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InvestSMART Portfolio Update - February 2018

February Performance update
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Activity during the month

There were no major changes to any of the portfolios this month.

 

InvestSMART Core Growth Portfolio

The InvestSMART Core Growth Portfolio produced a return of -0.57% (after fees) during February.

The iShares S&P 500 ETF (IVV) was the best performing security for the month up 0.68%.

The estimated yield on the portfolio is currently 2.89%.

Since inception, the portfolio has returned 7.53% per annum (after fees). 

Performance to 
28 February 2018
1 Month3 Months6 Months1 Year2 Years3 YearsSI (p.a)
InvestSMART Core Growth -0.57% -0.41% 5.12% 8.30% 10.43% 4.19% 7.53%
Morningstar Aus Msec Growth TR AUD -0.31% -0.15% 5.90% 8.67% 10.17% 5.30% 8.30%
Excess to Benchmark -0.25% -0.26% -0.78% -0.37% 0.26% -1.11% 0.77%
RBA Cash Rate 3% 0.37% 1.13% 2.27% 4.59% 4.67% 4.84% 4.92%
Excess to Objective -0.94% -1.54% 2.85% 3.71% 5.76% -0.65% 2.60%

Figure 1: Portfolio Performance after fees

Source: InvestSMART, MorningStar

 

InvestSMART Diversified Income Portfolio

The InvestSMART Diversified Income Portfolio produced a return of -0.15% (after fees) during February.

The iShares Core Composite Bond ETF (IAF) was the best performing security for the month up 0.42%.

The estimated yield on the portfolio is currently 3.24%.

Since inception, the portfolio has returned 4.40% per annum (after fees).

Performance to 
28 Feburary 2018
1 Month3 Months6 Months1 Year2 Years3 YearsSI (p.a)
InvestSMART Diversified Income -0.15% -0.28% 2.94% 4.18% 6.16% 3.05% 4.40%
Morningstar Aus Msec Moderate TR AUD -0.13% -0.29% 2.77% 4.81% 5.34% 3.77% 4.75%
Excess to Benchmark -0.01% 0.00% 0.17% -0.63% 0.83% -0.72% -0.35%
RBA Cash Rate 1% 0.21% 0.63% 1.26% 2.53% 2.61% 2.77% 2.81%
Excess to Objective -0.35% -0.91% 1.68% 1.65% 3.56% 0.28% 1.59%

Figure 2: Portfolio Performance after fees

Source: InvestSMART, MorningStar

 

InvestSMART Interest Income Portfolio

The InvestSMART Interest Income Portfolio produced a return of 0.08% (after fees) during February.

The iShares Core Composite Bond ETF (IAF) was the best performing security for the month, up 0.42%.

The estimated yield on the portfolio is currently 2.69%.

Since inception, the portfolio has returned 2.06% per annum (after fees). 

Performance to 
28 February 2018
1 Month3 Months6 Months1 Year2 YearsSI (p.a)
InvestSMART Interest Income 0.08% -0.05% 0.85% 2.03% 1.87% 2.06%
Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0 Y TR AUD 0.29% -0.50% 1.15% 2.87% 2.15% 3.00%
Excess to Benchmark -0.21% 0.45% -0.30% -0.84% -0.28% -0.94%
RBA Cash Rate 0.12% 0.38% 0.75% 1.51% 1.59% 1.60%
Excess to Objective -0.05% -0.42% 0.10% 0.52% 0.28% 0.45%

Figure 3: Portfolio Performance after fees

Source: InvestSMART, MorningStar

 

InvestSMART Diversified Property & Infrastructure Portfolio

The InvestSMART Diversified Property & Infrastructure Portfolio produced a return of -2.87% (after fees) during February.

Aurizon Holdings Limited (AZJ) was the best performing security for the month, up 1.28%.

The estimated yield on the portfolio is currently 3.42%.

Since inception, the portfolio has returned 2.20% per annum (after fees).

Performance to 
28 February 2018
1 Month3 Months6 Months1 Year2 YearsSI (p.a)
InvestSMART Diversified Property & Infrastructure Portfolio -2.87% -7.40% -2.43% -5.70% -0.01% 2.20%
A Composite Benchmark -4.02% -6.48% -2.80% -4.38% 1.57% 3.78%
Excess to Benchmark 1.15% -0.92% 0.37% -1.32% -1.58% -1.58%

Figure 4: Portfolio Performance after fees

Source: InvestSMART, MorningStar 

 

InvestSMART International Equities Portfolio

The InvestSMART International Equities Portfolio produced a return of -0.50% (after fees) during February.

The BetaShares S&P 500 Yield Maximiser Fund (UMAX) was the best performing security for the month up 1.50%.

The estimated yield on the portfolio is currently 1.94%.

Since inception, the portfolio has returned 11.85% per annum (after fees). 

Performance to 
28 February 2018
1 Month3 Months6 Months1 Year2 Years3 YearsSI (p.a)
InvestSMART International Equities -0.50% 0.63% 11.02% 16.26% 14.51% 6.84% 11.85%
MSCI World Ex Australia NR AUD -0.41% -0.40% 10.91% 15.99% 14.16% 8.47% 13.67%
Excess to Benchmark -0.09% 1.03% 0.11% 0.27% 0.35% -1.82% -1.63%

Figure 5: Portfolio Performance after fees

Source: InvestSMART, MorningStar

 

InvestSMART Hybrid Income Portfolio

The InvestSMART Hybrid Income Portfolio produced a return of -0.52% (after fees) during February.

The IAG Limited Reset Exchangeable Securities (IANG) was the best performing security for the month up 0.39%.

The estimated gross running yield (incl. of franking) is currently 5.21%.

Since inception, the portfolio has returned 2.69% per annum (after fees).

Performance to 
28 February 2018
1 Month3 Months6 MonthsSI (p.a)
InvestSMART Hybrid Income -0.52% 0.76% 2.31% 2.69%
RBA Cash Rate 3% 0.37% 1.13% 2.27% 3.04%
Excess to Benchmark -0.89% -0.37% 0.04% -0.35%

Figure 6: Portfolio Performance after fees

Source: InvestSMART, MorningStar

 

 

 

 

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