Fact sheet: European Assets Trust

Fund information

Fund name
European Assets Trust
Fund company manager
F&C (BMO Global Asset Manageme
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Millar Law
since 01/02/2000
Fund objective
To achieve growth of capital through investment in quoted small and medium-sized companies in Europe, excluding the United Kingdom. A high distribution policy has been adopted and dividends are paid from a mix of income and capital reserves.
Benchmark
Euromoney Smaller European Companies (ex UK) Index
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

29.81 %

1 Year rank in sector

4/4

Sector

IT European Smaller Companies

Yield

5.8241

Fund size

£ 421.6 m

FE Risk score

100

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Germany
    19.5%
  • Ireland
    14.5%
  • Italy
    13.3%
  • Spain
    8.8%
  • Sweden
    8.3%
  • Industrials
    34.1%
  • Consumer Goods
    23.2%
  • Financials
    15.3%
  • Consumer Services
    11%
  • Technology
    6%
  • German Equities
    19.5%
  • Irish Equities
    14.5%
  • Italian Equities
    13.3%
  • Spanish Equities
    8.8%
  • Swedish Equities
    8.3%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund7.48 %32.06 %29.81 %59.37 %211.05 %
Sector7.58 %33.79 %44.27 %67.46 %203.07 %
Rank within sector2 / 43 / 44 / 43 / 43 / 4
Quartile th2 nd3 rd4 th3 rd3 rd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund29.15 %-2.67 %20.36 %8.67 %47.26 %
Sector28.9 %5.9 %31.4 %-5.52 %46.98 %
Rank within sector2 / 44 / 44 / 41 / 43 / 4
Quartile th2 nd4 th4 th1 st3 rd

Risk statistics

Alpha1.48
Beta0.8
Sharpe0.69
Volatility14.38
Tracking error7.7
Information ratio-0.18
R-Squared0.75

Price movement

52 week high1272.5
52 week low934
Current bid price1260
Current offer price1280
Current mid price1270

Holdings by region

  • 19.5% Germany
  • 14.5% Ireland
  • 13.3% Italy
  • 8.8% Spain
  • 8.3% Sweden
  • 7.6% Norway
  • 7.3% Switzerland
  • 6.9% Netherlands
  • 4.6% Denmark
  • 4.4% France

Holdings by sector

  • 34.1% Industrials
  • 23.2% Consumer Goods
  • 15.3% Financials
  • 11% Consumer Services
  • 6% Technology
  • 5.7% Health Care
  • 4.7% Basic Materials

Holdings by asset type

  • 19.5% German Equities
  • 14.5% Irish Equities
  • 13.3% Italian Equities
  • 8.8% Spanish Equities
  • 8.3% Swedish Equities
  • 7.6% Norwegian Equities
  • 7.3% Swiss Equities
  • 6.9% Dutch Equities
  • 4.6% Danish Equities
  • 4.4% French Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.4% CERVED INFORMATION SOLUTIONS SPA
  • 4% ORIGIN ENTERPRISES PLC
  • 3.8% FORBO HLDGS AG
  • 3.8% GERRESHEIMER AG
  • 3.5% ASM INTERNATIONAL NV
  • 3.5% IMCD NV
  • 3.4% INWIDO AB
  • 3.3% IRISH CONTINENTAL GROUP
  • 3.2% CTS EVENTIM AG & CO KGAA
  • 3.2% GLANBIA