Fact sheet: Herald Investment Trust plc

Fund information

Fund name
Herald Investment Trust plc
Fund company manager
Herald Investment Mgmt Ltd
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Katie Potts
since 01/01/1994
Fund objective
Herald’s objective is to achieve capital appreciation through investments in smaller quoted companies in the areas of communications and multi-media. Investments will be made throughout the world. The business activities of investee companies will include information technology, broadcasting, printing and publishing and the supply of equipment and services to these companies.
Benchmark
No Specified Index
Investment style
-
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

37.72 %

1 Year rank in sector

1/1

Sector

IT Small Media Comms & IT Cos

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 783.9 m

FE Risk score

111

NAV

1281.74

Discount/Premium

+-13.399

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    58%
  • North America
    22.2%
  • Money Market
    9.3%
  • Europe & Middle East
    5.7%
  • Asia Pacific
    4.8%
  • UK Equities
    58%
  • North American Equities
    22.2%
  • Money Market
    9.3%
  • International Equities
    5.7%
  • Asia Pacific Equities
    4.8%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.21 %18.09 %37.72 %63.24 %111.81 %
Sector5.21 %18.09 %37.72 %63.66 %111.74 %
Rank within sector1 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 1
Quartile th th th th th th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund25.78 %18.42 %13.09 %-3.8 %33.77 %
Sector25.78 %18.42 %13.09 %-3.83 %33.77 %
Rank within sector1 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 11 / 1
Quartile th th th th th th

Risk statistics

Alpha-0.23
Beta1.01
Sharpe1
Volatility13.23
Tracking error0.8
Information ratio-0.09
R-Squared1

Price movement

52 week high1139.5
52 week low782.5
Current bid price1110
Current offer price1118
Current mid price1110

Holdings by region

  • 58% UK
  • 22.2% North America
  • 9.3% Money Market
  • 5.7% Europe & Middle East
  • 4.8% Asia Pacific

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 58% UK Equities
  • 22.2% North American Equities
  • 9.3% Money Market
  • 5.7% International Equities
  • 4.8% Asia Pacific Equities

Individual holdings

  • 3.9% IQE PLC
  • 2.5% DIPLOMA
  • 2.4% GB GROUP
  • 2% BANGO
  • 2% IDOX
  • 1.8% NEXT FIFTEEN COMMUNICATIONS GROUP
  • 1.7% BE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRIES NV
  • 1.5% PEGASYSTEMS INC
  • 1.4% SILICON MOTION TECHNOLOGY CORP
  • 1.3% SQS SOFTWARE QUALITY SYSTEMS AG