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Stephen Docherty

Stephen Docherty

About 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.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated

2003

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2004

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Performance

over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014
Manager Return
143 Jamie Cumming 9.5%
144 Stephen Docherty 9.5%
145 James Thomson 9.4%
146 Matthew Jealous 9.4%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 7.9% 1.6% 3.0% 3.1%
2013 10.5% 12.4% -2.8% 0.6% 0.6%
2012 9.6% 5.3% -2.4% 4.2% 2.3%
2011 -2.2% -0.9% 2.6% -11.1% 8.2%
2010 15.1% 7.5% -8.8% 6.3% 10.5%
2009 10.7% 6.1% 4.3%

Related News

Aberdeen World Equity

Aberdeen launches global smaller companies fund

Aberdeen Asset Management has launched a global smaller companies fund for Stephen Docherty's global equities team.

Citywire Selection: our top ten global equity funds

With deleveraging set to play out across much of the Western world for years, Citywire Selection runs the rule over the six funds and four investment trusts we think best equipped to take advantage of the difficult macroeconomic backdrop.

Fund of the Week: Aberdeen World Equity

The year has started with a cyclical rally, but Stephen Docherty is happy to sit on the sidelines. Find out why in our fund of the week video.

Fund of the Week: Aberdeen World Equity

Stockmarkets are down, but a long term view on the strongest  global companies, is worth considering.

Aberdeen's Docherty: UK more vulnerable than ever

Value investor Stephen Docherty has reduced the cyclicality in the Aberdeen World Equity fund, and believes the UK economy is as vulnerable as it has ever been.  

Aberdeen enters the global equity income market

Aberdeen Asset Management has retained Graham Ashby's former Credit Suisse Global Income Plus fund, which is to be managed by Stephen Docherty.

More pain on cards for banks, says Aberdeen's Docherty

Further bad news is still to emerge from the banking sector, with banks still unable to properly value the complicated debt structures still sitting on their balance sheets, says Stephen Docherty of Aberdeen Asset Managers.

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