Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford UK Eq Alpha

Fund information
Fund name
Baillie Gifford UK Equity Alpha B Acc
Fund manager company
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Gerard Callahansince 31/08/2010
Fund objective
The objective is to produce returns, after management fees, mainly through capital growth, in excess of the total return on the FTSE All-Share Index (or any successor or substitute index) over the long term. The Sub-fund will invest principally in equities of UK companies which are listed in the FTSE All-Share Index, or any successor or substitute index. The Sub-fund may invest in UK companies of all sizes and will invest in a concentrated portfolio, typically comprised of between 30 and 40 holdings. The Sub-fund may also invest in equities of UK companies not listed in the FTSE All-Share Index, cash, and near cash. UK companies are companies of all sizes and in any economic sector that may be listed, quoted or traded in the UK or elsewhere but which are incorporated, domiciled or conduct a significant portion of their business in the UK. Up to 10% in value of the Sub-fund may be invested in collective investment schemes, including those managed or operated by the ACD, and/or deposits.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Active,Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
13.8%
1 Year rank in sector
110/275
Sector
UT UK All Companies
Yield
1.2%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.68%
Fund size
£335m (£145m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
104
Mid price
580.1
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
MI Chelverton UK Equ Grth37.4%
Old Mutual Equity 136.2%
Old Mutual UK Mid Cap35.9%
Unicorn UK Growth34.3%
Blackrock Inst Eq UK Sm Cos32%
...more in UT UK All Companies

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK99.3%
    Money Market0.7%
  • Consumer Services26%
    Industrials24.6%
    Financials19.3%
    Health Care8.2%
    Basic Materials7.4%
  • UK Equities99.3%
    Money Market0.7%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.5%3.6%8%13.8%36.1%65%
Sector1.6%0.6%6.1%14%26.9%66%
Rank within sector25 / 28215 / 28157 / 281110 / 27554 / 257134 / 244
Quartile1st1st1st2nd1st3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund14.5%12.9%8.4%-11.8%28.4%
Sector9.4%11.2%3.7%0.6%25.7%
Rank within sector34 / 279126 / 26980 / 261254 / 25599 / 248
Quartile1st2nd2nd4th2nd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
0.49
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
1.34
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.58
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
13.96
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
7.17
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.41
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.78
Price movement
52 week high580.1
52 week low486.1
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price580.1
Region
1UK99.3%
2Money Market0.7%
Industry sector
1Consumer Services26%
2Industrials24.6%
3Financials19.3%
4Health Care8.2%
5Basic Materials7.4%
6Consumer Goods5.7%
7Technology5.6%
8Oil & Gas2.5%
9Money Market0.7%
Asset type
1UK Equities99.3%
2Money Market0.7%
Individual holdings
1RIGHTMOVE PLC7.6%
2AUTO TRADER GROUP PLC5.2%
3RATHBONE BROS5.2%
4RENISHAW PLC5%
5ASOS4.8%
6ABCAM4.7%
7CARNIVAL4.5%
8HARGREAVES LANSDOWN PLC4.3%
9AVEVA GROUP4%
Management
Fund manager group
Baillie Gifford
Fund manager company
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The objective is to produce returns, after management fees, mainly through capital growth, in excess of the total return on the FTSE All-Share Index (or any successor or substitute index) over the long term. The Sub-fund will invest principally in equities of UK companies which are listed in the FTSE All-Share Index, or any successor or substitute index. The Sub-fund may invest in UK companies of all sizes and will invest in a concentrated portfolio, typically comprised of between 30 and 40 holdings. The Sub-fund may also invest in equities of UK companies not listed in the FTSE All-Share Index, cash, and near cash. UK companies are companies of all sizes and in any economic sector that may be listed, quoted or traded in the UK or elsewhere but which are incorporated, domiciled or conduct a significant portion of their business in the UK. Up to 10% in value of the Sub-fund may be invested in collective investment schemes, including those managed or operated by the ACD, and/or deposits.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All Share
Investment style
Active,Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Gerard Callahan31/08/2010Gerard graduated BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University in 1991. He joined Baillie Gifford in the same year and became a Partner in 2000. Gerard became Head of our UK Equity Team in 2007.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Baillie Gifford UK Equity Alpha A Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.54%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.51%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price495.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/08/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBG29
Baillie Gifford UK Equity Alpha A Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.54%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.51%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price378.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/08/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBG30
Baillie Gifford UK Equity Alpha B Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.68%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.67%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price580.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/08/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBG09
Baillie Gifford UK Equity Alpha B Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.68%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.67%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price378.9
CurrencyGBX
Price updated17/08/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeB113
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