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Guinness Sustainable Energy Class X Acc

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Fund ProviderGuinness Asset Management Limited
Fund SummaryThe 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.
Fund codeGUAEX
ManagersEdward Guinness, Jonathan Waghorn, Will Riley
Manager Tenure13 years
Morningstar CategorySector Equity Alternative Energy
IMA SectorGlobal
Fund Size£32 million
Fund TypeOEIC
Management StyleActive
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF)1.24%
Cavendish ongoing charge0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment£25
Minimum Top Up£25
Minimum Monthly Investment£25
Sell Price£17.9386
Buy Price£17.9386
Price Change-0.3073%
Price Date23rd September 2020
YieldCurrently unavailable
Dividend FrequencySemi-Annually
ISA EligibleYes
SIPP EligibleYes
Inception Date6th February 2017
Fund StatusOPEN
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: 1.330%

Annual Returns2019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Fund Performance+18.12%+9.62%+3.42%+8.56%-8.66%-13.27%+29.31%+40.87%-48.06%+2.16%
Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Alternative Energy)
Time PeriodCumulativeBenchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Alternative Energy)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day-0.31%+34.33%-34.64%
1 week-2.21%+2.43%-4.64%
1 month-0.97%+19.58%-20.54%
3 months16.85%+56.27%-39.42%
6 months65.07%+34.80%+30.27%
1 year32.43%+14.21%+18.23%
3 years13.84%+16.03%-2.19%
5 years12.90%+6.68%+6.22%
10 years1.72%+3.82%-2.10%
Since inception-3.44%Currently unavailableCurrently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share NameCountryValue
China Longyuan Power Group Corp Ltd Class HCHN3.99%
LG Chem LtdKOR3.87%
NextEra Energy IncUSA3.86%
Daqo New Energy Corp ADRCHN3.77%
Iberdrola SAESP3.77%
Vestas Wind Systems A/SDNK3.71%
NIBE Industrier AB BSWE3.68%
Schneider Electric SEFRA3.63%
TransAlta Renewables IncCAN3.61%
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SAESP3.61%

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