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The Monks Investment Trust PLC

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Fund Provider Baillie Gifford
Fund Summary The Trust aims for long-term capital growth which takes priority over income. This is pursued through applying a patient approach to investment, principally from a differentiated, actively managed global equity portfolio containing a diversified range of growth stocks.
SEDOL code 3051726
ISIN GB0030517261
Fund code MNKSL
Managers Charles Plowden
Manager Tenure 4 years
Morningstar Category Global Large-Cap Growth Equity
Fund Size £980 million
Fund Type ETF / IT
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.59%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £8.72
Buy Price £8.74
Price Change +0.6928%
Price Date 22nd May 2019
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 6th February 1929
Fund Status OPEN
Charles graduated BA in Modern History from Oxford University in 1983 and joined Baillie Gifford the same year, becoming a Partner in 1988. He was an Investment Manager in the UK equity team for over 20 years notably developing Baillie Giffords specialist UK capabilities, and was latterly head of the team. Since its inception in 2005, Charles has headed up the Global Alpha strategy which is currently his sole portfolio management role. He became Joint Senior Partner with overall responsibility for the investment departments in 2006.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: Currently unavailable

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +9.87% +14.86% +37.49% -1.55% +11.12% +8.15% +7.55% -4.32% +12.02% +54.85%
Benchmark Performance
(Global Large-Cap Growth Equity)
+10.19% +5.95% +31.22% -3.08% +17.98%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Global Large-Cap Growth Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.35% -0.21% +0.55%
1 week 0.69% +1.98% -1.28%
1 month -0.46% -0.12% -0.33%
3 months 5.70% +4.99% +0.71%
6 months 15.21% +9.94% +5.27%
1 year 4.86% +4.61% +0.25%
3 years 112.62% +55.24% +57.39%
5 years 142.02% +80.49% +61.54%
10 years 296.54% +187.63% +108.91%
YTD 19.97% +14.20% +5.78%
Since inception Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Naspers Ltd Class N ZAF 3.22%
Prudential PLC GBR 3.17%
Amazon.com Inc USA 3.01%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR CHN 2.76%
Anthem Inc USA 2.53%
AIA Group Ltd HKG 2.35%
Alphabet Inc A USA 1.96%
Mastercard Inc A USA 1.83%
Moody's Corporation USA 1.80%
Visa Inc Class A USA 1.63%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd August 2018 0.0140 £858.0000
6th July 2017 0.0125 £677.5000
7th July 2016 0.0100 £441.0000
7th January 2016 0.0050 £408.8000
9th July 2015 0.0345 £420.7000
8th January 2015 0.0050 £397.0000