Fact sheet: The CtyofLdn IT

Fund information

Fund name
The City of London Investment Trust Ord
Fund company manager
Henderson Global Investors Ltd
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Job Curtis
since 01/01/1991
Fund objective
The Company’s objective is to provide long-term growth in income and capital, principally by investment in equities listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Board continues to recognise the importance of dividend income to shareholders.
Benchmark
AIC UK Growth & Income Sector
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

8.29 %

1 Year rank in sector

18/24

Sector

IT UK Equity Income

Yield

4.0357

Fund size

£ 1.4 b

FE Risk score

87

NAV

411

Discount/Premium

+2.1898

Gearing

106

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    88.9%
  • USA
    3.7%
  • Netherlands
    2.7%
  • Germany
    2.1%
  • Switzerland
    2.1%
  • Financials
    26.58%
  • Consumer Goods
    21.53%
  • Consumer Services
    12.92%
  • Industrials
    9.24%
  • Oil & Gas
    7.36%
  • UK Equities
    88.9%
  • US Equities
    3.7%
  • Dutch Equities
    2.7%
  • German Equities
    2.1%
  • Swiss Equities
    2.1%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.76 %2.23 %8.29 %24.22 %61.49 %
Sector-0.95 %4.51 %12.67 %22.55 %68.19 %
Rank within sector13 / 2414 / 2418 / 2411 / 2417 / 24
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund6.62 %9.33 %6.06 %4.41 %24.14 %
Sector9.12 %6.89 %3.78 %2.99 %29.77 %
Rank within sector18 / 2411 / 2411 / 2413 / 2416 / 24
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.24
Beta1.16
Sharpe0.49
Volatility9.95
Tracking error4.22
Information ratio0.18
R-Squared0.83

Price movement

52 week high441
52 week low384
Current bid price419
Current offer price419.2
Current mid price420

Holdings by region

  • 88.9% UK
  • 3.7% USA
  • 2.7% Netherlands
  • 2.1% Germany
  • 2.1% Switzerland
  • 0.5% Hong Kong

Holdings by sector

  • 26.58% Financials
  • 21.53% Consumer Goods
  • 12.92% Consumer Services
  • 9.24% Industrials
  • 7.36% Oil & Gas
  • 6.78% Utilities
  • 6.58% Telecommunications
  • 6.19% Health Care
  • 5.06% Basic Materials
  • 1.1% Technology

Holdings by asset type

  • 88.9% UK Equities
  • 3.7% US Equities
  • 2.7% Dutch Equities
  • 2.1% German Equities
  • 2.1% Swiss Equities
  • 0.5% Hong Kong Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.7% HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
  • 4.7% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 4.3% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC
  • 3.1% DIAGEO PLC
  • 2.8% PRUDENTIAL PLC
  • 2.8% UNILEVER
  • 2.7% VODAFONE GROUP
  • 2.5% BP PLC
  • 2.5% LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC
  • 2.3% GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC