Fact sheet: Zurich Amricn SelPn

Fund information
Fund name
Zurich American Select Pn 3/4 AP Cap
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Diane Sobinsince 23/01/2014
  • Nadia Grantsince 11/03/2014
Underlying fund
Threadneedle Amercn Sel
Fund objective
The aim of the Fund is to grow the amount you invested. The Fund invests its assets in shares of companies in North America or companies that have significant operations there. The Fund will include smaller and new emerging companies, those with potential for merger or takeover, those with new management in place that may generate recovery and exploration companies. The Fund’s investment approach means it will typically hold a small number of investments compared with other funds.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
32.5%
1 Year rank in sector
140/310
Sector
PN North America
Yield
-
Fund size
£19m (£13m 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.
108
Bid price
1091.1
Offer price
1148.6
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • North America99.2%
    Money Market0.8%
  • Information Technology32.7%
    Health Care14.3%
    Financials13.8%
    Consumer Discretionary11.5%
    Industrials10.5%
  • North American Equities99.2%
    Money Market0.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.4%-0.2%6.8%32.5%54%93.9%
Sector0.3%-1.3%5.1%31.9%65.3%121%
Rank within sector52 / 31762 / 31574 / 313140 / 310248 / 286250 / 265
Quartile1st1st1st2nd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4%26.7%3.4%10%26.4%
Sector1.9%30.9%4.4%18.7%29.2%
Rank within sector65 / 314258 / 299185 / 294281 / 286246 / 274
Quartile1st4th3rd4th4th
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.
-2.44
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.
0.98
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
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%.
11.66
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.
2.93
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.
-0.96
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.
0.94
Price movement
52 week high1136
52 week low809.1
Current bid price1091.1
Current offer price1148.6
Current mid price-
Region
1North America99.2%
2Money Market0.8%
Industry sector
1Information Technology32.7%
2Health Care14.3%
3Financials13.8%
4Consumer Discretionary11.5%
5Industrials10.5%
6Energy6.5%
7Consumer Staples4.5%
8Materials3.2%
9Utilities2.2%
Asset type
1North American Equities99.2%
2Money Market0.8%
Individual holdings
1ALPHABET INC. CLASS A6.6%
2APPLE INC4.9%
3MICROSOFT CORP4.4%
4COMCAST CORP(NEW)3.2%
5VISA INC3.1%
6PFIZER INC2.9%
7AMAZON.COM INC2.8%
8THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC2.6%
9ADOBE SYSTEMS INC2.5%
Management
Fund manager group
Zurich
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The aim of the Fund is to grow the amount you invested. The Fund invests its assets in shares of companies in North America or companies that have significant operations there. The Fund will include smaller and new emerging companies, those with potential for merger or takeover, those with new management in place that may generate recovery and exploration companies. The Fund’s investment approach means it will typically hold a small number of investments compared with other funds.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Diane Sobin23/01/2014Diane Sobin joined Threadneedle Investments in 2011 from sister company Columbia Management and has led the US Equities 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 sector.Diane joined Columbia in 2001, 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 and is a Chartered Financial Analyst and 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
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Zurich American Select Pn 1% AP Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.16%
Bid price1364.2
Offer price1436
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK9H5
Zurich American Select Pn 3/4 AP Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.91%
Bid price1384.8
Offer price1457.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK9H6
Zurich American Select Pn 3/4 AP Cap
Initial charge-
Annual charge4.25%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)4.41%
Bid price1091.1
Offer price1148.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeK9H7
Zurich American Select Pn AP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.16%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1619.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGVX2
Zurich American Select Pn EP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.06%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price448.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEB44
Zurich American Select Pn Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price416
Offer price416
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeZ243
Zurich American Select Pn ZP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.16%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price476.4
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeZL46
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