Fact sheet: Stan Life Schroder Tokyo Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Stan Life Schroder Tokyo Pn S3
Fund manager company
Standard Life Assurance Co
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Andrew Rosesince 31/03/2004
Underlying fund
Schroder Tokyo
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to achieve capital appreciation through participation in the growth of the Japanese economy. Investment will be based primarily on Japan's economic strengths, such as its manufacturing industry (in particular on those parts of it that are demonstrating an ability to exploit newly emerging technology) and on sectors benefiting from structural change in the economy. Investment will be in directly held transferable securities. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
23.3%
1 Year rank in sector
54/189
Sector
PN Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£23m (£22m 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
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Zurich Inv PerpJapnseSmCosPn39.7%
OMW InvescoPerpetaulJpnSlCos38.8%
SIP Inv Prp Jpnse Sm Cos Pn38.5%
FL GM Japnse Eq Pn37.7%
OMW M&G Japan Smaller Cos32.2%
...more in PN Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan100.1%
    Not Specified-0%
    Money Market-0.1%
  • Electronic & Electrical Equipment11.8%
    Transport Equipment10.8%
    Transport9.6%
    Chemicals7.8%
    Retail7.8%
  • Japanese Equities100.1%
    International Equities-0%
    Money Market-0.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.4%7.3%25.7%23.3%46.6%82.5%
Sector-2.7%5.9%21%20.5%43%82.7%
Rank within sector64 / 19562 / 19347 / 19254 / 18968 / 18087 / 168
Quartile2nd2nd1st2nd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund21.7%15.1%2.9%22.8%2.3%
Sector19.6%15.7%1.5%26.2%4%
Rank within sector57 / 189108 / 18757 / 180113 / 177135 / 168
Quartile2nd3rd2nd3rd4th
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.
1.41
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.
0.98
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%.
13.41
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.
4.62
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.
0.23
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.
0.87
Price movement
52 week high188.7
52 week low125.3
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price178.7
Region
1Japan100.12%
2Not Specified-0.04%
3Money Market-0.08%
Industry sector
1Electronic & Electrical Equipment11.83%
2Transport Equipment10.81%
3Transport9.64%
4Chemicals7.84%
5Retail7.81%
6Banks7.18%
7Communications7%
8Wholesale5.98%
9Machinery4.94%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities100.12%
2International Equities-0.04%
3Money Market-0.08%
Individual holdings
1TOYOTA MOTOR CORP4.29%
2KDDI CORP3.64%
3BRIDGESTONE CORP3.52%
4SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC3.5%
5SOMPO JAPAN NIPPONKOA HOLDINGS INC3.17%
6NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP3.1%
7EAST JAPAN RAILWAY CO2.97%
8TDK CORP2.85%
9SK KAKEN CO2.7%
Management
Fund manager group
Standard Life Investments
Fund manager company
Standard Life Assurance Co
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund's investment objective is to achieve capital appreciation through participation in the growth of the Japanese economy. Investment will be based primarily on Japan's economic strengths, such as its manufacturing industry (in particular on those parts of it that are demonstrating an ability to exploit newly emerging technology) and on sectors benefiting from structural change in the economy. Investment will be in directly held transferable securities. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Andrew Rose31/03/2004Andrew Rose is the Head of Japanese Equities. He holds a degree in Japanese and Politics. His Investment career commenced in 1981 upon joining Schroders. He moved to Tokyo in 1984, returning to London in 1987 where he was responsible for Japanese equity investments for UK and continental European clients. He was seconded to Schroders Japan office as Senior Investment Officer in 1996. He returned to London in 1999 as Joint Head of the Japanese Equity Team, with overall responsibility for smaller company investment in Japan. Returned to Japan in 2001 where he is Head of the Japan office and Pan Pacific equities. He is the executive Director.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Stan Life Schroder Tokyo Pn S3
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.98%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price178.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK479
Stan Life Schroder Tokyo Pn S4
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.98%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price186.2971
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI564
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