Fact sheet: Polar Capital Japan Alpha

Fund information

Fund name
Polar Capital Japan Alpha I GBP
Fund company manager
Polar Capital
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Gerard Cawley
since 31/10/2012
Fund objective
The Fund aims to generate long-term capital growth by investing in securities issued by companies based predominantly in Japan and/or organised under Japanese law.
Benchmark
TOPIX Index
Investment style
Active,Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

22.97 %

1 Year rank in sector

-

Sector

FO Equity - Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 7.5 b

FE Risk score

134

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    88.3%
  • Money Market
    11.7%
  • Money Market
    11.7%
  • Communications
    10.16%
  • Transport Equipment
    9.97%
  • Banks
    9.29%
  • Construction
    6.92%
  • Japanese Equities
    100%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-3.27 %-2.2 %21.58 %51.76 %0 %
Sector2.43 %6.71 %24.33 %35.37 %115.24 %
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund7.71 %22.25 %14.02 %-4.41 %35.27 %
Sector11.63 %4.48 %11.76 %4.15 %43.22 %
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Risk statistics

Alpha6.12
Beta0.96
Sharpe0.89
Volatility14.74
Tracking error8.12
Information ratio0.66
R-Squared0.69

Price movement

52 week high1.6375
52 week low1.3325
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1.5703

Holdings by region

  • 88.3% Japan
  • 11.7% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 11.7% Money Market
  • 10.16% Communications
  • 9.97% Transport Equipment
  • 9.29% Banks
  • 6.92% Construction
  • 6.34% Electronic & Electrical Equipment
  • 5.18% Chemicals
  • 5.12% Real Estate
  • 3.72% Precision Instruments
  • 3.63% Machinery

Holdings by asset type

  • 100% Japanese Equities

Individual holdings

  • 3.94% MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP
  • 3.76% NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP
  • 3.21% SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC
  • 2.43% DENSO CORP
  • 2.29% KYOCERA CORP
  • 2.28% MITSUI FUDOSAN
  • 2.28% SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES
  • 2.14% BANK OF KYOTO
  • 2.07% NHK SPRING CO
  • 2.06% JAPAN AIRLINES CO LTD