Fact sheet: Zurich UBS US Equity Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Zurich UBS US Equity Pn ZP
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Thomas Digenansince 13/10/2002
Underlying fund
UBS US Equity
Fund objective
This Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth through active management of a diversified portfolio invested primarily in US equities.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
20.5%
1 Year rank in sector
252/309
Sector
PN North America
Yield
-
Fund size
£1m (£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.
116
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA100%
  • Information Technology19.8%
    Consumer Discretionary17.3%
    Health Care16.3%
    Financials14.3%
    Consumer Staples13.1%
  • US Equities100%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.2%7.4%21.2%20.5%59.4%126.6%
Sector1.3%6.9%19.8%24.1%56.4%117.3%
Rank within sector177 / 321108 / 320102 / 320252 / 309127 / 29699 / 269
Quartile3rd2nd2nd4th2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund25.1%3.2%22.2%33.7%4.9%
Sector24.7%4.4%18.7%29.2%7%
Rank within sector167 / 309207 / 30435 / 29631 / 284216 / 271
Quartile3rd3rd1st1st4th
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.
-1.12
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.
1.14
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.
1.01
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%.
13.8
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.
4.59
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.
0.18
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.
0.91
Price movement
52 week high266.9
52 week low174.4
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price258.3
Region
1USA100%
Industry sector
1Information Technology19.8%
2Consumer Discretionary17.3%
3Health Care16.3%
4Financials14.3%
5Consumer Staples13.1%
6Energy7.7%
7Industrials4%
8Others3.6%
9Materials1.6%
Asset type
1US Equities100%
Individual holdings
1PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC4.4%
2PEPSICO INC3.5%
3MONDELEZ INTL INC3.1%
4AMAZON.COM INC2.9%
5WALT DISNEY(HLDG)CO2.9%
6FACEBOOK INC2.8%
7GENERAL MOTORS CO2.6%
8AON PLC2.4%
9US BANCORP DELAWARE2.3%
Management
Fund manager group
Zurich
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth through active management of a diversified portfolio invested primarily in US equities.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Thomas Digenan13/10/2002Tom Digenan joined UBS Global Asset Management in 1993. Prior to joining the US equity team, Tom was president of mutual funds and the relationship funds organization. Based in Chicago, Tom participates in the analysis and development of US equity portfolios, and is responsible for communicating UBS's equity strategy to clients and investment consultants. Tom has been working in the investment industry since 1986. Prior to joining UBS, Tom was a senior manager in the tax department of KPMG Peat Marwick, where he worked exclusively in the investment services industry. Tom is a member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Chicago and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Zurich UBS US Equity 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 price231.3
Offer price231.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAIU1
Zurich UBS US Equity Pn ZP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.74%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price258.3
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeZ333
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