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
Alexander Scurlock
since 30/09/1998
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

Quick stats

1 Year return

12.63 %

1 Year rank in sector

81/96

Sector

FO Equity - Europe ex UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 736.0 m

FE Risk score

107

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Germany
    23.8%
  • France
    21.4%
  • Netherlands
    16%
  • Sweden
    13.8%
  • Spain
    6.7%
  • Financials
    21.6%
  • Industrials
    18.2%
  • Information Technology
    18.1%
  • Health Care
    14.4%
  • Consumer Staples
    5.8%
  • German Equities
    23.8%
  • French Equities
    21.4%
  • Dutch Equities
    16%
  • Swedish Equities
    13.8%
  • Spanish Equities
    6.7%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.81 %6.47 %12.63 %17.88 %55.77 %
Sector1.36 %7.45 %17.33 %30.34 %73.54 %
Rank within sector48 / 9865 / 9681 / 9675 / 8361 / 71
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund10.33 %-4.82 %12.37 %4.09 %21.07 %
Sector12.15 %4.14 %12.69 %3.54 %23.24 %
Rank within sector70 / 9683 / 8937 / 8334 / 8053 / 72
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Risk statistics

Alpha-3.32
Beta1
Sharpe0.15
Volatility12.93
Tracking error3.92
Information ratio-0.86
R-Squared0.91

Price movement

52 week high23.79
52 week low19.66
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price23.05

Holdings by region

  • 23.8% Germany
  • 21.4% France
  • 16% Netherlands
  • 13.8% Sweden
  • 6.7% Spain
  • 4% Others
  • 4% UK
  • 3.5% Italy
  • 3.3% Finland
  • 2.3% Denmark

Holdings by sector

  • 21.6% Financials
  • 18.2% Industrials
  • 18.1% Information Technology
  • 14.4% Health Care
  • 5.8% Consumer Staples
  • 5.7% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 4.2% Consumer Discretionary
  • 3.2% Energy
  • 3.1% Others
  • 2.1% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 23.8% German Equities
  • 21.4% French Equities
  • 16% Dutch Equities
  • 13.8% Swedish Equities
  • 6.7% Spanish Equities
  • 4% International Equities
  • 4% UK Equities
  • 3.5% Italian Equities
  • 3.3% Finnish Equities
  • 2.3% Danish Equities

Individual holdings

  • 7.4% SAP SE
  • 4.3% AMADEUS IT GROUP SA
  • 4% AXA
  • 3.7% BNP PARIBAS
  • 3.7% FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE AG & CO.KGAA
  • 3.7% RELX NV
  • 3.6% INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA
  • 3.5% SAMPO
  • 3.2% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 3.1% DASSAULT SYSTEMES SA