BGIUX: Baillie Gifford International Equity 4

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BGIUX Baillie Gifford International Equity 4


Profile

BGIUX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 9.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.1%
  • Net Assets $3.58 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 27.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$15.29
$9.78
$15.82

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.51%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 13.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of May 01, 2017
  • Standard (Taxable) $200,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 9.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.20%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Baillie Gifford International Alpha Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Baillie Gifford Funds
  • Inception Date
    Apr 27, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    41436719
  • Share Class
    Other
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Angus Franklin

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in common stocks and other equity securities. It invests predominantly in securities issued by companies located in countries represented in the MSCI ACWI (ex U.S.) Index, which includes issuers from a range of developed and emerging market countries. The fund ordinarily invests in securities of issuers located in at least three countries outside the U.S.


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Performance

BGIUX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BGIUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.2% -44.2% 54.3% 26.11%
1 Yr 16.4% -42.5% 74500.0% 31.04%
3 Yr 2.1%* -14.3% 29.2% 60.10%
5 Yr 7.1%* -9.3% 22.0% 37.95%
10 Yr N/A* -0.3% 12.1% 13.36%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BGIUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 26.1% -4.0% 45.1% 43.71%
2018 -23.9% -32.2% 68.4% 83.37%
2017 27.3% 0.0% 50.9% 51.72%
2016 0.0% -12.2% 5.7% 23.41%
2015 N/A -16.3% 9.5% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BGIUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.2% -44.2% 54.3% 26.11%
1 Yr 16.4% -42.5% 74500.0% 31.04%
3 Yr 2.1%* -13.4% 29.2% 75.86%
5 Yr 7.1%* -8.5% 22.0% 49.40%
10 Yr N/A* 1.3% 14.0% 19.47%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BGIUX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 26.1% -4.0% 45.1% 43.71%
2018 -23.9% -32.2% 68.4% 87.71%
2017 27.3% 0.0% 53.4% 68.97%
2016 0.0% -12.2% 8.0% 28.61%
2015 N/A -15.1% 11.4% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

BGIUX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BGIUX Category Low Category High BGIUX % Rank
Net Assets 3.58 B 10 168 B 28.96%
Number of Holdings 78 6 1033 50.94%
Net Assets in Top 10 823 M 1.25 M 33.2 B 34.59%
Weighting of Top 10 27.27% 10.3% 99.1% 57.86%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. MercadoLibre Inc 4.67%
  2. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.37%
  3. Scout24 AG 2.89%
  4. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares 2.75%
  5. Deutsche Boerse AG 2.70%
  6. SAP SE 2.39%
  7. AIA Group Ltd 2.20%
  8. Spotify Technology SA 2.12%
  9. Tencent Holdings Ltd 2.12%
  10. Nestle SA 2.06%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BGIUX % Rank
Stocks
97.85% 65.52% 101.39% 39.46%
Cash
2.15% -3.30% 19.94% 60.38%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.22% 83.02%
Other
0.00% -2.60% 4.39% 82.81%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.86% 82.60%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 31.11% 83.30%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BGIUX % Rank
Industrials
19.87% 0.00% 25.08% 7.97%
Financial Services
19.17% 0.00% 24.69% 9.22%
Consumer Cyclical
14.86% 2.23% 50.11% 29.77%
Communication Services
14.33% 0.00% 25.24% 9.64%
Technology
14.17% 2.32% 43.49% 84.07%
Basic Materials
7.74% 0.00% 14.91% 16.35%
Healthcare
5.05% 3.42% 31.20% 95.81%
Consumer Defense
4.80% 1.04% 35.92% 91.40%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 15.08% 93.92%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 12.59% 92.24%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 9.79% 94.55%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BGIUX % Rank
Non US
94.03% 60.25% 101.39% 38.99%
US
3.82% 0.00% 19.60% 55.14%

Expenses

BGIUX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BGIUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.51% 0.01% 55.61% 96.21%
Management Fee 0.35% 0.00% 1.50% 5.63%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.80% 37.59%

Sales Fees

BGIUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.21% 5.75% 82.35%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

BGIUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.10% 2.00% 98.04%

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.

BGIUX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 13.00% 4.00% 151.99% 13.53%

Distributions

BGIUX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BGIUX Category Low Category High BGIUX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.72% 83.96%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BGIUX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BGIUX Category Low Category High BGIUX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.20% -1.17% 3.11% 5.90%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BGIUX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

BGIUX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Angus Franklin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 07, 2008

12.57

12.6%

Angus Franklin, Investment Manager and Partner at Baillie Gifford, joined the firm in 1994 and became a Partner of Baillie Gifford & Co. in 2012. He graduated MA in Economics and Social History from St. Andrews University. Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1992.

Andrew Stobart


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2008

11.67

11.7%

Andrew Stobart joined Baillie Gifford in 1991. He has worked in the Japanese, North American and UK Equity Teams. Prior to joining Baillie Gifford, Mr. Stobart worked for three years in investment banking in London.

Donald Farquharson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2014

5.67

5.7%

Joined Baillie Gifford in 2008 and became a Partner of Baillie Gifford & Co. in 2017. Mr. Farquharson has over 25 years’ investment experience dedicated almost entirely to Japanese equities. He spent 20 years working for Schroders as a Japanese specialist and subsequently Head of the Pan Pacific equity team and manager of the Schroder Japan Growth Fund plc. Between 1991 and 1995 he headed Schroders’ research team in Tokyo.

Jenny Davis


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2016

3.67

3.7%

Jenny Davis, Portfolio Manager. Miss Davis graduated BA in Music from Oxford University in 2008. She worked for Neptune Investment Management as an Assistant Fund Manager for two years before joining Baillie Gifford in 2011. Ms. Davis works full time conducting research for this team covering stocks in all International regions.

Tom Walsh


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 03, 2018

1.99

2.0%

Tom Walsh, CFA, Portfolio Manager, joined Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited in 2009 and is an Investment Manager in the European Equity Team. Mr. Walsh joined the International Focus Portfolio Construction Group in 2014. Tom graduated LLB (Hons) in Law & Economics from the University of Edinburgh in 1999 and is both CFA and ACA qualified. He worked at Fidelity International, Merrill Lynch and Deloitte & Touche before joining Baillie Gifford in 2009.Mr. Walsh has been a member of the ACWI ex-US Alpha PCG since 2018.

Toby Ross


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2018

1.67

1.7%

Toby Ross - graduated MA in English Literature from the University of Cambridge in June 2006 and joined Baillie Gifford in the same year. He spent some time as an Investment Analyst in the UK Equity Team and as a Global Sector Specialist, before joining the Global Income Growth team. Toby is a CFA Charterholder.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.07 25.19 7.42 17.59