Fact sheet: First State Long Term Bond

Fund information

Fund name
First State Long Term Bond III Acc USD
Fund company manager
First State Investments (Hong
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Benjamin Samuel
since 01/02/2016
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve growth on your investment. The Fund invests at least 95 per cent of its assets in fixed income securities (investments which provide a certain level of income or interest) in the United States or priced in United States Dollars and issued by government and/or companies. The Fund will invest in fixed income securities from at least six different issuers. The Fund may hold no more than 10 per cent of its assets in non government issuers with medium quality to high credit ratings. The Fund may hold no more than 5 per cent of its assets in fixed income securities with medium quality credit ratings or below. The Fund will not invest more than 10 per cent of its assets in non government securities.
Benchmark
Citigroup US Government 5+ Year
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

-3.18 %

1 Year rank in sector

1/1

Sector

FO Fixed Int - USD Long Maturity

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 70.4 m

FE Risk score

99

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Fund name3 years
First State Long Term Bond7.49%

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    95.9%
  • Money Market
    1.4%
  • International
    1.3%
  • China
    0.7%
  • Singapore
    0.7%
  • Government Bonds
    96%
  • Government Guaranteed
    2.6%
  • Money Market
    1.4%
  • US Government Fixed Interest
    98.6%
  • Money Market
    1.4%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.2 %3.48 %-3.18 %7.49 %7.04 %
Sector-0.2 %3.48 %-3.18 %7.16 %6.71 %
Rank within sector1 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 1
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.9 %-1.39 %-0.77 %10.66 %-6.99 %
Sector4.9 %-1.39 %-1.08 %10.66 %-6.99 %
Rank within sector1 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 1
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.2
Beta1.02
Sharpe-0
Volatility5.85
Tracking error0.8
Information ratio0.28
R-Squared0.98

Price movement

52 week high26.38
52 week low23.74
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price25.25

Holdings by region

  • 95.9% USA
  • 1.4% Money Market
  • 1.3% International
  • 0.7% China
  • 0.7% Singapore

Holdings by sector

  • 96% Government Bonds
  • 2.6% Government Guaranteed
  • 1.4% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.6% US Government Fixed Interest
  • 1.4% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 96.8% UNITED STATES TREASURY
  • 1.3% INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORP
  • 0.7% CHINA THREE GORGES CORP
  • 0.7% SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS