Fact sheet: Pacific Assets Trust plc

Fund information

Fund name
Pacific Assets Trust plc Ord
Fund company manager
Frostrow Capital LLP
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
First State
since 21/12/1984
Fund objective
To achieve long term capital growth through investment in selected companies in the Asia Pacific region and the Indian sub-continent, but excluding Japan, Australia and New Zealand (the ‘Asia Pacific Region’).
Benchmark
MSCI AC Asia ex Japan
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

36.53 %

1 Year rank in sector

13/15

Sector

IT Asia Pacific excluding Japan Equities

Yield

1.0058

Fund size

£ 185.8 m

FE Risk score

145

NAV

252.55

Discount/Premium

+2.356

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • India
    37%
  • Taiwan
    17.7%
  • Philippines
    8.9%
  • Money Market
    7.3%
  • Hong Kong
    7.2%
  • Consumer Staples
    24.4%
  • Financials
    22%
  • Information Technology
    20.4%
  • Money Market
    7.3%
  • Industrials
    6.7%
  • Indian Equities
    37%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    17.7%
  • Philippine Equities
    8.9%
  • Money Market
    7.3%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    7.2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.61 %10.83 %36.53 %68.96 %143.11 %
Sector2.58 %16.11 %46.09 %50.93 %86.59 %
Rank within sector6 / 1513 / 1513 / 154 / 151 / 15
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund7.82 %28.48 %2.13 %23.51 %14.22 %
Sector14.09 %28.95 %-6.11 %11.75 %1.35 %
Rank within sector14 / 156 / 152 / 151 / 151 / 15
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Risk statistics

Alpha5.04
Beta0.93
Sharpe0.95
Volatility15.86
Tracking error9.13
Information ratio0.4
R-Squared0.67

Price movement

52 week high261.25
52 week low186
Current bid price258
Current offer price259
Current mid price258.5

Holdings by region

  • 37% India
  • 17.7% Taiwan
  • 8.9% Philippines
  • 7.3% Money Market
  • 7.2% Hong Kong
  • 6.3% Others
  • 3.9% China
  • 3% Indonesia
  • 3% Thailand
  • 2.9% Bangladesh

Holdings by sector

  • 24.4% Consumer Staples
  • 22% Financials
  • 20.4% Information Technology
  • 7.3% Money Market
  • 6.7% Industrials
  • 5.8% Health Care
  • 5.5% Utilities
  • 4.5% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 3.1% Consumer Discretionary
  • 0.3% Materials

Holdings by asset type

  • 37% Indian Equities
  • 17.7% Taiwanese Equities
  • 8.9% Philippine Equities
  • 7.3% Money Market
  • 7.2% Hong Kong Equities
  • 6.3% International Equities
  • 3.9% Chinese Equities
  • 3% Indonesian Equities
  • 3% Thai Equities
  • 2.9% Asia Pacific Equities

Individual holdings

  • 6.6% VITASOY INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS
  • 6.4% MARICO
  • 6.4% MARICO
  • 5.6% TECH MAHINDRA
  • 4% MANILA WATER CO INC
  • 4% STANDARD FOOD CORP
  • 3.4% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO
  • 3.3% DR REDDYS LABORATORIES
  • 3.3% DR REDDYS LABORATORIES
  • 3% CHROMA ATE INC