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Kames UK Smaller Companies

Ranked 35 out of 51 in - UK Smaller Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Elaine Morgan

Elaine Morgan is an investment manager in the UK Equities team with responsibility for managing several funds, including the Kames UK Smaller Companies Fund. In addition, Elaine has analysis duties for the construction, household goods, software & computer services and renewables sectors, and is a small-cap specialist. She joined Kames Capital in 1988 straight from the University of Edinburgh, where she studied Economics with Law, and gained her IIMR qualification in 1990. Outside of fund management she lists art and the cinema and theatre as her interests.

Objective

The primary investment objective is to maximise total return, from capital and net income combined, by investing principally in UK companies which from the bottom 10% of the UK stock market based on their market capitalisation.

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Performance

UK Smaller Companies over : 30/11/2017 - 30/11/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.6% 9.1% -2.2%
2017 30.3% 8.2% 5.2% 8.6% 5.3%
2016 -2.9% -4.6% -10.1% 14.0% -0.6%
2015 23.8% 7.6% 6.7% 2.4% 5.4%
2014 -2.6% 4.4% -9.4% -1.6% 4.6%
2013 41.0% 15.0% 3.4% 8.4% 9.4%
2012 20.5% 13.1% -5.6% 7.9% 4.6%
2011 -13.7% 0.7% 3.5% -17.0% -0.2%
2010 36.6% 8.7% -4.4% 15.6% 13.8%
2009 45.8% 0.3% 14.7% 26.1% 0.6%
2008 -27.8% -1.7% -1.3% -14.2% -13.3%
2007 -3.5% 4.3% 2.6% -4.3% -5.8%
2006 4.1% 14.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/10/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC ORD 4.59%
GB Group PLC ORD 4.12%
FDM Group (Holdings) PLC ORD 3.78%
Workspace Group PLC ORD 3.72%
Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC ORD 2.92%
Hilton Food Group PLC ORD 2.90%
CLS Holdings PLC ORD 2.82%
Sanne Group PLC ORD 2.82%
Robert Walters Plc ORD 2.73%
Abcam PLC ORD 2.54%
31/10/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/06/2006
  • Share Class size253Mn
  • Base currencyGBX
  • ISIN GB00B142FS18

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment10,000

Charges

  • Annual management0.75%
  • Initial investment0.00%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP).