InvestSMART Portfolio Update - May 2018

May Performance update

Activity during the month

There were no major changes to the portfolios during May.

 

InvestSMART Core Growth Portfolio

The InvestSMART Core Growth Portfolio produced a return of 0.63% (after fees) during May.

The Vanguard Australian Property Securities Index ETF (VAP) was the best performing security for the month up 2.35%.

The estimated yield on the portfolio is currently 2.83%.

Since inception, the portfolio has returned 7.45% per annum (after fees).

Performance to 
31 May 2018
1 Month3 Months6 Months1 Year2 Years3 YearsSI (p.a)
InvestSMART Core Growth 0.63% 1.58% 1.17% 5.70% 7.31% 4.57% 7.45%
Morningstar Aus Msec Growth TR AUD 0.82% 2.03% 1.87% 7.14% 7.66% 5.79% 8.30%
Excess to Benchmark -0.19% -0.45% -0.71% -1.44% -0.36% -1.22% -0.85%
RBA Cash Rate 3% 0.37% 1.13% 2.27% 4.59% 4.62% 4.78% 4.90%
Excess to Objective 0.26% 0.45% -1.11% 1.11% 2.69% -0.21% 2.55%

Figure 1: Portfolio Performance after fees

Source: InvestSMART, MorningStar

 

InvestSMART Diversified Income Portfolio

The InvestSMART Diversified Income Portfolio produced a return of 0.58% (after fees) during May.

The Vanguard Australian Property Securities Index ETF (VAP) was the best performing security for the month up 2.35%.

The estimated yield on the portfolio is currently 2.28%. 

Since inception, the portfolio has returned 4.31% per annum (after fees).

Performance to 
31 May 2018
1 Month3 Months6 Months1 Year2 Years3 YearsSI (p.a)
InvestSMART Diversified Income 0.58% 0.78% 0.51% 3.50% 4.04% 3.41% 4.31%
Morningstar Aus Msec Moderate TR AUD 0.62% 1.45% 1.16% 3.95% 4.30% 4.15% 4.83%
Excess to Benchmark -0.03% -0.66% -0.65% -0.45% -0.26% -0.74% -0.52%
RBA Cash Rate 1% 0.21% 0.63% 1.26% 2.53% 2.55% 2.71% 2.78%
Excess to Objective 0.38% 0.16% -0.75% 0.97% 1.49% 0.70% 1.52%

Figure 2: Portfolio Performance after fees

Source: InvestSMART, MorningStar

 

InvestSMART Interest Income Portfolio

The InvestSMART Interest Income Portfolio produced a return of 0.64% (after fees) during May.

The iShares Treasury ETF (IGB) was the best performing security for the month, up 1.02%.

The estimated yield on the portfolio is currently 2.50%.

Since inception, the portfolio has returned 2.13% per annum (after fees).

Performance to 
31 May 2018
1 Month3 Months6 Months1 Year2 YearsSI (p.a)
InvestSMART Interest Income 0.64% 0.68% 0.63% 1.35% 1.60% 2.13%
Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0 Y TR AUD 0.69% 1.18% 0.68% 1.67% 2.09% 3.18%
Excess to Benchmark -0.05% -0.50% -0.05% -0.33% -0.49% -1.06%
RBA Cash Rate 0.12% 0.38% 0.75% 1.51% 1.53% 1.59%
Excess to Objective 0.51% 0.31% -0.12% -0.16% 0.06% 0.53%

Figure 3: Portfolio Performance after fees

Source: InvestSMART, MorningStar

 

InvestSMART Diversified Property & Infrastructure Portfolio

The InvestSMART Diversified Property & Infrastructure Portfolio produced a return of 1.21% (after fees) during May.

APA Group (APA) was the best performing security for the month, up 4.07%.

The estimated yield on the portfolio is currently 3.48%.

Since inception, the portfolio has returned 4.21% per annum (after fees).

Performance to 
31 May 2018
1 Month3 Months6 Months1 Year2 YearsSI (p.a)
InvestSMART Diversified Property & Infrastructure Portfolio 1.21% 5.45% -2.36% -2.09% -0.92% 4.21%
A Composite Benchmark 1.55% 5.34% -1.48% -1.37% 0.29% 5.61%
Excess to Benchmark -0.35% 0.11% -0.87% -0.72% -1.21% -1.40%

Figure 4: Portfolio Performance after fees

Source: InvestSMART, MorningStar 

 

InvestSMART International Equities Portfolio

The InvestSMART International Equities Portfolio produced a return of -0.29% (after fees) during May.

The BetaShares S&P 500 Yield Maximiser Fund (UMAX) was the best performing security for the month up 2.46%.

The estimated yield on the portfolio is currently 1.94%.

Since inception, the portfolio has returned 11.46% per annum (after fees).

Performance to 
31 May 2018
1 Month3 Months6 Months1 Year2 Years3 YearsSI (p.a)
InvestSMART International Equities -0.29% 1.59% 2.23% 9.14% 10.98% 6.27% 11.46%
MSCI World Ex Australia NR AUD 0.37% 2.58% 2.17% 9.80% 11.55% 8.13% 13.45%
Excess to Benchmark -0.65% -0.99% 0.06% -0.66% -0.57% -1.86% -1.99%

Figure 5: Portfolio Performance after fees

Source: InvestSMART, MorningStar

 

InvestSMART Hybrid Income Portfolio

The InvestSMART Hybrid Income Portfolio produced a return of -0.23% (after fees) during May

National Income Securities (NABHA) was the best performing security for the month up 1.01%.

The estimated gross running yield (incl. of franking) is currently 5.48%.

Since inception, the portfolio has returned 2.17% per annum (after fees).

Performance to 
31 May 2018
1 Month3 Months6 MonthsSI (p.a)
InvestSMART Hybrid Income -0.23% -0.51% 0.25% 2.17%
RBA Cash Rate 3% 0.37% 1.13% 2.27% 4.20%
Excess to Benchmark -0.60% -1.64% -2.02% -2.04%

Figure 6: Portfolio Performance after fees

Source: InvestSMART, MorningStar 


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