Fact sheet: M&G Global Basics

Fund information

Fund name
M&G Global Basics I Acc GBP
Fund company manager
M&G UK
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Graham French
since 17/11/2000
Fund objective
The fund aims to deliver capital growth over the long term (that is, over five years or more) by investing at least 70% of the fund in sound, well-run companies from anywhere in the world that operate in primary (such as mining) and secondary industries (such as manufacturing), and also in companies that service these industries. The investment process is a blend of macroeconomic and company analysis focused on identifying and exploiting investment themes that are likely to be the key long-term drivers of growth and selecting the stocks best placed to benefit from them. The fund invests across different countries and companies of varying sizes.
Benchmark
FTSE Global Basics Composite
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

33.7 %

1 Year rank in sector

109/241

Sector

UT Global

Yield

1.0061

Fund size

£ 2.1 b

FE Risk score

92

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    41.047%
  • UK
    17.2111%
  • Germany
    10.9397%
  • Japan
    6.5394%
  • Switzerland
    4.1972%
  • Consumer Goods
    22.7279%
  • Industrials
    20.412%
  • Health Care
    17.2549%
  • Basic Materials
    16.7652%
  • Technology
    8.105%
  • US Equities
    41.047%
  • UK Equities
    17.2111%
  • German Equities
    10.9397%
  • Japanese Equities
    6.5394%
  • Swiss Equities
    4.1972%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.94 %8.97 %33.7 %39.62 %57.6 %
Sector2.59 %8.98 %30.91 %42.72 %86.74 %
Rank within sector181 / 254116 / 247109 / 241151 / 219184 / 197
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund8.41 %32.93 %-2.2 %0.62 %3.88 %
Sector8.79 %20.95 %3.38 %6.68 %19.7 %
Rank within sector132 / 24714 / 235211 / 225199 / 213201 / 203
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Risk statistics

Alpha-2.13
Beta1.07
Sharpe0.66
Volatility11.61
Tracking error4.42
Information ratio-0.32
R-Squared0.86

Price movement

52 week high1574.48
52 week low1193.99
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1557.41

Holdings by region

  • 41.047% USA
  • 17.2111% UK
  • 10.9397% Germany
  • 6.5394% Japan
  • 4.1972% Switzerland
  • 4.0774% Australia
  • 3.5061% Ireland
  • 2.7863% France
  • 2.4219% United Arab Emirates
  • 1.6744% Canada

Holdings by sector

  • 22.7279% Consumer Goods
  • 20.412% Industrials
  • 17.2549% Health Care
  • 16.7652% Basic Materials
  • 8.105% Technology
  • 5.5627% Consumer Services
  • 4.4825% Oil & Gas
  • 3.0966% Financials
  • 1.5933% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 41.047% US Equities
  • 17.2111% UK Equities
  • 10.9397% German Equities
  • 6.5394% Japanese Equities
  • 4.1972% Swiss Equities
  • 4.0774% Australian Equities
  • 3.5061% Irish Equities
  • 2.7863% French Equities
  • 2.4219% Emirian Equities
  • 1.6744% Canadian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 5.15% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 3.85% ROCHE HLDG AG
  • 3.51% KERRY GROUP PLC
  • 3.42% PZ CUSSONS
  • 3.33% KIRIN HLDGS CO LTD
  • 3.31% SIEMENS AG
  • 3.27% SYMRISE AG
  • 3.26% ANSELL
  • 2.92% ROCKWELL AUTOMATION INC
  • 2.89% JOHNSON & JOHNSON