Prudential Baillie Gifford American S2

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Portfolio data accurate as at:

Performance

Discrete performance - to last month end

31/05/14
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31/05/15
31/05/15
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31/05/16
31/05/16
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31/05/17
31/05/17
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31/05/18
31/05/18
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31/05/19
Fund 15.4% 8.5% 34.7% 28.3% 5.1%
Sector 18.7% 0.7% 27.9% 8.6% 6.0%
Rank 175/181 5/186 21/192 3/196 142/197
Quartile 4 1 1 1 3

Annualised performance

Annualised
3 Years to
31/05/19
5 Years to
31/05/19
10 Years to
31/05/19
Fund 22.0% 17.8% 15.8%
Sector 13.8% 12.0% 12.6%
Rank 4/192 4/181 9/153
Quartile 1 1 1

Top 10 Holdings

Stock % Weight
Amazon.com 9.19
Wayfair 5.75
Netflix 5.58
MarketAxess Holdings 5.32
Shopify 4.61
Alphabet Class C 4.36
Illumina 4.24
Tesla 3.99
Facebook Class A 3.98
Mastercard CL A 3.88
Total 50.90

Fund Aims

The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the Baillie Gifford American Fund. 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.

Fund Manager

Tom Slater manager of the underlying fund for 3 years and 5 months

Photo of Tom Slater Tom graduated BSc in Computer Science with Mathematics from the University of Edinburgh in 2000. He joined Baillie Gifford the same year and worked in the Developed Asia and UK Equity Teams before joining the Long Term Global Growth Team at the start of 2009. Tom became a Partner in the firm in 2012. Tom was appointed Joint Manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust in January 2015 having served as Deputy Manager for the previous five years. In 2015 Tom was appointed Head of the North American Equities Team and is a decision maker on Long Term Global Growth portfolios. Tom’s investment interest is focused on high growth companies both in listed equity markets and as an investor in private companies.

Kirsty Gibson manager of the underlying fund for 1 years and 5 months

Photo of Kirsty Gibson Kirsty’s Masters degree in Carbon Management brings a deep knowledge of climate change and sustainability issues. She is excited about the opportunity to further explore two areas she finds fascinating and believes are of increasing importance for investments: sustainability and the issue of sustainability when considering long-term global investments. Kirsty graduated MA (Hons) in Economics in 2011 and MSc in Carbon Management in 2012, both from the University of Edinburgh. She joined Baillie Gifford in 2012 and is an Investment Manager in the US Equities Team.

Gary Robinson manager of the underlying fund for 5 years and 1 months

Photo of Gary Robinson Gary graduated MBiochem in Biochemistry from Oxford University in 2003. Having previously spent the summer with Baillie Gifford in 2002, he joined the firm full-time in September 2003. Gary is an Investment Manager in the North American Equity Team and a CFA Charterholder.

Helen Xiong manager of the underlying fund for 4 years and 1 months

Photo of Helen Xiong Helen graduated BSc (Hons) in Economics from Warwick University in 2007 and an MPhil in Economics from the University of Cambridge the following year. In 2008, she joined Baillie Gifford and is an Investment Manager in the North American Equity Team.

Fund Overview

Bid (19/06/2019) 379.80
Offer (19/06/2019) 399.80
Fund size (31/05/2019) £5.67m
Underlying Fund size £2199.78m
Number of holdings 41
Launch date 03/08/2007

Fund Charges

Base Annual Management Charge (AMC) 1.35%
Additional Charges 0.08%
Total Charges 1.43%

Asset Allocation

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  International Equities 98.77%
  Cash and Equivalents 1.23%
Portfolio data accurate as at: 30/04/19

Important Information

Exchange rate fluctuations may cause the Sterling values of overseas investments to rise or fall.

Source of portfolio data: FundsLibrary. Source of performance data: Financial Express (FE). Please remember that past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The figures shown are intended only to demonstrate performance history of the fund and take no account of product charges, or the Annual Management Charge for any available PruFund funds. The application of charges may impact the overall performance. Please also note that our charges may vary in the future and may be higher than they are now. Fund Performance is based upon the movement of the daily price and is shown as total return in GBP with net income reinvested. The value of your investment can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount you put in.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

Portfolio data accurate as at:

Asset Allocation

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  International Equities 98.77%
  Cash and Equivalents 1.23%

Equity Sector Breakdown

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Industry Supersector Sector Subsector
 
Consumer Goods 10.56% - - -
 
Personal & Household Goods - 6.57% - -
 
Household Goods & Home Construction - - 5.75% -
 
Furnishings - - - 5.75%
 
Leisure Goods - - 0.82% -
 
Toys - - - 0.82%
 
Automobiles & Parts - 3.99% - -
 
Automobiles & Parts - - 3.99% -
 
Automobiles - - - 3.99%
 
Consumer Services 26.49% - - -
 
Retail - 21.22% - -
 
General Retailers - - 21.22% -
 
Broadline Retailers - - - 9.19%
 
Specialty Retailers - - - 6.97%
 
Specialized Consumer Services - - - 3.74%
 
Apparel Retailers - - - 1.32%
 
Media - 5.27% - -
 
Media - - 5.27% -
 
Media Agencies - - - 3.73%
 
Broadcasting & Entertainment - - - 1.54%
 
Financials 15.96% - - -
 
Financial Services - 10.61% - -
 
Financial Services - - 10.61% -
 
Investment Services - - - 6.73%
 
Consumer Finance - - - 3.88%
 
Banks - 3.20% - -
 
Banks - - 3.20% -
 
Banks - - - 3.20%
 
Real Estate - 1.22% - -
 
Real Estate Investment & Services - - 1.22% -
 
Real Estate Services - - - 1.22%
 
Insurance - 0.93% - -
 
Nonlife Insurance - - 0.93% -
 
Property & Casualty Insurance - - - 0.93%
 
Health Care 16.36% - - -
 
Health Care - 16.36% - -
 
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology - - 9.98% -
 
Biotechnology - - - 9.98%
 
Health Care Equipment & Services - - 6.38% -
 
Medical Equipment - - - 6.38%
 
Industrials 12.44% - - -
 
Industrial Goods & Services - 10.40% - -
 
Support Services - - 6.64% -
 
Business Support Services - - - 6.64%
 
General Industrials - - 1.51% -
 
Diversified Industrials - - - 1.51%
 
Aerospace & Defence - - 1.20% -
 
Aerospace - - - 1.20%
 
Industrial Engineering - - 1.05% -
 
Commercial Vehicles & Trucks - - - 1.05%
 
Construction & Materials - 2.04% - -
 
Construction & Materials - - 2.04% -
 
Building Materials & Fixtures - - - 2.04%
 
Oil & Gas 0.91% - - -
 
Oil & Gas - 0.91% - -
 
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution - - 0.91% -
 
Oil Equipment & Services - - - 0.91%
 
Technology 16.05% - - -
 
Technology - 16.05% - -
 
Software & Computer Services - - 15.06% -
 
Internet - - - 9.20%
 
Software - - - 4.70%
 
Computer Services - - - 1.16%
 
Technology Hardware & Equipment - - 0.99% -
 
Semiconductors - - - 0.99%
 
Cash and Equivalents 1.23% - - -

Regional Allocation

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  North America 98.77%
  Cash and Equivalents 1.23%

Regional Breakdown

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Region Country
 
North America 98.77% -
 
United States - 94.16%
 
Canada - 4.61%
 
Cash and Equivalents 1.23% -

Breakdown By Market Cap (%)

Mega
 
 
38.79%
Large
 
 
31.86%
Medium
 
 
18.54%
Small
 
 
1.74%
Non-Classified
 
 
7.84%
Cash
 
 
1.23%

Top 10 Holdings

Stock % Weight Sector Country
1 Amazon.com 9.19% General Retailers United States
2 Wayfair 5.75% Household Goods & Home Construction United States
3 Netflix 5.58% General Retailers United States
4 MarketAxess Holdings 5.32% Financial Services United States
5 Shopify 4.61% Support Services Canada
6 Alphabet Class C 4.36% Software & Computer Services United States
7 Illumina 4.24% Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology United States
8 Tesla 3.99% Automobiles & Parts United States
9 Facebook Class A 3.98% Software & Computer Services United States
10 Mastercard CL A 3.88% Financial Services United States

Dual Aspect Equity Analysis

UK Equities Int'l Equities UK Bonds Int'l Bonds UK Gilts Property Other Cash & Equiv Total
Basic Materials - - - - - - - - -
Consumer Goods - 10.56% - - - - - - 10.56%
Consumer Services - 26.49% - - - - - - 26.49%
Financials - 15.96% - - - - - - 15.96%
Health Care - 16.36% - - - - - - 16.36%
Industrials - 12.44% - - - - - - 12.44%
Oil & Gas - 0.91% - - - - - - 0.91%
Technology - 16.05% - - - - - - 16.05%
Telecommunications - - - - - - - - -
Utilities - - - - - - - - -
Property - - - - - - - - -
Cash and Equivalents - - - - - - - 1.23% 1.23%
Bonds - - - - - - - - -
Non-Classified - - - - - - - - -
Commodities - - - - - - - - -
Alternative Trading Strategies - - - - - - - - -

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This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

Identification Codes

Sedol Code B1YVPQ6
Mex Code SBB
Isin Code GB00B1YVPQ60
Citi Code AKA4

Fund Charges

Base Annual Management Charge (AMC) 1.35%
Additional Charges 0.08%
Total Charges 1.43%

Aims and Benchmark

Aims The investment strategy of the fund is to purchase units in the Baillie Gifford American Fund. 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 Composite Index
Sector ABI North America Equities

Important Information

Exchange rate fluctuations may cause the Sterling values of overseas investments to rise or fall.

Our charges may vary in the future and may be higher than they are now.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

Important Information

Exchange rate fluctuations may cause the Sterling values of overseas investments to rise or fall.

Source of performance data: Financial Express (FE). Please remember that past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The figures shown are intended only to demonstrate performance history of the fund and take no account of product charges, or the Annual Management Charge for any available PruFund funds. The application of charges may impact the overall performance. Please also note that our charges may vary in the future and may be higher than they are now. Fund Performance is based upon the movement of the daily price and is shown as total return in GBP with net income reinvested. The value of your investment can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount you put in.

This factsheet is for information purposes only. If there is information or terminology included that you would like to discuss, then please contact an adviser. Investors should refer to their policy documentation and supporting brochures for fund availability, investment strategy, any product information and charges. Every care has been taken in populating this output, however it must be appreciated that neither FundsLibrary, Prudential nor their sources guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information or make any warranties regarding results from its usage.

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