AMP Gen - Colonial Geared Australian Share

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General Information

AMP Gen - Colonial Geared Australian Share
AMP-National Mutual Funds Management Ltd
NMF0004AU
Equity Australia Large Geared
(as at 31 May 2011)
Neutral
Not Rated
Managed Funds
5 May 2006
$23.38 million (as at 30 Jun 2014)
$0.66168 (as at 15 Aug 2014)
$0.6551 (as at 15 Aug 2014)

Fund performance (31 Jul 2014) NOTE : returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised

  1 Month
%
3 Month
%
6 Month
%
1 Year
% p.a.
2 Year
% p.a.
3 Year
% p.a.
5 Year
% p.a.
10 Year
% p.a.
Total return 7.45 5.18 19.58 31.95 44.52 22.37 10.79 -
Growth return 7.45 2.95 17.04 27.95 40.28 18.89 8.59 -
Income return 0 2.23 2.54 4 4.24 3.48 2.2 -

Morningstar index (Mstar PG ITr Equity Aus Large Geared Idx)

Total return 8.11 4.61 17.03 27.43 37.56 19.63 11.8 8.63

Market index (S&P/ASX 200 TR AUD)

Total return 4.4 3.54 10.93 16.54 20.13 13.5 10.59 9.46

Asset allocation (31 Jul 2014)

Domestic Shares 95.81%
International Shares 0%
Cash 3.89%
Listed Property 0.30%
Direct Property 0%
Domestic Fixed Interest 0%
International Fixed Interest 0%
Mortgage 0%
Other 0%

Objectives and Strategy

The fund aims to magnify long-term returns from capital growth by borrowing to invest in large Australian companies.
The fund is based on the belief that over the medium to long term, stock prices are driven by the ability of management to generate excess returns over their cost of capital in their chosen industry. The strategy of the fund is to generally invest in large, high quality companies with strong balance sheets and earnings. The fund's gearing effectively magnifies returns from the underlying investments, whether they are gains or losses. The fund predominantly invests in Australian companies and therefore does not hedge currency risk.

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Offer information

Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 2.93% (as at 31 Dec 2012)
Minimum initial investment $2,000.00
Minimum additional investments $500.00
Minimum redemption amount $500.00

Top 10 holdings (as at 31 Jul 2014)

Holding Type % of Portfolio
National Australia Bank Ltd Equity 9.44%
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