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Worldwide Healthcare Trust PLC

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Worldwide Healthcare Trust PLC Ord
  • This fund only has one share class
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  • What is the Fund’s 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.

    How does FE rate this fund?

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

    Who manages this fund?

    Samuel D Isaly Since 01-Apr-1995

    Samuel D. Isaly is the Managing Partner of OrbiMed. Mr. Isaly is one of the world's foremost healthcare fund managers...


    Sven H Borho Since 01-Apr-1995

    Sven H. Borho CFA, is a founding Partner of OrbiMed. Mr. Borho is a senior member of the public equity team and he is a...


  • How has this fund performed?

    Cumulative Performance chart

    Cumulative Performance as at 23/10/2017
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    Worldwide Healthcare Trust PLC Ord +3.4 +16.7 +25.9 +79.3 +228.4
    Biotechnology & Healthcare +1.5 +11.0 +17.7 +64.2 +178.4
    NAV +2.7 +14.4 +14.9 +66.4 +194.1

    Discrete Performance chart

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  • Ratios and Analysis

    How does this fund compare against other funds in Biotechnology & Healthcare?

    Quartile Ranking

        1y 3y
    ? Position 1 / 4 2 / 4
    ? Quartile 1 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 14.35 18.69
    ? Alpha 5.52 3.57
    ? Beta 1.09 0.91
    ? Sharpe 1.20 0.89
    ? Info Ratio 0.94 0.33
    ? R2 0.77 0.89
    ? 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: 161
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Initial 0.00%
    Annual 0.65%
    ? OCF 0.90%
    ? 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
    Worldwide Healthcare Trust PLC Ord GBX 2643.00 23 Oct 2017 1.34 2608.04 2608.04 108 0.85 0.85


      Unit type Exchange TIDM Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    Worldwide Healthcare Trust PLC Ord ACC WWH FD95 0338530 GB0003385308
  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (31 Aug 2017)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 North American Equities 62.10
    2 European Equities 18.00
    3 Global Emerging Market Equities 11.10
    4 Asia Pacific Equities 8.80

    Top Holdings (31 Aug 2017)

    Rank Largest Holdings %  
    1 Wright Medical 4.40
    2 Alexion Pharmaceuticals 3.80
    3 Novo Nordisk 3.50
    4 Boston Scientific 3.40
    5 Eli Lilly & Co 3.10
    6 Intuitive Surgical 3.00
    7 Merck & Co 3.00
    8 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals 2.80
    9 Incyte 2.60
    10 Nippon Shinyaku 2.30
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: INVT
    Nominal value: 25
    Fund Launch: 28-Apr-1995
    Unit Launch: 28-Apr-1995
    Savings plan: Minimum: £ 100.0 Monthly
    Last AGM: 14-Sep-2017
    Stockbroker(s): Winterflood Investment Trusts
    Wind-up date: N/A
    Dividend policy: N/A
    Settlement Details: N/A
    Issued: 47,766
    Asset Class: Equity
    Annual accounts: N/A
    Next AGM: September 2018
    Management Contract: Frostrow Capital LLP receives a periodic fee equal to 0... More
    Continuation/Wind-up provision: Continuation vote passed at the AGM in 2009 and will be... More
    Investment Restrictions: N/A
    Tax Policy: N/A
    Fund Size: £1,255.3m / $1,657.2m (23-Oct-17)
    Market Value: £ 1255.33m
    Own ISA wrapper: YES help with ISA
    Last report / accounts: 14-Jun-2017
    EGM: 09-Apr-2015
    Borrowing limits: N/A
    Splits: N/A
    Reconstruction proposal: N/A
    News: company announcements
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  • Contact Details

    Frostrow Capital LLP, 25 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1AL

    0203 043 8889 (Fax Number)
    0203 008 4910 (Main Number)

Annual Management Charges: 0.65% of net assets plus 0.30% of market cap. up to £150m and 0.20% > £150m and 0.125% > £500m plus £57,500;

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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