Fact sheet: Capital Gearing Trust plc

Fund information

Fund name
Capital Gearing Trust plc
Fund company manager
Capital Gearing Asset Mgmt
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Alastair Laing
since 03/01/2011
Fund objective
To achieve absolute returns through active asset allocation across equities, bonds and commodities. Equity investments are made in quoted closed ended trusts and other collective investment vehicles.
Benchmark
FTSE Inv Companies Index
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

14.88 %

1 Year rank in sector

12/15

Sector

IT Flexible Investment

Yield

0.5083

Fund size

£ 182.7 m

FE Risk score

58

NAV

3857

Discount/Premium

+2.0223

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    98%
  • Money Market
    2%
  • Others
    36%
  • Global Index Linked
    34%
  • Preference Shares
    22%
  • Global Government Fixed Interest
    5%
  • Money Market
    2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.7 %5.25 %16.16 %22.42 %24.9 %
Sector2.25 %9.81 %23.33 %31.32 %43.37 %
Rank within sector9 / 1613 / 1612 / 1510 / 1412 / 13
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.86 %15.4 %1.23 %3.25 %-8.99 %
Sector9.45 %14.47 %3.32 %3.91 %5.73 %
Rank within sector12 / 168 / 158 / 147 / 1413 / 14
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.46
Beta0.96
Sharpe0.46
Volatility7.89
Tracking error6.53
Information ratio-0.31
R-Squared0.31

Price movement

52 week high3935
52 week low3425
Current bid price3911
Current offer price3935
Current mid price3935

Holdings by region

  • 98% UK
  • 2% Money Market

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 36% Others
  • 34% Global Index Linked
  • 22% Preference Shares
  • 5% Global Government Fixed Interest
  • 2% Money Market
  • 1% Commodity & Energy

Individual holdings

  • 4.7% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 0.125% IDX-LKD GILT 22/11/19 GBP0.01
  • 4.7% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BONDS 2% BDS 15/01/26 USD1000
  • 3.9% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 1.25% IDX-LKD GILT 22/11/17 GBP0.01
  • 3.1% NORTH ATLANTIC SMALLER COMPANIES IT
  • 2.7% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 0.25% TB 15/01/25 USD1000
  • 2% VONOVIA SE
  • 1.8% US I/L 0.375% 15/07/21
  • 1.5% BETTER CAPITAL 2009
  • 1.5% ISHARES MSCI JAPAN (H)
  • 1.4% CIVITAS SOCIAL HOUSING PLC