combined with fundamental industry and company analysis.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
AIC Member
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Isle of Man, Offshore
Qatar Investment Fund plc
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 price128.77
CurrencyUSX
Price updated13/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNLYE
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