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(s)
Peter Spiller
since 01/01/1982
Chris Clothier
since 01/02/2017
Alastair Laing
since 03/01/2011
Fund objective
The Company’s dual objectives are to preserve shareholders’ real wealth and to achieve absolute total return over the medium to longer term.
Benchmark
FTSE Inv Companies Index
Investment style
Cautious
Investment method
None

Performance snapshot

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Quick stats

1 Year return

6.21 %

1 Year rank in sector

10/15

Sector

IT Flexible Investment

Yield

0.5052

Fund size

£ 197.5 m

FE Risk score

78

NAV

3891

Discount/Premium

+1.7348

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    98%
  • Money Market
    2%
  • International Equities
    41%
  • Global Index Linked
    34%
  • Preference Shares
    20%
  • Global Government Fixed Interest
    2%
  • Money Market
    2%

Performance vs. Sector

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Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.02 %2.88 %6.21 %27.81 %19.21 %
Sector2.73 %5.89 %14.72 %36.56 %45.4 %
Rank within sector7 / 159 / 1510 / 159 / 1413 / 13
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.48 %15.4 %1.23 %3.25 %-8.99 %
Sector12.25 %14.47 %3.32 %3.91 %5.73 %
Rank within sector11 / 158 / 158 / 147 / 1413 / 14
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Risk statistics

Alpha-2.13
Beta0.91
Sharpe0.36
Volatility7.27
Tracking error5.94
Information ratio-0.51
R-Squared0.34

Price movement

52 week high3999
52 week low3666
Current bid price3950
Current offer price3967
Current mid price3958.5

Holdings by region

  • 98% UK
  • 2% Money Market

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 41% International Equities
  • 34% Global Index Linked
  • 20% Preference Shares
  • 2% Global Government Fixed Interest
  • 2% Money Market
  • 1% Commodity & Energy

Individual holdings

  • 4.7% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BONDS 2% BDS 15/01/26 USD1000
  • 4.2% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 0.125% IDX-LKD GILT 22/11/19 GBP0.01
  • 3.8% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS NOTES 0.25% TB 15/01/25 USD1000
  • 3.1% VANGUARD FTSE JAPAN UCITS USD
  • 3.1% VANGUARD FTSE JAPAN UCITS USD
  • 2.8% NTH ATLANTIC ORD GBP0.05
  • 2.7% UNITED STATES OF AMER TREAS BONDS 2.375% BDS 15/1/25 USD1000
  • 2.7% VONOVIA SE
  • 2.2% SWEDEN I/L 0.25% 01/06/22
  • 2% RESIDENTIAL SECURED INCOME