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Guinness Global Energy Fund class X

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Fund Provider Guinness
Fund Summary The fund aims to increase the value of the amount you invest in it over a period of years. To do this the fund invests in the shares of a range of companies in the energy industry. This includes companies engaged in the exploration, production or distribution of oil, gas and other energy sources. 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 B6XV001
Fund code GUGEX
Managers Timothy W.N. Guinness
Manager Tenure 11 years
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Energy
IMA Sector Global
Fund Size £187 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 £8.7387
Buy Price £8.7387
Price Change -1.5014%
Price Date 22nd August 2019
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 2nd September 2008
Fund Status OPEN
Tim Guinness is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Guinness Asset Management and Guinness Atkinson Asset Management, our sister US business. He has over 35 years investment experience. He founded Guinness Flight Global Asset Management Ltd in 1987 and was CEO (or joint CEO) from 1987 to 1999 and a portfolio manager of the Global Equity Fund. After Investec acquired Guinness Flight in 1998, he was Chairman of the company during the transition into Investec, as well as lead manager of the Investec Global Energy Fund. In 2003 he left Investec to set up Guinness Asset Management, which was appointed the outsource manager of Investec Global Energy Fund until 2008. Tim graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in engineering. He then completed a Masters Degree in Management Science at the Sloan School M.I.T. in the United States.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.300%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -15.50% +27.08% -4.16% +2.44% -29.37% +29.28% +15.82% -23.95% +34.97% +17.02%
Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Energy)
-11.25% +31.79% -7.81% +4.12% -31.20%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Energy)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.85% -0.91% +1.76%
1 week 2.40% +0.77% +1.63%
1 month -4.95% -0.74% -4.21%
3 months -8.20% -1.64% -6.57%
6 months -6.52% -0.05% -6.47%
1 year -19.18% -11.10% -8.08%
3 years -7.64% +14.10% -21.74%
5 years -28.55% -20.75% -7.80%
10 years 13.33% +1.24% +12.09%
YTD 4.79% +7.69% -2.90%
Since inception -0.51% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Suncor Energy Inc CAN 4.10%
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd CAN 4.02%
Omv AG AUT 4.00%
BP PLC GBR 3.99%
CNOOC Ltd CHN 3.92%
PetroChina Co Ltd H CHN 3.92%
Total SA FRA 3.90%
Chevron Corp USA 3.87%
Eni SpA ITA 3.85%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A GBR 3.84%

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