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Trojan Income

Ranked 97 out of 108 in - UK Equity Income over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Francis Brooke

Born in Dublin in 1963, Francis Brooke was educated at Eton before studying politics at Edinburgh University, and holds the ASIP qualification. His investment career began in 1986 with Kleinwort Benson Securities before moving to Foreign & Colonial Management where he was appointed director in 1995. A period as a director at Mercury Asset Management, during which the company was taken over by Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, ended in 2004 when Francis moved to his current firm, Troy Asset Management, as investment director. At Troy, Francis manages the Trojan Income fund whilst also being responsible for a segregated charity portfolio. Away from the office Francis has a number of sporting interests including golf, shooting, tennis and backgammon.

Objective

To provide an above average income with the potential for capital growth in the medium term. The Fund's policy is to invest substantially in UK and overseas equities and fixed interest securities but may also invest in collective investment schemes and money market instruments.

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Performance

UK Equity Income over : 31/07/2016 - 31/07/2017
  • Rank 97/108 Total Return
  • Rank 98/108 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 100/108 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 3.9% 1.4%
2016 10.5% 1.9% 2.6% 4.7% 1.0%
2015 11.2% 4.9% 0.6% -0.5% 5.9%
2014 10.5% 3.0% 3.0% -0.3% 4.5%
2013 20.7% 11.6% 0.5% 2.0% 5.5%
2012 10.4% 4.5% 1.6% 4.6% -0.6%
2011 6.8% 1.3% 2.8% -2.9% 5.7%
2010 15.0% 4.3% -6.7% 9.3% 8.1%
2009 15.3% -9.8% 7.0% 13.7% 5.0%
2008 -11.7% -9.1% -2.2% -3.1% 2.5%
2007 5.4% 3.0% 2.8% -2.4% 2.0%
2006 17.3% 5.1% -0.1% 4.8% 6.6%
2005 12.0% 2.2% 3.3% 3.1% 2.9%
2004 3.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/06/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Unilever PLC ORD 5.82
Royal Dutch Shell Plc B ORD 4.43
GlaxoSmithKline PLC ORD 4.02
Imperial Brands PLC ORD 3.81
Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD 3.53
AstraZeneca PLC ORD 3.40
Compass Group PLC ORD 3.35
National Grid PLC ORD 3.21
Reynolds American Inc ORD 3.01
Vodafone Group PLC ORD 2.98
31/03/2017

Registered For Sale In

  1. Ireland
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/09/2004
  • Share Class size3,429Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B01BP176

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment250,000
  • Min. regular additional investment100

Charges

  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment5

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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).