Fact sheet: Baillie Giff Shin Nippon PLC

Fund information

Fund name
Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon PLC
Fund company manager
Baillie Gifford & Company
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Praveen Kumar
since 01/12/2015
Fund objective
The Trust aims to achieve long-term capital growth principally through investment in small Japanese companies which are believed to have above average prospects for capital growth.
Benchmark
MSCI Japan Small Cap
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

35.12 %

1 Year rank in sector

5/5

Sector

IT Japanese Smaller Companies

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 290.2 m

FE Risk score

197

NAV

683.79

Discount/Premium

+1.8588

Gearing

108

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    99.4%
  • Money Market
    0.6%
  • Information Technology
    28.8%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    24.9%
  • Industrials
    23.1%
  • Health Care
    13.1%
  • Consumer Staples
    5.6%
  • Japanese Equities
    99.4%
  • Money Market
    0.6%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund6.91 %20.87 %24.38 %113 %284.81 %
Sector9.66 %24.38 %30.77 %73.54 %154.4 %
Rank within sector3 / 54 / 55 / 51 / 51 / 5
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund20.4 %24.51 %49.94 %-0.12 %55.51 %
Sector24.46 %11.2 %27.02 %0.15 %37.98 %
Rank within sector5 / 51 / 51 / 54 / 51 / 5
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Risk statistics

Alpha7.14
Beta1.07
Sharpe1.32
Volatility20.7
Tracking error13.3
Information ratio0.56
R-Squared0.58

Price movement

52 week high713.5
52 week low504
Current bid price700.5
Current offer price702
Current mid price696.5

Holdings by region

  • 99.4% Japan
  • 0.6% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 28.8% Information Technology
  • 24.9% Consumer Discretionary
  • 23.1% Industrials
  • 13.1% Health Care
  • 5.6% Consumer Staples
  • 2% Real Estate
  • 1.4% Financials
  • 0.6% Money Market
  • 0.5% Telecommunications Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 99.4% Japanese Equities
  • 0.6% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 3.1% ISTYLE INC
  • 3.1% MONOTARO CO.LTD
  • 2.9% START TODAY CO LTD
  • 2.9% YUME NO MACHI SOUZOU IINKAI
  • 2.7% NIHON M&A CENTER INC
  • 2.7% SERIA CO
  • 2.6% CYBERAGENT INC
  • 2.5% ASAHI INTECC CO LTD
  • 2.5% INFOMART CORP
  • 2.1% M3 INC