Fidelity Australian Low Volatility Equity Fund
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Fidelity Australian Low Volatility Equity Fund

Investment objective

To deliver returns in line with the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index, but with lower absolute volatility over the medium to long term. Volatility is measured by standard deviation of returns.

A diversified core portfolio of Australian equities. It aims to achieve long-term capital growth with lower risk than the market.

Leverages insights from Fidelity's extensive global research platform, and uses quantitative risk tools to build an optimal portfolio.

Seeks to maintain a risk level typically 20% lower than the S&P ASX 300 Accumulation Index.

Key facts

About this fund
Unit prices (at 21/10/21) Buy 10.0852 / Sell 10.0450 Unit price history
Buy/sell spread 0.20%/0.20%
Management costs1 0.50% p.a. Fee disclosure document
Fund size (at 21/10/21) A$6.82M
Inception date 15 October 2021
Distribution frequency Quarterly
Currency Australian dollar
Benchmark S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index
About the manager
Portfolio manager Daniel Swift / Matt Jones
Appointed to fund 15 October 2021
Location London / Sydney
Joined Fidelity 2015 / 2005
Unique identifiers
APIR code FID1437AU
ARSN code 651643104
mFund code FIL37

Fund ratings3

Morningstar 2020 Australia Fund Manager of the Year3

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This Fund is subject to the risk of stock market fluctuations. Investors accessing the Fund through a master trust or wrap account will also bear any fees charged by the operator of such master trust or wrap account. Any apparent discrepancies in the numbers are due to rounding.

1Management Costs and buy/sell spread are current as at the date of publication of this website. These fees may be subject to change in the future.

2Total returns (net) have been calculated using exit prices and take into account the applicable buy/sell spread and are net of Fidelity’s management costs, transactional and operational costs and assumes reinvestment of distributions. No allowance has been made for tax. Returns of more than one year are annualised. The return of capital is not guaranteed. 

3Morningstar Awards 2020 ©. Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Awarded to Fidelity International for Morningstar 2020 Australia Fund Manager of the Year.

Why this fund

Designed to help 'smooth the ride' it aims to reduce the effect of negative markets, leading to more consistent returns.

Uses a combination of quantitative (backward looking) and fundamental analysis (forward looking) to asses the risk profile of a stock and build its portfolio.

Active management leveraging the expertise of over 400 investment professionals around the world.

Related insights

This Fund is subject to the risk of stock market fluctuations. Investors accessing the Fund through a master trust or wrap account will also bear any fees charged by the operator of such master trust or wrap account. Any apparent discrepancies in the numbers are due to rounding.

1Management Costs and buy/sell spread are current as at the date of publication of this website. These fees may be subject to change in the future.

2Total returns (net) have been calculated using exit prices and take into account the applicable buy/sell spread and are net of Fidelity’s management costs, transactional and operational costs and assumes reinvestment of distributions. No allowance has been made for tax. Returns of more than one year are annualised. The return of capital is not guaranteed. 

3Morningstar Awards 2020 ©. Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Awarded to Fidelity International for Morningstar 2020 Australia Fund Manager of the Year.