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Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust

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Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Ord
  • This fund only has one share class
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Pound Sterling
  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    The objective of the trust is to secure long-term growth in capital and income through a policy of investing primarily in an internationally diversified portfolio of publicly listed equities, as well as unlisted securities and private equity, with the use of gearing.

    How does FE rate this fund?

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

    Who manages this fund?

    Paul Niven Since 01-Jun-2014

    Paul Niven is Head of Multi-Asset Investment and Fund Manager of the Foreign and Colonial Investment Trust. Paul joined...

    Primary manager

    Literature & Downloads

    • No related documents are available.

  • How has this fund performed?

    Cumulative Performance chart

    Cumulative Performance as at 16/01/2018
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Ord +7.1 +12.6 +21.7 +63.2 +123.8
    Global +5.9 +13.1 +22.8 +64.3 +106.2
    NAV +5.7 +9.1 +15.0 +58.3 +106.8

    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 12 / 23 11 / 23
    ? Quartile 2 2

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

    Other Rating

    Morningstar Analyst

    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 6.28 10.11
    ? Alpha -3.47 2.12
    ? Beta 1.07 0.92
    ? Sharpe 2.79 1.41
    ? Info Ratio -0.99 0.12
    ? R2 0.90 0.60
    ? 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: 100
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Initial n/a
    Annual 0.37%
    ? OCF 0.79%
    ? Performance Fee N/A
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial £ 500
    Additional £ 250
  • Prices and Codes


                Diluted NAV   Div yield
      Currency Bid Offer Date Prem/Disc Estimated Last Published Gearing Net Gross
    Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Ord GBX 665.00 16 Jan 2018 -3.91 692.04 692.04 107 1.56 1.56


      Unit type Exchange TIDM Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Ord INC FRCL FJ19 0346607 GB0003466074
  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (30 Nov 2017)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 North American Equities 47.60
    2 Europe ex UK Equities 19.60
    3 Global Emerging Market Equities 12.70
    4 Japanese Equities 10.50
    5 UK Equities 5.50
    6 Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities 2.60
    7 Money Market 1.50
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: INVT
    Nominal value: N/A
    Fund Launch: 30-Dec-1964
    Unit Launch: 01-Jan-1868
    Savings plan: Minimum: £ 50.0 Monthly
    Last AGM: 25-Apr-2017
    Stockbroker(s): JPMorgan Cazenove
    Wind-up date: N/A
    Dividend policy: Jan 04 (Interim), Mar 29 (Final), Jul 02 (Interim), Sep 30 (Interim)
    Settlement Details: N/A
    Issued: 542,180,712
    Asset Class: Equity
    Annual accounts: annual accounts Click here to order
    Next AGM: April 2018
    Management Contract: The Company has appointed F&C as manager. F&C receives ... More
    Continuation/Wind-up provision: The fund has an unlimited life. The authority of the Co... More
    Investment Restrictions: N/A
    Tax Policy: N/A
    Fund Size: £3,605.5m / $4,965.1m (16-Jan-18)
    Market Value: £ 3605.50m
    Own ISA wrapper: YES help with ISA
    Last report / accounts: 26-Jul-2017
    EGM: N/A
    Borrowing limits: N/A
    Splits: N/A
    Reconstruction proposal: N/A
    News: company announcements
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  • Contact Details

    Exchange House, Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2NY

    0800 085 0383 (Main Number)

Annual Management Charges: 0.365% p.a. based on Market Capitalisation;

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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