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(s)
Mohammed Zaidi
since 06/12/2012
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

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

45.15 %

1 Year rank in sector

27/180

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 6.7 m

FE Risk score

143

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Hong Kong
    36.2%
  • Korea
    19.03%
  • India
    12.55%
  • Taiwan
    9.37%
  • USA
    8.86%
  • Information Technology
    29.1%
  • Financials
    26.4%
  • Energy
    11.8%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    10.6%
  • Materials
    7.3%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    36.2%
  • South Korean Equities
    19.03%
  • Indian Equities
    12.55%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    9.37%
  • US Equities
    8.86%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund8 %15.65 %45.15 %46.17 %45.71 %
Sector5.62 %12.66 %31.4 %33.97 %43.2 %
Rank within sector30 / 18454 / 18327 / 18043 / 16082 / 138
Quartile th1 st2 nd1 st2 nd3 rd

Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund5.94 %44.69 %4.31 %-8.89 %0.48 %
Sector3.84 %31.56 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %
Rank within sector23 / 18425 / 18092 / 165111 / 159133 / 152
Quartile th1 st1 st3 rd3 rd4 th

Risk statistics

Alpha0.65
Beta1.15
Sharpe0.5
Volatility15.32
Tracking error4.48
Information ratio0.39
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high83.07
52 week low56.98
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price83.07

Holdings by region

  • 36.2% Hong Kong
  • 19.03% Korea
  • 12.55% India
  • 9.37% Taiwan
  • 8.86% USA
  • 4.49% Singapore
  • 4.26% Thailand
  • 2.62% Indonesia
  • 1.54% Money Market
  • 1.08% Malaysia

Holdings by sector

  • 29.1% Information Technology
  • 26.4% Financials
  • 11.8% Energy
  • 10.6% Consumer Discretionary
  • 7.3% Materials
  • 3.6% Real Estate
  • 3.1% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 2.4% Consumer Staples
  • 2.2% Utilities
  • 2% Industrials

Holdings by asset type

  • 36.2% Hong Kong Equities
  • 19.03% South Korean Equities
  • 12.55% Indian Equities
  • 9.37% Taiwanese Equities
  • 8.86% US Equities
  • 4.49% Singapore Equities
  • 4.26% Thai Equities
  • 2.62% Indonesian Equities
  • 1.54% Money Market
  • 1.08% Malaysian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 7.05% TENCENT HLDGS LTD
  • 6.92% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 4.68% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 4.58% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 3.74% CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK
  • 2.5% AIA GROUP LTD
  • 2.35% DBS GROUP HLDGS LTD
  • 2.23% BANK OF CHINA LTD
  • 2.22% MARUTI SUZUKI INDIA LTD
  • 2.22% MARUTI SUZUKI INDIA LTD