Forsyth Barr Australian Equities Fund
The fund aims to achieve positive long-term returns by investing in selected Australian shares, subject to the risks associated with investments in international share markets.
AS AT 14 Oct 2021
Month End Unit Price
As at 31 Aug 2021
We actively manage the fund’s foreign currency exposures. As at 31 August 2021, these exposures represented 99.80% of the value of the fund. After allowing for foreign currency hedges in place, 60.27% of the value of the fund was unhedged and exposed to foreign currency risk.
The next Manager’s commentary will be included in the September Performance Summary (available October 2021).
As at 31 Aug 2021
|Westpac Banking Corporation Ltd||5.81%|
|BHP Group Limited||5.29%|
|Commonwealth Bank of Australia Limited||4.45%|
|National Australia Bank Ltd||2.99%|
|Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited||2.96%|
|Rio Tinto Ltd||2.61%|
|Ramsay Health Care Limited||2.19%|
|Major holdings as % of total portfolio||39.26%|
|Total portfolio holdings||86|
As at 31 Aug 2021
|1 Month||3 Months||1 Year||3 Years||Since commenced operation|
|Net Fund Return||1 Month 1.89%||3 Months 4.12%||1 Year 20.71%||3 Years 5.06%||Since commenced operation 2.57%|
|Gross Fund Return||1 Month 2.29%||3 Months 4.85%||1 Year 23.63%||3 Years 7.28%||Since commenced operation 4.50%|
|S&P/ASX Accumulation 200 Index (0% Hedged to the NZD)||1 Month 1.06%||3 Months 3.49%||1 Year 21.60%||3 Years 8.11%||Since commenced operation 5.59%|
|S&P/ASX Accumulation 200 Index (50% Hedged to the NZD)||1 Month 1.79%||3 Months 4.77%||1 Year 25.01%||3 Years 9.14%||Since commenced operation 6.42%|
|S&P/ASX Accumulation 200 Index (100% Hedged to the NZD)||1 Month 2.53%||3 Months 6.04%||1 Year 28.43%||3 Years 10.12%||Since commenced operation 7.11%|
The unit prices shown do not take into account any adjustment for PIE tax.
Net Fund Returns are calculated after deduction of fund charges, trading expenses and accrued tax for a New Zealand resident paying individual tax at the highest Prescribed Investor Rate (28%). Gross Fund Returns are calculated before deduction of taxes and fund charges but after deduction of trading expenses. Market index returns do not have any deductions for fund charges, trading expenses or tax.
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As at 30 June 2021
This document tells you how the Forsyth Barr Australian Equities Fund has performed and what fees were charged. The document will help you to compare the fund with other funds.
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The risk indicator is rated from 1 (low) to 7 (high). The rating reflects how much the value of the relevant fund’s assets goes up and down (volatility). A higher risk generally means higher potential returns over time, but more ups and downs along the way. The risk indicator is based on the returns data for the five years to 30 June 2021. See more information about the risks of investing in the Product Disclosure Statement.
Target investment mix
|Cash and cash equivalents||5.00%|
|New Zealand fixed interest||0.00%|
|International fixed interest||0.00%|
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