Schroder US Smaller Comp Z Acc (Accumulation)

Price as at 14 February 2020
149.20 GBX
Last change
icon-up-small 0.74%
1 year change
icon-up-small 14.68%
5 year annualised return
12 month yield
Morningstar rating
4 of 5
Risk level

Risk considerations

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Discrete calendar year performance

Discrete calendar year performance
Investment 31/12/14 to 31/12/15 31/12/15 to 31/12/16 31/12/16 to 31/12/17 31/12/17 to 31/12/18 31/12/18 to 31/12/19
Schroder... 3.64% 42.66% 4.74% -6.09% 28.02%
US Small-Cap... 0.25% 41.29% 7.17% -4.68% 21.24%
Russell 2000... 1.12% 44.70% 4.72% -5.48% 20.68%

Trailing returns


Trailing returns
Investment 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years * 5 years *
Schroder... 4.78% 5.29% 14.68% 8.16% 13.28%
US Small-Cap... 3.43% -4.23% 11.92% 7.92% 12.09%
Russell 2000... 1.78% -4.08% 8.98% 5.62% 11.09%

Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges
Initial charge: 0.00%
Ongoing Charges: 0.91%
Performance Fee: N/A
Typical transaction cost: 0.5% of your investment (you'll be provided with the exact cost before investing in a fund)
*Online dealing commission: £12.50

Asset Allocation

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to provide capital growth in excess of the Russell 2000 Lagged (Gross Total Return) index (after fees have been deducted) over a three to five year period by investing in equity and equity related securities of smallsized US companies.

IA Sector:

North American Smaller Companies

Manager name:

Robert Kaynor

Manager start date:

10 January 2018

Manager Biography:

Bob Kaynor is Co-Portfolio Manager and Research Director US Small and Smid Cap Equities at Schroders, which involves being an important part of the investment decision making process and the co-ordination of the analyst team. Robert is the co-portfolio manager with Jenny Jones. Robert joined Schroders as a senior equity analyst in 2013 and became Research Director in 2014. He joined Schroders in 2013 and is based in New York. Bob was the Chief Investment Officer and Managing Member at Ballast Capital Group from 2010 to 2013, which involved managing a fundamental long/short portfolio. He was a Managing Director/Portfolio Manager at Ramius Capital Group from 2003 to 2010, which involved co-managing a hedged equity product with a goal of generating non-correlated positive returns whilst managing risk. He was a Partner/Analyst at Barbary Coast Capital Management from 2000 to 2003, which involved co-managing a long/short equity hedge fund focused on small and mid cap equities. He was a Analyst/Assistant Portfolio Manager at RCM Capital Management from 1994 to 2000, which involved working exclusively on a domestic long only small cap product recommending and covering equities. Qualifications: CFA Charterholder; BSc in Economics with Financial Applications from Southern Methodist University.

Morningstar® Category:

US Small-Cap Equity

Morningstar Sector:


Region (geographical):


Top 10 Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
Security Weight
Schroder ISF US Dollar Liqdty I Acc USD 2.66%
ASGN Inc 1.67%
Entegris Inc 1.42%
Brown & Brown Inc 1.39%
Science Applications International Corp 1.38%
WNS (Holdings) Ltd ADR 1.37%
ESCO Technologies Inc 1.36%
Reinsurance Group of America Inc 1.32%
Generac Holdings Inc 1.31%
Brunswick Corp 1.30%


Sectors Weight
Consumer Cyclical 21.11%
Financial Services 18.32%
Technology 16.62%
Industrials 13.97%
Healthcare 9.88%
Real Estate 5.90%
Basic Materials 4.66%
Consumer Defensive 3.79%
Energy 3.06%
Utilities 2.64%

World regions

World regions
Country Weight
USA 98.77%
CAN 1.23%
Investment style
Unit type
Morningstar analyst rating™
Morningstar sustainability rating™
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  • Yes SIPP
  • No ShareBuilder
  • Yes ISA

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