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
OIC
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

10.48 %

1 Year rank in sector

12/82

Sector

UT Sterling Strategic Bond

Yield

3.66

Fund size

£ 427.2 m

FE Risk score

31

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    100%
  • Financial Services
    21.12%
  • Corporate Bonds
    20.06%
  • Utilities
    14.15%
  • Insurance
    11.51%
  • Property
    10.61%
  • Global Corporate Fixed Interest
    99.61%
  • Global Index Linked
    0.39%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.15 %6.46 %10.48 %22.72 %44.7 %
Sector1 %4.86 %8.1 %14 %31.5 %
Rank within sector17 / 8312 / 8312 / 827 / 739 / 63
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.35 %8.69 %0.61 %12.68 %1.59 %
Sector3.3 %7.28 %-0.29 %6.75 %2.59 %
Rank within sector16 / 8324 / 7723 / 736 / 7242 / 65
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.19
Beta1.37
Sharpe0.64
Volatility5.38
Tracking error2.91
Information ratio0.92
R-Squared0.76

Price movement

52 week high131.8
52 week low119.4
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price131.8

Holdings by region

  • 100% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 21.12% Financial Services
  • 20.06% Corporate Bonds
  • 14.15% Utilities
  • 11.51% Insurance
  • 10.61% Property
  • 5.84% Consumer Services
  • 4.88% Real Estate
  • 4.36% Investment Trusts
  • 3.15% Mortgage & Secured Bonds
  • 2.49% Telecommunications

Holdings by asset type

  • 99.61% Global Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 0.39% Global Index Linked

Individual holdings

  • 0.92% CO-OPERATIVE BANK 4.75% GBL CVD BDS 11/11/21 GBP 2011-1
  • 0.86% FRESH 1997 8.368% 04/10/58 (1-A1)
  • 0.86% LLOYDS BANK PLC 7.625% NTS 22/04/25 GBP1000
  • 0.81% PRUDENTIAL PLC 5.7% DATED TIER 2 NTS 19/12/63 GBP100000
  • 0.81% YORKSHIRE BUILDING SOCIETY 4.125% CAL RST SUB NT 20/11/24 GBP100000
  • 0.8% HBOS CAPITAL FUNDING 6.461% BDS 12/12/2049 GBP1000
  • 0.78% LONGSTONE FINANCE 4.791% 19/04/36
  • 0.76% EVERSHOLT FUNDING PLC 6.697% BDS 22/02/35 GBP1000
  • 0.75% EQUITY RELEASE 5.7% 26/02/2031
  • 0.74% FIDELITY INTERNATIONAL 7.125% BDS 13/02/24 GBP100000