Distribution of Assets

Here you can see where we are invested on a geographic and industrial basis compared with 12 months previously

Geographical analysis (%)

As at 30 Apr 2024

Region
%
  • Cash and other income
  • 33.8
  • 37.5
  • Europe ex UK
  • 27.2
  • 29.3
  • UK
  • 12.9
  • 9.0
  • Americas
  • 12.5
  • 12.6
  • Japan
  • 8.9
  • 9.4
  • Asia Pacific ex Japan
  • 4.7
  • 2.2
Apr 2024
Apr 2023

Sector analysis (%)

As at 30 Apr 2024

Sector
%
  • Cash and other income
  • 33.8
  • 37.5
  • Financials
  • 31.7
  • 24.9
  • Industrials
  • 9.7
  • 7.8
  • Consumer Staples
  • 6.7
  • 7.1
  • Energy
  • 6.4
  • 5.7
  • Consumer Discretionary
  • 3.9
  • 1.9
  • Communication Services
  • 3.5
  • 3.9
  • Information Technology
  • 2.6
  • 3.9
  • Health Care
  • 1.7
  • 5.8
  • Real Estate
  • 0.0
  • 1.5
Apr 2024
Apr 2023

 

As the Company invest in overseas securities, fluctuations in exchange rates may also cause the value of the shares (and any income from them) to fall as well as rise.

FAQ

The Investment Manager has a range of guidelines it follows regarding the absolute exposure it takes to each sector or country. These vary depending on the individual size of each sector or geography and the diversity of the companies within them.

The Investment Manager uses MSCI’s Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

This sector contains companies whose goods or services are considered non-essential to consumers. These include Automobiles & Components; Consumer Durables & Apparel; Consumer Services; and Retailing.

This sector contains companies whose products are considered essential and which consumers will continue to purchase regardless of changing financial conditions. These include Food & Staples Retailing; Food, Beverage & Tobacco; and Household & Personal Products.