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
OIC
Fund manager
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
Smart Tracker
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

8.45 %

1 Year rank in sector

55/90

Sector

UT Sterling Corporate Bond

Yield

2.9277

Fund size

£ 3.6 b

FE Risk score

26

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    44.4057%
  • USA
    27.5531%
  • France
    8.2272%
  • Money Market
    5.2302%
  • Germany
    3.302%
  • Banks
    17.8292%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    17.2136%
  • Telecommunications
    13.2423%
  • Utilities
    7.8968%
  • Insurance
    7.2872%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    44.4057%
  • US Fixed Interest
    27.5531%
  • French Fixed Interest
    8.2272%
  • Money Market
    5.2302%
  • German Fixed Interest
    3.302%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.23 %5.14 %8.57 %17.51 %33.93 %
Sector1.01 %5.18 %8.82 %20.08 %34.21 %
Rank within sector23 / 9755 / 9555 / 9064 / 8452 / 70
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.36 %7.71 %0 %9.14 %1.31 %
Sector4.12 %9.08 %-0.3 %10.06 %0.21 %
Rank within sector43 / 9565 / 8841 / 8663 / 8328 / 77
Quartile th2 nd3 rd2 nd4 th2 nd

Risk statistics

Alpha0.2
Beta0.83
Sharpe0.35
Volatility4.65
Tracking error1.57
Information ratio-0.48
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high1291.07
52 week low1187.86
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1291.07

Holdings by region

  • 44.4057% UK
  • 27.5531% USA
  • 8.2272% France
  • 5.2302% Money Market
  • 3.302% Germany
  • 3.2184% Italy
  • 1.9908% Spain
  • 1.7254% Netherlands
  • 1.3347% Belgium
  • 0.8851% Mexico

Holdings by sector

  • 17.8292% Banks
  • 17.2136% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 13.2423% Telecommunications
  • 7.8968% Utilities
  • 7.2872% Insurance
  • 5.3705% Technology
  • 5.2302% Money Market
  • 3.5561% Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods
  • 2.955% Government Agency Bonds
  • 2.812% Cyclical Consumer Goods

Holdings by asset type

  • 44.4057% UK Fixed Interest
  • 27.5531% US Fixed Interest
  • 8.2272% French Fixed Interest
  • 5.2302% Money Market
  • 3.302% German Fixed Interest
  • 3.2184% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 1.9908% Spanish Fixed Interest
  • 1.7254% Dutch Fixed Interest
  • 1.3347% Belgian Fixed Interest
  • 0.8851% Mexican Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 1.72% WELLS FARGO BANK NA 5.25% SUBORD NTS 01/08/23 GBP50000
  • 1.06% LLOYDS BANK PLC 5.125% NTS 07/03/25 GBP100000
  • 1.01% HEATHROW FUNDING LTD 6.75% BDS 03/12/28 GBP50000
  • 0.96% MICROSOFT CORP 4% BDS 12/02/55 USD2000
  • 0.86% ITALY(REPUBLIC OF) 6% EUR MED TRM NOTES 4/8/2028 GBP1000
  • 0.85% TIME WARNER CABLE INC 5.25% BDS 15/07/42 GBP100000
  • 0.85% VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 5.012% BDS 21/08/54 USD2000
  • 0.83% APPLE INC 3.05% BDS 31/07/29 GBP100000
  • 0.82% JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NA 3.5% NTS 18/12/26 GBP1000
  • 0.76% TESCO PROPERTY FINANCE 5 PLC 5.6611% NTS 13/10/41 GBP100000