Money Management, using FE Analytics, averaged the returns of the Aussie broad-cap equity funds over the last decade and found that the DDH Selector Australian Equities fund was the top performer.
Sitting in top position with average returns over the decade of 20.84 per cent, the DDH Selector Australian Equities fund is no stranger to some good press.
It returned almost double the returns of its benchmark, the S&P/ASX All Ordinaries Accumulation, over the last 10 years, which returned an average across a ten, five, three and one-year period of 10.90 per cent.
Over the last ten, five, three and one-year periods, the fund has not dropped below the second percentile in terms of performance as compared to its peers in the Australian Core Strategies Equity – Australia sector.
The five FE Crown-rated fund had a particularly good year last year, as did most Australian broad caps, returning 35.27 per cent for the year to 31 August.
It invests primarily in consumer products (28.41 per cent), followed by telecommunications, media and technology (19.69 per cent), healthcare (14.46 per cent) and industrials (13.78 per cent).
According to FE Analytics, had an investor invested $10,000 in the fund on 30 June 2010, they would have received $6567 in income, presuming they did not reinvest their dividends and excluding fees.
And its Sharpe Ratio is something to consider as well, with a ratio of 0.48 as compared to the...