Fact sheet: Polar Cap Tech Tst PLC

Fund information

Fund name
Polar Capital Technology Trust PLC Ord 25p
Fund company manager
Polar Capital Partners Ltd
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager(s)
Fatima lu
since 01/04/2006
Ben Rogoff
since 01/05/2006
Nick Evans
since 01/09/2007
Xuesong Zhao
since 01/05/2012
Fund objective
The Company aims to maximise capital growth for shareholders through investing in a diversified portfolio of technology companies around the world.
Benchmark
Dow Jones World Technology Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

42.79 %

1 Year rank in sector

2/2

Sector

IT Tech Media & Telecomm

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.6 b

FE Risk score

150

NAV

1177.25

Discount/Premium

+1.3379

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    66.8%
  • Asia Pacific ex Japan
    15.1%
  • Japan
    8.3%
  • Europe ex UK
    5.7%
  • Money Market
    2.2%
  • Internet
    27.1%
  • Software
    24%
  • Semi Conductors
    16.5%
  • Hardware
    11.8%
  • Electronic & Electrical Equipment
    4.6%
  • North American Equities
    66.8%
  • Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
    15.1%
  • Japanese Equities
    8.3%
  • Europe ex UK Equities
    5.7%
  • Money Market
    2.2%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund7.09 %20.87 %42.79 %114.57 %225.96 %
Sector7.24 %23.94 %48.17 %115.62 %260.16 %
Rank within sector2 / 22 / 22 / 22 / 22 / 2
Quartile th th th th th th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund40.93 %35.01 %7.55 %18.5 %35.35 %
Sector45.06 %31.05 %11.32 %12.96 %49.08 %
Rank within sector2 / 21 / 22 / 21 / 22 / 2
Quartile th th th th th th

Risk statistics

Alpha-1.7
Beta1.07
Sharpe1.4
Volatility18.53
Tracking error5.73
Information ratio-0
R-Squared0.9

Price movement

52 week high1193
52 week low793
Current bid price1188
Current offer price1190
Current mid price1193

Holdings by region

  • 66.8% North America
  • 15.1% Asia Pacific ex Japan
  • 8.3% Japan
  • 5.7% Europe ex UK
  • 2.2% Money Market
  • 1.5% UK
  • 0.4% Middle East/ Africa

Holdings by sector

  • 27.1% Internet
  • 24% Software
  • 16.5% Semi Conductors
  • 11.8% Hardware
  • 4.6% Electronic & Electrical Equipment
  • 3% Others
  • 3% Retail
  • 2.8% Information Technology
  • 2.2% Money Market
  • 2.1% Machinery

Holdings by asset type

  • 66.8% North American Equities
  • 15.1% Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
  • 8.3% Japanese Equities
  • 5.7% Europe ex UK Equities
  • 2.2% Money Market
  • 1.5% UK Equities
  • 0.4% Middle East & African Equities

Individual holdings

  • 7.5% APPLE INC
  • 7.4% ALPHABET INC
  • 6.2% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 5.9% FACEBOOK INC
  • 3.8% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 3.1% TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED
  • 2.9% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 2.5% AMAZON.COM INC
  • 1.8% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 1.7% APPLIED MATERIALS INC