Fact sheet: Scot Eq Japan Eq Tracker Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Scot Eq Japan Equity Tracker Pn (ARC)
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Kieran Doylesince 14/03/2016
Underlying fund
BlackRock Jpn Eq Trkr
Fund objective
The aim of the fund is to seek to achieve capital growth by closely tracking the performance of the FTSE Japan Index by investing in companies in the index. The fund will invest directly and through other transferable securities that give exposure to companies in the index. It may also invest in permitted money market instruments, deposits and units in collective investment schemes. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Japan Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
36.4%
1 Year rank in sector
77/189
Sector
PN Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£134m (£101m 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.
120
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OMW M&G Japan Smaller Cos53.6%
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OMW InvescoPerpetaulJpnSlCos50.1%
SIP Inv Prp Jpnse Sm Cos Pn49.8%
Baillie Gifford Japanese Eq Pn49.1%
...more in PN Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan98.1%
    Money Market1.9%
  • Consumer Goods24.8%
    Industrials21.4%
    Financials16.4%
    Consumer Services10.7%
    Health Care7%
  • Japanese Equities98.1%
    Money Market1.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4.6%4.4%20.2%36.4%52.5%95.9%
Sector5.1%5.1%19.6%35.2%50.2%96.1%
Rank within sector140 / 195114 / 19489 / 19277 / 18982 / 18089 / 169
Quartile3rd3rd2nd2nd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4.7%24.2%15%2.8%23.1%
Sector4.4%23.8%15.7%1.5%26.2%
Rank within sector95 / 19593 / 189112 / 18758 / 18099 / 177
Quartile2nd2nd3rd2nd3rd
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.
0.56
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.
0.99
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.
0.78
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.
3.3
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.
0.11
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.
0.94
Price movement
52 week high203.63
52 week low134.28
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price204.58
Region
1Japan98.11%
2Money Market1.89%
Industry sector
1Consumer Goods24.79%
2Industrials21.37%
3Financials16.35%
4Consumer Services10.72%
5Health Care7.01%
6Basic Materials6%
7Technology4.65%
8Telecommunications4.36%
9Utilities2.05%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities98.11%
2Money Market1.89%
Individual holdings
1TOYOTA MOTOR CORP5.08%
2MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP2.53%
3TOPIX SMALL INDEX1.92%
4HONDA MOTOR CO1.67%
5SOFTBANK GROUP CORP1.6%
6KDDI CORP1.55%
7SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC1.51%
8MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP1.41%
9JAPAN TOBACCO INC1.32%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The aim of the fund is to seek to achieve capital growth by closely tracking the performance of the FTSE Japan Index by investing in companies in the index. The fund will invest directly and through other transferable securities that give exposure to companies in the index. It may also invest in permitted money market instruments, deposits and units in collective investment schemes. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Japan Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Kieran Doyle14/03/2016Kieran Doyle, CFA, Vice President and portfolio manager, is a member of BlackRock's Institutional Index Equity team. Mr. Doyle's service with the firm dates back to 2004, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was a portfolio manager in the Institutional Index Equity team. Prior to joining BGI, he was with KPMG. Mr. Doyle earned a master's degree in economics and finance from Bristol University in 2000.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Scot Eq Japan Equity Tracker Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price189.7223
Offer price199.7077
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGSO6
Scot Eq Japan Equity Tracker Pn (ARC)
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price204.58
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code00GG
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