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BGEVX Baillie Gifford EAFE 5

  • Fund
  • BGEVX
  • Price as of: Apr 22, 2019
  • $13.46
  • - $0.02
  • - 0.16%
  • Category
  • Uncategorized

BGEVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 24.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 14.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.0%
  • Net Assets $2.63 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 44.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.46
$10.45
$16.12

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.45%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 0.21%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 14.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 0.10%

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2017-05-01

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$500,000,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Uncategorized
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 24.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 0.84%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Baillie Gifford The EAFE Fund
  • Fund Family Name Baillie Gifford Funds
  • Inception Date Jul 19, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding 87520217
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Kavé Sigaroudinia

Fund Description

The fund invests in a diversified, international portfolio of common stocks and other equity securities of issuers located in countries of developed and emerging markets. Under normal circumstances, it invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in common stocks and other equity securities of companies that are included in the MSCI EAFE Index or whose principal activities are in Europe, Australasia and/or the Far East. The fund may additionally invest in up to 10% of its net assets in common stocks and other equities of companies located in North America.

BGEVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BGEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 24.8% -100.0% 255.6% 0.87% 1
1 Yr -6.5% -100.0% 130.8% 74.96% 5
3 Yr 14.9% * -100.0% 35.2% 3.63% 1
5 Yr 6.0% * -100.0% 31.2% 32.51% 2
10 Yr 12.9% * -100.0% 26.4% 22.05% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BGEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -25.4% -99.4% 17840.0% 74.02% 5
2017 42.6% -78.9% 256.0% 0.47% 1
2016 -4.1% -75.8% 9900.0% 58.45% 5
2015 N/A -100.0% 102.9% N/A N/A
2014 N/A -100.0% 52.5% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BGEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 24.8% -100.0% 255.6% 0.84% 1
1 Yr -6.5% -100.0% 85.0% 76.76% 5
3 Yr 14.9% * -100.0% 35.2% 3.73% 1
5 Yr 6.0% * -100.0% 35.0% 33.55% 2
10 Yr 12.9% * -100.0% 57.7% 27.95% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BGEVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -25.4% -99.4% 9900.0% 74.76% 5
2017 42.6% -78.9% 256.0% 0.50% 1
2016 -4.1% -75.8% 1566.8% 66.29% 5
2015 N/A -100.0% 368.4% N/A N/A
2014 N/A -100.0% 222.5% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

BGEVX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2019

Concentration Analysis

BGEVX Category Low Category High BGEVX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.63 B 0 773 B 5.59% 1
Number of Holdings 55 1 12343 10.43% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 1.18 B -1.14 B 135 B 4.49% 1
Weighting of Top 10 44.6% 0.0% 20474.3% 15.41% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.52%
  2. AIA Group Ltd 4.34%
  3. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 4.60%
  4. ASML Holding NV 5.88%
  5. Ferrari NV 5.42%
  6. Kering SA 4.67%
  7. SoftBank Group Corp 4.54%
  8. Industria De Diseno Textil SA 3.23%
  9. Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC 3.00%
  10. Zalando SE 3.42%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High BGEVX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.77% -139.64% 292.26% 2.76% 1
Cash
1.23% -664.42% 7388.76% 20.03% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -21.20% 79.25% 5.49% 3
Other
0.00% -7288.76% 764.42% 9.18% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.37% 144.58% 5.13% 3
Bonds
0.00% -234.98% 334.49% 26.65% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BGEVX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Cyclical
27.77% -27.57% 78.32% 0.83% 1
Technology
23.83% -12.25% 89.88% 5.07% 1
Industrials
12.27% -19.53% 100.00% 9.94% 2
Financial Services
12.26% -13.54% 92.29% 15.66% 3
Consumer Defense
8.79% -6.67% 66.36% 7.63% 1
Healthcare
7.12% -9.85% 98.18% 16.06% 3
Communication Services
4.54% -3.38% 39.72% 5.59% 1
Basic Materials
2.19% -9.89% 99.95% 13.20% 3
Utilities
0.00% -11.62% 87.74% 13.50% 4
Real Estate
0.00% -8.52% 100.00% 16.28% 4
Energy
0.00% -10.34% 174.34% 20.68% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BGEVX % Rank Quintile
Non US
90.95% -35.82% 159.65% 4.28% 1
US
7.82% -139.64% 289.81% 26.52% 3

BGEVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BGEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.45% -2.86% 1279.35% 12.69% 1
Management Fee 0.34% 0.00% 2.87% 2.26% 2
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.06% 0.00% 465000.00% 1.88% 2

Sales Fees

BGEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BGEVX Rank Quintile
Front Load 0.21% 0.00% 25.00% 2.46% 1
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 6.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

BGEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BGEVX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 0.10% 0.00% 2.00% 1.35% 1

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

BGEVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BGEVX Rank Quintile
Turnover 14.00% 0.00% 12930.00% 12.11% 1

BGEVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BGEVX Category Low Category High BGEVX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 107.25% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BGEVX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Annually Daily Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BGEVX Category Low Category High BGEVX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.84% -6.90% 11.58% 9.77% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BGEVX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Daily Annually

BGEVX - Managers

Kavé Sigaroudinia

Manager

Start Date

Mar 06, 2008

Tenure

11.07

Tenure Rank

2.1%

Kavé Sigaroudinia graduated MA Economics from Edinburgh University in 1998 and joined Baillie Gifford in 1999. He has worked as an Investment Manager in the European and UK investment teams and now works full time conducting research for international equity portfolios.


Thomas Coutts

Manager

Start Date

Mar 06, 2008

Tenure

11.07

Tenure Rank

2.1%

Thomas Coutts, Partner of Baillie Gifford & Co., which is the 100% owner of Baillie Gifford. He has worked in investment management with Baillie Gifford since 1999, has managed investment portfolios since 2001, and has co-managed a portion of the Portfolio since December 2016. Education: B.A., Trinity College, Oxford.


Lawrence Burns

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2012

Tenure

6.25

Tenure Rank

3.6%

Lawrence Burns joined Baillie Gifford as portfolio manager in 2009; member of the International Growth strategy’s portfolio construction group since 2012.


James K. Anderson

Manager

Start Date

Mar 06, 2008

Tenure

11.07

Tenure Rank

2.1%

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.


Brian Lum

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2015

Tenure

3.25

Tenure Rank

4.9%

Brian joined Baillie Gifford in 2006 and is an Investment Manager in the Global Discovery Team. Brian graduated MSc and BA (Hons) in Physics from Cambridge University in 2006.


Julia Angeles

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2017

Tenure

1.25

Tenure Rank

5.9%

Julia has a particular interest in healthcare. Julia’s core contention is that over the next 10 years healthcare systems around the world will experience a monumental change. She believes that we will witness a move away from traditional to a world where prevention and cure will become an integral part of healthcare. Julia holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Aarhus, Denmark and speaks fluent Russian and Danish. Before joining Baillie Gifford in April 2008, Julia worked as a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company advising firms in Denmark, Russia and Hungary. Julia has been part of different global and regional teams within Baillie Gifford and is currently an Investment Manager in the EAFE Alpha Team.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

56.0

Category Average

4.63

Category Mode

4.3