Fact sheet: Wldwide Hlthcare Tst PLC

Fund information

Fund name
Worldwide Healthcare Trust PLC Ord
Fund company manager
Frostrow Capital LLP
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Sven H Borho
since 01/04/1995
Fund objective
To invest in the global healthcare sector with the objective of achieving a high level of capital growth. In order to achieve its investment objective, the Company invests worldwide in a diversified portfolio of shares in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and related securities in the healthcare sector. It uses gearing, and derivative transactions to enhance returns and mitigate risk.
Benchmark
MSCI World Healthcare
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

43.33 %

1 Year rank in sector

2/4

Sector

IT Biotechnology & Healthcare

Yield

0.8779

Fund size

£ 1.2 b

FE Risk score

155

NAV

2576.47

Discount/Premium

+-0.5228

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    66.8%
  • Europe
    14.6%
  • Global Emerging Markets
    11.7%
  • Asia
    6.9%
  • Large Cap Companies
    71.1%
  • Small Cap Companies
    28.9%
  • North American Equities
    66.8%
  • European Equities
    14.6%
  • Global Emerging Market Equities
    11.7%
  • Asia Pacific Equities
    6.9%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund7.71 %22.92 %43.33 %97.81 %235.35 %
Sector8.71 %15.55 %41.54 %82.25 %201.36 %
Rank within sector4 / 51 / 52 / 42 / 41 / 4
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund20.48 %10.14 %13.93 %39.64 %47.05 %
Sector15.24 %6.22 %12.73 %39.34 %43.24 %
Rank within sector1 / 52 / 42 / 43 / 43 / 4
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Risk statistics

Alpha3.76
Beta0.91
Sharpe1.03
Volatility19.21
Tracking error6.68
Information ratio0.3
R-Squared0.88

Price movement

52 week high2534
52 week low1740
Current bid price2554
Current offer price2560
Current mid price2563

Holdings by region

  • 66.8% North America
  • 14.6% Europe
  • 11.7% Global Emerging Markets
  • 6.9% Asia

Holdings by sector

  • 71.1% Large Cap Companies
  • 28.9% Small Cap Companies

Holdings by asset type

  • 66.8% North American Equities
  • 14.6% European Equities
  • 11.7% Global Emerging Market Equities
  • 6.9% Asia Pacific Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.9% REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS INC
  • 4.5% BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP
  • 4.4% WRIGHT MEDICAL GROUP NV
  • 4.1% ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS INC
  • 3.4% LILLY (ELI) & CO
  • 3.4% MERCK & CO INC(NEW)
  • 3.2% Intuitive Surgical Inc ORD
  • 3% EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORP
  • 2.8% NIPPON SHINYAKU CO
  • 2.4% NOVO NORDISK A/S