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1.88  /  0.2%


NAV on 2021/02/25
NAV on 2021/02/24 924.75
52 week high on 2021/02/16 934.53
52 week low on 2020/03/19 550.2
Total Expense Ratio on 2020/06/30 1.16
Total Expense Ratio (performance fee) on 2020/06/30 0
Incl Dividends
1 month change 5.67% 5.67%
3 month change 16% 16.9%
6 month change 21.95% 22.9%
1 year change 18.97% 21.32%
5 year change 6.74% 9.65%
10 year change 8.67% 11.22%
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  • Sectoral allocations
Basic Materials 218.49 31.94%
Consumer Goods 86.38 12.63%
Consumer Services 72.88 10.65%
Derivatives 0.15 0.02%
Financials 117.82 17.22%
Health Care 12.33 1.80%
Industrials 40.23 5.88%
Liquid Assets 20.06 2.93%
Technology 102.40 14.97%
Telecommunications 13.36 1.95%
Offshore 0.04 0.01%
  • Top five holdings
 NASPERS-N 102.40 14.97%
 BHP 60.11 8.79%
 ANGLO 51.65 7.55%
 BATS 44.75 6.54%
 SIBANYE-S 41.97 6.14%
  • Performance against peers
  • Fund data  
Management company:
Absa Fund Managers (RF) (Pty) Ltd.
Formation date:
ISIN code:
Short name:
South African--Equity--General
FTSE/JSE Top 40 index
  • Fund management  
Stephen Arthur
Stephen joined Absa Capital in 2003 as an Investment Banker, and held positions in Corporate Finance and Private Equity. In 2006 he joined Absa Asset Management (ABAM) as a Resource Analyst responsible for all resources investments made by ABAM. A position he still holds today. In addition, he was appointed the fund manager of the Absa Rand Protector Unit Trust in June 2006, and the fund manager for the Absa Flexible Equity Unit Trust in June 2010. Stephen has over 20 years of investment and asset management experience. He has been employed by a number of investment companies including, Liberty Assets Management, Nedcor Investment Bank and Absa Asset Management. During this period he held positions as an equity analyst and portfolio manager, managing a number of unit trusts and pension fund portfolios.
Dale Hutcheson
Dale Hutcheson joined Absa Asset Management on the 7th January 2008 as Industrial Analyst. After completing articles Dale left Deloitte & Touche in June 2002 to join Credit Suisse First Boston, which became Macquarie First South (MFS). Dale’s time at MFS was spent briefly as a financial manager, then as a HOLT specialist and lastly as an analyst. As a HOLT specialist Dale was involved in corporate consulting around financial performance measurement and consulting to the asset management community. As a HOLT specialist Dale also performed analysis and produced or contributed to fellow analyst research reports on the telecommunications, IT, electronics and engineering, platinum, gold, retail and food producer sectors. As an analyst at MFS Dale Hutcheson became a rated construction analyst while he also spent some time covering small caps and the hotel and leisure sectors. In November 2006 Dale joined Credit Suisse Standard Securities where he continued to cover the construction sector. Dale is a CA(SA) with a H(Dip) (Tax Law).

  • Fund manager's comment

ABSA Prime Equity Comment - Dec 19

2020/02/13 00:00:00
The Fund Commentary is provided on a quarterly basis and can be found on under Unit Trusts Minimum Disclosure Documents. The latest quarterly commentary available is for the quarter ending 31 December 2019.
  • Fund focus and objective  
The majority of the equity securities will be large capitalisation shares from the FTSE/JSE Top 40 index. The fund will predominantly invest in securities of an equity nature. Our equity investment process is primarily bottom-up stock-picking and valuation focused. The portfolios are managed in line with our pragmatic value investment approach, with the objective of providing real returns to clients.

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