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
Brian Ashford
since 01/01/1996
Fund objective
To maximise capital growth for shareholders through investment in a diversified portfolio of technology companies around the world.
Benchmark
DJ World Technology Index
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

71.55 %

1 Year rank in sector

1/2

Sector

IT Tech Media & Telecomm

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.4 b

FE Risk score

138

NAV

1036.72

Discount/Premium

+-1.5163

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    68.8%
  • Asia Pacific ex Japan
    15.4%
  • Japan
    6.4%
  • Europe ex UK
    5.3%
  • Money Market
    1.5%
  • Software
    27.2%
  • Internet
    27.1%
  • Semi Conductors
    14.1%
  • Hardware
    12.1%
  • Electronic & Electrical Equipment
    4.5%
  • North American Equities
    68.8%
  • Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
    15.4%
  • Japanese Equities
    6.4%
  • Europe ex UK Equities
    5.3%
  • Money Market
    1.5%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.38 %22.61 %71.55 %114.44 %184.64 %
Sector4.36 %24.63 %71.09 %107.24 %215.21 %
Rank within sector2 / 22 / 21 / 21 / 22 / 2
Quartile th th th th th th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund21.09 %35.01 %7.55 %18.5 %35.35 %
Sector22.92 %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-0.57
Beta1.08
Sharpe1.49
Volatility17.54
Tracking error5.91
Information ratio0.18
R-Squared0.88

Price movement

52 week high1049
52 week low590
Current bid price1021
Current offer price1025
Current mid price1021

Holdings by region

  • 68.8% North America
  • 15.4% Asia Pacific ex Japan
  • 6.4% Japan
  • 5.3% Europe ex UK
  • 1.5% Money Market
  • 1.4% UK
  • 1.2% Middle East/ Africa

Holdings by sector

  • 27.2% Software
  • 27.1% Internet
  • 14.1% Semi Conductors
  • 12.1% Hardware
  • 4.5% Electronic & Electrical Equipment
  • 4% Retail
  • 2.8% Others
  • 2.4% Information Technology
  • 2% Machinery
  • 1.5% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 68.8% North American Equities
  • 15.4% Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities
  • 6.4% Japanese Equities
  • 5.3% Europe ex UK Equities
  • 1.5% Money Market
  • 1.4% UK Equities
  • 1.2% Middle East & African Equities

Individual holdings

  • 8.7% ALPHABET INC
  • 7.2% APPLE INC
  • 6% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 5.6% FACEBOOK INC
  • 3.7% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 2.9% AMAZON.COM INC
  • 2.8% TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED
  • 2.4% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 1.7% SALESFORCE.COM INC
  • 1.6% APPLIED MATERIALS INC