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M&G Global Dividend

Ranked 69 out of 73 in - Global Equity Income over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Stuart Rhodes

Stuart Rhodes was born in the UK in 1980 and graduated from Bath University with a degree in business administration. He joined M&G as an equity analyst in 2004 and in 2008 he was appointed manager of the M&G Global Dividend Fund where he uses an active stockpicking investment process based on company fundamentals and valuation. Stuart is a Chartered Finacial Analyst and has been a fund manager since 2008. Outside of work he enjoys tennis and running.


The Fund aims to deliver a dividend yield above the market average, by investing mainly in a range of global equities. The Fund aims to deliver a dividend yield above the market average, whilst aiming to increase annual distributions over the long term, by investing in a range of global equities. The Funds exposure to global equities may be gained through the use of derivatives. The Fund may invest across a wide range of geographies, sectors and market capitalisations At least 70% of investment is in shares of companies from anywhere in the world.

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Global Equity Income over : 31/12/2014 - 31/12/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 -7.2% 4.2% -4.4% -12.2% 6.0%
2014 2.7% -0.2% 2.2% 0.8% -0.1%
2013 23.8% 17.4% 0.0% 0.3% 5.2%
2012 11.5% 8.4% -2.5% 2.6% 2.8%
2011 -2.0% 0.4% 3.7% -12.8% 7.9%
2010 20.3% 9.8% -9.2% 9.8% 9.9%
2009 28.5% -14.1% 13.1% 24.4% 6.3%
2008 -4.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Methanex Corp ORD 6.72
British American Tobacco PLC ORD 6.68
Avago Technologies Ltd ORD 4.63
Wells Fargo & Co ORD 4.34
Las Vegas Sands Corp ORD 3.91
AbbVie Inc ORD 3.77
Microsoft Corp ORD 3.57
UnitedHealth Group Inc ORD 3.45
BlackRock Inc ORD 3.43
Gibson Energy Inc ORD 3.37

Registered For Sale In

  1. Belgium
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Switzerland
  5. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date18/07/2008
  • Share Class size6,174Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B39R2M86

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment100


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment4

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