General Information

Australian Ethical Balanced Trust
Australian Ethical Investment Ltd
AUG0001AU
Multisector Balanced
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Investment Fund
3 Aug 1989
$742.28 million (as at 30 Apr 2017)
$1.53138 (as at 25 May 2017)
$1.52679 (as at 25 May 2017)

Fund performance (30 Apr 2017)

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 1.64 4.04 5.87 7.69 4.95 7.48 9.14 3.86
Growth return 1.64 4.04 5.78 7.24 4.2 6.57 7.46 1
Income return 0 0 0.09 0.45 0.75 0.91 1.68 2.86

Market index (Morningstar Aus Msec Balanced TR AUD)

Total return 1.47 4.04 6.78 9.21 5.23 7.76 9.51 4.69

Asset Allocation (30 Apr 2017)

Australian Equities 31.95%
International Equities 25.89%
Cash 9.60%
Property 7.62%
Fixed Interest 24.75%
Alternatives 0.19%
Asset Allocation

Objectives and Strategy

To provide investors with a balance between capital growth and a moderate level of income through a diversified portfolio of assets that supports the Australian Ethical Charter.
The Balanced Trust invests over different asset types and markets to reduce volatility of return. It is actively managed with low stock turnover. The portfolio includes: Interest-bearing securities such as investment-grade corporate and sovereign bonds: high-grade mortgage-backed securities, bank debt and private loans, domestic and international shares focusing on larger, mature companies generally paying franked dividends, property, either fully owned, listed or unlisted with stable tenancies and strong lease terms.

Offer information

Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 2.50% (as at 27 Oct 2015)
Minimum initial investment $5,000.00
Minimum additional investments $500.00
Minimum redemption amount $500.00

Top 10 holdings (as at 31 Mar 2017)

Holding Type % of Portfolio
Australian Ethical Diversified Share Fund Class C Mutual Fund - Unspecified 30.11%
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