Fact sheet: Royal London Ethical Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Royal London Ethical Bond M Acc
Fund company manager
Royal London Unit Tst Mgrs Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
Eric Holt
since 01/06/2009
Fund objective
The fund seeks to achieve a combination of income and capital growth over the medium (5 years) to long (7 years) term. The Ethical Bond Fund invests predominantly in investment grade UK corporate bonds which meet predefined ethical criteria. The policy of the fund considers all of the following ethical issues: alcohol, armaments, gambling, pornography, tobacco, human rights, animal testing and the environment.
Benchmark
iBoxx Sterling Non Gilts All Maturities Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

2.33 %

1 Year rank in sector

45/81

Sector

UT Sterling Strategic Bond

Yield

3.48

Fund size

£ 463.3 m

FE Risk score

36

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    100%
  • Corporate Bonds
    20.49%
  • Financial Services
    19.61%
  • Utilities
    14.07%
  • Property
    11.41%
  • Insurance
    11.23%
  • Global Corporate Fixed Interest
    99.65%
  • Global Index Linked
    0.35%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-1.2 %2.33 %2.33 %18.95 %35.16 %
Sector-0.73 %2.01 %2.41 %12.39 %25.09 %
Rank within sector59 / 8337 / 8245 / 817 / 7313 / 63
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.35 %8.69 %0.61 %12.68 %1.59 %
Sector3.46 %7.28 %-0.29 %6.75 %2.59 %
Rank within sector31 / 8224 / 7623 / 736 / 7242 / 65
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.73
Beta1.36
Sharpe0.52
Volatility5.33
Tracking error2.89
Information ratio0.74
R-Squared0.76

Price movement

52 week high134.3
52 week low123.5
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price131.8

Holdings by region

  • 100% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 20.49% Corporate Bonds
  • 19.61% Financial Services
  • 14.07% Utilities
  • 11.41% Property
  • 11.23% Insurance
  • 6.49% Consumer Services
  • 5.56% Real Estate
  • 3.95% Investment Trusts
  • 2.88% Mortgage & Secured Bonds
  • 2.63% Telecommunications

Holdings by asset type

  • 99.65% Global Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 0.35% Global Index Linked

Individual holdings

  • 0.93% ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE 6% 23/01/2114
  • 0.93% THAMES WATER UTILITIES CAYMAN FIN 7.738% BDS 09/04/58 GBP100000
  • 0.84% CO-OPERATIVE BANK PLC (THE) 4.75% GBL CVD BDS 11/11/21 GBP 2011-1
  • 0.83% FIDELITY INTERNATIONAL 7.125% BDS 13/02/24 GBP100000
  • 0.81% SL FINANCE 6.75% VRN PERP
  • 0.81% GREAT ROLLING STOCK CO LTD 6.875% BDS 27/07/35 GBP50000
  • 0.81% LLOYDS BANK PLC 7.625% NTS 22/04/25 GBP1000
  • 0.79% ALPHA PLUS HOLDINGS PLC 5% 31/03/2024
  • 0.79% FRESH 1997 8.368% 04/10/58 (1-A1)
  • 0.75% YORKSHIRE BUILDING SOCIETY 4.125% CAL RST SUB NT 20/11/24 GBP100000