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(s)
Samuel D Isaly
since 01/04/1995
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

Sector
Fund
Sector
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Quick stats

1 Year return

26.37 %

1 Year rank in sector

1/4

Sector

IT Biotechnology & Healthcare

Yield

0.852

Fund size

£ 1.3 b

FE Risk score

162

NAV

2612.39

Discount/Premium

+1.0952

Gearing

108

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    62.1%
  • Europe
    18%
  • Global Emerging Markets
    11.1%
  • Asia
    8.8%
  • Large Cap Companies
    69.7%
  • Small Cap Companies
    30.3%
  • North American Equities
    62.1%
  • European Equities
    18%
  • Global Emerging Market Equities
    11.1%
  • Asia Pacific Equities
    8.8%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
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Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.64 %17.36 %26.37 %89.57 %218.03 %
Sector3.96 %12.03 %19.28 %76.85 %172.84 %
Rank within sector2 / 52 / 51 / 42 / 41 / 4
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund25.57 %10.14 %13.93 %39.64 %47.05 %
Sector18.38 %6.22 %12.73 %39.34 %43.24 %
Rank within sector1 / 52 / 42 / 43 / 43 / 4
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Risk statistics

Alpha3.53
Beta0.91
Sharpe0.89
Volatility18.69
Tracking error6.18
Information ratio0.32
R-Squared0.89

Price movement

52 week high2679
52 week low1905
Current bid price2640
Current offer price2641
Current mid price2641

Holdings by region

  • 62.1% North America
  • 18% Europe
  • 11.1% Global Emerging Markets
  • 8.8% Asia

Holdings by sector

  • 69.7% Large Cap Companies
  • 30.3% Small Cap Companies

Holdings by asset type

  • 62.1% North American Equities
  • 18% European Equities
  • 11.1% Global Emerging Market Equities
  • 8.8% Asia Pacific Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.4% WRIGHT MEDICAL GROUP INC
  • 3.8% ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS INC
  • 3.5% NOVO NORDISK A/S
  • 3.4% BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP
  • 3.1% ELI LILLY & CO
  • 3% INTUITIVE SURGICAL INC
  • 3% MERCK & CO INC(NEW)
  • 2.8% REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS INC
  • 2.6% INCYTE CORP
  • 2.3% NIPPON SHINYAKU CO