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Smith & Williamson North American Trust Class B - Income (GBP)

Sell:249.80p Buy:249.80p Change: 5.20p (2.13%)
Prices as at 21 March 2019
Sell:249.80p
Buy:249.80p
Change: 5.20p (2.13%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 21 March 2019
Sell:249.80p
Buy:249.80p
Change: 5.20p (2.13%)
Prices as at 21 March 2019
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.

Charges and Savings

Initial charges
Initial charge: 0.00%
Initial saving from HL: 0.00%
HL dealing charge: Free
Net initial charge: 0.00%
Annual charges
Performance fee: No  
Ongoing charge (OCF/TER): 0.70%
Ongoing saving from HL: 0.00%
Net ongoing charge: 0.70%
There are other unit types of this fund available:
Inclusive - Class A - Income (GBP) (Net ongoing charge 0.80%)

In some cases the ongoing savings are provided by our loyalty bonus. Loyalty bonuses are tax-free in an ISA or SIPP. However, they may be subject to tax in a Fund & Share Account which would, in effect, reduce their value and increase the net ongoing charge.


Other Information

Unit type: Unbundled
Manager:
Multiple
Fund launch date: 2 March 1983
Sector: North America
Fund size: £67 million
Number of holdings: 39
Fund type: Unit Trust
Accumulation/income: Income
Dealing frequency: Daily
Valuation point: 12:00
Trustee: The National Westminster Bank plc
Minimum investment: £100.00
Charges deducted from: Income
Available in a regular savings plan: Yes
Minimum regular savings value: £25.00

Performance

22/03/14 to 22/03/15 22/03/15 to 22/03/16 22/03/16 to 22/03/17 22/03/17 to 22/03/18 22/03/18 to 22/03/19
Annual return 20.23% -6.52% 33.05% 7.34% 14.61%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

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Our view on this fund

The Wealth 50 is the list of what we believe are the best funds in each sector. If a fund is not within our Wealth 50 this is not necessarily a recommendation to sell. However, if you are thinking of adding to your investments we believe Wealth 50 funds are superior alternatives. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

Fund Objective

To achieve long-term growth of capital primarily through investment in securities quoted on markets in North America. In order to achieve the Trust's objective, the strategy will be to invest in a wide range of companies, large and small, which reflect growth opportunities in various sectors of the North American and global economies.

Income Details

Historic yield : 0.40%
Income paid: Bi-annually
Type of payment: Dividend
Ex-dividend date: 1 June 2019 1 December 2019
Payment date: 20 July 20194 20 January 20204

This data is provided by Funds Library. HL accepts no responsibility for its accuracy and you should independently check data before making any investment decision. All yields are variable and not guaranteed. Information correct as at 31 January 2019.

Sector Weight
Software & Computer Services 9.62%
Technology Hardware & Equipment 8.25%
Health Care Equipment & Services 8.17%
Banks 7.91%
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 7.65%
Support Services 7.47%
General Retailers 7.40%
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 5.57%
General Industrials 5.54%
Aerospace & Defence 4.95%
Country Weight
United States 85.54%
Ireland 4.47%
Cash and Equiv. 4.47%
Direct Property and REITs 2.87%
Canada 1.78%
Israel 0.88%

Data policy - All information should be used for indicative purposes only. You should independently check data before making any investment decision. HL cannot guarantee that the data is accurate or complete, and accepts no responsibility for how it may be used. Prices provided by Morningstar, correct as at 21 March 2019. Data provided by Funds Library, correct as at 28 February 2019.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account

4 If you elect to receive the income from a Vantage ISA or Vantage Fund & Share Account, we will collect any dividends for you and then pay them directly into your bank account within the first 10 working days of the following month.