Fact sheet: Halifax Ethical

Fund information

Fund name
Halifax Ethical C
Fund company manager
HBOS Investment Fd Mgrs Ltd
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Craig Bonthron
since 01/07/2011
Fund objective
To achieve capital growth by investing in an international portfolio of companies whose activities are considered ethical, both in terms of their primary activities as well as in the means of achieving them. These companies are selected according to broad range of negative ethical screening criteria. ‘Negative screening’ means using a fund’s agreed screening criteria to exclude undesirable investments, such as shares in companies which sell weapons or tobacco.
Benchmark
FTSE World TR GBP
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

33.02 %

1 Year rank in sector

119/241

Sector

UT Global

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 169.0 m

FE Risk score

101

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    32%
  • Global Emerging Markets
    19.09%
  • UK
    15.88%
  • Pacific ex-Japan
    13.65%
  • Japan
    10.56%
  • Financials
    21.93%
  • Technology
    16.18%
  • Industrials
    12.26%
  • Consumer Services
    10.65%
  • Equities
    10.23%
  • North American Equities
    32%
  • Global Emerging Market Equities
    19.09%
  • UK Equities
    15.41%
  • Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
    13.65%
  • Japanese Equities
    10.56%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.43 %8.23 %33.02 %41.52 %86.48 %
Sector2.59 %8.98 %30.91 %42.72 %86.74 %
Rank within sector144 / 254142 / 247119 / 241138 / 219126 / 197
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund8.11 %31.3 %-10.16 %10.78 %23.41 %
Sector8.79 %20.95 %3.38 %6.68 %19.7 %
Rank within sector142 / 24722 / 235223 / 22547 / 21382 / 203
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.89
Beta1.09
Sharpe0.7
Volatility11.81
Tracking error4.47
Information ratio-0.22
R-Squared0.86

Price movement

52 week high79.21
52 week low62.03
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price78.9

Holdings by region

  • 32% North America
  • 19.09% Global Emerging Markets
  • 15.88% UK
  • 13.65% Pacific ex-Japan
  • 10.56% Japan
  • 8.82% Europe ex UK

Holdings by sector

  • 21.93% Financials
  • 16.18% Technology
  • 12.26% Industrials
  • 10.65% Consumer Services
  • 10.23% Equities
  • 7.96% Telecommunications
  • 6.95% Oil & Gas
  • 6.3% Basic Materials
  • 5.04% Consumer Goods
  • 1.12% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 32% North American Equities
  • 19.09% Global Emerging Market Equities
  • 15.41% UK Equities
  • 13.65% Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
  • 10.56% Japanese Equities
  • 8.82% Europe ex UK Equities
  • 0.47% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 3.54% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 3.16% EOG RESOURCES INC
  • 3.14% VISA INC
  • 2.76% COMCAST CORP(NEW)
  • 2.69% ORACLE CORP
  • 2.67% M & T BANK CORP
  • 2.61% EXPERIAN PLC
  • 2.59% TAIWAN MOBILE CO
  • 2.58% WHITBREAD
  • 2.55% CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES