Fact sheet: First State Asn Eq Pl

Fund information

Fund name
First State Asian Equity Plus I Dis USD
Fund company manager
First State Investments (Hong
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Richard Jones
since 01/01/2012
Fund objective
The Fund aims to grow your investment. The Fund mainly invests in shares of companies based in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan). The Fund invests in companies which pay a regular and above average income as well as having the potential for long term growth.
Benchmark
MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

20.39 %

1 Year rank in sector

74/179

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 3.0 b

FE Risk score

109

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • India
    16.9%
  • China
    15.1%
  • Hong Kong
    13.5%
  • Taiwan
    12.7%
  • Korea
    8.3%
  • Information Technology
    21%
  • Financials
    20.6%
  • Consumer Staples
    17.7%
  • Industrials
    11.9%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    10.2%
  • Chinese Equities
    41.2%
  • Asia Pacific Equities
    40.5%
  • South Korean Equities
    8.3%
  • Japanese Equities
    6.5%
  • Money Market
    2.2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.39 %15.23 %20.39 %25.34 %57.29 %
Sector2.98 %12.15 %19.14 %19.47 %44.34 %
Rank within sector54 / 18261 / 18174 / 17963 / 15845 / 127
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund27.88 %2 %-2.78 %13.72 %4.27 %
Sector24.79 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %3.31 %
Rank within sector72 / 180123 / 16655 / 15923 / 15167 / 137
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.59
Beta0.87
Sharpe0.22
Volatility11.98
Tracking error4.18
Information ratio0.22
R-Squared0.9

Price movement

52 week high49.5
52 week low38.73
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price49.5

Holdings by region

  • 16.9% India
  • 15.1% China
  • 13.5% Hong Kong
  • 12.7% Taiwan
  • 8.3% Korea
  • 6.5% Australia
  • 6.5% Japan
  • 6.1% Philippines
  • 4.8% Singapore
  • 3.1% Thailand

Holdings by sector

  • 21% Information Technology
  • 20.6% Financials
  • 17.7% Consumer Staples
  • 11.9% Industrials
  • 10.2% Consumer Discretionary
  • 8.3% Health Care
  • 3% Utilities
  • 2.3% Real Estate
  • 2.2% Money Market
  • 1.9% Materials

Holdings by asset type

  • 41.2% Chinese Equities
  • 40.5% Asia Pacific Equities
  • 8.3% South Korean Equities
  • 6.5% Japanese Equities
  • 2.2% Money Market
  • 1.3% International Equities

Individual holdings

  • 6.2% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 4.5% HDFC BANK LTD
  • 4.5% HDFC BANK LTD
  • 3.8% CSL LIMITED (AUD)
  • 3.6% CK HUTCHISON HLDGS LTD
  • 2.7% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION LIMITED
  • 2.7% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO GDR EACH REP 1/2 N/VTG PFD 144A/REG`S
  • 2.6% OVERSEA-CHINESE BANKING CORP
  • 2.2% AAC TECHNOLOGIES HLDGS INC
  • 2.2% DAIRY FARM INTERNATIONAL HLDGS