Fact sheet: Herald Worldwide

Fund information

Fund name
Herald Worldwide B
Fund company manager
Herald Investment Funds
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Fund objective
The Herald Worldwide Fund (HWF) 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

39.2 %

1 Year rank in sector

10/29

Sector

FO Equity - Tech Media & Telecom

Yield
-
Fund size
-
FE Risk score

126

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    70.2%
  • Asia Pacific
    10.2%
  • UK
    10.1%
  • Europe ex UK
    6.2%
  • Money Market
    3.3%
  • North American Equities
    70.2%
  • Asia Pacific Equities
    10.2%
  • UK Equities
    10.1%
  • Europe ex UK Equities
    6.2%
  • Money Market
    3.3%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund7.11 %20.48 %39.2 %92.71 %160.05 %
Sector3.56 %12.38 %32.33 %57.8 %128.88 %
Rank within sector1 / 368 / 3110 / 291 / 255 / 23
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund34.63 %33.49 %1.88 %16.09 %17.64 %
Sector30.22 %9.86 %8 %11.26 %26.51 %
Rank within sector15 / 301 / 2819 / 256 / 2419 / 23
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Risk statistics

Alpha10.37
Beta0.77
Sharpe1.48
Volatility13.74
Tracking error9.91
Information ratio0.63
R-Squared0.53

Price movement

52 week high31.18
52 week low22.5
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price31.18

Holdings by region

  • 70.2% North America
  • 10.2% Asia Pacific
  • 10.1% UK
  • 6.2% Europe ex UK
  • 3.3% Money Market

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 70.2% North American Equities
  • 10.2% Asia Pacific Equities
  • 10.1% UK Equities
  • 6.2% Europe ex UK Equities
  • 3.3% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 7.2% APPLE INC
  • 6% ALPHABET INC
  • 6% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 5.1% AMAZON.COM INC
  • 4.9% HERALD INVESTMENT TRUST PLC
  • 4.4% CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES
  • 3.8% INTEL CORP
  • 3.6% ARISTA NETWORKS INC
  • 3.6% XILINX INC
  • 3.3% UNITED INTERNET AG