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Aberdeen Global - Technology Equity A2 Acc USD

Ranked 22 out of 26 in - Technology over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Stephen Docherty

Global equities expert Stephen Docherty focuses on fundamental analysis, with an emphasis on balance sheet strength when stocking his portfolio. He also looks for low debt to equity ratios and high return on equity. He currently takes responsibility for the Aberdeen World Equity fund and a number of global mandates. A graduate of Aberdeen University, Docherty holds an honours degree in Mathematics and Statistics. He previously worked in the department of actuarial services in the Life Division of Abbey National plc. In 1994 he joined Aberdeen Asset Management and was appointed head of global equities. When not managing money, Docherty enjoys a good round of golf.

Objective

The Fund's investment objective is long-term total return to be achieved by investing at least two-thirds of the Fund's assets in equities and equity-related securities of companies involved in high technology industries; and/or, of companies which have the preponderance of their business activities in high technology industries; and/or, of holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in companies involved in high technology industries.

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Performance

Technology over : 31/01/2016 - 31/01/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 25.7% 5.4% 5.9% 8.3% 4.0%
2015 0.1% 4.2% -6.0% -7.0% 9.8%
2014 14.3% 0.4% 1.4% 1.9% 10.2%
2013 14.6% 9.4% 0.3% -0.3% 4.8%
2012 6.7% 11.6% -9.2% 3.6% 1.6%
2011 -1.9% -0.6% 1.0% -8.1% 6.3%
2010 23.8% 9.5% -6.6% 6.2% 14.0%
2009 37.9% 0.3% 7.9% 19.7% 6.5%
2008 -20.6% -13.0% 4.5% -8.2% -5.0%
2007 8.1% -3.0% 8.4% 4.7% -1.9%
2006 2.9% 6.1% -13.2% 8.2% 3.2%
2005 15.1% -6.4% 7.3% 7.1% 6.9%
2004 -0.2% 0.0% 2.7% -7.0% 4.6%
2003 30.3% 2.5% 11.0% 10.2% 3.8%
2002 -52.4% -8.2% -33.3% -28.1% 8.1%
2001 -43.1% -36.6% 11.1% -41.3% 37.8%
2000 -4.3% 5.8% -36.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/10/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd ORD 8.21
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ORD 6.97
Oracle Corp ORD 6.78
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd DR 6.56
Microsoft Corp ORD 5.74
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd DR 4.92
Keyence Corp ORD 4.71
Visa Inc ORD 4.44
Comcast Corp ORD 3.90
Fanuc Corp ORD 3.78
31/10/2016

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Czech Republic
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Guernsey
  8. Hong Kong
  9. Hungary
  10. Iceland
  11. Ireland
  12. Italy
  13. Jersey
  14. Luxembourg
  15. Malta
  16. Netherlands
  17. Peru
  18. Singapore
  19. Spain
  20. Sweden
  21. Switzerland
  22. Taiwan
  23. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/02/2000
  • Share Class size128Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0107464264

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,500
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.75%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).