Fact sheet: M&G Strategic Corp Bd

Fund information

Fund name
M&G Strategic Corporate Bond I Acc GBP
Fund company manager
M&G UK
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager(s)
Ben Lord
since 01/01/2007
Richard Woolnough
since 20/02/2004
Fund objective
The fund aims to maximise total return (the combination of income and growth of capital).
Benchmark
No Specified Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

4.91 %

1 Year rank in sector

16/92

Sector

UT Sterling Corporate Bond

Yield

3.0397

Fund size

£ 3.5 b

FE Risk score

27

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    43.63%
  • USA
    27.31%
  • France
    8.17%
  • Money Market
    5.76%
  • Italy
    3.48%
  • Banks
    17.86%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    17.48%
  • Telecommunications
    14.03%
  • Utilities
    7.63%
  • Insurance
    7.26%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    43.63%
  • US Fixed Interest
    27.31%
  • French Fixed Interest
    8.17%
  • Money Market
    5.76%
  • Italian Fixed Interest
    3.48%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.97 %2.73 %4.91 %14.91 %26.81 %
Sector0.41 %1.21 %3.81 %15.73 %26.88 %
Rank within sector4 / 978 / 9716 / 9256 / 8547 / 70
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.86 %7.71 %0 %9.14 %1.31 %
Sector3.71 %9.08 %-0.3 %10.06 %0.21 %
Rank within sector20 / 9565 / 8842 / 8663 / 8227 / 76
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.76
Beta0.78
Sharpe0.29
Volatility4.42
Tracking error1.68
Information ratio-0.18
R-Squared0.93

Price movement

52 week high1299.2
52 week low1214.8
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1297.33

Holdings by region

  • 43.63% UK
  • 27.31% USA
  • 8.17% France
  • 5.76% Money Market
  • 3.48% Italy
  • 3.17% Germany
  • 2.08% Spain
  • 1.64% Netherlands
  • 1.33% Belgium
  • 1.03% Mexico

Holdings by sector

  • 17.86% Banks
  • 17.48% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 14.03% Telecommunications
  • 7.63% Utilities
  • 7.26% Insurance
  • 5.76% Money Market
  • 4.86% Technology
  • 4.31% Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods
  • 3.29% Government Agency Bonds
  • 2.74% Real Estate

Holdings by asset type

  • 43.63% UK Fixed Interest
  • 27.31% US Fixed Interest
  • 8.17% French Fixed Interest
  • 5.76% Money Market
  • 3.48% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 3.17% German Fixed Interest
  • 2.08% Spanish Fixed Interest
  • 1.64% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 1.33% Belgian Fixed Interest
  • 1.03% Mexican Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 1.72% WELLS FARGO BANK NA 5.25% SUBORD NTS 01/08/23 GBP50000
  • 1.1% LLOYDS BANK PLC 5.125% NTS 07/03/25 GBP100000
  • 1.04% HEATHROW FUNDING LTD 6.75% BDS 03/12/28 GBP50000
  • 0.97% ITALY(REPUBLIC OF) 6% EUR MED TRM NOTES 4/8/2028 GBP1000
  • 0.87% MEXICO(UNITED MEXICAN STATES) 5.625% MTN 19/03/14 GBP100000
  • 0.87% VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 5.012% BDS 21/08/54 USD2000
  • 0.8% TESCO PROPERTY FINANCE 5 PLC 5.6611% NTS 13/10/41 GBP100000
  • 0.8% TIME WARNER CABLE INC 5.25% BDS 15/07/42 GBP100000
  • 0.76% VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.672% NTS 15/03/55 USD2000
  • 0.75% WESTERN POWER DISTRIBUTION WEST MID 5.5% NTS 09/05/25 GBP100000