Fact sheet: Fidelity Euro Blue Chip

Fund information

Fund name
Fidelity Euro Blue Chip A EUR
Fund company manager
Fidelity International (FIL In
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Alexandra Hartmann
since 01/01/2007
Fund objective
Aims to provide long-term capital growth with the level of income expected to be low. At least 70% invested in the shares of blue chip companies in countries that are members of the Economic Monetary Union, and at least 70% denominated in Euro. Currently, there are nineteen member countries but if other countries join in the future, then investment in these countries may also be considered for inclusion in the fund. Has the freedom to invest outside the fund's principal geographies, market sectors, industries or asset classes. May invest in assets directly or achieve exposure indirectly through other eligible means including derivatives. Can use derivatives with the aim of risk or cost reduction or to generate additional capital or income, including for investment purposes, in line with the fund’s risk profile. The fund has discretion in its choices of investments within its objectives and policies. Income is reinvested in additional shares or paid to shareholders on request. Shares can usually be bought and sold each business day of the fund. This fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to sell their shares in the fund within 5 years. Investment in the fund should be regarded as a long-term investment.
Benchmark
MSCI EMU
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

16.12 %

1 Year rank in sector

59/93

Sector

FO Equity - Europe ex UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 721.6 m

FE Risk score

116

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Germany
    24%
  • France
    22.6%
  • Netherlands
    14.5%
  • Spain
    14.5%
  • Others
    6.3%
  • Financials
    21.4%
  • Information Technology
    19.1%
  • Industrials
    16.5%
  • Health Care
    13.4%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    6.3%
  • German Equities
    24%
  • French Equities
    22.6%
  • Dutch Equities
    14.5%
  • Spanish Equities
    14.5%
  • International Equities
    6.3%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.53 %5.52 %16.12 %13.88 %50.44 %
Sector3.51 %6.22 %17.17 %30.99 %70.52 %
Rank within sector46 / 9869 / 9759 / 9378 / 8163 / 67
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund4.43 %10.14 %-4.82 %12.37 %4.09 %
Sector4.02 %13.47 %4.14 %12.69 %3.54 %
Rank within sector42 / 9874 / 9382 / 8534 / 7930 / 75
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Risk statistics

Alpha-4.04
Beta1.01
Sharpe0.16
Volatility12.83
Tracking error3.99
Information ratio-1
R-Squared0.9

Price movement

52 week high24.03
52 week low20.73
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price24.03

Holdings by region

  • 24% Germany
  • 22.6% France
  • 14.5% Netherlands
  • 14.5% Spain
  • 6.3% Others
  • 6.3% UK
  • 4.2% Finland
  • 3.2% Italy
  • 1.9% Denmark
  • 1.5% Austria

Holdings by sector

  • 21.4% Financials
  • 19.1% Information Technology
  • 16.5% Industrials
  • 13.4% Health Care
  • 6.3% Consumer Discretionary
  • 6.3% Others
  • 4% Consumer Staples
  • 3.9% Energy
  • 3.7% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 3.1% Materials

Holdings by asset type

  • 24% German Equities
  • 22.6% French Equities
  • 14.5% Dutch Equities
  • 14.5% Spanish Equities
  • 6.3% International Equities
  • 6.3% UK Equities
  • 4.2% Finnish Equities
  • 3.2% Italian Equities
  • 1.9% Danish Equities
  • 1.5% Austrian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 7.8% SAP SE
  • 5% AMADEUS IT GROUP SA
  • 4.8% INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA
  • 4.2% ABN-AMRO HLDGS NV
  • 4.2% SAMPO
  • 4.1% AXA
  • 3.9% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 3.7% BNP PARIBAS
  • 3.2% FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE AG & CO.KGAA
  • 3.1% BAYER AG