Fact sheet: Merchants Trust PLC

Fund information

Fund name
Merchants Trust PLC
Fund company manager
Allianz Global Invtrs GmbH(UK)
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager(s)
Simon Gergel
since 01/04/2006
Fund objective
The Trust’s objective is to provide an above average level of income, income growth and long-term growth of capital through a policy of investing mainly in higher yielding UK FTSE 100 companies.
Benchmark
FTSE 100
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

20.79 %

1 Year rank in sector

8/24

Sector

IT UK Equity Income

Yield

5.0672

Fund size

£ 525.7 m

FE Risk score

116

NAV

518.45

Discount/Premium

+-6.7412

Gearing

116

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    97.7%
  • Money Market
    2.3%
  • Financials
    27.6%
  • Industrials
    16.6%
  • Consumer Services
    13.7%
  • Oil & Gas
    12.5%
  • Utilities
    8.3%
  • UK Equities
    97.7%
  • Money Market
    2.3%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.02 %5.19 %20.79 %27.17 %64.96 %
Sector3.28 %6.05 %16.89 %33.05 %69.8 %
Rank within sector19 / 2411 / 248 / 2415 / 2417 / 24
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund12.36 %10.93 %-3.28 %-3.46 %40.27 %
Sector11.82 %6.89 %3.78 %2.99 %29.77 %
Rank within sector10 / 249 / 2420 / 2421 / 248 / 24
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Risk statistics

Alpha-2.26
Beta1.08
Sharpe0.21
Volatility10.54
Tracking error6.39
Information ratio-0.3
R-Squared0.63

Price movement

52 week high492.625
52 week low411.5
Current bid price484.5
Current offer price485
Current mid price483.5

Holdings by region

  • 97.7% UK
  • 2.3% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 27.6% Financials
  • 16.6% Industrials
  • 13.7% Consumer Services
  • 12.5% Oil & Gas
  • 8.3% Utilities
  • 6.8% Health Care
  • 5.2% Basic Materials
  • 5.2% Consumer Goods
  • 2.3% Money Market
  • 1.8% Telecommunications

Holdings by asset type

  • 97.7% UK Equities
  • 2.3% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 7.4% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 6.7% GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC
  • 5.1% BP PLC
  • 4.9% HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
  • 3.7% LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC
  • 3.6% BHP BILLITON PLC
  • 3.6% STANDARD LIFE ABERDEEN PLC
  • 3% UBM PLC
  • 2.9% PRUDENTIAL PLC
  • 2.8% LEGAL & GENERAL GROUP PLC