Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford Japanese

Fund information

Fund name
Baillie Gifford Japanese B Acc
Fund company manager
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
George Veitch
since 08/10/1984
Fund objective
The objective is to produce attractive capital growth over the long term through investment in Japan in any economic sector, but with the ability also to invest up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Fund in each of the following: collective investment schemes and deposits.
Benchmark
Topix
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

43.05 %

1 Year rank in sector

3/44

Sector

UT Japan

Yield

0.89

Fund size

£ 1.6 b

FE Risk score

126

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    99.2%
  • Money Market
    0.8%
  • Machinery
    19%
  • Electronic & Electrical Equipment
    16.1%
  • Services
    16%
  • Telecommunications Utilities
    12.1%
  • Financials
    12%
  • Japanese Equities
    96.4%
  • Property Shares
    2.8%
  • Money Market
    0.8%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.32 %8.05 %43.05 %76.82 %154.28 %
Sector1.69 %5.94 %32.98 %65.47 %105.34 %
Rank within sector13 / 466 / 453 / 447 / 392 / 36
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund7.31 %33.89 %11.94 %0.05 %43.8 %
Sector4.5 %23.99 %15.8 %0.78 %26.19 %
Rank within sector7 / 451 / 4438 / 4129 / 393 / 36
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.31
Beta1.08
Sharpe1.25
Volatility13.75
Tracking error3.97
Information ratio0.61
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high1437
52 week low981.6
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1410

Holdings by region

  • 99.2% Japan
  • 0.8% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 19% Machinery
  • 16.1% Electronic & Electrical Equipment
  • 16% Services
  • 12.1% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 12% Financials
  • 10.2% Chemicals
  • 6.5% Retail
  • 4.5% Pharmaceuticals
  • 2.8% Real Estate & Construction
  • 0.8% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 96.4% Japanese Equities
  • 2.8% Property Shares
  • 0.8% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.9% SOFTBANK GROUP CORP
  • 3.5% INPEX CORP
  • 3.5% SUMITOMO MITSUI TR HLDGS INC
  • 3.2% START TODAY CO LTD
  • 3.2% YASKAWA ELECTRIC CORP
  • 2.9% FANUC CORP
  • 2.8% KUBOTA CORP
  • 2.7% MISUMI GROUP INC
  • 2.7% NINTENDO CO
  • 2.7% SBI HLDGS INC