Fact sheet: M&G Episode Allocation

Fund information

Fund name
M&G Episode Allocation I Acc GBP
Fund company manager
M&G UK
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
David Jane
since 16/02/2007
Fund objective
The fund aims to deliver income and capital growth through investment in a diversified range of assets. Subject to this, the fund aims to grow income in the long term (that is, over five years or more). The fund managers follow a highly flexible investment approach, with the freedom to invest in different types of assets. The approach combines in-depth research to determine the value of assets over the medium to long term, with analysis of investors’ emotional reaction to events to identify investment opportunities. The fund gains access to assets directly and indirectly through derivatives.
Benchmark
No Specified Index
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

19.7 %

1 Year rank in sector

17/195

Sector

UT Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares

Yield

1.5355

Fund size

£ 371.5 m

FE Risk score

68

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Not Specified
    20.3566%
  • Money Market
    19.113%
  • Europe
    13.3788%
  • Asia Pacific ex Japan
    12.1199%
  • Others
    11.2277%
  • Equities
    50.3991%
  • Money Market
    19.113%
  • Corporate Bonds
    12.0771%
  • Government Bonds
    10.1313%
  • Mutual Funds
    5.9235%
  • Money Market
    19.113%
  • Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
    12.1199%
  • European Equities
    10.9816%
  • UK Equities
    8.011%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    7.7341%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.05 %9.8 %19.23 %26.13 %54.61 %
Sector1.42 %6.9 %14.31 %20.67 %43.13 %
Rank within sector168 / 2039 / 19817 / 19542 / 16930 / 142
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.93 %12.86 %0.85 %7.8 %9.95 %
Sector4.56 %10.25 %1.21 %4.98 %9 %
Rank within sector30 / 20050 / 189118 / 17719 / 16383 / 152
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.7
Beta1.24
Sharpe0.63
Volatility7.43
Tracking error3.8
Information ratio0.53
R-Squared0.77

Price movement

52 week high1488.63
52 week low1216.41
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1485.46

Holdings by region

  • 20.3566% Not Specified
  • 19.113% Money Market
  • 13.3788% Europe
  • 12.1199% Asia Pacific ex Japan
  • 11.2277% Others
  • 8.011% UK
  • 6.9315% USA
  • 6.7085% Japan
  • 2.153% International

Holdings by sector

  • 50.3991% Equities
  • 19.113% Money Market
  • 12.0771% Corporate Bonds
  • 10.1313% Government Bonds
  • 5.9235% Mutual Funds
  • 2.356% Convertibles

Holdings by asset type

  • 19.113% Money Market
  • 12.1199% Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
  • 10.9816% European Equities
  • 8.011% UK Equities
  • 7.7341% Global Fixed Interest
  • 6.9315% US Equities
  • 6.7085% Japanese Equities
  • 6.4617% Global Investment Grade Fixed Interest
  • 5.9235% Property Shares
  • 5.6155% Global High Yield Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

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