Suitability and risk

Suits members who want to invest in a specific asset class and are comfortable with the value of their investments fluctuating.

7 years
Suggested minimum investment time frame
High
Summary risk level
Sector
Option type
$802.8 million

Option size1

As at 31 August 2021

Expected frequency of negative annual return
4 to less than 6 in 20 years
Total investment fees and costs and transaction costs (%)
Super: 0.48% | Pension: 0.40%

Objective and performance

This option invests in a diversified portfolio of securities (including but not limited to) Australian shares. From time to time this option may hold non-Australian exposures.

Objective

To achieve returns that exceeds CPI by 4.5% over 7 years.2

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 7 years
As at 30 Jun 2021
CPI + 4.5% Australian Shares performance Outperformance
6.2 9.9 3.7
Performance objectives are not promises or predictions of any particular rate of return.

Performance against peers

2
Compare performance against the median performance of the top funds as identified by SuperRatings.2
% p.a.
As at 31 Aug 2021
Timeframe Australian Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 2.37 2.44 -0.07
3 months 5.81 5.61 0.20
Financial year to date 3.81 3.59 0.22
1 year 28.15 26.47 1.68
3 years 12.40 9.51 2.89
5 years 12.37 10.32 2.05
7 years 9.78 8.42 1.36
10 years 11.16 10.12 1.04
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

Australian Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 18 Oct 2021

Objective

To achieve returns that exceeds CPI by 4.5% over 7 years.2

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 7 years
As at 30 Jun 2021
CPI + 4.5% Australian Shares performance Outperformance
6.2 11.4 5.2
Performance objectives are not promises or predictions of any particular rate of return.

Performance against peers

2
Compare performance against the median performance of the top funds as identified by SuperRatings.2
% p.a.
As at 31 Aug 2021
Timeframe Australian Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month 2.69 2.70 -0.01
3 months 6.48 6.10 0.38
Financial year to date 4.37 3.96 0.41
1 year 31.37 29.83 1.54
3 years 14.17 10.54 3.63
5 years 14.09 11.58 2.51
7 years 11.29 9.55 1.74
10 years 12.55 11.27 1.28
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

Australian Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 18 Oct 2021

Allocations

Strategic asset allocation

3
As at 01 October 2020
Asset class Allocation
Australian Shares
100.0%

Sector allocation

As at 31 August 2021
Sector Allocation
Industrials
8.2%
Consumer Staples
4.1%
Information Technology
3.3%
Communication Services
3.2%
Financials
32.3%
Materials
23.8%
Consumer Discretionary
10.6%
Health Care
7.1%
Real Estate
5.0%
Other
2.4%

Major holdings

4

By value (descending order) as at 31 Aug 2021

5
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • BHP Group Ltd
  • National Australia Bank Ltd
  • Westpac Banking Corp
  • Macquarie Group Ltd
  • CSL Ltd
  • Wesfarmers Ltd
  • Rio Tinto Ltd
  • ANZ Banking Group
  • Aristocrat Leisure Ltd
  • Transurban Group
  • Telstra Corp Ltd
  • Woolworths Group Ltd
  • Oz Minerals Ltd
  • James Hardie Industries PLC
  • ASX Ltd
  • South32 Ltd
  • Coles Group Ltd
  • Newcrest Mining Ltd
  • Independence Group NL
  • Sydney Airport
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