Fact sheet: Kames Ethical Corporate Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Kames Ethical Corporate Bond B Acc
Fund company manager
Kames Capital plc
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Euan McNeil
since 01/01/2011
Fund objective
The primary investment objective is to maximise total return (income plus capital) by investing in sterling denominated bonds issued by a company or organisation which meets the Fund's predefined ethical criteria. Investments may encompass investment grade bonds, cash and up to 10% of fund in higher yield bonds.
Benchmark
IA Sterling Corporate Bond
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

7.63 %

1 Year rank in sector

67/90

Sector

UT Sterling Corporate Bond

Yield

2.99

Fund size

£ 488.0 m

FE Risk score

28

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    64.9144%
  • Money Market
    6.3199%
  • Australia
    4.1179%
  • Netherlands
    3.8939%
  • Jersey
    3.5379%
  • Financials
    32.7%
  • Others
    28.9%
  • Mortgage & Secured Bonds
    21.6%
  • Government Bonds
    6.2%
  • Money Market
    4.9%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    68.4523%
  • Money Market
    6.3199%
  • Australian Fixed Interest
    4.1179%
  • Dutch Fixed Interest
    3.8939%
  • German Fixed Interest
    2.5901%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.61 %4.01 %7.63 %19.9 %35.08 %
Sector0.83 %4.88 %8.75 %19.96 %34.12 %
Rank within sector73 / 9775 / 9567 / 9053 / 8444 / 70
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.24 %8.14 %1.22 %10.23 %0.55 %
Sector4.05 %9.08 %-0.3 %10.06 %0.21 %
Rank within sector76 / 9561 / 888 / 8643 / 8344 / 77
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.96
Beta0.86
Sharpe0.55
Volatility4.67
Tracking error1.08
Information ratio0.14
R-Squared0.97

Price movement

52 week high189.04
52 week low176.63
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price188.92

Holdings by region

  • 64.9144% UK
  • 6.3199% Money Market
  • 4.1179% Australia
  • 3.8939% Netherlands
  • 3.5379% Jersey
  • 2.5901% Germany
  • 2.5205% Cayman Islands
  • 2.1465% Sweden
  • 2.0528% USA
  • 1.6528% Ireland

Holdings by sector

  • 32.7% Financials
  • 28.9% Others
  • 21.6% Mortgage & Secured Bonds
  • 6.2% Government Bonds
  • 4.9% Money Market
  • 3% Government Agency Bonds
  • 1.5% Fixed Interest
  • 1.2% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities

Holdings by asset type

  • 68.4523% UK Fixed Interest
  • 6.3199% Money Market
  • 4.1179% Australian Fixed Interest
  • 3.8939% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 2.5901% German Fixed Interest
  • 2.5205% American Emerging Fixed Interest
  • 2.1465% Swedish Fixed Interest
  • 2.0528% US Fixed Interest
  • 1.6528% Irish Fixed Interest
  • 1.5226% Supranational Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 2.54% NETWORK RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE 4.375% NTS 09/12/30 GBP50000
  • 1.56% DIGNITY FINANCE 4.6956% NTS 31/12/49 GBP1000 B
  • 1.56% KREDITANSTALT FUER WIEDERAUFBAU KFW 5.5% BDS 18/6/2025 GBP1000
  • 1.52% INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR REC & DEV 0.375% BDS 15/06/21 GBP1000
  • 1.22% TRANSPORT FOR LONDON 3.875% NTS 23/07/42 GBP100000
  • 1.19% NGG FINANCE 5.625% RESET CAP SEC 18/06/73 GBP100000
  • 1.18% AA BOND CO LTD 6.269% BDS 31/07/25 GBP100000
  • 1.08% ABP FINANCE PLC 6.25% GTD 14/12/26 GBP100000
  • 1.08% NORTHERN POWERGRID(YORKSHIRE)PLC 4.375% BDS 05/07/32 GBP100000
  • 1.05% TRANSPORT FOR LONDON 4% NTS 07/04/64 GBP100000