The Infrastructure Income Strategy aims to provide investors with long-term inflation-linked capital growth over an economic cycle with a focus on providing reliable income. This is achieved by investing in a range of listed infrastructure securities spread across geographic regions in both the developed and emerging markets.
Growth of AUD $10,000
As at 31 October 2023 (returns in AUD)
|Performance||1 Month||3 Months||1 Year||3 Years||5 Years||Inception4|
|ClearBridge Infrastructure Income Strategy123||2.9%||-4.3%||-1.9%||8.1%||10.7%||12.7%|
|OECD G7 Inflation Index + 5.5% pa||0.6%||2.0%||9.4%||10.8%||9.2%||7.9%|
|S&P Global Infrastructure Index - Net Return AUD Unhedged||-1.2%||-6.4%||-1.3%||9.5%||5.7%||8.0%|
|MSCI AC World Index - Net Return AUD||-1.1%||-3.8%||11.6%||10.4%||9.9%||11.3%|
As at 31 October 2023
As at 31 October 2023
|Top 10 Positions||Region||Sector||Weight %||Forward Dividend %|
|EDP-Energias de Portugal||Western Europe||Renewables||4.9%||5.3%|
|National Grid||Western Europe||Electric||4.4%||6.1%|
|Public Services Enterprise Group||USA & Canada||Electric||4.3%||3.7%|
|Enel SpA||Western Europe||Electric||4.3%||7.2%|
|Southern Company||USA & Canada||Electric||4.2%||4.2%|
|Edison International||USA & Canada||Electric||3.9%||4.6%|
|OGE Energy||USA & Canada||Electric||3.7%||4.9%|
|Entergy||USA & Canada||Electric||3.7%||4.5%|
|NextEra||USA & Canada||Electric||3.6%||3.4%|
|Portfolio Weighted Average||October 2023|
|Avg Market Capitalisation||50.0bn (AUD)|
|Div Yield (Forward) Gross||5.5%|
|5 Yr DPS Growth (p.a.)||5.1%|
|Avg Stock Gearing (Net Debt/EV)||42.2%|
|Interest Cover (Historic)||4.1x|
We think utilities valuations, like infrastructure broadly, are attractive now, and, versus the more optimistic consensus narrative, our contrarian view is that the risks of a recession remain considerable.More...
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