Fact sheet: Polar Capital Japan Alpha

Fund information

Fund name
Polar Capital Japan Alpha S JPY
Fund company manager
Polar Capital
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
James Salter
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

38.85 %

1 Year rank in sector

-

Sector

FO Equity - Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 7.5 b

FE Risk score

145

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    92.4%
  • Money Market
    7.6%
  • Communications
    12.26%
  • Transport Equipment
    12.23%
  • Banks
    9.38%
  • Money Market
    7.6%
  • Chemicals
    6.72%
  • Japanese Equities
    100%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.25 %9.07 %37.28 %29.83 %0 %
Sector0.22 %7.89 %22 %34.35 %120.67 %
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund9.66 %-1.46 %9.59 %2.47 %68.84 %
Sector9.04 %4.48 %11.76 %4.15 %43.22 %
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Risk statistics

Alpha-5.67
Beta1.55
Sharpe0.25
Volatility21.72
Tracking error11.56
Information ratio-0.12
R-Squared0.83

Price movement

52 week high231.612
52 week low158.6733
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price230.0005

Holdings by region

  • 92.4% Japan
  • 7.6% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 12.26% Communications
  • 12.23% Transport Equipment
  • 9.38% Banks
  • 7.6% Money Market
  • 6.72% Chemicals
  • 6.52% Electronic & Electrical Equipment
  • 5.32% Construction
  • 3.91% Real Estate
  • 3.72% Machinery
  • 3.49% Precision Instruments

Holdings by asset type

  • 100% Japanese Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.13% MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP
  • 3.94% NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP
  • 3.24% SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC
  • 2.5% MITSUI FUDOSAN
  • 2.38% SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES
  • 2.31% KYOCERA CORP
  • 2.3% DENSO CORP
  • 2.2% TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORP
  • 2.15% NHK SPRING CO
  • 2.08% DAIWA INDUSTRIES