Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford American

Fund information

Fund name
Baillie Gifford American B Acc
Fund company manager
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager(s)
Helen Xiong
since 01/05/2015
Tom Slater
since 01/01/2016
Gary Robinson
since 01/05/2014
Fund objective
The objective is to produce attractive returns over the long term principally through investment, whether direct or indirect, in any economic sector in the United States of America. From time to time, at the ACD’s sole discretion, investment, whether direct or indirect, may also be made in any economic sector in Canada.Up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Fund may be invested in each of the following: collective investment schemes and deposits.
Benchmark
S&P 500
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

20.49 %

1 Year rank in sector

3/83

Sector

UT North America

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 721.0 m

FE Risk score

128

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    98.9%
  • Money Market
    1.1%
  • Information Technology
    27.6%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    27.4%
  • Financials
    16.3%
  • Health Care
    15.5%
  • Industrials
    9.2%
  • North American Equities
    98.9%
  • Money Market
    1.1%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.03 %14.12 %20.49 %94.91 %150.83 %
Sector5.88 %6.84 %12.96 %64.52 %124.31 %
Rank within sector86 / 872 / 853 / 832 / 765 / 63
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund21.13 %27.33 %13.52 %17.58 %26.25 %
Sector8.11 %31.22 %4.89 %17.78 %30.54 %
Rank within sector2 / 8469 / 803 / 7849 / 7159 / 64
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Risk statistics

Alpha6.33
Beta1.06
Sharpe1.44
Volatility13.74
Tracking error6.65
Information ratio1.04
R-Squared0.76

Price movement

52 week high593.3
52 week low454.5
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price589.2

Holdings by region

  • 98.9% North America
  • 1.1% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 27.6% Information Technology
  • 27.4% Consumer Discretionary
  • 16.3% Financials
  • 15.5% Health Care
  • 9.2% Industrials
  • 1.6% Materials
  • 1.1% Money Market
  • 0.8% Consumer Staples
  • 0.5% Real Estate

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.9% North American Equities
  • 1.1% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 8.3% AMAZON.COM INC
  • 7.6% TESLA INC
  • 5.9% FACEBOOK INC
  • 5.5% ALPHABET INC
  • 5% MARKETAXESS HLDGS INC
  • 4.4% FIRST REPUBLIC BANK SAN FRANCISCO
  • 3.8% ILLUMINA INC
  • 3.8% NETFLIX INC
  • 3.7% GRUBHUB INC
  • 3.1% WAYFAIR INC