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Scottish American Investment Company PLC

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Scottish American Investment Company PLC
  • This fund only has one share class
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Pound Sterling
  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    The Trust aims to be a core investment for private investors seeking income. Its objective is to grow the dividend at a faster rate than inflation by increasing capital and growing income. The focus of the portfolio is on global equities but investments are also made in bonds, property and other asset types.

    How does FE rate this fund?

    • No FE Alpha managers
    • 3
    • Not included in the AFI

    Who manages this fund?

    James Dow Since 18-Aug-2017

    James graduated MA (Hons) in Economics-Philosophy from the University of St Andrews in 2000, and an MSc in Development...


    Toby Ross Since 18-Aug-2017

    Toby graduated MA in English Literature from the University of Cambridge in June 2006 and joined Baillie Gifford in the...


  • How has this fund performed?

    Cumulative Performance chart

    Cumulative Performance as at 17/10/2017
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    Scottish American Investment Company PLC +3.7 +8.3 +22.4 +79.4 +99.6
    Global Equity Income +4.1 +8.7 +21.3 +59.5 +89.4
    NAV +2.6 +7.9 +15.3 +67.3 +92.4

    Discrete Performance chart

  • What is Baillie Gifford & Company saying?

  • Forensic News Alerts

  • Ratios and Analysis

    How does this fund compare against other funds in Global Equity Income?

    Quartile Ranking

        1y 3y
    ? Position 3 / 8 3 / 8
    ? Quartile 2 2

    Ranking is for the main unit within the sector View other funds in this sector

    Other Rating

    Morningstar Analyst

    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 10.11 11.96
    ? Alpha -10.59 5.22
    ? Beta 1.53 0.97
    ? Sharpe 1.39 1.27
    ? Info Ratio -0.26 0.50
    ? R2 0.62 0.43
    ? Quartiles:1 2 3 4

    Risk Score

    FE Risk scores allow you to see how risky a fund is in comparison with the FTSE 100.

    This fund: 114
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Initial 0.00%
    Annual 0.45%
    ? OCF 0.87%
    ? Performance Fee N/A
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial n/a
    Additional n/a
  • Prices and Codes


                Diluted NAV   Div yield
      Currency Bid Offer Date Prem/Disc Estimated Last Published Gearing Net Gross
    Scottish American Investment Company PLC GBX 368.00 17 Oct 2017 4.86 350.93 350.93 114 2.96 2.96


      Unit type Exchange TIDM Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    Scottish American Investment Company PLC ACC SCAM FF30 0787369 GB0007873697
  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (31 Aug 2017)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 European Equities 36.10
    2 North American Equities 22.30
    3 Asia Pacific Equities 15.20
    4 Property 14.70
    5 Fixed Interest 6.20
    6 South American Equities 3.20
    7 African and Middle Eastern Equities 2.30
    8 Other Equities 0.20
    9 Net Liquid Assets -0.20

    Top Holdings (31 Aug 2017)

    Rank Largest Holdings %  
    1 Coca Cola 2.20
    2 Johnson & Johnson 2.10
    3 Procter & Gamble 2.00
    4 TSMC 2.00
    5 Deutsche Boerse 1.80
    6 Partners Group 1.80
    7 Prudential 1.80
    8 CH Robinson 1.60
    9 Hiscox 1.60
    10 Total 1.60
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: INVT
    Nominal value: N/A
    Fund Launch: 01-Jan-1973
    Unit Launch: 01-Mar-1873
    Savings plan: Minimum: £ 30.0 Monthly
    Last AGM: 06-Apr-2017
    Stockbroker(s): N/A
    Wind-up date: N/A
    Dividend policy: N/A
    Settlement Details: N/A
    Issued: 135,176
    Asset Class: Equity
    Annual accounts: annual accounts Click here to order
    Next AGM: April 2018
    Management Contract: Baillie Gifford & Co are employed by the Company as inv... More
    Continuation/Wind-up provision: N/A
    Investment Restrictions: N/A
    Tax Policy: N/A
    Fund Size: £497.4m / $655.6m (17-Oct-17)
    Market Value: £ 497.45m
    Own ISA wrapper: YES help with ISA
    Last report / accounts: 28-Jul-2017
    EGM: 04-Apr-2013
    Borrowing limits: N/A
    Splits: N/A
    Reconstruction proposal: N/A
    News: company announcements
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  • Contact Details

    Calton Square, 1 Greenside Row, Edinburgh, EH1 3AN

    0131 275 3955 (Fax Number)
    0800 917 2112 (Main Number)

Annual Management Charges: Based on net assets ex property;

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated using closing mid prices and with net income (dividends) reinvested. fair value cum income NAV figures (in accordance with AIC guidelines) and with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Pound Sterling (GBP). You can switch the fund’s native currency using the currency selector towards the top of this page.

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