Prudential Artemis Strategic Bond S4

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Portfolio data accurate as at:

Performance

Discrete performance - to last month end

31/05/12
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31/05/13
31/05/13
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31/05/14
31/05/14
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31/05/15
31/05/15
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31/05/16
31/05/16
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31/05/17
Fund 11.8% 5.2% 3.2% -0.7% 8.6%
Sector 11.6% 4.6% 2.9% 0.0% 5.9%
Rank 64/134 60/138 85/140 102/145 20/148
Quartile 2 2 3 3 1

Annualised performance

Annualised
3 Years to
31/05/17
5 Years to
31/05/17
10 Years to
31/05/17
Fund 3.6% 5.5% n/a
Sector 2.9% 4.9% 3.8%
Rank 60/140 63/134 n/a
Quartile 2 2 n/a

Top 10 Holdings

Stock % Weight
1¼% Treasury Gilt 2018 4.69
ING BANK NV VARIABLE RATE NOTE 1.12
RWE AG CALLABLE NOTES VARIABLE GBP 100000 1.11
SSE PLC 5.625% 29/09/49 1.10
NGG FINANCE PLC 5.625% VAR 2073 1.09
BARCLAYS PLC 7.875% 1.09
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE SA 6% EMTN 1.08
WILLOW NO.2 FOR ZURICH I 4.25% 10/01/2045 1.05
TELEFONICA EUROPE BV 6.75% 1.02
VIRGIN MONEY HLGD 8.75% 1.02
Total 14.37

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 11 years and 11 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 11 years and 11 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 (23/06/2017) 164.00
Offer (23/06/2017) 172.60
Fund size (30/04/2017) £3.21m
Underlying Fund size £1084.02m
Number of holdings 124
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 41.90%
  UK Corporate Bonds 40.96%
  Cash and Equivalents 10.25%
  UK Gilts 4.69%
  International Equities 0.01%
  Other Assets 2.19%
Portfolio data accurate as at: 31/05/17

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 41.90%
  UK Corporate Bonds 40.96%
  Cash and Equivalents 10.25%
  UK Gilts 4.69%
  International Equities 0.01%
  Other Assets 2.19%

Bond Sector Breakdown

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Industry Supersector Sector Subsector
 
Basic Materials 3.10% - - -
 
Chemicals - 1.57% - -
 
Chemicals - - 1.57% -
 
Specialty Chemicals - - - 1.57%
 
Basic Resources - 1.53% - -
 
Mining - - 0.87% -
 
General Mining - - - 0.87%
 
Industrial Metals & Mining - - 0.66% -
 
Nonferrous Metals - - - 0.66%
 
Consumer Goods 0.61% - - -
 
Automobiles & Parts - 0.61% - -
 
Automobiles & Parts - - 0.61% -
 
Auto Parts - - - 0.61%
 
Consumer Services 10.71% - - -
 
Travel & Leisure - 5.49% - -
 
Travel & Leisure - - 5.49% -
 
Gambling - - - 2.33%
 
Hotels - - - 1.86%
 
Travel & Tourism - - - 0.67%
 
Recreational Services - - - 0.63%
 
Retail - 3.20% - -
 
General Retailers - - 2.23% -
 
Specialized Consumer Services - - - 1.80%
 
Apparel Retailers - - - 0.43%
 
Food & Drug Retailers - - 0.97% -
 
Food Retailers & Wholesalers - - - 0.97%
 
Media - 2.02% - -
 
Media - - 2.02% -
 
Broadcasting & Entertainment - - - 2.02%
 
Financials 29.71% - - -
 
Banks - 12.23% - -
 
Banks - - 12.23% -
 
Banks - - - 12.23%
 
Insurance - 10.65% - -
 
Nonlife Insurance - - 7.05% -
 
Full Line Insurance - - - 3.62%
 
Property & Casualty Insurance - - - 1.74%
 
Insurance Brokers - - - 0.87%
 
Reinsurance - - - 0.82%
 
Life Insurance - - 3.60% -
 
Life Insurance - - - 3.60%
 
Financial Services - 6.83% - -
 
Financial Services - - 6.83% -
 
Asset Managers - - - 3.05%
 
Specialty Finance - - - 2.24%
 
Mortgage Finance - - - 0.84%
 
Investment Services - - - 0.70%
 
Health Care 0.20% - - -
 
Health Care - 0.20% - -
 
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology - - 0.20% -
 
Pharmaceuticals - - - 0.20%
 
Industrials 4.39% - - -
 
Industrial Goods & Services - 3.59% - -
 
General Industrials - - 2.65% -
 
Diversified Industrials - - - 2.65%
 
Support Services - - 0.94% -
 
Financial Administration - - - 0.94%
 
Construction & Materials - 0.80% - -
 
Construction & Materials - - 0.80% -
 
Heavy Construction - - - 0.80%
 
Oil & Gas 3.13% - - -
 
Oil & Gas - 3.13% - -
 
Oil & Gas Producers - - 3.13% -
 
Oil & Gas Exploration & Production - - - 1.72%
 
Integrated Oil & Gas - - - 1.41%
 
Technology 1.61% - - -
 
Technology - 1.61% - -
 
Technology Hardware & Equipment - - 1.12% -
 
Electronic Office Equipment - - - 0.66%
 
Computer Hardware - - - 0.46%
 
Software & Computer Services - - 0.49% -
 
Software - - - 0.49%
 
Telecommunications 8.00% - - -
 
Telecommunications - 8.00% - -
 
Fixed Line Telecommunications - - 6.16% -
 
Fixed Line Telecommunications - - - 6.16%
 
Mobile Telecommunications - - 1.84% -
 
Mobile Telecommunications - - - 1.84%
 
Utilities 9.43% - - -
 
Utilities - 9.43% - -
 
Electricity - - 5.43% -
 
Conventional Electricity - - - 5.43%
 
Gas, Water & Multiutilities - - 4.00% -
 
Multiutilities - - - 2.20%
 
Water - - - 0.92%
 
Gas Distribution - - - 0.88%
 
Equities 0.01% - - -
 
Government 4.69% - - -
 
Government - 4.69% - -
 
Government - - 4.69% -
 
Government - - - 4.69%
 
Corporate Bonds 1.37% - - -
 
Corporate Bonds - 1.37% - -
 
Corporate Bonds - - 1.37% -
 
Corporate Bonds - - - 1.37%
 
Non-Classified 12.79% - - -
 
Cash and Equivalents 10.25% - - -

Regional Allocation

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  UK 46.22%
  Developed Europe - Excl UK 33.43%
  Cash and Equivalents 10.25%
  North America 4.93%
  Non-Classified 1.62%
  South & Central America 1.43%
  Other Regions 2.12%

Fixed Interest Currencies

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  Pound Sterling 50.55%
  Euro 20.15%
  US Dollar 16.85%
  Cash 10.25%
  Non-Fixed Interest Assets 2.20%

Regional Breakdown

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Region Country
 
UK 46.22% -
 
United Kingdom - 46.22%
 
Developed Europe - Excl UK 33.43% -
 
Luxembourg - 6.79%
 
Netherlands - 6.32%
 
Germany - 5.81%
 
France - 5.28%
 
Ireland - 3.27%
 
Italy - 2.15%
 
Switzerland - 1.15%
 
Belgium - 0.92%
 
Sweden - 0.92%
 
Denmark - 0.64%
 
Spain - 0.17%
 
Norway - 0.01%
 
Cash and Equivalents 10.25% -
 
North America 4.93% -
 
United States - 4.73%
 
Canada - 0.20%
 
Non-Classified 1.62% -
 
South & Central America 1.43% -
 
Mexico - 0.97%
 
Cayman Islands - 0.46%
 
Australia & New Zealand 1.36% -
 
Australia - 1.36%
 
Emerging Europe 0.76% -
 
Bulgaria - 0.76%

Breakdown By Market Cap (%)

Micro
 
 
0.01%
Non-Classified
 
 
2.19%
Bonds
 
 
87.55%
Cash
 
 
10.25%

Fixed Interest Maturity Profile

< 5Yr Maturity
 
 
50.63%
5Yr - 10Yr Maturity
 
 
31.25%
Cash And Equivalents
 
 
10.25%
10Yr - 15Yr Maturity
 
 
2.86%
> 15Yr Maturity
 
 
2.81%
Unknown Maturity
 
 
1.64%
Other Asset Types
 
 
0.56%

Fixed Interest Quality Profile

BBB
 
 
23.29%
AA
 
 
4.69%
A
 
 
3.31%
Sub-Investment Grade
 
 
31.89%
Unknown Quality
 
 
24.37%
Cash and Equivalents
 
 
10.25%
Other Asset Types
 
 
2.20%

Top 10 Holdings

Stock % Weight Sector Country
1 1¼% Treasury Gilt 2018 4.69% Bonds United Kingdom
2 ING BANK NV VARIABLE RATE NOTE 1.12% Banks Netherlands
3 RWE AG CALLABLE NOTES VARIABLE GBP 100000 1.11% Gas, Water & Multiutilities Germany
4 SSE PLC 5.625% 29/09/49 1.10% Electricity United Kingdom
5 NGG FINANCE PLC 5.625% VAR 2073 1.09% Gas, Water & Multiutilities United Kingdom
6 BARCLAYS PLC 7.875% 1.09% Banks United Kingdom
7 ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE SA 6% EMTN 1.08% Electricity France
8 WILLOW NO.2 FOR ZURICH I 4.25% 10/01/2045 1.05% Nonlife Insurance Ireland
9 TELEFONICA EUROPE BV 6.75% 1.02% Fixed Line Telecommunications Netherlands
10 VIRGIN MONEY HLGD 8.75% 1.02% Banks United Kingdom

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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

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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