Fact sheet: Kames Ethical Corporate Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Kames Ethical Corporate Bond B Acc
Fund company manager
Kames Capital plc
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager(s)
Iain Buckle
since 01/10/2009
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

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

2.01 %

1 Year rank in sector

68/92

Sector

UT Sterling Corporate Bond

Yield

3.02

Fund size

£ 473.0 m

FE Risk score

33

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    65%
  • Germany
    5.3%
  • Australia
    4.26%
  • Netherlands
    4.25%
  • Jersey
    3.26%
  • Others
    32.1%
  • Financials
    31.6%
  • Mortgage & Secured Bonds
    20.9%
  • Government Bonds
    5.9%
  • Government Agency Bonds
    5.8%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    68.26%
  • German Fixed Interest
    5.3%
  • Australian Fixed Interest
    4.26%
  • Dutch Fixed Interest
    4.25%
  • Money Market
    2.78%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.05 %0.27 %2.49 %13.87 %26.97 %
Sector0.08 %0.89 %3.16 %14.2 %25.97 %
Rank within sector75 / 9771 / 9768 / 9253 / 8539 / 70
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund2.6 %8.14 %1.22 %10.23 %0.55 %
Sector3.38 %9.08 %-0.3 %10.06 %0.21 %
Rank within sector72 / 9561 / 888 / 8642 / 8244 / 76
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.68
Beta0.87
Sharpe0.34
Volatility4.81
Tracking error1.08
Information ratio0.05
R-Squared0.97

Price movement

52 week high191.12
52 week low179.15
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price187.61

Holdings by region

  • 65% UK
  • 5.3% Germany
  • 4.26% Australia
  • 4.25% Netherlands
  • 3.26% Jersey
  • 2.78% Money Market
  • 2.45% USA
  • 2.45% Sweden
  • 2.18% Ireland
  • 2.12% Cayman Islands

Holdings by sector

  • 32.1% Others
  • 31.6% Financials
  • 20.9% Mortgage & Secured Bonds
  • 5.9% Government Bonds
  • 5.8% Government Agency Bonds
  • 1.6% Fixed Interest
  • 1.2% Money Market
  • 0.9% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities

Holdings by asset type

  • 68.26% UK Fixed Interest
  • 5.3% German Fixed Interest
  • 4.26% Australian Fixed Interest
  • 4.25% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 2.78% Money Market
  • 2.45% US Fixed Interest
  • 2.45% Swedish Fixed Interest
  • 2.18% Irish Fixed Interest
  • 2.12% American Emerging Fixed Interest
  • 1.59% Supranational Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 2.62% NETWORK RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE 4.375% NTS 09/12/30 GBP50000
  • 1.63% KREDITANSTALT FUER WIEDERAUFBAU KFW 5.75% BDS 7/6/2032 GBP1000
  • 1.59% INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR REC & DEV 0.375% BDS 15/06/21 GBP1000
  • 1.59% KREDITANSTALT FUER WIEDERAUFBAU KFW 6% BDS 7/12/2028 GBP1000
  • 1.58% DIGNITY FINANCE 4.6956% NTS 31/12/49 GBP1000 B
  • 1.56% KREDITANSTALT FUER WIEDERAUFBAU KFW 5.5% BDS 18/6/2025 GBP1000
  • 1.23% NGG FINANCE 5.625% RESET CAP SEC 18/06/73 GBP100000
  • 1.21% TRANSPORT FOR LONDON 3.875% NTS 23/07/42 GBP100000
  • 1.2% AA BOND CO LTD 6.269% BDS 02/07/43 GBP100000
  • 1.13% BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC 7.281% FXD/FLTG PERP GBP1000 SER`B`REG`S