Part of our Foundation Fundlist FIDELITY ASIAN VALUES PLC ORD GBP0.25

Symbol: FAS

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Past Performance

  • 24th Apr 2019 to 24th Apr 2020-28.70%
  • 24th Apr 2020 to 24th Apr 202161.24%
  • 24th Apr 2021 to 24th Apr 2022-5.43%
  • 24th Apr 2022 to 24th Apr 202315.93%
  • 24th Apr 2023 to 24th Apr 20244.66%

Key Information

Benchmark MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan Small Cap
Sector IT Asia Pacific Smaller Companies
Gearing 101%
Ex-Dividend Date 2 Nov 2023
Dividend Pay Date 6 Dec 2023
Total Dividends - Year to Date14.5
Dividend Yield (%)2.832

Net Asset Value (Nav)

Latest actual NAV 563.86
Latest actual NAV date 22/04/2024
NAV frequency Daily
Premium/Discount -9.2%

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Charges

Total Ongoing Charges 
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1.3722%
Performance Fee 11%
AMC 0.70%
Our Platform Charge
We charge a platform fee of 0.35% per annum on the value of all stocks & shares held across all accounts, minimum £24 and maximum £240 per annum, charged pro-rata monthly in arrears. A full list of our rates and charges can be found here .
0.35%

Cost and Charges Information

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Account Type

  • Investment Account
  • Stocks & Shares ISA
  • SIPP

Annual charges

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Our annual fee

Our annual fee

Includes our platform fee at 0.35% per annum for Funds (up to £250,000) and Stocks & Shares (min £24 max £240), plus SIPP administration fee (if applicable, only charged if <£30,000 held) - see here
0.35%
Dealing charges

Dealing charges

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N/A
Product provider costs

Product provider costs

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1.3722%
Total (£)

Total (£)

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Cumulative effect of charges on your investment's return

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lump sum invested with an assumed growth rate of 1 year years
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Annual charges

Annual charges

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Effect of charges on return (%)

Effect of charges on return (%)

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Effect of charges on return (£)

Effect of charges on return (£)

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What you might get back at with charges applied

What you might get back at with charges applied

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Company

Business Summary

Fidelity Asian Values PLC is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Company carries on business as an investment trust. The Company's investment objective is to achieve capital growth principally from the stock markets of the Asian Region (excluding Japan). It seeks to meet its investment objective through investment in a diversified portfolio of securities and instruments issued by or related to companies listed on the stock markets in the Asian Region, excluding Japan, but investments may be made in companies listed elsewhere. The Company invests in various sectors, such as financials, consumer discretionary, industrials, information technology, consumer staples, materials, health care, utilities, energy, and communications services. It also invests in other transferable securities, collective investment schemes, money market instruments, and cash and deposits. The Company’s alternative investment fund manager is FIL Investment Services (UK) Limited.

Financial Summary

BRIEF: For the six months ended 31 January 2024, Fidelity Asian Values PLC revenues decreased from £40M to -£3.7M. Net loss totaled £9.5M vs. income of £35.9M. Revenues reflect Gains on investments decrease from £26.4M to -£4.9M, Gains/(losses) on derivative instruments decrease from £5.1M to -£6.1M, Foreign exchange gains/ (losses) Net ret decrease of 76% to £327K. Net loss reflects Other expenses increase of 8% to £522K (expense).

Performance

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      Cumulative Performance

      1 month3 months6 months1 year3 years5 years
      4.70% 4.70% 9.90% 4.66% 14.75% 31.93%

      Important Information
      Headline performance can mask the true characteristics of a fund. Without fully understanding how a fund is managed, you may inadvertently become exposed to an undesirable level of risk to your capital. Some funds carry a dilution levy which reduces the number of units realised on any initial investment as an initial charge. If this fund carries such a levy it should be detailed in the Key Investor Information Document (KIID), which we must provide and you should read before investing.

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      Composition

      Important Documents


      The documents listed below are the latest versions made available to our data provider by the fund management group, but may not necessarily reflect the applicable charges that would be levied should you purchase this fund via Charles Stanley Direct. You should treat the charges and other figures shown in the 'Overview' tab as accurate.

      Fund Provider Factsheet
      The Fact Sheet is supplied on a monthly basis by the management group and provides limited information on the fund. Past performance data and a review of how the fund has performed are commonly featured. &nbsp;
      FUND PROVIDER FACTSHEET
      242,147 bytes PDF Document; last updated 29 Feb 2024
      Key Information Document This document, issued by the product provider, provides key information about an investment product. The information is required by law to help potential investors understand the nature, risks, costs, potential gains and losses of the product and enable comparison with other products.
      KEY INFORMATION DOCUMENT
      179,034 bytes PDF Document; last updated 05 Apr 2024
      Annual Report A report published by the Fund Management Group detailing the progress of the fund during the course of the previous 12 months. The information provided includes a financial statement for the group as a whole.
      ANNUAL REPORT
      5,862,815 bytes PDF Document; last updated 31 Jul 2023
      Semi Annual Report Published periodically through the course of the financial year of the fund, the report provides an overview of the fund's performance and the prospects for the remainder of the year. Included are portfolio changes (i.e. which stocks have been bought and sold), and changes in the geographical breakdown during the course of the previous 12 months.
      SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT
      2,266,904 bytes PDF Document; last updated 31 Jan 2023

      Management Team

      Ajinkya Arvind Dhavale Nitin Bajaj

      Ajinkya Arvind Dhavale has managed this fund for 1 month.

      Ajinkya Arvind Dhavale There is currently no biography information for Ajinkya Arvind Dhavale.

      Manager Cumulative Performance v Peer Group

      Performance Graph

      Nitin Bajaj has managed this fund for 9 years .

      Nitin Bajaj Nitin Bajaj joined Fidelity in 2003 as a research analyst in London. After a very successful and highly rated period in research, he became an Assistant Portfolio Manager in 2007 for the Fidelity Global Special Situations Fund in the UK. He subsequently moved to Mumbai in 2009 to manage Fidelity’s domestic Indian equity funds, before moving to Singapore in 2012 to manage the Fidelity Asian Smaller Companies Fund (SICAV). Since April 2015, he has also managed Fidelity Asian Values PLC utilising the same contrarian value philosophy and approach.

      Manager Cumulative Performance v Peer Group

      Performance Graph

      Financials


      Income Statement - All values are in GBP (M).

      Year Ending

      31/07/2023

      31/07/2022

      31/07/2021

      31/07/2020

      31/07/2019

      31/07/2018

      Total Revenue 49.67 18.76 16.15 15.36 11.79 7.41
      Gross profit 44.78 16.43 14.03 12.80 8.63 3.80
      Operating Profit/Loss 43.76 15.69 13.47 12.22 8.04 3.31
      Profit Before Tax 43.76 15.69 107.72 -54.53 24.64 7.39
      Profit After Tax 39.64 13.53 103.57 -55.25 24.15 6.78
      Equity Holders of Parent Company 39.64 13.53 103.57 -55.25 24.15 6.78
      Minority Interest NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL


      Balance Sheet - All values are in GBP (M).

      Year Ending

      31/07/2023

      31/07/2022

      31/07/2021

      31/07/2020

      31/07/2019

      31/07/2018

      Total Non-Current Assets 377.63 338.85 350.23 241.27 312.68 273.71
      Total Current Assets 22.16 33.91 20.88 31.56 13.56 17.67
      Total Assets 399.79 372.75 371.10 272.83 326.24 291.38
      Total Liabilities 5.22 5.13 7.04 3.43 3.25 3.41
      Total Net Assets 394.58 367.62 364.06 269.40 323.00 287.97
      Shareholders Funds 394.58 367.62 364.06 269.40 323.00 287.97
      Minority Interests NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
      Total Equity 394.58 367.62 364.06 269.40 323.00 287.97

      Investment involves risk. You may get back less than invested.