GMO Australian Equity Momentum Trust - Managed Fund

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Fund performance

  1M 3M 6M 1Y p.a. 2Y p.a. 3Y p.a. 5Y p.a. 10Y p.a.
Total return 0.49 -2.83 -1.24 14.46 17.45 - - -
Growth return 0.49 -10.66 -9.2 0.67 1.03 - - -
Income return 0 7.83 7.96 13.79 16.42 - - -
Market index (S&P/ASX 200 TR AUD)
Total return 1.84 2.37 - 12.47 13.21 11.88 9.5 8.15
As as 31 Aug 2007. Returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised. All figures are percentages.

Asset Allocation

GMO Australian Equity Momentum Trust
Australian Equities
96.79%
Cash
0.94%
Property
2.27%
International Equities
0%
Fixed Interest
0%
Alternatives
0%
Average Allocation of Peers
Australian Equities
93.05%
Cash
2.99%
Property
3.16%
International Equities
0.69%
Fixed Interest
0.04%
Alternatives
0.08%

General Information

Fund Details
Type Description
GMO Australian Equity Momentum Trust (Wholesale)
Closed
GMO Australia Limited
GMO0005AU
Equity Australia Other
Not Rated
Investment Fund
9 Sep 2004
$163.75 million (as at 31 Aug 2007)
$1.226 (as at 24 Sep 2007)
$1.2211 (as at 24 Sep 2007)
Fund Objective
The GMO Australian Equity Momentum Trust aims to outperform the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index by 3% per annum over a rolling five year period, before taking into account Trust fees and expenses.
Fund Strategy
The GMO Australian Equity Momentum Trust offers a risk-controlled diversified portfolio of between 35-80 Australian shares focusing on stocks with positive momentum, sentiment and earnings forecasts. The Trust complements both value and growth management styles. Risk is controlled via an optimisation process analysing the trade-off between anticipated returns and each security's contribution to volatility. The Trust intends to be fully invested and not take temporary defensive cash positions but reserves the right to do so
Offer information
Type Description
Minimum initial investment $500,000

Top 10 holdings (as at 31 Jul 2007)

Holding (as at 31 Jul 2007) Type % of Portfolio
QBE Insurance Grp Ltd Stock 11.24%
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Fund data sourced from Morningstar. Some material is copyright and published under licence from ASX Operations Pty Limited ACN 004 523 782 ("ASXO"). Data and content is provided for personal use only. Whilst every care has been taken in producing these numbers, neither Morningstar nor InvestSMART cannot make any guarantees around the complete accuracy of these figures. Should you decide to change investments, please read all relevant disclosure documents including the Product Disclosure Statements and if required, you may consider speaking to a financial professional for further guidance. A tax event may be realised as a result of switching investments. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

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Out of the 5,494 Australian funds researched with a 10 year track record, 81% underperform the industry standard benchmarks by an average of 2.12%, with average fees of 1.79%^.

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Returns Since Inception
InvestSMART International Equities 11.39%
Intelligent Investor Equity Growth 9.87%
InvestSMART High Growth 9.27%
Intelligent Investor Equity Income 9.06%
InvestSMART Diversified Property and Infrastructure 8.48%
InvestSMART Growth 8.47%
Intelligent Investor Australian Small Companies Fund 7.27%
InvestSMART Balanced 6.86%
InvestSMART Conservative 5.33%
InvestSMART Hybrid Income 5.27%
InvestSMART Interest Income 3.75%