Fact sheet: RIT Capital Partners plc

Fund information
Fund name
RIT Capital Partners plc
Fund manager company
RIT Capital Partners plc
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund manager
No data available.
Accolades
Fund objective
To deliver long-term capital growth, while preserving shareholder's capital; to invest without the constraints of a formal benchmark, but to deliver for shareholders increases in capital value in excess of the relevant indices over time.
Benchmark
  • MSCI All Country World Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
12.8%
1 Year rank in sector
11/15
Sector
IT Flexible Investment
Yield
1.7%
Fund size
£2,866m
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.
96
Mid price
1845
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.
1782
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.
+3.54
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
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • International34%
    North America30%
    Global Emerging Markets14%
    UK11%
    Europe8%
  • No data available.
  • International Equities34%
    North American Equities30%
    Global Emerging Market Equities14%
    UK Equities11%
    European Equities8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2.6%-0.3%5.4%12.8%50%77.3%
Sector0.2%4.2%8.3%19.7%29.2%38.2%
Rank within sector16 / 1616 / 1610 / 1611 / 155 / 144 / 13
Quartile4th4th3rd3rd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund-1.3%14.2%22.7%13.3%14%
Sector5.9%14.5%3.3%3.9%5.7%
Rank within sector16 / 1611 / 151 / 141 / 144 / 14
Quartile4th3rd1st1st2nd
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.
4.9
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.
1.09
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.
1.04
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%.
10.18
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.
8.74
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.
0.6
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.
0.26
Price movement
52 week high1930
52 week low1531
Current bid price1842
Current offer price1845
Current mid price1845
Region
1International34%
2North America30%
3Global Emerging Markets14%
4UK11%
5Europe8%
6Japan8%
7Money Market-5%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1International Equities34%
2North American Equities30%
3Global Emerging Market Equities14%
4UK Equities11%
5European Equities8%
6Japanese Equities8%
7Money Market-5%
Individual holdings
1EISLER CAPITAL FUND4.9%
2HCIF OFFSHORE4.5%
3MORANT WRIGHT4%
4ATTESTOR VALUE FUND3.5%
5BLACKROCK FRONTIERS3.5%
6MARTIN CURRIE JAPAN3.5%
7BLACKROCK EUROPEAN HEDGE3.4%
8LANSDOWNE DEVELOPED MARKETS STRATEGIC3.1%
9VIKING LONG FUND III2.9%
Management
Fund manager group
RIT Capital Partners
Fund manager company
RIT Capital Partners plc
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund objective
To deliver long-term capital growth, while preserving shareholder's capital; to invest without the constraints of a formal benchmark, but to deliver for shareholders increases in capital value in excess of the relevant indices over time.
Benchmark
  • MSCI All Country World 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
RIT Capital Partners 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 price1782
CurrencyGBX
Price updated31/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNLLI
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