Fact sheet: Neptune Eur Opps Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Neptune European Opportunities Pn (ARC)
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Rob Burnettsince 06/05/2005
Underlying fund
Neptune European Opps
Fund objective
The fund aims to generate capital growth by investing mainly in a concentrated portfolio of equities (shares) selected from European markets, excluding the UK.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe ex UK
Investment style
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
16.4%
1 Year rank in sector
32/361
Sector
PN Europe excluding UK Equities
Yield
-
Fund size
£6m (£5m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
132
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Av Jupiter European AP22.2%
Zurich Jupiter European Pn21.4%
Aviva JPM Europn Sm Cos Pn20.7%
Zurich Artemis European Gth Pn20.1%
Phoenix Wealth JupiterEurpnPn19.9%
...more in PN Europe excluding UK Equities

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Germany23.1%
    France17.1%
    Spain11.8%
    Sweden8.9%
    Netherlands7.8%
  • Financials34.4%
    Materials23.5%
    Consumer Discretionary17.4%
    Industrials13.5%
    Energy6.6%
  • German Equities23.1%
    French Equities17.1%
    Spanish Equities11.8%
    Swedish Equities8.9%
    Dutch Equities7.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.4%-8%-2.6%16.4%46.6%89.4%
Sector-0.5%-5.2%-4.1%10.2%28.3%66.4%
Rank within sector17 / 366359 / 36550 / 36432 / 36119 / 34627 / 326
Quartile1st4th1st1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20182017201620152014
Fund-2.6%21.6%29%9.2%-8.3%
Sector-2.8%17.2%15.8%9.4%-0.2%
Rank within sector117 / 36543 / 3593 / 349142 / 343319 / 331
Quartile2nd1st1st2nd4th
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
2.83
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
1.2
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.53
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
16.19
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
9.77
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.39
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.64
Price movement
52 week high228.26
52 week low179.23
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price208.68
Region
1Germany23.09%
2France17.05%
3Spain11.84%
4Sweden8.88%
5Netherlands7.77%
6Italy6.39%
7UK5.63%
8Norway4.18%
9Canada3.85%
Industry sector
1Financials34.42%
2Materials23.46%
3Consumer Discretionary17.42%
4Industrials13.5%
5Energy6.56%
6Telecommunications Utilities2.07%
7Utilities1.33%
8Real Estate0.97%
9Money Market0.27%
Asset type
1German Equities23.09%
2French Equities17.05%
3Spanish Equities11.84%
4Swedish Equities8.88%
5Dutch Equities7.77%
6Italian Equities6.39%
7UK Equities5.63%
8Norwegian Equities4.18%
9Canadian Equities3.85%
Individual holdings
1NUTRIEN LTD3.85%
2COMMERZBANK AG3.6%
3RIO TINTO3.53%
4DAIMLER AG3.47%
5ARCELORMITTAL SA3.42%
6CONTINENTAL AG3.35%
7VOLKSWAGEN AG NON.V PRF NPV3.31%
8SKF AB3.02%
9YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA2.9%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Equitable
Fund manager company
Aegon/Scottish Equitable plc
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to generate capital growth by investing mainly in a concentrated portfolio of equities (shares) selected from European markets, excluding the UK.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Europe ex UK
Investment style
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Rob Burnett06/05/2005Rob is an Investment Director and Head of European Equities. He joined Neptune in June 2002 and in May 2005 became a Fund Manager. In addition, he undertakes global research on the financials sector. Rob graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Neptune European Opportunities Pn (ARC)
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.95%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price208.6818
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/04/2018
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code00IG
Neptune European Opportunities Pn Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.9%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.95%
Bid price185.0558
Offer price194.7956
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/04/2018
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKDF5
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