Fact sheet: Alliance Trust PLC

Fund information

Fund name
Alliance Trust PLC
Fund company manager
Willis Towers Watson
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Fiona MacRae
since 01/12/2008
Fund objective
Alliance Trust is an investment company with investment trust status. The Trust’s objective is to generate a real return for our shareholders over the medium to long term by a combination of capital growth and a rising dividend. The Trust has no fixed asset allocation benchmark, although it mainly invests in global equities, but can use a range of asset classes throughout the world to achieve its objective. The Trust aims to be a core holding for investors seeking to increase the value of their investments over the long term.
Benchmark
-
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

24.87 %

1 Year rank in sector

7/23

Sector

IT Global

Yield

1.9397

Fund size

£ 2.5 b

FE Risk score

102

NAV

749.2

Discount/Premium

+-5.6994

Gearing

102

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    46%
  • Europe
    22.3%
  • International
    18.9%
  • UK
    10.1%
  • Money Market
    2.7%
  • Information Technology
    21.4%
  • Financials
    15.7%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    15.6%
  • Industrials
    15.6%
  • Health Care
    10.9%
  • North American Equities
    46%
  • European Equities
    22.3%
  • International Equities
    18.9%
  • UK Equities
    10.1%
  • Money Market
    2.7%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.88 %3.87 %24.87 %62.81 %112.73 %
Sector-0.27 %7.1 %21.76 %51.99 %98.97 %
Rank within sector13 / 2315 / 237 / 238 / 2311 / 23
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund12.29 %26.36 %11.03 %9.01 %22.69 %
Sector14.84 %21.14 %6.78 %7.37 %20.98 %
Rank within sector12 / 237 / 237 / 2310 / 2317 / 23
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.16
Beta1.09
Sharpe1.43
Volatility11.46
Tracking error6.58
Information ratio0.5
R-Squared0.66

Price movement

52 week high729
52 week low569.5
Current bid price706
Current offer price706.5
Current mid price706.5

Holdings by region

  • 46% North America
  • 22.3% Europe
  • 18.9% International
  • 10.1% UK
  • 2.7% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 21.4% Information Technology
  • 15.7% Financials
  • 15.6% Consumer Discretionary
  • 15.6% Industrials
  • 10.9% Health Care
  • 7.7% Consumer Staples
  • 4.6% Energy
  • 3.8% Materials
  • 2.7% Money Market
  • 1.3% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 46% North American Equities
  • 22.3% European Equities
  • 18.9% International Equities
  • 10.1% UK Equities
  • 2.7% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 1.9% CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS INC
  • 1.8% UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC
  • 1.6% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 1.5% NIELSEN HLDGS PLC
  • 1.5% ORACLE CORP
  • 1.3% CVS GROUP PLC
  • 1.2% NESTLE SA
  • 1.2% RYANAIR HLDGS
  • 1.2% WESTERN UNION COMPANY (THE)
  • 1.1% JOHNSON & JOHNSON