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
OEIC
Fund manager(s)
Stefan Isaacs
since 08/12/2006
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

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

6.22 %

1 Year rank in sector

15/81

Sector

UT Sterling Strategic Bond

Yield

1.7574

Fund size

£ 20.7 b

FE Risk score

28

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    26.89%
  • UK
    21.62%
  • Germany
    19.73%
  • France
    11.52%
  • Italy
    5.09%
  • Government Bonds
    28.6%
  • Banks
    17.73%
  • Telecommunications
    12.58%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    6.12%
  • Insurance
    3.92%
  • US Fixed Interest
    26.89%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    21.62%
  • German Fixed Interest
    19.73%
  • French Fixed Interest
    11.52%
  • Italian Fixed Interest
    5.09%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.59 %3.7 %6.22 %13.58 %29.48 %
Sector0.49 %1.69 %3.92 %13.34 %24.68 %
Rank within sector33 / 8412 / 8215 / 8142 / 7422 / 64
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.01 %8.14 %-0.86 %5.16 %7.67 %
Sector4.08 %7.28 %-0.29 %6.75 %2.59 %
Rank within sector31 / 8234 / 7759 / 7448 / 7310 / 66
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.21
Beta0.74
Sharpe0.22
Volatility3.7
Tracking error2.85
Information ratio0.04
R-Squared0.45

Price movement

52 week high219.35
52 week low203.38
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price219.15

Holdings by region

  • 26.89% USA
  • 21.62% UK
  • 19.73% Germany
  • 11.52% France
  • 5.09% Italy
  • 4.33% Spain
  • 1.6% Money Market
  • 1.46% Netherlands
  • 1.28% Switzerland
  • 1.19% Mexico

Holdings by sector

  • 28.6% Government Bonds
  • 17.73% Banks
  • 12.58% Telecommunications
  • 6.12% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 3.92% Insurance
  • 3.44% Media
  • 3.29% Technology
  • 3.27% Others
  • 2.43% Health Care
  • 2.33% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 26.89% US Fixed Interest
  • 21.62% UK Fixed Interest
  • 19.73% German Fixed Interest
  • 11.52% French Fixed Interest
  • 5.09% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 4.33% Spanish Fixed Interest
  • 1.6% Money Market
  • 1.46% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 1.28% Swiss Fixed Interest
  • 1.19% Mexican Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 2.26% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 4.25% BDS 04/07/18 EUR0.01
  • 2.23% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 1% NTS 22/02/19 EUR0.01
  • 2.22% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 1% NTS 12/10/18 EUR0.01
  • 2.21% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0.5% NTS 12/04/19 EUR100
  • 2.17% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0.25% BDS 13/04/18 EUR100
  • 1.74% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0.5% NTS 23/02/18 EUR0.01 165
  • 1.48% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 1.25% GILT 22/7/18 GBP0.01
  • 1.41% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 3.75% BDS 04/01/19 EUR0.01
  • 1.4% GERMANY(FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 3.5% BDS 04/07/19 EUR0.01
  • 1.15% SPAIN(KINGDOM OF) 3.45% NTS 30/07/66 EUR1000