Fact sheet: RLP EurSpl(NeptuneEurpOpp)Pn

Fund information
Fund name
RLP Europe Specialist (Neptune European Opportunities) Pn
Fund manager company
Royal London
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Rob Burnettsince 31/03/2006
  • Philip Wolstencroftsince 31/03/2006
Underlying fund
Neptune European Opps
Fund objective
The fund aims to produce attractive investment returns by taking active positions against the FTSE Europe (ex UK) index.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Europe ex UK
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
47.1%
1 Year rank in sector
6/365
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£17m (£13m 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.
151
Bid price
135.5
Offer price
142.7
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
SIP Neptune Eurpn Opps Pn49.4%
L&G Neptune European Opps Pn48.8%
Zurich Nept EuroOppsPn48.4%
Scot Eq Neptune Eur Opps Pn48.4%
OMW Neptune European Opps47.8%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Germany18.8%
    Spain17.6%
    France12.5%
    Switzerland10.3%
    Sweden7.8%
  • Financials34.9%
    Materials20.2%
    Industrials19.9%
    Energy12%
    Consumer Discretionary6%
  • German Equities18.8%
    Spanish Equities17.6%
    French Equities12.5%
    Swiss Equities10.3%
    Swedish Equities7.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.5%2.2%17.1%47.1%25.9%81.4%
Sector2.2%6.3%8.6%25.6%33.7%92.1%
Rank within sector124 / 371353 / 3706 / 3696 / 365299 / 343244 / 317
Quartile2nd4th1st1st4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund8.1%27.8%8.3%-9.1%22.2%
Sector8%15.8%9.4%-0.2%25.6%
Rank within sector181 / 3694 / 358185 / 352329 / 340254 / 329
Quartile2nd1st3rd4th4th
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.
-3.59
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.
1.22
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.
0.19
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%.
17.24
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.
10.41
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.
-0.22
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.
0.64
Price movement
52 week high137
52 week low84.3
Current bid price135.5
Current offer price142.7
Current mid price-
Region
1Germany18.85%
2Spain17.64%
3France12.46%
4Switzerland10.29%
5Sweden7.76%
6Italy6.93%
7Norway6.42%
8UK6.37%
9USA4.62%
Industry sector
1Financials34.87%
2Materials20.17%
3Industrials19.89%
4Energy11.97%
5Consumer Discretionary6.04%
6Health Care3.68%
7Telecommunications Utilities3.13%
8Money Market0.24%
Asset type
1German Equities18.85%
2Spanish Equities17.64%
3French Equities12.46%
4Swiss Equities10.29%
5Swedish Equities7.76%
6Italian Equities6.93%
7Norwegian Equities6.42%
8UK Equities6.37%
9US Equities4.62%
Individual holdings
1SKF AB3.71%
2BANCO SANTANDER SA3.29%
3YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA3.23%
4DEUTSCHE BANK AG3.13%
5ROLLS-ROYCE HLDGS PLC3.05%
6TOTAL SA3.03%
7REPSOL SA3.01%
8POTASH CORP OF SASKATCHEWAN INC2.99%
9ENI2.94%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Life
Fund manager company
Royal London
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to produce attractive investment returns by taking active positions against the FTSE Europe (ex UK) index.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Europe ex UK
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Rob Burnett31/03/2006Rob is an Investment Director and Head of European Equities. He joined Neptune in June 2002 and in May 2005 became a Fund Manager. In addition, he undertakes global research on the financials sector. Rob graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.
Philip Wolstencroft31/03/2006Philip is a partner, a member of the management committee and creator of an investment process (SmartGARP TM) which Artemis uses to help choose stocks for five of its funds. Philip has managed the Artemis European Growth Fund since its launch in March 2001 and the Artemis Capital Fund since July 2010. He joined Artemis in February 2001 from Merrill Lynch, where he was head of pan-European equity strategy. He holds a BA and an MA in economics.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
RLP Europe Specialist (Neptune European Opportunities) Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price135.5
Offer price142.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKY61
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