Fact sheet: Davy Defensive Eq Inc

Fund information

Fund name
Davy Defensive Equity Income C Acc EUR
Fund company manager
Davy Asset Management
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
CFA. Davan Byrne
since 17/04/2015
Davy Asset Management
since 29/09/2011
Mark Seavers
since 01/01/2015
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Defensive Equity Income Fund is to achieve long term capital growth with reduced levels of volatility compared to global equity markets. The Fund invests in Quality global equities which are expected to provide a higher than average dividend yield coupled with an ability to grow these dividends. One of the key features of the Fund is the use of call option premiums to purchase some “insurance” against significant market falls.
Benchmark
MSCI World
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

-0.64 %

1 Year rank in sector

480/483

Sector

FO Equity - International

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 153.9 m

FE Risk score

88

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    41.94%
  • Switzerland
    11.31%
  • France
    9.47%
  • UK
    9.09%
  • Money Market
    8.62%
  • Financials
    17.1%
  • Industrials
    14.52%
  • Health Care
    12.6%
  • Consumer Staples
    11.26%
  • Money Market
    8.62%
  • US Equities
    41.87%
  • Swiss Equities
    11.31%
  • French Equities
    9.47%
  • UK Equities
    9.09%
  • Money Market
    8.62%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.08 %2.54 %-0.64 %6.61 %30.1 %
Sector3.43 %9.05 %18.12 %31.93 %61.27 %
Rank within sector464 / 501465 / 497480 / 483378 / 389291 / 303
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund1.3 %-3.12 %5.7 %6.01 %12.15 %
Sector2.98 %16.28 %7.94 %0.71 %5.96 %
Rank within sector421 / 499481 / 482250 / 438108 / 38890 / 341
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.86
Beta0.6
Sharpe-0
Volatility8.74
Tracking error7.63
Information ratio-0.65
R-Squared0.39

Price movement

52 week high1.3429
52 week low1.2074
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1.2829

Holdings by region

  • 41.94% USA
  • 11.31% Switzerland
  • 9.47% France
  • 9.09% UK
  • 8.62% Money Market
  • 6.82% Germany
  • 4.02% Japan
  • 3.01% Netherlands
  • 1.99% Taiwan
  • 1.54% Canada

Holdings by sector

  • 17.1% Financials
  • 14.52% Industrials
  • 12.6% Health Care
  • 11.26% Consumer Staples
  • 8.62% Money Market
  • 8.37% Information Technology
  • 6.91% Energy
  • 6.16% Materials
  • 5.82% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 4.88% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 41.87% US Equities
  • 11.31% Swiss Equities
  • 9.47% French Equities
  • 9.09% UK Equities
  • 8.62% Money Market
  • 6.61% German Equities
  • 4.02% Japanese Equities
  • 3.01% Dutch Equities
  • 1.99% Taiwanese Equities
  • 1.54% Canadian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 3.87% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 3.52% JPMORGAN CHASE & CO
  • 3.1% JOHNSON & JOHNSON
  • 2.39% PFIZER INC
  • 2.35% CHEVRON CORP
  • 2.24% PROCTER & GAMBLE CO
  • 2.21% NESTLE SA
  • 2.14% EXXON MOBIL CORP
  • 2.14% VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC
  • 2.09% PUBLIC SERVICE ENTERPRISE GROUP INC