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Fidelity Extra Income A Inc

Ranked 21 out of 62 in - Sterling Strategic Bond over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Ian Spreadbury

Ian Spreadbury earned a BSc in Pure & Applied Mathematics from the University of North Wales in 1972 and went on to gain an MSc in Mathematical Statistics from Sussex University in 1976. Immediately after he graduated, Spreadbury worked as an actuary for various employers before he moved into fund management with Legal & General in 1985. He joined Fidelity in 1995 and brings a cautious and long-term approach to the funds he runs which include the Fidelity Extra Income, Fidelity Moneybuilder Balanced and Fidelity Moneybuilder Income unit trusts along with a broad selection of offshore and institutional portfolios.


The Fund's investment objective is to achieve a relatively high level of income from a portfolio primarily invested in a combination of UK corporate and government bonds and other fixed income and money market securities, preference shares and convertibles.

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Sterling Strategic Bond over : 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2016
  • Rank 21/62 Total Return
  • Rank 28/62 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 27/62 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
19 Aviva Investors Strategic Bond SC 1 Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



20 Henderson Preference & Bond A Net Inc GBP


21 Fidelity Extra Income A Inc GBP


22 Santander Strategic Bond II Gr GBP


23 Aviva Investors Managed High Income SC 1 Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
25 Allianz Sterling Total Return A GBP


26 Aviva Investors Strategic Bond SC 1 Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



27 Fidelity Extra Income A Inc GBP


28 JPM Strategic Bond A Acc GBP


29 EdenTree Amity Sterling Bond A GBP


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 1.7%
2015 -0.1% 2.4% -2.6% -0.4% 0.5%
2014 9.4% 3.0% 2.2% 0.8% 3.1%
2013 3.6% 1.8% -1.9% 2.3% 1.4%
2012 16.0% 4.8% 0.7% 5.7% 4.0%
2011 4.4% 2.1% 1.1% -2.1% 3.3%
2010 9.8% 6.2% 0.4% 5.2% -2.1%
2009 31.8% -0.7% 12.5% 13.6% 3.9%
2008 -15.5% -3.6% 0.5% -3.0% -10.1%
2007 1.9% 0.4% -0.9% 0.5% 1.9%
2006 4.1% 0.8% -0.7% 3.1% 1.0%
2005 7.3% -0.1% 3.3% 2.2% 1.7%
2004 9.8% 1.2% -0.5% 4.3% 4.5%
2003 19.9% 3.3% 9.1% 2.1% 4.2%
2002 6.1% 1.9% 1.6% -1.0% 3.5%
2001 1.2% 2.9% -4.0% -1.2% 3.7%
2000 2.2% 1.2% -0.3% -0.2% 1.4%
1999 -0.8% -1.5% 2.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Guernsey
  3. Ireland
  4. Jersey
  5. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date17/03/1999
  • Share Class size44Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0005314926

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment5,000


  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment3.5

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