Fact sheet: Threadneedle American

Fund information
Fund name
Threadneedle American Z Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Threadneedle Inv Services Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Diane Sobinsince 24/01/2014
  • Nadia Grantsince 11/03/2014
Fund objective
The aim of the Fund is to grow the amount you invested. The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in shares of medium to large companies in North America or companies that have significant operations there. The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.
Benchmark
  • S&P 500
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
22.8%
1 Year rank in sector
70/82
Sector
UT North America
Yield
0.5%
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.
0.83%
Fund size
£2,046m (£1,766m 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.
103
Mid price
208.24
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America98.5%
    Money Market1.5%
  • Information Technology29%
    Health Care14%
    Financials12.6%
    Consumer Discretionary12.2%
    Energy7.1%
  • North American Equities98.5%
    Money Market1.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.2%7.8%20.7%22.8%60.6%122.7%
Sector4.6%8.2%20.9%26.3%59.2%119.4%
Rank within sector65 / 9057 / 8860 / 8470 / 8247 / 7334 / 64
Quartile3rd3rd3rd4th3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund22.6%8.3%18.6%33.9%5.3%
Sector26.3%4.9%17.8%30.5%6.9%
Rank within sector69 / 8214 / 8041 / 7313 / 6650 / 64
Quartile4th1st3rd1st4th
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.
1.11
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
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.
1.18
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%.
11.54
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.
2.48
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.
0.41
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.
0.95
Price movement
52 week high211.68
52 week low150.49
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price208.24
Region
1North America98.5%
2Money Market1.5%
Industry sector
1Information Technology29%
2Health Care14%
3Financials12.6%
4Consumer Discretionary12.2%
5Energy7.1%
6Industrials6.5%
7Consumer Staples5.7%
8Materials3.9%
9Utilities3.2%
Asset type
1North American Equities98.5%
2Money Market1.5%
Individual holdings
1ALPHABET INC4.4%
2APPLE INC4.4%
3MICROSOFT CORP4.1%
4AMAZON.COM INC3.1%
5JPMORGAN CHASE & CO3.1%
6FACEBOOK INC3%
7CISCO SYSTEMS INC2.5%
8JOHNSON & JOHNSON2.5%
9AT&T INC2.3%
Management
Fund manager group
Threadneedle
Fund manager company
Threadneedle Inv Services Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The aim of the Fund is to grow the amount you invested. The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in shares of medium to large companies in North America or companies that have significant operations there. The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.
Benchmark
  • S&P 500
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Diane Sobin24/01/2014Diane Sobin joined the company in 2011 and has led the US Equities, EMEA team since 2014.  She manages the Threadneedle American Select Fund, the Threadneedle American Smaller Companies Fund and the Threadneedle US Equity Income Fund, as well as a number of institutional US equity mandates. Diane also co-manages the Columbia Mid Cap Value Fund. In addition, she is a key contributor to the team’s macroeconomic and thematic research and has coverage leadership for companies in the energy and industrials sectors. Diane joined Columbia Management in 2011, having previously held portfolio manager roles at ZurichScudder, JP Morgan, Oppenheimer and Dean Witter Reynolds. Diane was named in Financial News 100 Most Influential Women in European Finance in 2014. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance degree from Pace University, New York. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.
Nadia Grant11/03/2014Nadia Grant joined the company in 2014 as a portfolio manager within the US Equities team. She manages the Threadneedle American Fund and has coverage leadership for companies in the healthcare sector. Nadia also contributes to the team’s macroeconomic and thematic research. Prior to joining the company, she worked for 13 years at JP Morgan Asset Management. She worked as a portfolio manager in various teams, managing European, American and Global strategies. Nadia has a Master’s degree from Reims Business School (Neoma) and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Transparent for German Tax, IA Recognised, UCITS V Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden
Threadneedle American Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.04%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price159.99
CurrencyGBX
Price updated11/06/2013
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeT094
Threadneedle American Inst Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£750,000
Min regular saving£40,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.04%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3.1773
CurrencyEUR
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeBSA4
Threadneedle American Inst Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£25,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.04%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price270.55
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeTH19
Threadneedle American Inst Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£800,000
Min regular saving£40,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.04%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3.4071
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeTA02
Threadneedle American Q Acc EUR
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£2,500
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.65%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.757
CurrencyEUR
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE1V2
Threadneedle American Ret Acc EUR
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£2,500
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.64%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.8351
CurrencyEUR
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeT132
Threadneedle American Ret Acc GBP
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.64%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price241.41
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeTH28
Threadneedle American Ret Acc USD
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£3,000
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.64%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3.0402
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeTH76
Threadneedle American Ret Inc EUR
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£2,500
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.64%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.835
CurrencyEUR
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBSA5
Threadneedle American Ret Inc GBP
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.64%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price241.41
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeTI32
Threadneedle American Ret Z Hedged EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.5398
CurrencyEUR
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI8DH
Threadneedle American X Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.04%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.8736
CurrencyEUR
Price updated11/06/2013
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI29A
Threadneedle American X Acc USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.04%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.4866
CurrencyUSD
Price updated11/06/2013
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGTEB
Threadneedle American Z Acc GBP
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£50,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.86%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price208.24
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeG7CD
Threadneedle American Z Acc USD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.6225
CurrencyUSD
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJ6HK
Threadneedle American Z Inc GBP
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£50,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.86%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price203.53
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG7CE
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