Fact sheet: Vanguard Global Equity Income

Fund information
Fund name
Vanguard Global Equity Income A Acc
Fund manager company
Vanguard Investments UK Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
No data available.
Fund objective
The Vanguard Global Equity Income Fund (the "Fund") seeks to provide an above-average level of current income together with long-term capital growth.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Developed World Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
-
1 Year rank in sector
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Sector
UT Global Equity Income
Yield
-
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.
0.6%
Fund size
£8m (£7m last year)
Mid price
123.2575
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
COURTIERS Gbl (ex UK) Eq Inc34.9%
Scot Wid Fdmtl Index Global Equ31.5%
TB Saracen Gbl Inc & Gth31.4%
Lazard Global Equity Inc28.9%
Aberdeen World Eqty Inc28.8%
...more in UT Global Equity Income

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA40.7%
    UK8.7%
    Japan6.8%
    Money Market5.9%
    France5.2%
  • Financials19.9%
    Technology12.3%
    Health Care11.3%
    Industrials10.7%
    Consumer Goods10.2%
  • US Equities40.7%
    UK Equities8.7%
    Japanese Equities6.8%
    Money Market5.9%
    French Equities5.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1%4.6%18.9%---
Sector0.3%2.7%14.2%20.8%34.2%78%
Rank within sector19 / 4312 / 417 / 40---
Quartile2nd2nd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-----
Sector19.5%2.7%6.8%21.8%10.6%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
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.
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high124.34
52 week low99.7
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price123.26
Region
1USA40.65%
2UK8.66%
3Japan6.78%
4Money Market5.9%
5France5.18%
6Germany4.89%
7Korea4.61%
8Switzerland3.95%
9Sweden2.73%
Industry sector
1Financials19.86%
2Technology12.33%
3Health Care11.29%
4Industrials10.73%
5Consumer Goods10.16%
6Telecommunications6.49%
7Oil & Gas6.3%
8Consumer Services6.12%
9Money Market5.9%
Asset type
1US Equities40.65%
2UK Equities8.66%
3Japanese Equities6.78%
4Money Market5.9%
5French Equities5.18%
6German Equities4.89%
7South Korean Equities4.61%
8Swiss Equities3.95%
9Swedish Equities2.73%
Individual holdings
1MERCK & CO INC(NEW)3%
2MICROSOFT CORP2.7%
3BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO2.4%
4ASTRAZENECA PLC2.1%
5NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP2.1%
6ROCHE HLDG AG2.1%
7INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO2%
8QUALCOMM INC1.8%
9INTEL CORP1.6%
Management
Fund manager group
Vanguard
Fund manager company
Vanguard Investments UK Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Vanguard Global Equity Income Fund (the "Fund") seeks to provide an above-average level of current income together with long-term capital growth.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Developed World Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Vanguard Global Equity Income A Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.6%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price123.2575
CurrencyGBP
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeN01Z
Vanguard Global Equity Income A Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.6%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price122.0904
CurrencyGBP
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeN01Y
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