Fact sheet: Zurich HSBC European Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Zurich HSBC European Pn 1% AP
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Nicholas Andrew Dowellsince 01/11/2007
Underlying fund
HSBC European Growth
Fund objective
The fund seeks to provide long-term capital growth by investing predominantly in continental Europe. The fund will invest predominantly in securities in continental European markets although it may also invest in any securities throughout the world listed on any stock market. The ACD may also invest at its discretion in other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash and collective investment schemes.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
26.9%
1 Year rank in sector
334/361
Sector
PN Europe Excluding UK
Yield
-
Fund size
£13m
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.
121
Bid price
661.2
Offer price
696.1
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
SIP Neptune Eurpn Opps Pn59.8%
L&G Neptune European Opps Pn59%
OMW Neptune European Opps58.1%
Zurich Nept EuroOppsPn57.5%
Scot Eq Neptune Eur Opps Pn57.4%
...more in PN Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Europe ex UK98.1%
    Money Market1.9%
  • Financials22.5%
    Health Care16.5%
    Industrials15.4%
    Consumer Goods13%
    Consumer Services8.2%
  • Europe ex UK Equities98.1%
    Money Market1.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.8%12.4%20%26.9%35.4%92.9%
Sector4.7%11%20.2%33.2%39.9%115.3%
Rank within sector309 / 36792 / 366223 / 364334 / 361251 / 338290 / 314
Quartile4th2nd3rd4th3rd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund11.6%11.3%9.4%-2.1%20.5%
Sector12.7%15.8%9.4%-0.2%25.6%
Rank within sector271 / 364306 / 353137 / 347276 / 335267 / 324
Quartile3rd4th2nd4th4th
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.
-1.07
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.
0.95
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.
0.43
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%.
11.4
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.
3.54
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.
-0.43
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.
0.9
Price movement
52 week high663.4
52 week low503.5
Current bid price661.2
Current offer price696.1
Current mid price-
Region
1Europe ex UK98.08%
2Money Market1.92%
Industry sector
1Financials22.48%
2Health Care16.45%
3Industrials15.36%
4Consumer Goods13.02%
5Consumer Services8.18%
6Oil & Gas7.13%
7Basic Materials5.67%
8Technology5.12%
9Utilities2.43%
Asset type
1Europe ex UK Equities98.08%
2Money Market1.92%
Individual holdings
1NESTLE SA5.52%
2ROCHE HLDG AG4.59%
3NOVARTIS AG4.42%
4ISHARES MSCI EUROPE EX-UK UCITS ETF3.99%
5ISHARES MSCI EUROPE EX-UK UCITS ETF3.99%
6SIEMENS AG3.44%
7TOTAL SA3.29%
8ALLIANZ SE3.08%
9BANCO SANTANDER SA2.94%
Management
Fund manager group
Zurich
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund seeks to provide long-term capital growth by investing predominantly in continental Europe. The fund will invest predominantly in securities in continental European markets although it may also invest in any securities throughout the world listed on any stock market. The ACD may also invest at its discretion in other transferable securities, money market instruments, deposits, cash and near cash and collective investment schemes.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Nicholas Andrew Dowell01/11/2007Nicholas Dowell is a fund manager in the European equity team and has been working in the industry since 1993 when he joined HSBC. Prior to his current role Nicholas worked for the global research group. He holds a BSc in Actuarial Science from City University (UK) and is a CFA charterholder.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Zurich HSBC European Pn 1% AP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.92%
Bid price661.2
Offer price696.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated25/05/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeHB06
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