Fact sheet: Schroder Global Healthcare

Fund information
Fund name
Schroder Global Healthcare Z Acc
Fund manager company
Schroder UT Managers
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • John Bowlersince 30/03/2004
Accolades
 Winner - Global
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to achieve capital growth. The fund will invest in healthcare, medical services and related products and companies on a world wide basis. Investment will be in directly held transferable securities. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC World Health Care
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
21.3%
1 Year rank in sector
213/252
Sector
UT Global
Yield
0.7%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.92%
Fund size
£230m (£229m 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.
123
Bid price
132.8
Offer price
133
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...more in UT Global

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA66%
    Switzerland7.3%
    UK5.6%
    Japan4.7%
    Germany4.5%
  • Health Care92.2%
    Basic Materials3.2%
    Money Market2.9%
    Consumer Services0.9%
    Industrials0.8%
  • US Equities66%
    Swiss Equities7.3%
    UK Equities5.6%
    Japanese Equities4.7%
    German Equities4.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund5.4%1.4%3.5%21.3%56.8%142.9%
Sector4.5%4.7%13.3%31.5%36.1%76.5%
Rank within sector44 / 268241 / 266259 / 261213 / 25224 / 2295 / 204
Quartile1st4th4th4th1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4.2%10.8%10.8%27.9%37.2%
Sector3.3%21%3.4%6.7%19.7%
Rank within sector42 / 266226 / 25218 / 2421 / 2285 / 216
Quartile1st4th1st1st1st
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.
5.97
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.
0.95
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.
0.94
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%.
13.48
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.
9.18
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.
0.54
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.
0.53
Price movement
52 week high134.1
52 week low103.1
Current bid price132.8
Current offer price133
Current mid price-
Region
1USA65.97%
2Switzerland7.3%
3UK5.62%
4Japan4.69%
5Germany4.45%
6France3.04%
7Money Market2.87%
8Israel1.85%
9Belgium1.12%
Industry sector
1Health Care92.25%
2Basic Materials3.18%
3Money Market2.87%
4Consumer Services0.91%
5Industrials0.79%
6Derivatives0%
Asset type
1US Equities65.97%
2Swiss Equities7.3%
3UK Equities5.62%
4Japanese Equities4.69%
5German Equities4.45%
6French Equities3.04%
7Money Market2.87%
8Israeli Equities1.85%
9Belgian Equities1.12%
Individual holdings
1JOHNSON & JOHNSON6.47%
2UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC5.97%
3ROCHE HLDG AG4.53%
4CELGENE CORP4.31%
5AMGEN INC4%
6BAYER AG3.65%
7MEDTRONIC PLC3.56%
8MERCK & CO INC(NEW)3.54%
9AETNA INC NEW3.24%
Management
Fund manager group
Schroders
Fund manager company
Schroder UT Managers
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to achieve capital growth. The fund will invest in healthcare, medical services and related products and companies on a world wide basis. Investment will be in directly held transferable securities. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC World Health Care
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
John Bowler30/03/2004John Joined Schroders in 2003.Investment career commenced in 1994.Currently Global Sector Specialist with responsibility for the healthcare sector and manager of the Schroder Medical Discovery Fund, as well as having primary research responsibility for Pan-European pharmaceuticals. Based in London John joined Schroders from AXA Investment Managers, where he had worked since 1998 in a global healthcare research role. He was voted top buy-side analyst for the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector in the Institutional Investor Pan European Equity survey in 2002.Before this, John worked at State Street Research & Management from 1997 as a fund manager / analyst.Earlier, John joined Hill Samuel Asset Management in 1994 as a graduate trainee, later becoming a junior fund manager for UK equities.Institute of Investment Management and Research (IIMR) qualified. Member of the CFA Society of the UK (CFA UK). PhD in Biochemistry & Physiology, from the University of Manchester. Degree in Biology from the University of Manchester.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Schroder Global Healthcare A Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price152.7
Offer price153
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQA79
Schroder Global Healthcare A Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price150.4
Offer price150.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQA80
Schroder Global Healthcare Z Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.92%
Bid price132.8
Offer price133
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0HD1
Schroder Global Healthcare Z Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.93%
Bid price128.3
Offer price128.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0HD2
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