Fact sheet: First State Jap Focs

Fund information

Fund name
First State Japan Focus B Acc GBP
Fund company manager
First State Investments UK Ltd
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Martin Lau
since 26/10/2015
Fund objective
The Fund aims to grow your investment.The Fund predominantly invests in shares of companies based in, operating in, or have their economic activity mainly in Japan. The Fund invests in shares of large and mid-sized companies in Japan. These companies generally have a total stock market value of at least US$1 billion. At times the Fund's portfolio may be concentrated in a small number of holdings. The Fund may invest up to 10% in other funds. Derivatives may be used for efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
MSCI Japan
Investment style
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

29.51 %

1 Year rank in sector

42/44

Sector

UT Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 20.7 m

FE Risk score

138

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    97.9%
  • Money Market
    2.1%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    29.1%
  • Industrials
    17.8%
  • Consumer Staples
    17.5%
  • Information Technology
    11.7%
  • Health Care
    7.5%
  • Japanese Equities
    97.9%
  • Money Market
    2.1%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.89 %18.62 %29.51 %0 %0 %
Sector5.31 %8.97 %38.5 %63.21 %108.25 %
Rank within sector12 / 472 / 4542 / 44 / /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund17.16 %23.7 %0 %0 %0 %
Sector9.41 %23.99 %15.8 %0.78 %26.19 %
Rank within sector2 / 4519 / 44 / / /
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Price movement

52 week high158.79
52 week low119.51
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price157.82

Holdings by region

  • 97.9% Japan
  • 2.1% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 29.1% Consumer Discretionary
  • 17.8% Industrials
  • 17.5% Consumer Staples
  • 11.7% Information Technology
  • 7.5% Health Care
  • 6.7% Real Estate
  • 2.7% Financials
  • 2.5% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 2.4% Materials
  • 2.1% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 97.9% Japanese Equities
  • 2.1% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 6.1% KEYENCE CORP
  • 6% TSURUHA HOLDINGS INC
  • 5.6% RYOHIN KEIKAKU CO
  • 5.3% RECRUIT HLDGS CO LTD
  • 4.9% START TODAY CO LTD
  • 4.5% MISUMI GROUP INC
  • 4.5% NITORI HLDGS CO LTD
  • 4.1% DAITO TRUST CONSTRUCTION CO NPV
  • 3.6% ASAHI INTECC CO LTD
  • 3.1% KOITO MANUFACTURING CO