Fact sheet: Allan Gray Africa Equity

Fund information

Fund name
Allan Gray Africa Equity
Fund company manager
Allan Gray Intl (Prop) Ltd
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Andrew Lapping
since 01/07/1998
Fund objective
The Fund aims to outperform African equity markets over the long term without taking on greater risk of loss. The Fund’s benchmark is the MSCI Emerging and Frontier Markets (EFM) Africa Index (total returns).
Benchmark
MSCI Emerging and Frontier Markets Africa
Investment style
Active
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

39.12 %

1 Year rank in sector

1/1

Sector

FO Equity - South Africa

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 233.0 m

FE Risk score

159

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Fund name3 years
Allan Gray Africa Equity-18.08%

Holdings snapshot

  • Nigeria
    25.6%
  • Zimbabwe
    22.7%
  • South Africa
    20.5%
  • Egypt
    16.9%
  • UK
    4.6%
  • Financials
    30.1%
  • Consumer Goods
    23.2%
  • Telecommunications
    13.8%
  • Basic Materials
    12.3%
  • Oil & Gas
    8.7%
  • African Equity
    55%
  • South African Equities
    21.4%
  • Egyptian Equity
    16.2%
  • UK Equities
    4.8%
  • Australian Equities
    2.3%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.14 %25.26 %32.08 %-18.58 %0.02 %
Sector0.14 %25.26 %32.08 %-18.58 %-10.98 %
Rank within sector1 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 1
Quartile th th th th th th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund38.2 %-3.23 %-33.6 %-5.14 %12.03 %
Sector38.2 %-3.23 %-33.6 %-5.14 %1.49 %
Rank within sector1 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 1
Quartile th th th th th th

Risk statistics

Alpha-0
Beta1
Sharpe-0.02
Volatility19.38
Tracking error0
Information ratio-0.37
R-Squared1

Price movement

52 week high175.37
52 week low123.5
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price173.7

Holdings by region

  • 25.6% Nigeria
  • 22.7% Zimbabwe
  • 20.5% South Africa
  • 16.9% Egypt
  • 4.6% UK
  • 4.2% Kenya
  • 3% Uganda
  • 2.4% Australia
  • 0.1% Canada

Holdings by sector

  • 30.1% Financials
  • 23.2% Consumer Goods
  • 13.8% Telecommunications
  • 12.3% Basic Materials
  • 8.7% Oil & Gas
  • 4.5% Consumer Services
  • 4% Utilities
  • 2.2% Fixed Interest
  • 1% Industrials
  • 0.2% Health Care

Holdings by asset type

  • 55% African Equity
  • 21.4% South African Equities
  • 16.2% Egyptian Equity
  • 4.8% UK Equities
  • 2.3% Australian Equities
  • 0.3% Canadian Equities

Individual holdings

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