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Aberdeen Global - Technology Equity A2 Acc USD

Ranked 10 out of 22 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 : 31/03/2015 - 31/03/2016

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 5.4%
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

29/02/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ORD 7.21
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd ORD 7.20
Oracle Corp ORD 6.97
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd DR 5.95
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd DR 5.67
Microsoft Corp ORD 5.28
Comcast Corp ORD 4.12
Visa Inc ORD 3.88
Keyence Corp ORD 3.54
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson ORD 3.49
29/02/2016

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/02/2000
  • Share Class size131Mn
  • 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).