Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford American

Fund information

Fund name
Baillie Gifford American B Acc
Fund company manager
Baillie Gifford & Co Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager(s)
Gary Robinson
since 01/05/2014
Tom Slater
since 01/01/2016
Kirsty Gibson
since 01/01/2018
Helen Xiong
since 01/05/2015
Andrei Kiselev
since 01/01/2018
Fund objective
The objective is to produce capital growth over the long term. The Sub-fund will invest principally in equities of companies which are listed, quoted, traded, incorporated, domiciled or conducting a significant portion of their business in the United States of America. Such investment may be direct or indirect and the portfolio will be concentrated. The Sub-fund may also invest in other equities, cash and near cash. Up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Sub-fund may be invested in each of the following: (1) collective investment schemes, including those managed or operated by the ACD and (2) deposits. The Sub-fund will be actively managed and investment may be made in any economic sector.
Benchmark
S&P 500
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

24.83 %

1 Year rank in sector

2/83

Sector

UT North America

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.1 b

FE Risk score

125

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    98.4%
  • Money Market
    1.6%
  • Information Technology
    28.9%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    24.9%
  • Health Care
    17.3%
  • Financials
    15.6%
  • Industrials
    9%
  • North American Equities
    98.4%
  • Money Market
    1.6%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.54 %16.35 %24.83 %87.91 %153.86 %
Sector-3.48 %3.79 %3.64 %44.63 %101.71 %
Rank within sector1 / 871 / 852 / 831 / 771 / 65
Quartile th1 st1 st1 st1 st1 st

Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund9.36 %23.6 %27.33 %13.52 %17.58 %
Sector-1.72 %10.12 %31.22 %4.89 %17.78 %
Rank within sector1 / 872 / 8369 / 793 / 7748 / 70
Quartile th1 st1 st4 th1 st3 rd

Risk statistics

Alpha7.14
Beta1.07
Sharpe1.4
Volatility13.92
Tracking error7.21
Information ratio1.07
R-Squared0.73

Price movement

52 week high654.4
52 week low506
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price657.5

Holdings by region

  • 98.4% North America
  • 1.6% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 28.9% Information Technology
  • 24.9% Consumer Discretionary
  • 17.3% Health Care
  • 15.6% Financials
  • 9% Industrials
  • 1.7% Money Market
  • 1.6% Materials
  • 1% Real Estate

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.4% North American Equities
  • 1.6% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.4% AMAZON.COM INC
  • 6.4% TESLA INC
  • 5.7% FACEBOOK INC
  • 5.6% ALPHABET INC
  • 5.1% MARKETAXESS HLDGS INC
  • 4.7% GRUBHUB INC
  • 3.9% ILLUMINA INC
  • 3.8% NETFLIX INC
  • 3.5% WAYFAIR INC
  • 3.4% FIRST REPUBLIC BANK SAN FRANCISCO