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(s)
Juliet Cohn
since 28/04/2003
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

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

31.23 %

1 Year rank in sector

5/225

Sector

FO Equity - Europe inc UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 78.8 m

FE Risk score

110

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    28.17%
  • France
    15.74%
  • Germany
    11.75%
  • Switzerland
    10.86%
  • Netherlands
    6.34%
  • Financials
    19.3%
  • Industrials
    15.1%
  • Health Care
    13.4%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    12%
  • Information Technology
    10.8%
  • UK Equities
    28.17%
  • French Equities
    15.74%
  • German Equities
    11.75%
  • Swiss Equities
    10.86%
  • Dutch Equities
    6.34%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.5 %7.75 %31.23 %24.86 %61.08 %
Sector-0.25 %0.81 %16.72 %22.41 %59.15 %
Rank within sector119 / 23310 / 2315 / 22577 / 19981 / 171
Quartile th3 rd1 st1 st2 nd2 nd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund26.34 %-4.68 %4.77 %-4.71 %27.31 %
Sector11.03 %-0.56 %11.08 %4.22 %21.06 %
Rank within sector4 / 228183 / 217168 / 200179 / 19235 / 174
Quartile th1 st4 th4 th4 th1 st

Risk statistics

Alpha1.14
Beta0.81
Sharpe0.39
Volatility12.31
Tracking error7.42
Information ratio-0.08
R-Squared0.66

Price movement

52 week high30.48
52 week low22.52
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price29.88

Holdings by region

  • 28.17% UK
  • 15.74% France
  • 11.75% Germany
  • 10.86% Switzerland
  • 6.34% Netherlands
  • 6.21% Denmark
  • 4.08% Italy
  • 4.03% Sweden
  • 3.9% Spain
  • 2.14% Austria

Holdings by sector

  • 19.3% Financials
  • 15.1% Industrials
  • 13.4% Health Care
  • 12% Consumer Discretionary
  • 10.8% Information Technology
  • 10.1% Consumer Staples
  • 7% Energy
  • 7% Materials
  • 2.2% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 1.8% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 28.17% UK Equities
  • 15.74% French Equities
  • 11.75% German Equities
  • 10.86% Swiss Equities
  • 6.34% Dutch Equities
  • 6.21% Danish Equities
  • 4.08% Italian Equities
  • 4.03% Swedish Equities
  • 3.9% Spanish Equities
  • 2.14% Austrian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 3.05% NESTLE SA
  • 2.05% LVMH MOET HENNESSY VUITTON SE
  • 2.04% ROCHE HLDG AG
  • 1.58% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 1.49% INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
  • 1.47% UNILEVER
  • 1.43% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 1.42% SAP SE
  • 1.39% DIAGEO
  • 1.34% ING GROEP N.V.