Fact sheet: Schroder GAIASirUSEq

Fund information

Fund name
Schroder GAIA Sirios US Equity A Acc NAV USD
Fund company manager
Schroder Investmt Mgt(LUX)S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
John Brennan
since 27/02/2013
Fund objective
The fund aims to provide capital growth. The fund may take long and short positions in shares of companies. It will focus on the US although it may also invest worldwide.The fund invests in companies based on in-depth research into their financial and business strength. For the long positions, the focus is on large and mid-cap companies typically exhibiting strong earnings growth potential combined with an attractive valuation. The short positions are focused on companies with deteriorating revenues, weak earnings and where the future prospects for growth are challenged. The fund may be net long or short.The manager also seeks to reduce volatility and avoid large capital losses through investment in single stock shorts, allocation to bonds and raising cash levels.The fund may invest in other financial instruments (including bonds and convertible bonds) and hold cash on deposit. Derivatives may be used to achieve the investment objective and to reduce risk or manage the fund more efficiently. The fund may use leverage.Recommendation: Investors should seek independent advice and satisfy themselves that they have an understanding of the techniques employed by the manager.
Benchmark
Standard & Poors 500 Net TR
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

9.89 %

1 Year rank in sector

131/208

Sector

FO Equity - USA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 857.3 m

FE Risk score

51

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    100%
  • Cash - 0 to 30 Days
    93.5%
  • Money market
    6.5%
  • US Equities
    100%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-1.65 %2.3 %9.89 %10 %0 %
Sector-2.38 %1.36 %10.88 %19.18 %68.38 %
Rank within sector52 / 21993 / 214131 / 208147 / 176 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund7.04 %-0.06 %0.48 %0.05 %0 %
Sector6.98 %8.86 %-1.57 %10.68 %31.81 %
Rank within sector109 / 213175 / 19770 / 180164 / 166 /
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.05
Beta0.42
Sharpe0.11
Volatility6.35
Tracking error7.69
Information ratio-0.4
R-Squared0.5

Price movement

52 week high134.15
52 week low116.78
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price131.25

Holdings by region

  • 100% USA

Holdings by sector

  • 93.5% Cash - 0 to 30 Days
  • 6.5% Money market

Holdings by asset type

  • 100% US Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.6% CONSTELLATION BRANDS INC
  • 4.5% ALLERGAN
  • 4% TIME WARNER CABLE INC
  • 3.6% AFFILIATED MANAGERS GROUP INC
  • 3.6% FEDEX CORP
  • 3.5% SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO
  • 3.4% BANK OF AMERICA CORP
  • 3.3% NETAPP INC
  • 3% NESTLE SA
  • 2.9% BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO