Fact sheet: SIP Aberdeen Eurpn Gth Pn

Fund information
Fund name
SIP Aberdeen European Growth Pn S6
Fund manager company
Sanlam Investments & Pensions
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Pan European Equity Teamsince 01/11/1991
Underlying fund
Aberdeen European Equity
Fund objective
The Fund aims for maximum capital growth through investment in a broad spread of European securities. The Manager will invest in European companies which offer good prospects for capital growth. Whilst the Fund will invest principally in companies incorporated in Europe, the Manager may also invest in companies which derive an important proportion of their earnings from European trade or operations. It is intended that the Fund will have minimal exposure to the UK. The manager will also take opportunities as they arise to invest in European emerging markets.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
13.2%
1 Year rank in sector
166/359
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£2m (£2m 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.
106
Bid price
883
Offer price
929.5
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Zurich Nept EuroOppsPn28.2%
Scot Eq Neptune Eur Opps Pn28.2%
RLP EurSpl(NeptuneEurpOpp)Pn27.2%
Guardian Choices European Pn26.3%
SIP Neptune Eurpn Opps Pn25.2%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Switzerland32.8%
    Netherlands16.9%
    Sweden14.7%
    Germany13.6%
    France10.3%
  • Consumer Staples18.9%
    Financials18.2%
    Health Care16%
    Industrials14.5%
    Materials13.1%
  • Swiss Equities28.7%
    Swedish Equities18.8%
    Dutch Equities16.9%
    German Equities13.3%
    French Equities10.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2.3%-1.6%8.2%13.2%17.3%46.1%
Sector-1.1%0.3%9.4%12.5%26%77.6%
Rank within sector286 / 369259 / 369235 / 368166 / 359324 / 340306 / 312
Quartile4th3rd3rd2nd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund11.7%3.3%-1.7%13.5%16.2%
Sector11%9.4%-0.2%25.6%19.2%
Rank within sector174 / 359337 / 353261 / 341329 / 329261 / 311
Quartile2nd4th4th4th4th
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.
-2.55
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.
1.11
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.
0.06
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%.
13.09
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.
4.38
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.
-0.46
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.
0.9
Price movement
52 week high961.7
52 week low708.2
Current bid price883
Current offer price929.5
Current mid price-
Region
1Switzerland32.81%
2Netherlands16.94%
3Sweden14.74%
4Germany13.63%
5France10.3%
6Denmark5.21%
7Austria4.93%
8Europe4.73%
9Spain3.42%
Industry sector
1Consumer Staples18.85%
2Financials18.16%
3Health Care15.99%
4Industrials14.51%
5Materials13.11%
6Energy11.63%
7Information Technology10.7%
8Consumer Discretionary6.62%
9Utilities1.63%
Asset type
1Swiss Equities28.69%
2Swedish Equities18.82%
3Dutch Equities16.94%
4German Equities13.31%
5French Equities10.3%
6Danish Equities5.21%
7Austrian Equities4.93%
8European Equities4.7%
9Spanish Equities3.42%
Individual holdings
1ABERDEEN EUROPEAN SMALLER COMPANIES FUND B4.2%
2NESTLE SA3.9%
3UNILEVER3.8%
4ROCHE HLDG AG3.7%
5UBS3.4%
6NOVO-NORDISK AS3.3%
7ROYAL DUTCH SHELL3.2%
8TEMENOS GROUP AG3.2%
9AMADEUS IT GROUP SA3.1%
Management
Fund manager group
Sanlam
Fund manager company
Sanlam Investments & Pensions
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims for maximum capital growth through investment in a broad spread of European securities. The Manager will invest in European companies which offer good prospects for capital growth. Whilst the Fund will invest principally in companies incorporated in Europe, the Manager may also invest in companies which derive an important proportion of their earnings from European trade or operations. It is intended that the Fund will have minimal exposure to the UK. The manager will also take opportunities as they arise to invest in European emerging markets.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Pan European Equity Team01/11/1991
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
SIP Aberdeen European Growth Pn S6
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price883
Offer price929.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeM183
SIP Aberdeen European Growth Pn S7
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price129
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeOX05
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