Fact sheet: Principal GIF EurpnEq

Fund information

Fund name
Principal GIF European Equity I Acc USD
Fund company manager
Principal Global Investors (Ir
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Paul H. Blankenhagen
since 28/02/2014
Fund objective
The Fund aims to provide capital growth over the medium to long term predominantly through investment in European equities that we believe are mispriced by the market and have potential for significant growth.
Benchmark
MSCI Europe
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

22.54 %

1 Year rank in sector

11/224

Sector

FO Equity - Europe inc UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 83.1 m

FE Risk score

105

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    27.71%
  • France
    15.97%
  • Switzerland
    11.45%
  • Germany
    11.31%
  • Denmark
    6.51%
  • Financials
    20.4%
  • Industrials
    14.9%
  • Health Care
    14.1%
  • Consumer Staples
    11.8%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    10.7%
  • UK Equities
    27.71%
  • French Equities
    15.97%
  • Swiss Equities
    11.45%
  • German Equities
    10.88%
  • Danish Equities
    6.51%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.48 %17.55 %22.54 %21.24 %58.87 %
Sector1.97 %4.95 %12.81 %21.87 %57.28 %
Rank within sector29 / 2353 / 23211 / 224103 / 19877 / 173
Quartile th1 st1 st1 st3 rd2 nd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund25.75 %-4.68 %4.77 %-4.71 %27.31 %
Sector9.76 %-0.56 %11.08 %4.22 %21.06 %
Rank within sector2 / 230186 / 219170 / 200179 / 19233 / 177
Quartile th1 st4 th4 th4 th1 st

Risk statistics

Alpha0.11
Beta0.81
Sharpe0.11
Volatility12.59
Tracking error7.81
Information ratio-0.15
R-Squared0.64

Price movement

52 week high29.86
52 week low22.49
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price29.74

Holdings by region

  • 27.71% UK
  • 15.97% France
  • 11.45% Switzerland
  • 11.31% Germany
  • 6.51% Denmark
  • 5.46% Netherlands
  • 4.26% Sweden
  • 4.2% Spain
  • 3.43% Italy
  • 2.46% Austria

Holdings by sector

  • 20.4% Financials
  • 14.9% Industrials
  • 14.1% Health Care
  • 11.8% Consumer Staples
  • 10.7% Consumer Discretionary
  • 9% Information Technology
  • 7.2% Materials
  • 6.4% Energy
  • 2.4% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 1.8% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 27.71% UK Equities
  • 15.97% French Equities
  • 11.45% Swiss Equities
  • 10.88% German Equities
  • 6.51% Danish Equities
  • 5.46% Dutch Equities
  • 4.26% Swedish Equities
  • 4.2% Spanish Equities
  • 3.43% Italian Equities
  • 2.46% Austrian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 3.13% NESTLE SA
  • 2.48% ROCHE HLDG AG
  • 1.84% LVMH MOET HENNESSY VUITTON SE
  • 1.54% UNILEVER
  • 1.41% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 1.39% ING GROEP N.V.
  • 1.38% DIAGEO
  • 1.32% SAP SE
  • 1.29% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 1.27% NOVO NORDISK A/S