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Alliance Trust PLC

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Alliance Trust PLC
  • This fund only has one share class
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Pound Sterling
  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    Alliance Trust is an investment company with investment trust status. The Trust’s objective is to generate a real return for our shareholders over the medium to long term by a combination of capital growth and a rising dividend. The Trust has no fixed asset allocation benchmark, although it mainly invests in global equities, but can use a range of asset classes throughout the world to achieve its objective. The Trust aims to be a core holding for investors seeking to increase the value of their investments over the long term.

    How does FE rate this fund?

    • No FE Alpha managers
    • 4
    • Not included in the AFI

    Who manages this fund?

    Willis Towers Watson Since 01-Apr-2017

    Towers Watson Investment Management (Ireland) Limited is the appointed Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM).

    Primary manager

  • How has this fund performed?

    Cumulative Performance chart

    Cumulative Performance as at 12/12/2017
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    Alliance Trust PLC +4.4 +6.1 +28.8 +72.7 +120.8
    Global +4.8 +8.4 +25.2 +60.1 +106.5
    NAV +2.9 +4.8 +22.6 +56.7 +95.4

    Discrete Performance chart

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  • Ratios and Analysis

    How does this fund compare against other funds in Global?

    Quartile Ranking

        1y 3y
    ? Position 8 / 23 6 / 23
    ? Quartile 2 1

    Ranking is for the main unit within the sector View other funds in this sector

    Other Rating

    Morningstar Analyst

    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 10.85 11.53
    ? Alpha -3.82 0.45
    ? Beta 1.29 1.10
    ? Sharpe 2.38 1.26
    ? Info Ratio 0.35 0.26
    ? R2 0.51 0.66
    ? Quartiles:1 2 3 4

    Risk Score

    FE Risk scores allow you to see how risky a fund is in comparison with the FTSE 100.

    This fund: 105
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Initial n/a
    Annual 0.43%
    ? OCF 0.54%
    ? Performance Fee N/A
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial n/a
    Additional n/a
  • Prices and Codes


                Diluted NAV   Div yield
      Currency Bid Offer Date Prem/Disc Estimated Last Published Gearing Net Gross
    Alliance Trust PLC GBX 745.50 12 Dec 2017 -5.04 785.10 785.10 101 1.76 1.76


      Unit type Exchange TIDM Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    Alliance Trust PLC INC ATST ID56 B11V7W9 GB00B11V7W98
  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (31 Oct 2017)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 North American Equities 45.30
    2 European Equities 22.10
    3 International Equities 18.80
    4 UK Equities 10.60
    5 Money Market 3.20

    Top Holdings (31 Oct 2017)

    Rank Largest Holdings %  
    1 Microsoft 1.70
    2 Oracle 1.60
    3 UnitedHealth Group 1.60
    4 Charter Communications 1.40
    5 Baidu - ADR 1.30
    6 Nielsen 1.30
    7 Airbus 1.20
    8 Alphabet 1.20
    9 Safran 1.20
    10 Western Union 1.20
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: INVT
    Nominal value: 3
    Fund Launch: 30-Dec-1964
    Unit Launch: 21-Apr-1888
    Savings plan: NO
    Last AGM: 27-Apr-2017
    Stockbroker(s): Cazenove
    Wind-up date: N/A
    Dividend policy: Mar 15 (Final), Jun 04 (Interim), Aug 28 (Interim), Dec 05 (Interim)
    Settlement Details: N/A
    Issued: 347,876
    Asset Class: Equity
    Annual accounts: N/A
    Next AGM: April 2018
    Management Contract: N/A
    Continuation/Wind-up provision: N/A
    Investment Restrictions: N/A
    Tax Policy: N/A
    Fund Size: £2,593.4m / $3,453.1m (12-Dec-17)
    Market Value: £ 2593.42m
    Own ISA wrapper: YES help with ISA
    Last report / accounts: 27-Jul-2017
    EGM: 10-May-2006
    Borrowing limits: N/A
    Splits: N/A
    Reconstruction proposal: N/A
    News: company announcements
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  • Contact Details

    Alliance Trust PLC, 8 West Marketgait, Dundee, DD1 1QN

    44 (0)1382 321010 (Main Number)

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated using closing mid prices and with net income (dividends) reinvested. fair value cum income NAV figures (in accordance with AIC guidelines) and with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Pound Sterling (GBP). You can switch the fund’s native currency using the currency selector towards the top of this page.

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