14 important things you should know about Aberdeen JETAX mutual fund

Updated: June 28, 2020
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Are you looking to buy or sell JETAX? Or perhaps you’re looking for JETAX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

In this JETAX mutual fund review, we’ll address key questions our readers have been asking us about this fund, above and beyond what you can find in its prospectus, and on Morningstar or Yahoo Finance.

Here is what you’ll be able to find in this review:

  • Fact Sheet: JETAX performance, returns, expense ratio, holdings and dividend yield;
  • Analysis: JETAX buy or sell; the pros and cons of investing in JETAX mutual fund;
  • Alternatives: other ETFs and mutual funds you should consider as alternatives to JETAX.

And here is the list of questions we’ll answer:

  1. Describe Aberdeen Investment Funds: Aberdeen Select International Equity Fund II; Class A Shares (JETAX).
  2. What are JETAX holdings?
  3. What is JETAX performance? What are JETAX historical returns?
  4. How many up and down years did JETAX have historically?
  5. What is JETAX dividend yield?
  6. What is JETAX minimum initial investment amount?
  7. What is JETAX expense ratio?
  8. Does JETAX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  9. What is JETAX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?
  10. What is JETAX beta? How would you assess JETAX risk?
  11. What is JETAX Sharpe ratio?
  12. What is JETAX Finny Score? JETAX buy or sell?
  13. What are the pros of investing in JETAX? What are JETAX buy reasons?
  14. What are the cons of investing in JETAX? What are JETAX sell reasons?

So let’s start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Aberdeen Investment Funds: Aberdeen Select International Equity Fund II; Class A Shares (JETAX).

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. The Fund seeks its investment objective by normally investing at least 80% of its net assets in international equity securities. The Fund normally excludes investments in the U.S. The Fund invests in mid-size and larger companies.

2. What are JETAX top holdings?

JETAX has 45 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 35.53% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH 4.00%
Prologis Inc PLD 3.99%
Safaricom PLC N/A 3.86%
Equinix Inc EQIX 3.81%
NextEra Energy Inc NEE 3.63%
Alstom SA ALO.PA 3.45%
John Laing Group PLC JLG.L 3.31%
Umicore SA UMI 3.24%
Mastercard Inc A MA 3.18%
AIA Group Ltd 01299.HK 3.06%

3. What is JETAX performance? What are JETAX historical returns?

JETAX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 4.66%;
  • 3-month return is -13.18%;
  • 1-year return is 3.57%;
  • 3-year return is 1.64%;
  • 5-year return is 1.18%;
  • 10-year return is 2.25%;
  • 15-year return is 2.95%.

4. How many up and down years did JETAX have historically?

In the last 10 years, JETAX had 6 up years and 4 down years.

5. What is JETAX dividend yield?

JETAX yield is 2.24%.

6. What is JETAX minimum initial investment amount?

JETAX minimum initial investment amount is $3.00K.

7. What is JETAX expense ratio?

JETAX expense ratio is 2.03%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

8. Does JETAX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

JETAX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0.25. JETAX front-end sales load is 0. JETAX back-end sales load is 0.

9. What is JETAX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.9%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 0.95%.

10. What is JETAX beta? How would you assess JETAX risk?

  • 3-year beta is 0.90;
  • 5-year beta is 0.92;
  • 10-year beta is 0.96.

11. What is JETAX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.08;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.02;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.06.

Analysis

12. What is JETAX Finny Score? JETAX buy or sell?

JETAX Finny Score is 0. Our quantitative analysis shows 0 reasons to buy JETAX and 7 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 0.

13. What are the pros of investing in JETAX? What are JETAX buy reasons?

We don't see any strong reasons to buy JETAX.

14. What are the cons of investing in JETAX? What are JETAX negatives?

The following are JETAX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • JETAX net assets are $36.40 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • JETAX 3-year return is 1.64%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI NR USD), 4.21%.
  • JETAX 5-year return is 1.18%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI NR USD), 4.32%.
  • JETAX 10-year return is 2.25%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI NR USD), 7.47%.
  • JETAX 15-year return is 2.95%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI NR USD), 6.05%.
  • Warning: this fund has a 12b1 sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.25%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund.
  • JETAX expense ratio is 2.03%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the JETAX review, we covered JETAX key stats (return, performance, yield, expense ratio, and holdings), buy and sell analysis, and alternative investments. If this review was helpful to you, feel free to check out other mutual fund and ETF reviews.
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