Fact sheet: Sarasin Sterling Bond

Fund information

Fund name
Sarasin Sterling Bond I Acc
Fund company manager
Sarasin Investment Funds Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
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

0.35 %

1 Year rank in sector

63/81

Sector

UT Sterling Strategic Bond

Yield

3.26

Fund size

£ 120.2 m

FE Risk score

45

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    89.7%
  • North America
    4%
  • Europe ex UK
    3.7%
  • Global Emerging Markets
    2.6%
  • Government Bonds
    47.8%
  • Corporate Bonds
    26.5%
  • Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
    17.4%
  • Government Agency Bonds
    7.6%
  • High Yield Bond
    0.7%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    96.1%
  • Alternative Investment Strategies
    2.5%
  • Money Market
    1.4%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-1.44 %1.18 %0.35 %17.2 %23.26 %
Sector-0.49 %2.31 %3.05 %12.83 %25.48 %
Rank within sector70 / 8364 / 8263 / 8119 / 7341 / 63
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund2.2 %10.02 %-0.72 %10.65 %-2.32 %
Sector3.64 %7.28 %-0.29 %6.75 %2.59 %
Rank within sector60 / 8213 / 7654 / 7317 / 7256 / 65
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.03
Beta1.4
Sharpe0.35
Volatility6.11
Tracking error4.05
Information ratio0.38
R-Squared0.61

Price movement

52 week high175.9
52 week low163.6
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price171.7

Holdings by region

  • 89.7% UK
  • 4% North America
  • 3.7% Europe ex UK
  • 2.6% Global Emerging Markets

Holdings by sector

  • 47.8% Government Bonds
  • 26.5% Corporate Bonds
  • 17.4% Asset/Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • 7.6% Government Agency Bonds
  • 0.7% High Yield Bond

Holdings by asset type

  • 96.1% Global Fixed Interest
  • 2.5% Alternative Investment Strategies
  • 1.4% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.7% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 3.5% GILT 22/01/45 GBP
  • 6.5% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 4.25% GILT 07/03/36 GBP0.01
  • 5.6% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 4% GILT 07/03/22 GBP0.01
  • 4.7% TREASURY 4.25% GILT 07/12/27 GBP0.01 WI
  • 4% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 8% GILT 2021
  • 3.8% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 4.75% GILT 07/12/30 GBP
  • 3.3% US TREASURY N/B 2.2500% 15/11/24 USD
  • 2.7% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 3.75% GILT 07/09/19 GBP0.01
  • 2.4% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 3.75% GILT 07/09/21 GBP
  • 2.3% HM TREASURY UNITED KINGDOM DMO 4.25% GILT 07/06/2032 GBP0.01