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Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust PLC

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Fund Provider Baillie Gifford
Fund Summary Scottish Mortgage is an actively managed, low cost investment trust, investing in a high conviction global portfolio of companies with the aim of maximising its total return over the long term. The managers look for strong businesses with above-average returns and aim to achieve a greater return than the FTSE All-World Index (in sterling terms) over a five year rolling period.
SEDOL code BLDYK61
ISIN GB00BLDYK618
Fund code SMTLL
Managers James K. Anderson, Tom Slater
Manager Tenure 19 years
Morningstar Category Global Large-Cap Growth Equity
Fund Size £1,955 million
Fund Type ETF / IT
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.45%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £5.07
Buy Price £5.08
Price Change -2.9665%
Price Date 20th May 2019
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 17th March 1909
Fund Status OPEN
James graduated BA in History from Oxford University and after postgraduate study in Italy and Canada he gained an MA in International Affairs in 1982. He is a Trustee of the Johns Hopkins University. He joined Baillie Gifford in 1983 and became a Partner in 1987. He headed our European Equity team until 2003 when he founded our Long Term Global Growth strategy. He has Chaired the EAFE Alpha Portfolio Group since its inception in 2003 and has been the Manager and then Joint Manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust since 2000. In 2015 James became the Chair of our newly formed Equity Improvement Group. He has also served as a member of the Advisory Board of the government sponsored Kay Review and as Chair of the subsequent industry working group that set up the UK Investor Forum.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: Currently unavailable

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +14.10% +24.51% +37.73% -0.50% +28.08% +21.74% +13.35% -3.09% +19.24% +82.84%
Benchmark Performance
(Global Large-Cap Growth Equity)
+5.77% +1.65% +42.81% -8.60% +20.02%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Global Large-Cap Growth Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -1.60% +0.65% -2.25%
1 week 1.75% +1.82% -0.07%
1 month -1.41% +0.60% -2.02%
3 months 4.85% +5.13% -0.27%
6 months 8.01% +8.20% -0.18%
1 year 2.97% +6.12% -3.16%
3 years 106.41% +54.11% +52.30%
5 years 187.66% +78.98% +108.68%
10 years 629.26% +188.44% +440.81%
YTD 12.00% +15.10% -3.10%
Since inception Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Amazon.com Inc USA 8.98%
Illumina Inc USA 7.73%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR CHN 6.69%
Tencent Holdings Ltd CHN 6.20%
Tesla Inc USA 6.13%
Kering SA FRA 3.57%
Netflix Inc USA 3.19%
Ferrari NV USA 2.97%
ASML Holding NV NLD 2.85%
Ant International Co Limited Class C Ord. 2.40%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
6th June 2019 0.0174
15th November 2018 0.0139 £485.8000
7th June 2018 0.0168 £528.5000
16th November 2017 0.0139 £457.2000
8th June 2017 0.0161 £408.0000
17th November 2016 0.0139 £314.3000