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

25.47 %

1 Year rank in sector

4/4

Sector

IT European Smaller Companies

Yield

5.3801

Fund size

£ 434.2 m

FE Risk score

96

NAV

1263.74

Discount/Premium

+1.2867

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Germany
    19.7%
  • Ireland
    13.3%
  • Sweden
    11.1%
  • Italy
    10%
  • Spain
    8.8%
  • Industrials
    33.9%
  • Consumer Goods
    22.7%
  • Financials
    16.3%
  • Consumer Services
    10.1%
  • Technology
    6.3%
  • German Equities
    19.7%
  • Irish Equities
    13.3%
  • Swedish Equities
    11.1%
  • Italian Equities
    10%
  • Spanish Equities
    8.8%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-2.29 %17.1 %25.47 %62.13 %164.67 %
Sector0.91 %20.43 %37.18 %90.46 %183.98 %
Rank within sector4 / 43 / 44 / 44 / 43 / 4
Quartile th4 th3 rd4 th4 th3 rd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund32.52 %-2.67 %20.36 %8.67 %47.26 %
Sector37.69 %5.9 %31.4 %-5.52 %46.98 %
Rank within sector4 / 44 / 44 / 41 / 43 / 4
Quartile th4 th4 th4 th1 st3 rd

Risk statistics

Alpha-1
Beta0.85
Sharpe1.06
Volatility14.72
Tracking error7.31
Information ratio-0.59
R-Squared0.76

Price movement

52 week high1340
52 week low982.5
Current bid price1270
Current offer price1290
Current mid price1280

Holdings by region

  • 19.7% Germany
  • 13.3% Ireland
  • 11.1% Sweden
  • 10% Italy
  • 8.8% Spain
  • 8.4% Switzerland
  • 7.1% Norway
  • 4.9% Netherlands
  • 4.8% Denmark
  • 4% France

Holdings by sector

  • 33.9% Industrials
  • 22.7% Consumer Goods
  • 16.3% Financials
  • 10.1% Consumer Services
  • 6.3% Technology
  • 5.7% Basic Materials
  • 5% Health Care

Holdings by asset type

  • 19.7% German Equities
  • 13.3% Irish Equities
  • 11.1% Swedish Equities
  • 10% Italian Equities
  • 8.8% Spanish Equities
  • 8.4% Swiss Equities
  • 7.1% Norwegian Equities
  • 4.9% Dutch Equities
  • 4.8% Danish Equities
  • 4% French Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.3% CERVED INFORMATION SOLUTIONS SPA
  • 3.7% GERRESHEIMER AG
  • 3.6% CTS EVENTIM AG & CO KGAA
  • 3.4% FORBO HLDGS AG
  • 3.4% ORIGIN ENTERPRISES PLC
  • 3.4% STOREBRAND ASA
  • 3.3% IRISH CONTINENTAL GROUP
  • 3.2% SPAREBANKEN SOR
  • 3.1% GLANBIA
  • 3% AMER SPORTS CORP