Fact sheet: M&G Optimal Income

Fund information

Fund name
M&G Optimal Income Inst Acc GBP
Fund company manager
M&G UK
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Richard Woolnough
since 08/12/2006
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide a total return (the combination of income and growth of capital) to investors based on exposure to optimal income streams in investment markets.
Benchmark
No Specified Index
Investment style
Strategic Investment
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

9.55 %

1 Year rank in sector

20/83

Sector

UT Sterling Strategic Bond

Yield

2.159

Fund size

£ 18.5 b

FE Risk score

30

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    31.3014%
  • UK
    22.219%
  • Germany
    21.0951%
  • France
    7.9527%
  • Spain
    3.5502%
  • Government Bonds
    22.2398%
  • Banks
    18.5777%
  • Telecommunications
    13.4085%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    6.6904%
  • Media
    4.5698%
  • US Fixed Interest
    31.3014%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    22.219%
  • German Fixed Interest
    21.0951%
  • French Fixed Interest
    7.9527%
  • Spanish Fixed Interest
    3.5502%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.13 %3.91 %9.55 %12.63 %35.89 %
Sector0.76 %4.64 %7.6 %13.98 %30.95 %
Rank within sector13 / 8460 / 8420 / 8346 / 7424 / 64
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.63 %8.14 %-0.86 %5.16 %7.67 %
Sector3.82 %7.28 %-0.29 %6.75 %2.59 %
Rank within sector46 / 8434 / 7859 / 7447 / 7311 / 66
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.54
Beta0.8
Sharpe0.09
Volatility3.74
Tracking error2.63
Information ratio-0.12
R-Squared0.53

Price movement

52 week high216.42
52 week low195.17
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price216.28

Holdings by region

  • 31.3014% USA
  • 22.219% UK
  • 21.0951% Germany
  • 7.9527% France
  • 3.5502% Spain
  • 3.1423% Italy
  • 1.9697% Money Market
  • 1.5452% Netherlands
  • 1.46% Switzerland
  • 1.1102% Mexico

Holdings by sector

  • 22.2398% Government Bonds
  • 18.5777% Banks
  • 13.4085% Telecommunications
  • 6.6904% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 4.5698% Media
  • 4.3335% Insurance
  • 3.9903% Technology
  • 3.4573% Others
  • 2.7382% Health Care
  • 2.7379% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 31.3014% US Fixed Interest
  • 22.219% UK Fixed Interest
  • 21.0951% German Fixed Interest
  • 7.9527% French Fixed Interest
  • 3.5502% Spanish Fixed Interest
  • 3.1423% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 1.9697% Money Market
  • 1.5452% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 1.46% Swiss Fixed Interest
  • 1.1102% Mexican Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 2.68% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0.5% NTS 23/02/18 EUR0.01 165
  • 2.67% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0.25% BDS 13/04/18 EUR100
  • 2.63% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 4.25% BDS 04/07/18 EUR0.01
  • 2.48% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 1% NTS 12/10/18 EUR0.01
  • 2.1% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) IDX/LKD 15/04/18 EUR1000
  • 1.7% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0.5% BDS 13/10/17 EUR1000
  • 1.46% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC) 1.75% ILN 15/04/20 EUR0.01
  • 1.24% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 1% NTS 22/02/19 EUR0.01
  • 1.15% VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 5.012% BDS 21/08/54 USD2000
  • 1.03% VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.672% NTS 15/03/55 USD2000