Fact sheet: Imara African Opportunities

Fund information

Fund name
Imara African Opportunities
Fund company manager
Imara Asset Management Ltd
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Imara Asset Management Ltd
since 01/06/2005
Fund objective
The Fund's objective is to deliver absolute returns over the medium term.
Benchmark
Absolute return over the medium term
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

12.06 %

1 Year rank in sector

13/17

Sector

FO Equity - Africa

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 58.8 m

FE Risk score

273

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Zimbabwe
    43%
  • Nigeria
    19%
  • Egypt
    11%
  • Kenya
    9%
  • Zambia
    6%
  • Consumer Staples
    53%
  • Financials
    28%
  • Industrials
    9%
  • Others
    7%
  • Money Market
    3%
  • African Equity
    86%
  • Egyptian Equity
    11%
  • Money Market
    3%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0 %-7.51 %12.06 %-13.93 %-1.1 %
Sector6.71 %12.29 %48.12 %-0.13 %-6.89 %
Rank within sector / 16 / 1713 / 1712 / 166 / 13
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund0 %12.06 %-8.74 %-15.84 %-4.4 %
Sector2.2 %46.09 %-3.23 %-33.6 %-5.14 %
Rank within sector / 13 / 1712 / 162 / 168 / 14
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Risk statistics

Alpha3.25
Beta0.49
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility23.21
Tracking error23.72
Information ratio0.11
R-Squared0.16

Price movement

52 week high16.98
52 week low12.3
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price14.4

Holdings by region

  • 43% Zimbabwe
  • 19% Nigeria
  • 11% Egypt
  • 9% Kenya
  • 6% Zambia
  • 3% Botswana
  • 3% Mauritius
  • 3% Money Market
  • 3% Namibia

Holdings by sector

  • 53% Consumer Staples
  • 28% Financials
  • 9% Industrials
  • 7% Others
  • 3% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 86% African Equity
  • 11% Egyptian Equity
  • 3% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.7% HIPPO VALLEY ESTATES
  • 9.1% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO
  • 7.1% DELTA CORPORATION LTD
  • 6.5% EASTERN TABACCO
  • 5.8% STANBIC IBTC HOLDINGS PLC
  • 5.7% INNSCOR AFRICA
  • 5.5% NATIONAL BREWERIES
  • 5.2% GUARANTY TRUST BANK NGN0.50
  • 4.7% BARCLAYS BANK ZIMBABWE
  • 4.4% COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL CORP