Prudential Artemis Strategic Bond S4

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Portfolio data accurate as at:

Performance

Discrete performance - to last month end

31/08/12
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31/08/13
31/08/13
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31/08/14
31/08/14
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31/08/15
31/08/15
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31/08/16
31/08/16
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31/08/17
Fund 7.8% 6.1% 0.6% 5.8% 4.8%
Sector 6.2% 6.7% 0.6% 5.0% 3.0%
Rank 36/133 98/136 85/143 70/143 35/146
Quartile 2 3 3 2 1

Annualised performance

Annualised
3 Years to
31/08/17
5 Years to
31/08/17
10 Years to
31/08/17
Fund 3.7% 5.0% n/a
Sector 2.8% 4.3% 4.1%
Rank 55/143 60/133 n/a
Quartile 2 2 n/a

Top 10 Holdings

Stock % Weight
1¾% Treasury Gilt 2019 5.38
RWE AG CALLABLE NOTES VARIABLE GBP 100000 1.06
ING BANK NV VARIABLE RATE NOTE 1.06
SSE PLC 5.625% 29/09/49 1.04
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE SA 6% EMTN 1.02
WILLOW NO.2 FOR ZURICH I 4.25% 10/01/2045 1.02
NGG FINANCE PLC 5.625% VAR 2073 1.00
KELDA FINANCE NO 3 PLC NOTES FIXED 5.75% 17/FEB/2020 GBP 1000 0.99
NATIONAL ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD SUBORDINATED BOND 0.98
TELEFONICA EUROPE BV 6.75% 0.98
Total 14.53

Fund Aims

The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the Artemis Strategic Bond Fund. That fund aims to achieve a combination of income and capital growth by investing predominantly in fixed income markets but may selectively invest in other markets. Equal emphasis is given to the security of capital and income although from time to time one may take prominence over the other in accordance with the strategy being pursued.

Fund Manager

James Foster manager of the underlying fund for 12 years and 2 months

Photo of James Foster James has managed the Artemis Strategic Bond Fund with Alex Ralph since launch in June 2005. He has also run the Artemis Monthly Distribution Fund with Jacob de Tusch-Lec since its launch in May 2012. James has 20 years' experience of managing bond funds and was one of the first to establish a retail bond fund in the UK. He joined Artemis in April 2005 from F&C Asset Management where he was the head of credit, ultimately responsible for about £15 billion of assets.

Alex Ralph manager of the underlying fund for 12 years and 2 months

Photo of Alex Ralph Alex runs the Artemis Strategic Bond Fund alongside James Foster and is the manager of the Artemis High Income Fund. She graduated in 2000 from the London School of Economics and joined Royal Sun Alliance, as a credit analyst. In 2002, Alex moved into managing retail bond funds with ISIS, initially specialising in the high-yield market but later adding duration and investment-grade positioning. Alex joined Artemis in April 2005 and is a CFA charterholder.

Fund Overview

Bid (22/09/2017) 164.50
Offer (22/09/2017) 173.10
Fund size (31/07/2017) £3.33m
Underlying Fund size £1149.81m
Number of holdings 129
Launch date 20/10/2008

Fund Charges

Base Annual Management Charge (AMC) 1.60%
Additional Charges 0.09%
Total Charges 1.69%

Asset Allocation

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  International Bonds 44.78%
  UK Corporate Bonds 39.00%
  Cash and Equivalents 8.67%
  UK Gilts 5.38%
  International Equities 0.01%
  Other Assets 2.16%
Portfolio data accurate as at: 31/08/17

Important Information

Source of portfolio data: FundsLibrary. Source of performance data: Financial Express (FE). Please remember that past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The figures shown are intended only to demonstrate performance history of the fund and take no account of product charges, or the Annual Management Charge for any available PruFund funds. The application of charges may impact the overall performance. Please also note that our charges may vary in the future and may be higher than they are now. Fund Performance is based upon the movement of the daily price and is shown as total return in GBP with net income reinvested. The value of your investment can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount you put in.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

Portfolio data accurate as at:

Asset Allocation

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  International Bonds 44.78%
  UK Corporate Bonds 39.00%
  Cash and Equivalents 8.67%
  UK Gilts 5.38%
  International Equities 0.01%
  Other Assets 2.16%

Bond Sector Breakdown

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Industry Supersector Sector Subsector
 
Basic Materials 3.75% - - -
 
Chemicals - 2.13% - -
 
Chemicals - - 2.13% -
 
Specialty Chemicals - - - 2.13%
 
Basic Resources - 1.62% - -
 
Mining - - 0.96% -
 
General Mining - - - 0.96%
 
Industrial Metals & Mining - - 0.66% -
 
Nonferrous Metals - - - 0.66%
 
Consumer Goods 0.58% - - -
 
Automobiles & Parts - 0.58% - -
 
Automobiles & Parts - - 0.58% -
 
Auto Parts - - - 0.58%
 
Consumer Services 12.65% - - -
 
Travel & Leisure - 7.14% - -
 
Travel & Leisure - - 7.14% -
 
Gambling - - - 2.82%
 
Hotels - - - 1.74%
 
Travel & Tourism - - - 1.44%
 
Restaurants & Bars - - - 0.58%
 
Recreational Services - - - 0.56%
 
Retail - 2.81% - -
 
General Retailers - - 1.87% -
 
Specialized Consumer Services - - - 1.87%
 
Food & Drug Retailers - - 0.94% -
 
Food Retailers & Wholesalers - - - 0.94%
 
Media - 2.70% - -
 
Media - - 2.70% -
 
Broadcasting & Entertainment - - - 2.70%
 
Financials 33.11% - - -
 
Banks - 12.80% - -
 
Banks - - 12.80% -
 
Banks - - - 12.80%
 
Insurance - 12.76% - -
 
Nonlife Insurance - - 7.38% -
 
Full Line Insurance - - - 3.51%
 
Property & Casualty Insurance - - - 2.11%
 
Reinsurance - - - 0.92%
 
Insurance Brokers - - - 0.84%
 
Life Insurance - - 5.38% -
 
Life Insurance - - - 5.38%
 
Financial Services - 7.55% - -
 
Financial Services - - 7.55% -
 
Asset Managers - - - 2.89%
 
Specialty Finance - - - 2.58%
 
Investment Services - - - 1.21%
 
Mortgage Finance - - - 0.87%
 
Health Care 0.20% - - -
 
Health Care - 0.20% - -
 
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology - - 0.20% -
 
Pharmaceuticals - - - 0.20%
 
Industrials 4.31% - - -
 
Industrial Goods & Services - 3.82% - -
 
General Industrials - - 1.91% -
 
Diversified Industrials - - - 1.24%
 
Containers & Packaging - - - 0.67%
 
Industrial Transportation - - 0.96% -
 
Transportation Services - - - 0.96%
 
Support Services - - 0.95% -
 
Financial Administration - - - 0.95%
 
Construction & Materials - 0.49% - -
 
Construction & Materials - - 0.49% -
 
Heavy Construction - - - 0.49%
 
Oil & Gas 4.25% - - -
 
Oil & Gas - 4.25% - -
 
Oil & Gas Producers - - 4.25% -
 
Integrated Oil & Gas - - - 2.29%
 
Oil & Gas Exploration & Production - - - 1.96%
 
Technology 0.92% - - -
 
Technology - 0.92% - -
 
Software & Computer Services - - 0.50% -
 
Software - - - 0.50%
 
Technology Hardware & Equipment - - 0.42% -
 
Computer Hardware - - - 0.42%
 
Telecommunications 6.93% - - -
 
Telecommunications - 6.93% - -
 
Fixed Line Telecommunications - - 5.98% -
 
Fixed Line Telecommunications - - - 5.98%
 
Mobile Telecommunications - - 0.95% -
 
Mobile Telecommunications - - - 0.95%
 
Utilities 9.16% - - -
 
Utilities - 9.16% - -
 
Electricity - - 5.29% -
 
Conventional Electricity - - - 5.29%
 
Gas, Water & Multiutilities - - 3.87% -
 
Multiutilities - - - 2.06%
 
Gas Distribution - - - 0.94%
 
Water - - - 0.87%
 
Equities 0.01% - - -
 
Government 5.38% - - -
 
Government - 5.38% - -
 
Government - - 5.38% -
 
Government - - - 5.38%
 
Corporate Bonds 2.66% - - -
 
Corporate Bonds - 2.66% - -
 
Corporate Bonds - - 2.66% -
 
Corporate Bonds - - - 2.66%
 
Non-Classified 7.42% - - -
 
Cash and Equivalents 8.67% - - -

Regional Allocation

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  UK 44.94%
  Developed Europe - Excl UK 34.99%
  Cash and Equivalents 8.67%
  North America 5.21%
  Australia & New Zealand 2.04%
  Non-Classified 2.02%
  Other Regions 2.13%

Fixed Interest Currencies

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  Pound Sterling 49.79%
  Euro 22.15%
  US Dollar 17.22%
  Cash 8.67%
  Non-Fixed Interest Assets 2.17%

Regional Breakdown

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Region Country
 
UK 44.94% -
 
United Kingdom - 44.94%
 
Developed Europe - Excl UK 34.99% -
 
Luxembourg - 6.44%
 
Netherlands - 6.34%
 
Germany - 5.66%
 
France - 5.57%
 
Ireland - 4.61%
 
Italy - 2.28%
 
Switzerland - 1.07%
 
Sweden - 0.96%
 
Belgium - 0.93%
 
Denmark - 0.78%
 
Spain - 0.34%
 
Norway - 0.01%
 
Cash and Equivalents 8.67% -
 
North America 5.21% -
 
United States - 5.01%
 
Canada - 0.20%
 
Australia & New Zealand 2.04% -
 
Australia - 2.04%
 
Non-Classified 2.02% -
 
South & Central America 1.37% -
 
Mexico - 0.95%
 
Cayman Islands - 0.42%
 
Emerging Europe 0.76% -
 
Bulgaria - 0.76%

Breakdown By Market Cap (%)

Micro
 
 
0.01%
Non-Classified
 
 
2.16%
Bonds
 
 
89.16%
Cash
 
 
8.67%

Fixed Interest Maturity Profile

< 5Yr Maturity
 
 
55.68%
5Yr - 10Yr Maturity
 
 
28.82%
Cash And Equivalents
 
 
8.67%
10Yr - 15Yr Maturity
 
 
2.61%
> 15Yr Maturity
 
 
2.05%
Unknown Maturity
 
 
1.60%
Other Asset Types
 
 
0.57%

Fixed Interest Quality Profile

BBB
 
 
27.17%
AA
 
 
5.38%
A
 
 
3.86%
Sub-Investment Grade
 
 
38.06%
Unknown Quality
 
 
14.69%
Cash and Equivalents
 
 
8.67%
Other Asset Types
 
 
2.17%

Top 10 Holdings

Stock % Weight Sector Country
1 1¾% Treasury Gilt 2019 5.38% Bonds United Kingdom
2 RWE AG CALLABLE NOTES VARIABLE GBP 100000 1.06% Gas, Water & Multiutilities Germany
3 ING BANK NV VARIABLE RATE NOTE 1.06% Banks Netherlands
4 SSE PLC 5.625% 29/09/49 1.04% Electricity United Kingdom
5 ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE SA 6% EMTN 1.02% Electricity France
6 WILLOW NO.2 FOR ZURICH I 4.25% 10/01/2045 1.02% Nonlife Insurance Ireland
7 NGG FINANCE PLC 5.625% VAR 2073 1.00% Gas, Water & Multiutilities United Kingdom
8 KELDA FINANCE NO 3 PLC NOTES FIXED 5.75% 17/FEB/2020 GBP 1000 0.99% General Retailers United Kingdom
9 NATIONAL ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD SUBORDINATED BOND 0.98% Non-Classified Non-Classified
10 TELEFONICA EUROPE BV 6.75% 0.98% Fixed Line Telecommunications Netherlands

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This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

Identification Codes

Sedol Code B3BW0D8
Mex Code PUASTR
Isin Code GB00B3BW0D88
Citi Code D9V0

Fund Charges

Base Annual Management Charge (AMC) 1.60%
Additional Charges 0.09%
Total Charges 1.69%

Aims and Benchmark

Aims The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the Artemis Strategic Bond Fund. That fund aims to achieve a combination of income and capital growth by investing predominantly in fixed income markets but may selectively invest in other markets. Equal emphasis is given to the security of capital and income although from time to time one may take prominence over the other in accordance with the strategy being pursued.
Benchmark N/A
ABI Sector Sterling Strategic Bond

Ratings

Morningstar Analyst Rating™ Morningstar Analyst Rating of Silver
FE Crown Crown Rating of 2

Important Information

Our charges may vary in the future and may be higher than they are now.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

Important Information

Source of performance data: Financial Express (FE). Please remember that past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The figures shown are intended only to demonstrate performance history of the fund and take no account of product charges, or the Annual Management Charge for any available PruFund funds. The application of charges may impact the overall performance. Please also note that our charges may vary in the future and may be higher than they are now. Fund Performance is based upon the movement of the daily price and is shown as total return in GBP with net income reinvested. The value of your investment can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount you put in.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

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