Fact sheet: Threadneedle Japan

Fund information
Fund name
Threadneedle Japan Z Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Threadneedle Inv Services Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Sarah Williamssince 01/12/2010
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 companies in Japan or companies that have significant operations there.The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
32.3%
1 Year rank in sector
35/44
Sector
UT Japan
Yield
0.4%
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.
0.88%
Fund size
£435m (£406m 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.
128
Mid price
190.03
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Baillie Gifford Japanese48.2%
M&G Japan47.6%
Neptune Jap Inst46.8%
Henderson Japan Opportunities46.2%
Man GLG Japan Core Alpha45.4%
...more in UT Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan97.4%
    Money Market2.6%
  • Consumer Discretionary22.4%
    Industrials18.6%
    Information Technology15.9%
    Financials15.7%
    Consumer Staples6.5%
  • Japanese Equities97.4%
    Money Market2.6%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4.7%3.3%19.4%32.3%40.3%78.7%
Sector5.4%5%20%36.1%50.1%96.1%
Rank within sector37 / 4636 / 4628 / 4535 / 4433 / 3934 / 36
Quartile4th4th3rd4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4.4%21.5%16.1%-3.9%26.5%
Sector5.1%24%15.8%0.8%26.2%
Rank within sector42 / 4633 / 4416 / 4138 / 3918 / 36
Quartile4th3rd2nd4th2nd
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.
-2.23
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.
1.03
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.
0.52
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%.
13.88
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.
3.65
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.
-0.52
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.
0.93
Price movement
52 week high190.03
52 week low124.58
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price190.03
Region
1Japan97.4%
2Money Market2.6%
Industry sector
1Consumer Discretionary22.4%
2Industrials18.6%
3Information Technology15.9%
4Financials15.7%
5Consumer Staples6.5%
6Materials5.2%
7Health Care4.5%
8Real Estate3.9%
9Telecommunications Utilities3.1%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities97.4%
2Money Market2.6%
Individual holdings
1MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP4.4%
2ITOCHU TECHNO-SOLUTIONS CORP3%
3ALPS ELECTRIC CO2.7%
4TOKYU CORP2.4%
5MAEDA CORP2.3%
6SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO2.3%
7CHIBA BANK2.2%
8PENTA OCEAN CONSTRUCTION2.2%
9KOSE2.1%
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 companies in Japan or companies that have significant operations there.The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Sarah Williams01/12/2010Sarah Williams joined the company as a portfolio manager in 2004. She is responsible for constructing Japanese institutional portfolios and manages the Threadneedle Japan Fund.Before joining the company, Sarah worked for Scottish Widows Investment Partnership and Hill Samuel Asset Management for over 10 years, latterly as an Investment Director. She has also worked at Cresvale Asset Management and Target Investment Management. Sarah has a degree in Classics (First Class) from University College, London University.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Transparent for German Tax, IA Recognised, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden
Threadneedle Japan 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)1.07%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price62.46
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeTH22
Threadneedle Japan Inst Acc JPY
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£70,000,000
Min regular saving£25,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price85.9227
CurrencyJPY
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeTA10
Threadneedle Japan Inst X Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.3043
CurrencyGBP
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMCYN
Threadneedle Japan Inst X Inc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.4823
CurrencyGBP
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKODA
Threadneedle Japan Ret Acc EUR
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£2,500
Min regular saving£750
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.71%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price0.6325
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeT127
Threadneedle Japan 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)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.71%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price55.57
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeTH25
Threadneedle Japan Ret Acc JPY
Initial charge3.75%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£280,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.71%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price76.4469
CurrencyJPY
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeTH86
Threadneedle Japan Z Acc GBP
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£50,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.88%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price190.03
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeG7DD
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