Fact sheet: Wesleyan International Growth

Fund information
Fund name
Wesleyan International Growth X Acc
Fund manager company
Wesleyan Unit Trust Mgrs Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • James Hubbardsince 31/03/2016
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide capital growth over the medium to long term.
Benchmark
  • IA Global
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
38.5%
1 Year rank in sector
-
Sector
UT Global
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.
1.54%
Fund size
£26m (£19m 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.
99
Bid price
191.05
Offer price
200.13
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
First State Gbl Resrcs65.8%
Natixis HarsAsGblConcntdEq55.1%
NFU Mutual Global Growth55%
R&M World Recovery54%
Investec Gbl Spcl Situations52.2%
...more in UT Global

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA47.8%
    Europe ex UK26.9%
    UK8.8%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan6.9%
    Japan5.9%
  • Financials26.9%
    Industrials15.4%
    Consumer Goods12.8%
    Technology11.5%
    Consumer Services8.1%
  • US Equities45.2%
    Europe ex UK Equities26%
    UK Equities8.3%
    Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities6.9%
    Japanese Equities5.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3%8.2%13.4%38.5%40.6%-
Sector2.7%7%10.1%30.7%39.3%68.7%
Rank within sector146 / 26545 / 26348 / 260---
Quartile3rd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4.2%----
Sector4.1%21%3.4%6.7%19.7%
Rank within sector127 / 264----
Quartile2nd
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.
-1.06
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.
1.09
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.
0.77
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%.
11.33
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.
3.05
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.
-0.05
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 high191.06
52 week low144.16
Current bid price191.05
Current offer price200.13
Current mid price-
Region
1USA47.82%
2Europe ex UK26.89%
3UK8.79%
4Asia Pacific ex Japan6.93%
5Japan5.91%
6Global Emerging Markets2.21%
7Africa1.02%
8North America0.43%
Industry sector
1Financials26.89%
2Industrials15.39%
3Consumer Goods12.8%
4Technology11.5%
5Consumer Services8.05%
6Basic Materials6.82%
7Health Care6.12%
8Oil & Gas5.22%
9Others4.36%
Asset type
1US Equities45.18%
2Europe ex UK Equities26%
3UK Equities8.33%
4Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities6.93%
5Japanese Equities5.73%
6Money Market4.36%
7International Equities3.23%
8North American Equities0.24%
Individual holdings
1SCHRODER ASIA PACIFIC INVESTMENT TRUST2.43%
2MICROSOFT CORP2.22%
3TEMPLETON EMERG MARK INVESTM TRUST2.21%
4JP MORGAN JAPANESE INVESTMENT TRUST2.15%
5SAP SE1.98%
6SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO1.94%
7JPM JP MORGAN ASIAN IT PLC ORD 25P1.89%
8RIO TINTO1.88%
9LVMH MOET HENNESSY VUITTON SE1.87%
Management
Fund manager group
Wesleyan Unit Trust Mgrs
Fund manager company
Wesleyan Unit Trust Mgrs Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide capital growth over the medium to long term.
Benchmark
  • IA Global
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
James Hubbard31/03/2016James Hubbard joined Wesleyan as an Investment Analyst in January 2011. After graduating with an MA in Economics and Business from the University of Manchester he initially worked for a Corporate Bank in London. James is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charterholder and has been a Fund Manager since April 2016.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Wesleyan International Growth A Acc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.79%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.85%
Bid price194.8
Offer price204.06
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeWL05
Wesleyan International Growth B Acc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.04%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price190.36
Offer price199.42
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGOZO
Wesleyan International Growth X Acc
Initial charge4%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.54%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price191.05
Offer price200.13
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeN0RR
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