Fact sheet: Alliance Trust PLC

Fund information

Fund name
Alliance Trust PLC
Fund company manager
Willis Towers Watson
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
John Ewart
since 01/01/2004
Fund objective
Alliance Trust is an investment company with investment trust status. Our 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. We have no fixed asset allocation benchmark although we mainly invest in global equities but can use a range of asset classes throughout the world to achieve our objective. We aim 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

39.9 %

1 Year rank in sector

6/23

Sector

IT Global

Yield

1.8367

Fund size

£ 2.5 b

FE Risk score

104

NAV

734.3

Discount/Premium

+-5.2839

Gearing

105

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    52.63%
  • Europe
    20.92%
  • UK
    13.06%
  • International
    11.59%
  • Money Market
    1.8%
  • Information Technology
    22.7%
  • Financials
    20.1%
  • Health Care
    16.5%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    8%
  • Industrials
    8%
  • North American Equities
    52.63%
  • European Equities
    20.92%
  • UK Equities
    13.06%
  • International Equities
    11.59%
  • Money Market
    1.8%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.38 %21.58 %39.9 %67.77 %130.05 %
Sector3.54 %15.23 %36.52 %53.78 %106.87 %
Rank within sector17 / 235 / 236 / 237 / 238 / 23
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund9.53 %26.36 %11.03 %9.01 %22.69 %
Sector10.9 %21.14 %6.78 %7.37 %20.98 %
Rank within sector12 / 237 / 237 / 2310 / 2317 / 23
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.72
Beta1.16
Sharpe1.3
Volatility11.62
Tracking error6.5
Information ratio0.55
R-Squared0.68

Price movement

52 week high701.5
52 week low485.4
Current bid price696
Current offer price698
Current mid price695.5

Holdings by region

  • 52.63% North America
  • 20.92% Europe
  • 13.06% UK
  • 11.59% International
  • 1.8% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 22.7% Information Technology
  • 20.1% Financials
  • 16.5% Health Care
  • 8% Consumer Discretionary
  • 8% Industrials
  • 4.9% Consumer Staples
  • 4.9% Energy
  • 4.6% Materials
  • 3.5% Real Estate
  • 3.1% Telecommunications Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 52.63% North American Equities
  • 20.92% European Equities
  • 13.06% UK Equities
  • 11.59% International Equities
  • 1.8% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.7% PFIZER INC
  • 2.6% AMGEN INC
  • 2.6% DISNEY (WALT) CO
  • 2.6% VISA INC
  • 2.4% ACCENTURE PLC
  • 2.4% ECOLAB INC
  • 2.3% PRUDENTIAL PLC
  • 2.3% TORONTO-DOMINION BANK
  • 2.2% BLACKSTONE GROUP LP
  • 2.2% DNB ASA