Fact sheet: Wesleyan Emerging Mkt Sh Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Wesleyan Emerging Market Shares Pn S2
Fund manager company
Wesleyan Assurance Society
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Lucas Howarthsince 23/03/2016
No data available.
Fund objective
The Wesleyan Emerging Market Shares Fund seeks to provide capital growth over the medium to long term by investing predominantly in externally managed funds specialising in investment in Emerging Markets shares. The Fund aims to invest in one or more external funds that are most likely to deliver consistent performance over longer periods. The Fund is currently invested in the Aberdeen Emerging Markets Fund and the Invesco Perpetual Emerging Countries Fund.
Benchmark
  • ABI Global Emerging Markets
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
24.6%
1 Year rank in sector
214/260
Sector
PN Global Emerging Markets
Yield
-
Fund size
£2m (£1m 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.
126
Bid price
144.3
Offer price
144.3
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • India15.5%
    Brazil12.2%
    Korea8.7%
    China8%
    Hong Kong7.3%
  • Financials26%
    Information Technology14.4%
    Consumer Staples14.2%
    Consumer Discretionary9.9%
    Materials8.9%
  • Indian Equities15.5%
    Brazilian Equities12.1%
    Chinese Equities8%
    Hong Kong Equities7.2%
    Mexican Equities6.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-3.7%4.4%-1%24.6%30.8%29.3%
Sector-3.5%3.9%0.8%27.7%36.2%33.9%
Rank within sector126 / 268100 / 268226 / 265214 / 260156 / 220133 / 187
Quartile2nd2nd4th4th3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund6.9%31.8%-9.5%3.8%-9.8%
Sector7%31.9%-8.5%3%-3.4%
Rank within sector157 / 268147 / 257110 / 245117 / 218170 / 200
Quartile3rd3rd2nd3rd4th
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.
-1.17
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.
1.07
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.
0.46
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%.
17.2
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.
3.93
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.
-0.13
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 high150.3
52 week low106.1
Current bid price144.3
Current offer price144.3
Current mid price-
Region
1India15.53%
2Brazil12.19%
3Korea8.66%
4China8.04%
5Hong Kong7.25%
6Mexico6.31%
7Taiwan5.55%
8Russia4.74%
9Thailand4.49%
Industry sector
1Financials26%
2Information Technology14.45%
3Consumer Staples14.23%
4Consumer Discretionary9.89%
5Materials8.93%
6Energy6.22%
7Real Estate5.69%
8Others4.75%
9Telecommunications Utilities4.62%
Asset type
1Indian Equities15.51%
2Brazilian Equities12.15%
3Chinese Equities8.03%
4Hong Kong Equities7.24%
5Mexican Equities6.3%
6Taiwanese Equities5.54%
7Russian Equities4.74%
8Preference Shares4.54%
9Thai Equities4.48%
Individual holdings
1Aberdeen Emerging Markets I Acc78.62%
2Invesco Emerging Countries Fund21.13%
Management
Fund manager group
Wesleyan
Fund manager company
Wesleyan Assurance Society
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The Wesleyan Emerging Market Shares Fund seeks to provide capital growth over the medium to long term by investing predominantly in externally managed funds specialising in investment in Emerging Markets shares. The Fund aims to invest in one or more external funds that are most likely to deliver consistent performance over longer periods. The Fund is currently invested in the Aberdeen Emerging Markets Fund and the Invesco Perpetual Emerging Countries Fund.
Benchmark
  • ABI Global Emerging Markets
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Lucas Howarth23/03/2016Lucas Howarth joined the Society as an Investment Analyst in 2007 having attained a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Birmingham. Lucas has been a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charterholder since 2011 and became a Fund Manager in 2016. Lucas is responsible for selecting and monitoring the external funds held within the life and pension product range.
Compliance
UCIS
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Wesleyan Emerging Market Shares Pn S1
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price141.2
Offer price141.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/04/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0X6C
Wesleyan Emerging Market Shares Pn S2
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price144.3
Offer price144.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI18K
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