Fact sheet: Kames Investment Grade Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Kames Investment Grade Bond B Acc
Fund company manager
Kames Capital plc
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
David Roberts
since 01/06/2006
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

8.51 %

1 Year rank in sector

57/89

Sector

UT Sterling Corporate Bond

Yield

2.72

Fund size

£ 1.4 b

FE Risk score

32

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    52.7073%
  • USA
    14.018%
  • Netherlands
    5.3907%
  • France
    4.3309%
  • Jersey
    4.1936%
  • Financials
    39.2%
  • Others
    37.6%
  • Mortgage & Secured Bonds
    15.1%
  • Government Bonds
    2.9%
  • Money Market
    1.9%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    60.0194%
  • US Fixed Interest
    14.018%
  • Dutch Fixed Interest
    5.3907%
  • French Fixed Interest
    4.3309%
  • American Emerging Fixed Interest
    4.1455%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.87 %5.83 %8.58 %20.25 %43.69 %
Sector1.17 %5.62 %9.33 %19.48 %35.15 %
Rank within sector77 / 9648 / 9457 / 8944 / 8316 / 69
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.52 %8.39 %1.2 %10.82 %2.38 %
Sector3.6 %9.08 %-0.3 %10.06 %0.21 %
Rank within sector56 / 9458 / 879 / 8535 / 8212 / 76
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.94
Beta0.91
Sharpe0.57
Volatility4.94
Tracking error0.89
Information ratio0.48
R-Squared0.98

Price movement

52 week high185.17
52 week low170.54
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price185.03

Holdings by region

  • 52.7073% UK
  • 14.018% USA
  • 5.3907% Netherlands
  • 4.3309% France
  • 4.1936% Jersey
  • 4.1455% Cayman Islands
  • 2.6107% Not Specified
  • 2.26% Money Market
  • 1.8444% International
  • 1.7466% Australia

Holdings by sector

  • 39.2% Financials
  • 37.6% Others
  • 15.1% Mortgage & Secured Bonds
  • 2.9% Government Bonds
  • 1.9% Money Market
  • 1.8% Fixed Interest
  • 1.5% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities

Holdings by asset type

  • 60.0194% UK Fixed Interest
  • 14.018% US Fixed Interest
  • 5.3907% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 4.3309% French Fixed Interest
  • 4.1455% American Emerging Fixed Interest
  • 1.9767% Money Market
  • 1.8444% Supranational Fixed Interest
  • 1.7466% Australian Fixed Interest
  • 1.549% German Fixed Interest
  • 1.4231% Irish Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 1.76% LCR FINANCE 4.5% GTD BDS 2028 GBP1000 REG`S`(REGD)
  • 1.59% COOPERATIEVE RABOBANK UA 6.567% SUBORD NTS PERP GBP50000
  • 1.4% AVIVA 6.125% PERP SUB NTS GBP(VAR)
  • 1.39% SMFG PREFERRED CAPITAL LTD 10.231% NTS PERP GBP1000 `REGS`
  • 1.36% BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC 7.281% FXD/FLTG PERP GBP1000 SER`B`REG`S
  • 1.35% HSBC CAP FUNDING(STERLING 1)LP 5.844% EUR MED TRM NTS PERP GBP1000
  • 1.33% SANTANDER UK GROUP HLDGS PLC 3.625% SNR NTS 14/01/26 GBP100000
  • 1.18% SEVERN TRENT WATER UTILITIES FIN 2.75% GTD NTS 05/12/31 GBP100000
  • 1.13% EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK 6% BDS 7/12/2028 GBP1000
  • 1.12% BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC 7.754% PERP BDS 31/5/2021 GBP1000