Fact sheet: Herald Worldwide Technology

Fund information

Fund name
Herald Worldwide Technology B
Fund company manager
Herald Investment Funds
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Fund objective
The Herald Worldwide Technology Fund (HWTF) is an Open Ended Investment Company (OEIC) that seeks to achieve capital growth, in excess of the average, by investing in quoted companies in the technology, communications and multi-media sectors. As its name suggests, the Fund invests in companies worldwide, but especially the UK and North America.
Benchmark
No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

30.5 %

1 Year rank in sector

19/29

Sector

FO Equity - Tech Media & Telecom

Yield
-
Fund size
-
FE Risk score

135

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    69.7%
  • UK
    9.9%
  • Asia Pacific
    8.8%
  • Europe ex UK
    6%
  • Money Market
    5.6%
  • North American Equities
    69.7%
  • UK Equities
    9.9%
  • Asia Pacific Equities
    8.8%
  • Europe ex UK Equities
    6%
  • Money Market
    5.6%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.32 %13.73 %30.5 %83.88 %140.17 %
Sector4.3 %14.03 %31.74 %63.52 %120.37 %
Rank within sector31 / 3617 / 3219 / 296 / 249 / 23
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund2.91 %30.7 %33.49 %1.88 %16.09 %
Sector5.56 %28.95 %9.86 %8 %11.26 %
Rank within sector32 / 3717 / 291 / 2719 / 245 / 23
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Risk statistics

Alpha9.08
Beta0.76
Sharpe1.31
Volatility13.48
Tracking error9.82
Information ratio0.52
R-Squared0.53

Price movement

52 week high31.6
52 week low23.77
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price31.15

Holdings by region

  • 69.7% North America
  • 9.9% UK
  • 8.8% Asia Pacific
  • 6% Europe ex UK
  • 5.6% Money Market

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 69.7% North American Equities
  • 9.9% UK Equities
  • 8.8% Asia Pacific Equities
  • 6% Europe ex UK Equities
  • 5.6% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 7.4% APPLE INC
  • 6.3% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 5.9% ALPHABET INC
  • 5.7% AMAZON.COM INC
  • 4.9% HERALD INVESTMENT TRUST PLC
  • 4.1% ARISTA NETWORKS INC
  • 4.1% INTEL CORP
  • 3.7% CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES
  • 3.3% MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES LTD
  • 3.3% UNITED INTERNET AG