Fact sheet: Sarasin Sterling Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Sarasin Sterling Bond I Acc
Fund company manager
Sarasin Investment Funds Ltd
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Martin Price
since 04/05/2006
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to provide an income, and an overall return, greater than the UK gilt market through investment in predominantly sterling-denominated bonds.
Benchmark
-
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

9.67 %

1 Year rank in sector

21/82

Sector

UT Sterling Strategic Bond

Yield

3.04

Fund size

£ 129.8 m

FE Risk score

38

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    90.4%
  • Europe ex UK
    4.1%
  • North America
    3.6%
  • Global Emerging Markets
    1.9%
  • Government Bonds
    47.5%
  • Corporate Bonds
    27.7%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    16.4%
  • Government Agency Bonds
    7.2%
  • High Yield Bond
    0.7%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    96.7%
  • Alternative Investment Strategies
    2.3%
  • Money Market
    1%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.87 %5.53 %9.67 %20.72 %28.69 %
Sector1 %4.86 %8.1 %14 %31.5 %
Rank within sector41 / 8326 / 8321 / 8213 / 7346 / 63
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.33 %10.02 %-0.72 %10.65 %-2.32 %
Sector3.3 %7.28 %-0.29 %6.75 %2.59 %
Rank within sector39 / 8314 / 7754 / 7316 / 7256 / 65
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.56
Beta1.39
Sharpe0.47
Volatility6.07
Tracking error3.99
Information ratio0.52
R-Squared0.61

Price movement

52 week high175.3
52 week low158.3
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price173.6

Holdings by region

  • 90.4% UK
  • 4.1% Europe ex UK
  • 3.6% North America
  • 1.9% Global Emerging Markets

Holdings by sector

  • 47.5% Government Bonds
  • 27.7% Corporate Bonds
  • 16.4% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 7.2% Government Agency Bonds
  • 0.7% High Yield Bond
  • 0.7% Mutual Funds
  • -0.2% Others

Holdings by asset type

  • 96.7% Global Fixed Interest
  • 2.3% Alternative Investment Strategies
  • 1% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9% TREASURY 3.5% GILT 22/01/45 GBP
  • 6% TREASURY 4.25% GILT 07/03/36 GBP0.01
  • 5.2% TREASURY 4% GILT 07/03/22 GBP0.01
  • 4.4% TREASURY 4.25% GILT 07/12/27 GBP0.01 WI
  • 3.8% TREASURY 3.75% GILT 07/09/19 GBP0.01
  • 3.8% TREASURY 8% GILT 2021
  • 3.5% TREASURY 4.75% GILT 07/12/30 GBP
  • 3.3% US TREASURY N/B 2.2500% 15/11/24 USD
  • 3.2% TREASURY 4.25% GILT 07/06/2032 GBP0.01
  • 2.9% TREASURY 3.75% GILT 07/09/21 GBP