Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford British SmCos

Fund information

Fund name
Baillie Gifford British Smaller Companies B Acc
Fund company manager
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Iain McCombie
since 01/06/2001
Fund objective
The objective is to produce attractive returns over the long term, principally through capital growth. The Fund will invest principally in the equities of smaller companies in any economic sector that are either incorporated, domiciled or conduct a significant portion of their business in the UK. The Fund may also invest in smaller companies that have their primary listing on the London Stock Exchange. The ACD will determine from time to time what constitutes a smaller company.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
FTSE Small Cap ex ITs
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

25.16 %

1 Year rank in sector

33/49

Sector

UT UK Smaller Companies

Yield

0.79

Fund size

£ 198.3 m

FE Risk score

85

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    98.8%
  • Money Market
    1.2%
  • Consumer Services
    26.7%
  • Industrials
    21.6%
  • Health Care
    19.1%
  • Financials
    12.4%
  • Consumer Goods
    7.8%
  • UK Equities
    98.8%
  • Money Market
    1.2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.48 %18.06 %25.16 %38.42 %105.3 %
Sector3.96 %21.53 %26.84 %40.79 %122.65 %
Rank within sector5 / 4940 / 4933 / 4930 / 4742 / 45
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund11.87 %8.97 %8.84 %-3.01 %43.65 %
Sector16.42 %7.69 %14.16 %-1.95 %37.45 %
Rank within sector46 / 4921 / 4842 / 4835 / 4713 / 46
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.53
Beta0.86
Sharpe0.59
Volatility10.25
Tracking error5.17
Information ratio-0.19
R-Squared0.77

Price movement

52 week high817.9
52 week low593.4
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price817.9

Holdings by region

  • 98.8% UK
  • 1.2% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 26.7% Consumer Services
  • 21.6% Industrials
  • 19.1% Health Care
  • 12.4% Financials
  • 7.8% Consumer Goods
  • 6.5% Technology
  • 2.5% Basic Materials
  • 1.4% Telecommunications
  • 1.2% Money Market
  • 0.8% Oil & Gas

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.8% UK Equities
  • 1.2% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 6.2% BOOHOO.COM PLC
  • 4.7% ABCAM
  • 4% RENISHAW PLC
  • 3.2% RICARDO
  • 3.1% YOUGOV
  • 2.9% IP GROUP
  • 2.7% CINEWORLD GROUP
  • 2.7% ROBERT WALTERS
  • 2.5% TED BAKER
  • 2.1% QUIXANT PLC