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Schroder US Smaller Companies

Ranked 43 out of 73 in - US Small & Medium Companies over 3 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Jenny Jones

A keen tennis player and theatre goer, Jenny Jones was educated at Yale University, New York, where she achieved a BA (hons) in Political Science and a MBA in Finance. Jones started her career at Drexel Burnham in 1980 and became a fund manager in 1983 when she moved to the Mutual of America Life Insurance Company. She is now the head of US Small Cap Equity. With nearly £1 billion under management spread across her range of Schroder US funds, Jones and her team aim to achieve capital growth focusing on growing and profitable companies that stand at a reasonable valuation relative to their earnings growth prospects.

Robert Kaynor

Objective

The fund's investment objective is to achieve capital appreciation through investment in US smaller companies. The fund will invest in the securities of smaller companies listed on the principal stock exchanges in North America, including Canada, together with those that are traded on the over-the-counter market. Investment will be in directly held transferable securities. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments.

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Performance

US Small & Medium Companies over : 30/01/2019 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 10.5%
2018 -6.8% -7.0% 12.7% 5.1% -15.5%
2017 4.0% 1.9% -1.3% -0.1% 3.5%
2016 41.6% 1.4% 9.5% 11.3% 14.6%
2015 2.9% 9.6% -6.6% -5.4% 6.2%
2014 15.9% 0.0% 1.7% 1.5% 12.3%
2013 32.7% 20.1% 3.5% 2.0% 4.7%
2012 5.3% 5.5% -3.2% 3.2% -0.1%
2011 -4.6% 1.8% -1.2% -16.6% 13.7%
2010 25.4% 12.0% -6.4% 3.3% 15.9%
2009 24.1% -6.3% 6.2% 18.6% 5.2%
2008 -12.2% -8.3% 4.3% 0.8% -9.0%
2007 8.6% 3.9% 4.4% 0.8% -0.6%
2006 6.9% 11.7% -9.0% 1.3% 3.9%
2005 18.6% -1.4% 8.5% 5.3% 5.2%
2004 15.2% 3.8% 2.5% 1.8% 6.4%
2003 24.7% -2.2% 11.8% 7.2% 6.3%
2002 -27.9% 3.0% -15.2% -18.4% 1.1%
2001 14.4% -3.5% 14.6% -15.0% 21.8%
2000 46.5% 18.8% 10.3% 12.3% -0.4%
1999 16.4% -3.7% 18.4% -10.5% 14.0%
1998 -0.2% 14.0% -2.4% -20.2% 12.4%
1997 43.1% 7.3% 12.8% 23.0% -3.9%
1996 9.1% 8.3% 2.3% 1.7% -3.1%
1995 37.6% 4.4% 9.2% 14.3% 5.7%
1994 -0.9% 1.1% -5.8% 3.4% 0.6%
1993 33.2% 13.6% 2.7% 11.3% 2.6%
1992 71.2% 19.7% -13.0% 15.4% 42.4%
1991 73.9% 38.6% 13.4% 4.8% 5.5%
1990 4.0% -26.7% 0.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/03/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
USD Cash 3.71%
Schroder ISF US Dollar Liquidity I Acc 2.71%
GBP Cash 1.68%
Brown & Brown Inc ORD 1.56%
Steven Madden Ltd ORD 1.40%
Performance Food Group Co ORD 1.32%
Advanced Disposal Services Inc ORD 1.31%
EnPro Industries Inc ORD 1.31%
Idacorp Inc ORD 1.30%
WNS (Holdings) Ltd DR 1.29%
31/03/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date14/02/1990
  • Share Class size256Mn
  • Base currencyGBX
  • ISIN GB0007810152

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment5,000

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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