Fact sheet: Kames Investment Grade Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Kames Investment Grade Bond B Acc
Fund company manager
Kames Capital plc
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
Stephen Snowden
since 01/09/2011
Fund objective
The primary investment objective is to maximise total return (income plus capital).
Benchmark
IA Sterling Corporate Bond
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

2.87 %

1 Year rank in sector

20/90

Sector

UT Sterling Corporate Bond

Yield

2.73

Fund size

£ 1.5 b

FE Risk score

37

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    52.82%
  • USA
    13.34%
  • Not Specified
    6.27%
  • Cayman Islands
    4.32%
  • Jersey
    4.26%
  • Financials
    40.1%
  • Others
    36.6%
  • Mortgage & Secured Bonds
    15.5%
  • Government Bonds
    2.9%
  • Money Market
    2%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    63.33%
  • US Fixed Interest
    13.34%
  • American Emerging Fixed Interest
    4.32%
  • French Fixed Interest
    4.03%
  • Dutch Fixed Interest
    3.04%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.08 %3.01 %2.87 %18.96 %35.96 %
Sector-1 %2.13 %1.87 %16.79 %27.7 %
Rank within sector5 / 9714 / 9720 / 9027 / 8412 / 70
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.44 %8.39 %1.2 %10.82 %2.38 %
Sector3.32 %9.08 %-0.3 %10.06 %0.21 %
Rank within sector15 / 9559 / 889 / 8635 / 8212 / 76
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.11
Beta0.93
Sharpe0.53
Volatility5
Tracking error0.75
Information ratio0.98
R-Squared0.98

Price movement

52 week high189.68
52 week low174.4
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price186.68

Holdings by region

  • 52.82% UK
  • 13.34% USA
  • 6.27% Not Specified
  • 4.32% Cayman Islands
  • 4.26% Jersey
  • 4.03% France
  • 3.04% Netherlands
  • 3.02% Belgium
  • 1.89% International
  • 1.5% Ireland

Holdings by sector

  • 40.1% Financials
  • 36.6% Others
  • 15.5% Mortgage & Secured Bonds
  • 2.9% Government Bonds
  • 2% Money Market
  • 1.8% Fixed Interest
  • 1.1% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities

Holdings by asset type

  • 63.33% UK Fixed Interest
  • 13.34% US Fixed Interest
  • 4.32% American Emerging Fixed Interest
  • 4.03% French Fixed Interest
  • 3.04% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 3.02% Belgian Fixed Interest
  • 1.89% Supranational Fixed Interest
  • 1.5% Irish Fixed Interest
  • 1.27% Australian Fixed Interest
  • 1.07% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 1.69% COOPERATIEVE RABOBANK UA 6.567% SUBORD NTS PERP GBP50000
  • 1.58% BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC 7.281% FXD/FLTG PERP GBP1000 SER`B`REG`S
  • 1.47% SMFG PREFERRED CAPITAL LTD 10.231% NTS PERP GBP1000 `REGS`
  • 1.46% HSBC CAP FUNDING(STERLING 1)LP 5.844% EUR MED TRM NTS PERP GBP1000
  • 1.32% LCR FINANCE 4.5% GTD BDS 2028 GBP1000 REG`S`(REGD)
  • 1.31% AVIVA PLC 4.375% TO FR NTS 12/09/49 GBP100000 2
  • 1.25% WELLS FARGO & CO 2% NTS 28/07/25 GBP100000
  • 1.22% THAMES WATER UTILITIES CAYMAN FIN 2.625% BDS 24/01/32 GBP100000
  • 1.17% EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK 6% BDS 7/12/2028 GBP1000
  • 1.14% BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC 7.754% PERP BDS 31/5/2021 GBP1000