Fact sheet: Principal GIF AsnEq

Fund information

Fund name
Principal GIF Asian Equity I Acc USD
Fund company manager
Principal Global Investors (Ir
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Mihail Dobrinov
since 13/03/2008
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide capital growth over the medium to long term predominantly through investment in Asian (excluding Japan) equities that we believe are mispriced by the market and have potential for significant growth.
Benchmark
MSCI AC Far East ex Japan
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

31.49 %

1 Year rank in sector

12/180

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 6.0 m

FE Risk score

130

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Hong Kong
    34.06%
  • Korea
    21.23%
  • Taiwan
    14.87%
  • India
    12.35%
  • USA
    6.96%
  • Information Technology
    36.5%
  • Financials
    25.4%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    8.2%
  • Energy
    7.6%
  • Materials
    5%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    34.06%
  • South Korean Equities
    21.23%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    14.87%
  • Indian Equities
    12.35%
  • US Equities
    6.96%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund6.71 %23.84 %31.3 %19.44 %54.54 %
Sector3.04 %15.99 %19.96 %16.53 %52.1 %
Rank within sector3 / 18317 / 18112 / 18072 / 16073 / 127
Quartile th1 st1 st1 st2 nd3 rd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund32.98 %4.31 %-8.89 %0.48 %3.18 %
Sector21.56 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %3.31 %
Rank within sector9 / 18194 / 169112 / 162133 / 15476 / 140
Quartile th1 st3 rd3 rd4 th3 rd

Risk statistics

Alpha-0.78
Beta1.13
Sharpe0.08
Volatility15.27
Tracking error4.06
Information ratio-0.08
R-Squared0.94

Price movement

52 week high72.12
52 week low53.27
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price72.06

Holdings by region

  • 34.06% Hong Kong
  • 21.23% Korea
  • 14.87% Taiwan
  • 12.35% India
  • 6.96% USA
  • 3.72% Singapore
  • 3.19% Thailand
  • 1.31% Malaysia
  • 1.16% Money Market
  • 1.14% Indonesia

Holdings by sector

  • 36.5% Information Technology
  • 25.4% Financials
  • 8.2% Consumer Discretionary
  • 7.6% Energy
  • 5% Materials
  • 4% Industrials
  • 3.9% Real Estate
  • 3.5% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 2.5% Utilities
  • 1.9% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 34.06% Hong Kong Equities
  • 21.23% South Korean Equities
  • 14.87% Taiwanese Equities
  • 12.35% Indian Equities
  • 6.96% US Equities
  • 3.72% Singapore Equities
  • 3.19% Thai Equities
  • 1.31% Malaysian Equities
  • 1.16% Money Market
  • 1.14% Indonesian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 7.27% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 6.49% TENCENT HLDGS LTD
  • 5.35% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 4.89% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 3.28% CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK
  • 2.54% LARGAN PRECISION CO LTD
  • 2.48% BOC HONG KONG(HLDGS)
  • 2.47% AIA GROUP LTD
  • 2.33% HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY
  • 2.28% DBS GROUP HLDGS LTD