Fact sheet: AberforthGeardIncTstPlc

Fund information

Fund name
Aberforth Geared Income Trust Plc Ord 1P
Fund company manager
Aberforth Partners
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
John Evans
since 29/04/2010
Fund objective
The Fund’s objective is to provide Ordinary (Ord) shareholders with a high level of income, with the potential for income and capital growth, and to provide Zero Dividend Preference (ZDP) shareholders with a pre-determined final capital entitlement of 159.7p per ZDP share on the planned winding up date of 30 June 2017
Benchmark
No Specified Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

35.36 %

1 Year rank in sector

4/18

Sector

IT UK Smaller Companies

Yield

7.1193

Fund size

£ 266.1 m

FE Risk score

145

NAV

251.5

Discount/Premium

+-3.3797

Gearing

142

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    100%
  • Industrials
    33%
  • Consumer Services
    20%
  • Financials
    15%
  • UK Gilts
    14%
  • Consumer Goods
    9%
  • UK Equities
    100%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.67 %32.56 %36 %60.29 %267.82 %
Sector-0.9 %18.09 %26.26 %49.79 %146.23 %
Rank within sector4 / 191 / 184 / 183 / 162 / 16
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund31.7 %-1.9 %33.94 %-0.31 %66.26 %
Sector17.24 %3.98 %25.3 %-5.08 %44.7 %
Rank within sector2 / 189 / 184 / 177 / 162 / 16
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.91
Beta1.28
Sharpe0.95
Volatility17.97
Tracking error9.96
Information ratio0.52
R-Squared0.72

Price movement

52 week high258
52 week low166
Current bid price240
Current offer price246
Current mid price243

Holdings by region

  • 100% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 33% Industrials
  • 20% Consumer Services
  • 15% Financials
  • 14% UK Gilts
  • 9% Consumer Goods
  • 4% Technology
  • 3% Basic Materials
  • 1% Oil & Gas
  • 1% Telecommunications

Holdings by asset type

  • 100% UK Equities

Individual holdings

  • 3.2% HILTON FOOD GROUP PLC
  • 2.8% VESUVIUS INDIA
  • 2.8% VESUVIUS INDIA
  • 2.5% BOVIS HOMES GROUP
  • 2.4% NATL EXPRESS GRP ORD GBP0
  • 2.4% NORTHGATE PLC
  • 2.4% TT ELECTRONICS
  • 2.3% LADBROKES CORAL GROUP PLC
  • 2.2% HOGG ROBINSON GROUP PLC
  • 2.1% BREWIN DOLPHIN HLDGS