Fact sheet: F&C Strategic Bond

Fund information

Fund name
F&C Strategic Bond C Inc
Fund company manager
F&C (BMO Global Asset Manageme
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
Philip Hunt
since 08/02/2000
Fund objective
The fund aims to deliver a return through a combination of income and capital growth primarily through investment in corporate bonds but also sovereigns and supranationals. Derivatives may be used to hedge investment risk, replicate investment positions and generate additional return in a risk controlled manner.
Benchmark
IA £ Strategic Bond
Investment style
Strategic Investment
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

0.4 %

1 Year rank in sector

58/81

Sector

UT Sterling Strategic Bond

Yield

0.9

Fund size

£ 128.0 m

FE Risk score

20

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    96.5%
  • Money Market
    3.5%
  • Banks
    20.94%
  • Consumer Goods
    19.49%
  • Non-Cyclical Goods
    9.17%
  • Others
    8.97%
  • Telecommunications
    8.88%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    96.5%
  • Money Market
    3.5%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.63 %0.32 %0.4 %2.78 %14.48 %
Sector-0.73 %2.01 %2.41 %12.39 %25.09 %
Rank within sector49 / 8370 / 8258 / 8172 / 7357 / 63
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund0.27 %3.05 %0.61 %2.52 %2.32 %
Sector3.46 %7.28 %-0.29 %6.75 %2.59 %
Rank within sector78 / 8272 / 7622 / 7367 / 7239 / 65
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.1
Beta0.55
Sharpe-0
Volatility2.67
Tracking error2.42
Information ratio-1.18
R-Squared0.49

Price movement

52 week high52.79
52 week low52.21
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price52.24

Holdings by region

  • 96.5% UK
  • 3.5% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 20.94% Banks
  • 19.49% Consumer Goods
  • 9.17% Non-Cyclical Goods
  • 8.97% Others
  • 8.88% Telecommunications
  • 7.91% Industrials
  • 5.89% Insurance
  • 5.5% Mortgage & Secured Bonds
  • 5.31% Government Bonds
  • 4.44% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 96.5% UK Fixed Interest
  • 3.5% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 5.6% UK TSY BONDS REGS MAY 2018
  • 1.3% CCPC JP MORGAN GBP
  • 0.8% ARQIVA FINANCE 4.040% 30/06/2020
  • 0.8% AT&T INC
  • 0.8% CPUK 7.239% 28 FEB 2024
  • 0.8% DIAMOND 1 FIN/DIAMOND 2
  • 0.8% HYPO ALPE ADRIA BANK 2.375% 13 DEC 2022
  • 0.8% INTERCONTINENTAL MTN 3.875% 28/11/2022 GBP
  • 0.8% QBE INSURANCE GROUP
  • 0.8% RAC BOND CO PLC