BMO Global Smaller Companies PLC

Performance

GSC over time
Cumulative performance
1 month
Year to date
1 Year
3 Years
5 Years
NAV (diluted)
3.55
19.66
40.46
28.98
76.36
Share price
6.75
19.11
41.56
20.59
61.43
Benchmark
3.89
18.98
41.64
32.36
76.13
Discrete annual performance
2021/2020
2020/2019
2019/2018
2018/2017
2017/2016
NAV (diluted)
40.46
-5.87
-2.45
13.90
20.04
Share price
41.56
-8.13
-7.28
11.83
19.70
Benchmark
41.64
-3.11
-3.56
10.90
19.99

Performance (%) as at 31.08.2021

Past performance is not a guide to future performance.

Source: Lipper and BMO. Basis: Percentage growth, total return, bid to bid price with net income reinvested in sterling. Basis in accordance with the regulations of the Financial Conduct Authority.

Investment Risks

The value of your investments and any income from them can go down as well as up and you may not get back the original amount invested. Investments in smaller companies carry a higher degree of risk as their shares may be less liquid and investment values can be volatile. Gearing is used for investment purposes to obtain, increase or reduce exposure to an asset, index or investment. The use of gearing can enhance returns to investors in a rising market, but if the market falls the losses may be greater.

Holdings

Stock picking is the key driver of portfolio composition with only those companies in which the manager has a high degree of conviction warranting a position in the portfolio. Typically the portfolio is comprised of around 185 holdings including around 10 fund holdings targeting those markets where BMO does not have dedicated in-house smaller company expertise.

Holdings
Sector
%
Aberdeen Standard SICAV I Japanese Smaller Companies
Collective Investments
3.0
Pinebridge Asia ex Japan Small Cap Equity
Collective Investments
3.0
Eastspring Investments Japan Smaller Companies
Collective Investments
2.9
Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos Inv Trust
Collective Investments
2.4
Utilico Emerging Markets
Collective Investments
1.8
Schroder ISF Global Emerging Markets Smaller Companies
Collective Investments
1.7
Eagle Materials
Industrials
1.5
HSBC GIF Asia ex Japan Equity Smaller Companies
Collective Investments
1.3
ICON
Healthcare
1.3
Jefferies Financial Group
Financials
1.2

As at 31 August 2021

Dividend

How to invest

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BMO offer a range of cost-effective savings plans designed to make it easy for you to invest in our range of funds.

Starting from £25 per month or a lump sum of £100, with the flexibility to start and stop contributions whenever you want.

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