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M&G Smaller Companies

Ranked 28 out of 51 in - UK Smaller Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Garfield Kiff

Garfield Kiff graduated from the University of Liverpool with a first class honours degree in economics. He started out as a management consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ real estate group before joining M&G's smaller companies team in February 2000 as an analyst. He is now the fund manager of the M&G UK Growth and UK Select funds.

Objective

The Fund aims to deliver a higher total return than the Numis Smaller Companies (ex Investment Trust) Index, net of the Ongoing Charge Figure, over any five year period. At least 80% of the Fund is invested in UK smaller companies. These are UK listed companies which, at the initial time of purchase, are in the bottom 10% (by market capitalization) of the FTSE All-Share index, or in the Numis Smaller Companies index, or listed on the Alternative Investment Market. The Fund may also invest in collective investment schemes and other transferable securities. Cash and near cash may be held for ancillary purposes and derivatives, including warrants, may be used for efficient portfolio management and hedging purposes.

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Performance

UK Smaller Companies over : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 27.5% 7.3% 9.1% 4.5% 4.3%
2016 3.2% -0.3% -11.9% 13.1% 3.8%
2015 16.4% 2.7% 9.3% 0.5% 3.2%
2014 -8.9% -1.6% -5.8% -2.3% 0.6%
2013 38.6% 13.8% 1.4% 7.6% 11.7%
2012 27.0% 20.8% -8.0% 8.0% 5.8%
2011 -10.5% 3.4% 1.0% -17.0% 3.3%
2010 30.2% 4.6% -5.6% 17.6% 12.1%
2009 56.0% -1.2% 25.5% 21.6% 3.4%
2008 -41.3% -4.1% -0.5% -18.2% -24.9%
2007 -0.8% 7.9% 2.0% -4.4% -5.7%
2006 26.2% 13.1% -3.7% 5.5% 9.9%
2005 30.4% 6.7% 4.0% 9.0% 7.8%
2004 29.4% 9.4% 3.0% 0.9% 13.8%
2003 35.2% -8.0% 25.0% 11.1% 5.8%
2002 -25.9% -2.9% -9.1% -21.0% 6.3%
2001 -30.4% -19.8% 0.7% -29.7% 22.7%
2000 -6.5% 10.7% -13.2% 15.1% -15.4%
1999 94.3% 14.1% 13.0% 5.8% 42.5%
1998 -4.8% 15.7% 1.5% -23.0% 5.4%
1997 5.2% 1.9% -7.3% 8.0% 3.1%
1996 2.2% 6.8% 2.5% -4.6% -2.0%
1995 8.7% -0.6% 6.0% 6.4% -3.1%
1994 0.6% 8.0% -6.8% 2.1% -2.1%
1993 42.5% 16.5% 8.4% 8.6% 4.0%
1992 3.3% -5.3% 9.5% -15.0% 17.3%
1991 21.5% 17.7% -0.4% 9.9% -5.6%
1990 -19.7% -9.3% 5.2% -17.7% 2.4%
1989 10.4% 16.3% 3.6% -1.7% -6.8%
1988 13.9% 5.3% 9.7% -3.6% 2.4%
1987 27.3% 27.7% 24.9% 11.5% -28.4%
1986 29.9% 14.2% 8.7% -2.0% 6.8%
1985 12.5% 7.8% -3.2% 3.1% 4.6%
1984 18.7% 9.3% -3.9% 4.8% 7.8%
1983 23.8% 10.1% 7.3% 1.4% 3.4%
1982 23.3% 1.6% 1.1% 7.1% 12.1%
1981 5.0% 5.5% 6.6% -14.6% 9.4%
1980 26.4% 6.6% 7.1% 8.4% 2.1%
1979 17.1% 16.2% -0.4% 8.2% -6.4%
1978 15.9% -1.8% 9.8% 12.2% -4.1%
1977 68.1% 20.4% 13.8% 15.6% 6.1%
1976 7.3% 6.4% -2.2% -5.3% 8.9%
1975 46.8% 31.8% 4.4% 0.8% 5.8%
1974 -42.2% -7.5% -8.1% -23.6% -11.1%
1973 -27.8% -3.9% -0.5% -7.3% -18.5%
1972 48.3% 24.2% -4.3% 7.7% 15.9%
1971 44.3% 1.9% 13.3% 11.6% 12.0%
1970 -12.2% 3.0% -16.7% 6.6% -4.1%
1969 -19.2% -3.4% -17.5% -1.2% 2.6%
1968 68.5% 12.2% 19.1% 16.1% 8.6%
1967 10.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Singapore
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date27/09/1967
  • Share Class size468Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0031289324

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment100

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment4

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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).