Fact sheet: Eastspring Inv Japan Sm Cos

Fund information

Fund name
Eastspring Inv Japan Smaller Companies Rg GBP
Fund company manager
Eastspring Investments (Lux) S
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Max Godwin
since 26/03/2008
Fund objective
This Fund aims to maximize long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity and equity-related securities of corporations, which are incorporated in, or listed in, or operating principally from, or carrying on significant business in, or derive substantial revenue from, or whose subsidiaries, related or associated corporations derive substantial revenue from Japan. The investment universe is the bottom third in terms of total market capitalisation of all publicly listed equity in Japan. The Fund may also invest in medium sized and larger companies in order to enhance its liquidity. The Fund may also invest in depository receipts including ADRs and GDRs, debt securities convertible into common shares, preference shares and warrants.
Benchmark
Russell Nomura Mid-Small Index
Investment style
Value
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

17.03 %

1 Year rank in sector

16/18

Sector

FO Equity - Small Cap Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 34.5 b

FE Risk score

120

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    99.8%
  • Money Market
    0.2%
  • Industrials
    27%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    25.9%
  • Financials
    23.7%
  • Materials
    12.7%
  • Communications
    7.3%
  • Japanese Equities
    99.8%
  • Money Market
    0.2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.9 %12.79 %17.03 %97.89 %179.06 %
Sector3.2 %22.91 %31.35 %76.52 %175.76 %
Rank within sector3 / 1916 / 1916 / 18 / /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund14.57 %40.62 %0 %0 %0 %
Sector25.43 %6.7 %14.92 %11.58 %49.03 %
Rank within sector17 / 181 / 17 / / /
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Risk statistics

Alpha15.22
Beta0.38
Sharpe1.59
Volatility11.32
Tracking error12.8
Information ratio0.35
R-Squared0.16

Price movement

52 week high15.975
52 week low13.165
Current bid price15.928
Current offer price15.928
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 99.8% Japan
  • 0.2% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 27% Industrials
  • 25.9% Consumer Discretionary
  • 23.7% Financials
  • 12.7% Materials
  • 7.3% Communications
  • 3.2% Technology
  • 0.2% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 99.8% Japanese Equities
  • 0.2% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 3.58% MITSUI O.S.K.LINES
  • 3.41% TOKYO TY FINANCIAL GROUP INC
  • 3.39% HITACHI ZOSEN CORP
  • 3.3% JSR CORP
  • 3.29% KURITA WATER INDUSTRIES
  • 3.17% CREDIT SAISON CO
  • 3.06% NOMURA REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS INC
  • 2.95% NISSIN KOGYO
  • 2.95% RICOH LEASING CO
  • 2.91% RIKEN CORP