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

43.15 %

1 Year rank in sector

26/181

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 6.4 m

FE Risk score

135

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Hong Kong
    34.21%
  • Korea
    17.7%
  • India
    13.02%
  • Taiwan
    12.5%
  • USA
    9.73%
  • Information Technology
    34.6%
  • Financials
    22.6%
  • Energy
    10.9%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    7.7%
  • Materials
    6.4%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    34.21%
  • South Korean Equities
    17.7%
  • Indian Equities
    13.02%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    12.5%
  • US Equities
    9.73%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.91 %20.06 %43.15 %37.35 %48.4 %
Sector3.36 %13.72 %29.83 %28.8 %47.81 %
Rank within sector105 / 18440 / 18426 / 18156 / 16280 / 135
Quartile th3 rd1 st1 st2 nd3 rd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund45.03 %4.31 %-8.89 %0.48 %3.18 %
Sector31.08 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %3.31 %
Rank within sector28 / 18295 / 167112 / 161134 / 15476 / 139
Quartile th1 st3 rd3 rd4 th3 rd

Risk statistics

Alpha0.97
Beta1.15
Sharpe0.38
Volatility15.39
Tracking error4.44
Information ratio0.41
R-Squared0.93

Price movement

52 week high78.95
52 week low53.27
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price78.59

Holdings by region

  • 34.21% Hong Kong
  • 17.7% Korea
  • 13.02% India
  • 12.5% Taiwan
  • 9.73% USA
  • 4.92% Singapore
  • 3.13% Thailand
  • 2.02% Indonesia
  • 1.76% Money Market
  • 1.01% Malaysia

Holdings by sector

  • 34.6% Information Technology
  • 22.6% Financials
  • 10.9% Energy
  • 7.7% Consumer Discretionary
  • 6.4% Materials
  • 4.8% Real Estate
  • 3.8% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 3.3% Industrials
  • 2.5% Utilities
  • 1.9% Consumer Staples

Holdings by asset type

  • 34.21% Hong Kong Equities
  • 17.7% South Korean Equities
  • 13.02% Indian Equities
  • 12.5% Taiwanese Equities
  • 9.73% US Equities
  • 4.92% Singapore Equities
  • 3.13% Thai Equities
  • 2.02% Indonesian Equities
  • 1.76% Money Market
  • 1.01% Malaysian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 7.58% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 6.24% TENCENT HLDGS LTD
  • 5.57% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 4.91% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 3.66% CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK
  • 3.07% LARGAN PRECISION CO LTD
  • 2.27% AIA GROUP LTD
  • 2.27% PING AN INSURANCE(GR)CO OF CHINA
  • 2.17% DBS GROUP HLDGS LTD
  • 1.9% MARUTI SUZUKI INDIA LTD