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Guinness Sustainable Energy Class X Acc

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Fund Provider Guinness
Fund Summary The fund aims to increase the value of the amount you invest over a period of years. To do this the fund invests in the shares of a range of companies in the alternative energy industry. Alternative energy means energy not requiring fossil fuels like oil or coal. The choice of investments is at the discretion of the Investment Manager, Guinness Asset Management Ltd. Any income the fund receives will be reinvested to grow the value of your investment. You may sell your investment on any working day in Ireland. Recommendation: this fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within five years.
SEDOL code B7LWDH1
ISIN IE00B7LWDH14
Fund code GUAEX
Managers Edward Guinness
Manager Tenure 12 years
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Alternative Energy
IMA Sector Global
Fund Size £10 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 1.24%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £13.0337
Buy Price £13.0337
Price Change +0.8465%
Price Date 18th June 2019
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 2nd September 2008
Fund Status OPEN
Edward joined Guinness Asset Management in January 2006 and is manager of the Guinness Alternative Energy Fund. Prior to joining Guinness Asset Management, Edward worked from 2002 as a merger arbitrage analyst for the Arbitrage Associates Fund at the Tiedemann Investment Group in New York. In 1998 he joined HSBC Investment Bank, where he worked in the Corporate Finance Department in the Energy & Utilities Team and in the Telecoms & Technology Team. Edward graduated from Cambridge University with a Master's degree in Engineering and Management Studies.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.706%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +3.58% +2.28% +9.99% -16.64% -3.96% +55.55% -6.33% -48.09% -2.30% +29.88%
Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Alternative Energy)
+1.04% +8.97% +23.01% -9.14% -2.22%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Alternative Energy)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.45% -0.30% -0.15%
1 week 0.06% +1.95% -1.89%
1 month 4.30% +3.92% +0.38%
3 months 3.92% +4.94% -1.02%
6 months 13.58% +11.77% +1.81%
1 year 4.84% +6.12% -1.28%
3 years 31.16% +36.82% -5.66%
5 years -3.92% +31.71% -35.63%
10 years -19.36% +24.50% -43.86%
YTD 17.01% +18.27% -1.26%
Since inception -52.74% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Xinyi Solar Holdings Ltd CHN 4.31%
Cosan SA BRA 3.98%
LG Chem Ltd KOR 3.87%
China Suntien Green Energy Corp Ltd H CHN 3.78%
Wasion Holdings Ltd CHN 3.72%
China Longyuan Power Group Corp Ltd H CHN 3.68%
Canadian Solar Inc CAN 3.66%
Ormat Technologies Inc USA 3.58%
Concord New Energy Group Ltd CHN 3.58%
Schneider Electric SE FRA 3.58%

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