Fact sheet: ScrdrAsnTtlRetnInvstCo

Fund information
Fund name
Schroder Asian Total Return Investment Company Ord 5P
Fund manager company
Schroder Investment Management
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund managers
  • Robin Parbrooksince 25/03/2013
  • King Fuei Leesince 25/03/2013
Fund objective
To achieve a high rate of total return primarily through investment in equity and equity-related securities in Asia Pacific companies (excluding Japan), whilst offering a degree of capital preservation through tactical use, where appropriate, of derivatives instruments. The portfolio will have a bias to investing in small and mid-cap companies.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia ex Japan
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
46.8%
1 Year rank in sector
6/15
Sector
IT Asia Pacific excluding Japan Equities
Yield
1.4%
Fund size
£174m
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.
125
Mid price
269
NAV
?Net asset value. The NAV per share may be higher or lower than the share price, which in turn is trading at either a discount or a premium to NAV.
282.15
Discount/Premium
?When the market price of an investment trust’s shares is less than the net asset value (NAV) per share then it is trading at a discount to NAV. A trust’s shares are on a premium when they trade at a higher price than the NAV.
-4.66
Gearing
?Investment trusts have the ability to borrow money which they invest with the aim of generating a higher return than the cost of the loan. An ungeared trust has a figure of 100. A figure of 110 would represent a trust with 10% gearing.
108
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Fd Asn Valu PLC65.4%
Aberdeen Asian Income53.9%
Schroder Oriental Inc50.9%
Abrdn New Dawn IT PLC48.6%
JP Morgan Asian IT plc46.9%
...more in IT Asia Pacific excluding Japan Equities

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Hong Kong24.7%
    China20.5%
    Taiwan16.7%
    Australia14.4%
    India11.6%
  • Information Technology31.2%
    Consumer Discretionary18.1%
    Industrials12.5%
    Financials11.6%
    Real Estate11.4%
  • Hong Kong Equities24.7%
    Chinese Equities20.5%
    Taiwanese Equities16.7%
    Australian Equities14.4%
    Indian Equities11.6%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund10.2%1.5%17.7%46.8%62.5%86.1%
Sector6.8%0.8%14.6%44.7%43.9%72.2%
Rank within sector1 / 157 / 152 / 156 / 153 / 154 / 15
Quartile1st2nd1st2nd1st2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund5.3%37%-0.6%12.3%-3.4%
Sector4.7%28.9%-6.1%11.7%1.3%
Rank within sector8 / 152 / 154 / 157 / 1512 / 15
Quartile3rd1st2nd2nd4th
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.
7.89
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.
0.66
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.
0.97
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%.
12.08
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.
8.88
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.
0.47
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.
0.63
Price movement
52 week high269
52 week low184
Current bid price268
Current offer price270
Current mid price269
Region
1Hong Kong24.7%
2China20.5%
3Taiwan16.7%
4Australia14.4%
5India11.6%
6Others7.1%
7Korea6.6%
8Thailand3.8%
9Philippines3.1%
Industry sector
1Information Technology31.2%
2Consumer Discretionary18.1%
3Industrials12.5%
4Financials11.6%
5Real Estate11.4%
6Others7.3%
7Materials6.8%
8Health Care6.3%
9Telecommunications Utilities4.6%
Asset type
1Hong Kong Equities24.7%
2Chinese Equities20.5%
3Taiwanese Equities16.7%
4Australian Equities14.4%
5Indian Equities11.6%
6South Korean Equities6.6%
7Thai Equities3.8%
8Philippine Equities3.1%
9Indonesian Equities2.6%
Individual holdings
1JARDINE STRATEGIC HLDGS4.2%
2TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.4.1%
3TENCENT HLDGS LTD3.9%
4ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD3.4%
5SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO2.9%
6TECHTRONIC INDUSTRIES CO2.9%
7BRAMBLES LTD2.5%
8HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY2.5%
9AIA GROUP LTD2.4%
Management
Fund manager group
Schroders
Fund manager company
Schroder Investment Management
Fund type
Investment Trust
Fund objective
To achieve a high rate of total return primarily through investment in equity and equity-related securities in Asia Pacific companies (excluding Japan), whilst offering a degree of capital preservation through tactical use, where appropriate, of derivatives instruments. The portfolio will have a bias to investing in small and mid-cap companies.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia ex Japan
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Robin Parbrook25/03/2013Robin has 24 years’ experience covering Asia, all of it with Schroders. Robin is currently the Head of Asia ex Japan Equities and also a Regional and Alternatives fund manager, based in Hong Kong. In 2008 he moved to Edinburgh to focus on managing Asian investment strategies with a focus on absolute returns, and returned to Hong Kong in August 2010 to manage Asian Total Return as well as other Asian equity strategies. Prior to 2008 he was Head of the Asian Investment Team for Schroders, in which capacity he managed a range of Asian funds.
King Fuei Lee25/03/2013King Fuei Lee is fund manager for Asian equities based in Singapore and lead fund manager for developed Asia Pacific equity mandates. Prior to transferring to the Asian Equities Team in Singapore in December 2001, he was a fund manager within the Global Equities Team based in London. He joined Schroders as a graduate trainee in 1999 and is a CFA charterholder, and a member of the CFA Institute. He has an MPhil in Economics from Cambridge University and a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.
Compliance
AIC Member
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Schroder Asian Total Return Investment Company NAV
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price212.1912
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/03/2014
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeTU60
Schroder Asian Total Return Investment Company Ord 5P
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price282.15
CurrencyGBX
Price updated13/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNJPY
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