Fact sheet: First State China Fcs

Fund information

Fund name
First State China Focus IV Acc USD
Fund company manager
First State Investments (Hong
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Martin Lau
since 30/01/2008
Fund objective
The Fund aims to grow your investment. The Fund mainly invests in shares of large and mid sized companies that are based in or have significant operations in mainland China. These companies generally have a total stock market value of at least US$1 billion.
Benchmark
MSCI China
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

18.01 %

1 Year rank in sector

26/30

Sector

FO Equity - China

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 229.0 m

FE Risk score

149

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    83.52%
  • Hong Kong
    6.12%
  • Taiwan
    4.73%
  • Money Market
    3.11%
  • Singapore
    2.53%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    18.8%
  • Consumer Staples
    17.2%
  • Industrials
    16.7%
  • Information Technology
    16.2%
  • Telecommunications Utilities
    9.3%
  • Chinese Equities
    93.9%
  • Money Market
    3.1%
  • Property
    3%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.89 %6.56 %18.4 %-15.17 %15.86 %
Sector3.5 %18.13 %25.07 %29.76 %70 %
Rank within sector21 / 3028 / 3026 / 3026 / 2624 / 24
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund13.79 %-3.85 %-16.14 %-4.94 %16.95 %
Sector24.18 %-2.08 %0.88 %8.41 %11.49 %
Rank within sector26 / 3021 / 2926 / 2625 / 2610 / 26
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Risk statistics

Alpha-12.3
Beta0.96
Sharpe-0.02
Volatility20.75
Tracking error7.46
Information ratio-1.71
R-Squared0.87

Price movement

52 week high10.39
52 week low8.62
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price10.23

Holdings by region

  • 83.52% China
  • 6.12% Hong Kong
  • 4.73% Taiwan
  • 3.11% Money Market
  • 2.53% Singapore

Holdings by sector

  • 18.8% Consumer Discretionary
  • 17.2% Consumer Staples
  • 16.7% Industrials
  • 16.2% Information Technology
  • 9.3% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 6.5% Materials
  • 4.3% Utilities
  • 3.7% Energy
  • 3.1% Money Market
  • 3% Real Estate

Holdings by asset type

  • 93.9% Chinese Equities
  • 3.1% Money Market
  • 3% Property

Individual holdings

  • 9.3% CHINA TELECOM CORP
  • 9% CHINA MERCHANTS BANK CO LTD
  • 8.8% LENOVO GROUP
  • 7% CHINA MENGNIU DAIRY CO
  • 5% XINJIANG GOLDWIND SCIENCE&TECHNOLOG
  • 4.9% FIRST STATE FUNDS FIRST STATE CHINA`A`SHS FD USD LV
  • 4.9% WANHUA CHEMICAL GROUP CO LTD
  • 4.7% DELTA ELECTRONICS INC
  • 4.7% TSINGTAO BREWERY CO
  • 4.6% GREAT WALL MOTOR CO