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)
Helen Xiong
since 01/05/2015
Tom Slater
since 01/01/2016
Kirsty Gibson
since 01/01/2018
Gary Robinson
since 01/05/2014
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
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

40.8 %

1 Year rank in sector

1/84

Sector

UT North America

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.6 b

FE Risk score

149

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    98.4%
  • Money Market
    1.6%
  • Information Technology
    27.4%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    26.5%
  • Health Care
    18.4%
  • Financials
    15%
  • Industrials
    8.8%
  • North American Equities
    98.8%
  • Money Market
    1.2%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund11.79 %32.29 %40.8 %136.54 %196.06 %
Sector3.93 %6.26 %12.03 %59.98 %106.03 %
Rank within sector1 / 871 / 861 / 841 / 781 / 68
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund33.85 %23.6 %27.33 %13.52 %17.58 %
Sector6.71 %10.12 %31.22 %4.89 %17.78 %
Rank within sector1 / 862 / 8268 / 783 / 7647 / 69
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Risk statistics

Alpha12.2
Beta1.1
Sharpe1.62
Volatility15.37
Tracking error7.98
Information ratio1.64
R-Squared0.73

Price movement

52 week high805.2
52 week low552.9
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price804.7

Holdings by region

  • 98.4% North America
  • 1.6% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 27.4% Information Technology
  • 26.5% Consumer Discretionary
  • 18.4% Health Care
  • 15% Financials
  • 8.8% Industrials
  • 1.4% Real Estate
  • 1.3% Materials
  • 1.2% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.8% North American Equities
  • 1.2% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.7% AMAZON.COM INC
  • 6% GRUBHUB INC
  • 5.6% NETFLIX INC
  • 5.5% TESLA INC
  • 4.5% FACEBOOK INC
  • 4.5% MARKETAXESS HLDGS INC
  • 4.4% ABIOMED INC
  • 4.4% ALPHABET INC
  • 3.9% ILLUMINA INC
  • 3.4% FIRST REPUBLIC BANK SAN FRANCISCO