# What is fund attribution?

**Attribution**analysis is a sophisticated method for evaluating the performance of a

**portfolio**or

**fund**manager. It attempts to provide a quantitative analysis of the aspects of a

**fund**manager's investment selections and philosophy that lead to that

**fund's**performance.

Moreover, how do you calculate attribution?

**How to Calculate Performance Attribution**

- Locate Sector Weights and Returns of the Portfolio.
- Multiply Sector Weights by Differences in Returns.
- Calculate Aggregate Estimate for Pure Sector Allocation.
- Calculate Sector Weights by Differences in Returns.
- Calculate Aggregate Estimate for Returns.
- Multiply Benchmark Weight by Difference in Returns.

One may also ask, what is equity attribution? **Equity attribution** It breaks down a portfolio's performance into allocation, selection and optionally, interaction. **Attribution** analysis can be calculated in StatPro Revolution using either the arithmetic (GRAP) or geometric approach.

Thereof, what is the difference between contribution and attribution?

“**Attribution**” is the idea that a change is solely due to your intervention. “**Contribution**” is the idea that your influence is just one of many factors which contribute to a change.

What is factor attribution?

**Factor**-based performance **attribution** is commonly used to explain the sources of realized return of a portfolio. The methodology relies on a **factor** model of asset returns to decompose a portfolio's return according to a set of **factors**.