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Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income PLC

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  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    To generate capital growth and income by investing in a global portfolio of healthcare stocks.

    How does FE rate this fund?

    • No FE Alpha managers
    • 3
    • Not included in the AFI

    Who manages this fund?

    Dan Mahony Since 15-Jun-2010

    Daniel joined Polar Capital to set up the healthcare team in 2007. He has 23 years of industry experience, comprising...


    Gareth Powell Since 15-Jun-2010

    Gareth joined Polar Capital in 2007 to set up the healthcare team. He has over 15 years’ investment experience in the...


  • How has this fund performed?

    Cumulative Performance chart

    Cumulative Performance as at 26/04/2017
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and... +5.8 +1.1 +17.9 +45.1 +97.0
    Biotechnology & Healthcare +7.0 +8.4 +25.4 +83.9 +184.2
    NAV +5.7 +1.0 +16.9 +43.1 +107.1

    Discrete Performance chart

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  • Ratios and Analysis

    How does this fund compare against other funds in Biotechnology & Healthcare?

    Quartile Ranking

        1y 3y
    ? Position 3 / 4 4 / 4
    ? Quartile 3 4

    Ranking is for the main unit within the sector View other funds in this sector

    Other Rating

    Morningstar Analyst

    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 14.70 12.43
    ? Alpha 20.06 8.09
    ? Beta 0.29 0.30
    ? Sharpe 1.81 0.88
    ? Info Ratio -0.24 -0.32
    ? R2 0.09 0.23
    ? Quartiles:1 2 3 4

    Risk Score

    FE Risk scores allow you to see how risky a fund is in comparison with the FTSE 100.

    This fund: 148
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Initial n/a
    Annual 0.85%
    ? TER 1.14%
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial n/a
    Additional n/a
  • Prices and Codes


                Diluted NAV   Div yield
      Currency Bid Offer Date Prem/Disc Estimated Last Published Gearing Net Gross
    Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income PLC Ord 25p GBX 201.88 26 Apr 2017 -2.98 207.92 207.92 100 2.06 2.06


      Unit type Exchange TIDM Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income PLC Ord 25p INC PCGH K0P0 B6832P1 GB00B6832P16
  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (28 Feb 2017)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 US Equities 51.40
    2 UK Equities 10.10
    3 Swiss Equities 9.20
    4 Japanese Equities 5.80
    5 French Equities 5.00
    6 German Equities 4.70
    7 International Equities 4.40
    8 Money Market 3.70
    9 Australian Equities 2.90
    10 Irish Equities 2.80

    Top Holdings (28 Feb 2017)

    Rank Largest Holdings %  
    1 Merck & Co 7.70
    2 Pfizer 7.50
    3 Johnson & Johnson 6.20
    4 GlaxoSmithKline 5.00
    5 Sanofi 5.00
    6 Novartis 4.70
    7 Merck KGaA 4.20
    8 Roche 3.90
    9 Astellas Pharma 3.60
    10 Bristol Myers Squibb 3.40
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: INVT
    Nominal value: 2500
    Fund Launch: 15-Jun-2010
    Unit Launch: 15-Jun-2010
    Savings plan: NO
    Last AGM: 31-Jan-2017
    Stockbroker(s): N/A
    Wind-up date: N/A
    Dividend policy: N/A
    Settlement Details: N/A
    Issued: N/A
    Asset Class: Equity
    Annual accounts: N/A
    Next AGM: January 2018
    Management Contract: N/A
    Continuation/Wind-up provision: N/A
    Investment Restrictions: N/A
    Tax Policy: N/A
    Fund Size: £243.2m / $312.1m (26-Apr-17)
    Market Value: £ 243.21m
    Own ISA wrapper: NO
    Last report / accounts: 15-Dec-2016
    EGM: N/A
    Borrowing limits: N/A
    Splits: N/A
    Reconstruction proposal: N/A
    News: company announcements
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  • Contact Details

    +44 (0) 20 7227 2799 (Fax Number)
    +44 (0) 20 7227 2700 (Main Number)

Annual Management Charges: 0.85% of Market Cap/or NAV which ever is lower;

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated using closing mid prices and with net income (dividends) reinvested. fair value cum income NAV figures (in accordance with AIC guidelines) and with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Pound Sterling (GBP). You can switch the fund’s native currency using the currency selector towards the top of this page.

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