Fact sheet: RLP Neptune US Opps Pn

Fund information
Fund name
RLP Neptune US Opportunities Pn
Fund manager company
Royal London
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Robin Milwaysince 11/09/2016
  • Alastair Unwinsince 24/05/2016
  • Patrick Closesince 24/05/2016
Underlying fund
Neptune US Opportunities
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide capital growth.
Benchmark
  • S&P 500
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
11.1%
1 Year rank in sector
306/309
Sector
PN North America
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m
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.
113
Bid price
186.1
Offer price
196
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Canlife North American Pn43.5%
BlackRock Aq Lf Canadn EqIdx Pn42.3%
FL Investec American AP39.8%
Zurich Investec American Pn38.8%
FL Schroder US Mid Cap AP38.8%
...more in PN North America

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA98.9%
    Money Market1.1%
  • Information Technology23.6%
    Financials16.1%
    Consumer Staples15.6%
    Health Care13.3%
    Consumer Discretionary8.4%
  • US Equities98.9%
    Money Market1.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.5%4.3%18.9%11.1%30.6%85.5%
Sector4.6%7.4%20.2%26.1%58.4%115.5%
Rank within sector274 / 321282 / 321229 / 320306 / 309293 / 296259 / 269
Quartile4th4th3rd4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund11.9%3.7%9.2%36.7%5.4%
Sector25.2%4.4%18.7%29.2%7%
Rank within sector299 / 309178 / 304293 / 2969 / 284209 / 271
Quartile4th3rd4th1st4th
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.
1.12
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.
0.39
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%.
14.6
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.
6.84
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.
-0.92
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.
0.79
Price movement
52 week high192
52 week low137.8
Current bid price186.1
Current offer price196
Current mid price-
Region
1USA98.91%
2Money Market1.09%
Industry sector
1Information Technology23.61%
2Financials16.1%
3Consumer Staples15.64%
4Health Care13.35%
5Consumer Discretionary8.4%
6Industrials8.06%
7Utilities5.43%
8Energy3.8%
9Telecommunications Utilities2.64%
Asset type
1US Equities98.91%
2Money Market1.09%
Individual holdings
1MICROSOFT CORP4.13%
2MASTERCARD INC3.11%
3APPLE INC3.09%
4WILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC3.04%
5MOLSON COORS BREWING CO2.86%
6ALPHABET INC2.83%
7NEXTERA ENERGY INC2.79%
8EDISON INTERNATIONAL2.65%
9TJX COS INC2.63%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Life
Fund manager company
Royal London
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide capital growth.
Benchmark
  • S&P 500
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Robin Milway11/09/2016Robin Milway joined Neptune as Head of Stock Strategy in August 2016 and is a Co-Fund Manager on the Neptune US Opportunities Fund. Prior to joining Neptune, Robin was Head of Equity Research and Portfolio Manager at EFG Asset Management. He was previously Portfolio Manager of the Cooper Investors Global Equity Fund and holds a degree in History & Environmental Management from Keele University.
Alastair Unwin24/05/2016Alastair is Neptune's Chief Technology Officer and a Fund Manager. He is also manager of the company's proprietary Technology Global Sector Model Portfolio. Prior to joining Neptune, Alastair worked as innovations project manager at YouGov and as a technology analyst at Herald Investment Management. He has a first class degree in History and is a CFA Charterholder.
Patrick Close24/05/2016Patrick joined Neptune in October 2013 and is Fund Manager of the Neptune US Mid Cap Fund. He is also Co-Fund Manager of the Neptune US Opportunities Fund and Assistant Manager on the Neptune US Income Fund. Prior to joining Neptune, Patrick worked as an engineer in America in the pharmaceutical and oil & gas industries. Patrick is a CFA Charterholder.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
RLP Neptune US 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)1.75%
Bid price186.1
Offer price196
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0KUS
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