Aberdeen Std Australian Small Companies Fund - Managed Fund

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Fund performance

  1M 3M 6M 1Y p.a. 2Y p.a. 3Y p.a. 5Y p.a. 10Y p.a.
Total return 3.21 4.81 9.51 12.21 8.29 14.18 13.26 9.4
Growth return 3.21 3.52 8.16 9.94 5.68 11.39 10.3 6.24
Income return 0 1.29 1.35 2.27 2.61 2.79 2.96 3.16
Market index (S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries TR AUD)
Total return 2.49 2.53 6.75 22.32 12.35 16.9 9.19 3.12
As as 31 Aug 2018. Returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised. All figures are percentages.

Asset Allocation

Australian Equities
82.09%
Property
15.17%
Cash
2.74%

General Information

Fund Details
Type Description
Aberdeen Std Australian Small Companies Fund
Aberdeen Asset Management Ltd
CSA0131AU
Equity Australia Mid/Small Blend
starstarstar (as at 31 Aug 2018)
Investment Fund
21 Mar 2001
$337.41 million (as at 31 Aug 2018)
$3.3168 (as at 18 Sep 2018)
$3.3102 (as at 18 Sep 2018)
Fund Objective
To outperform the benchmark, the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index, after fees, over rolling three year periods, by investing mainly in Australian (primarily outside the S&P/ASX 100 Accumulation Index) and New Zealand securities.
Fund Strategy
The equity managers seek to identify and invest in good quality Australian and New Zealand listed securities through first hand company visits. Quality is chiefly an evaluation of a company's management, balance sheet and business model. Only those companies which pass our rigorous quality screen are assessed for value. We see risk in terms of investing in a poor quality company, or overpaying for a good one, and do not view risk in benchmark relative terms.
Offer information
Type Description
Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 1.26% (as at 31 Jul 2018)
Minimum initial investment $20,000
Minimum additional investments $5,000.00
Minimum redemption amount $5,000.00

Top 10 holdings (as at 31 Jul 2018)

Holding (as at 31 Jul 2018) Type % of Portfolio
ARB Corp Ltd Equity 7.09%
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Fund data sourced from Morningstar. Some material is copyright and published under licence from ASX Operations Pty Limited ACN 004 523 782 ("ASXO"). Data and content is provided for personal use only. Whilst every care has been taken in producing these numbers, neither Morningstar nor InvestSMART cannot make any guarantees around the complete accuracy of these figures. Should you decide to change investments, please read all relevant disclosure documents including the Product Disclosure Statements and if required, you may consider speaking to a financial professional for further guidance. A tax event may be realised as a result of switching investments. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

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*Analysis based on data sourced from Morningstar, as at May 2018. Funds that had a 10-year track record were analysed against the standard industry benchmarks. Whilst InvestSMART has taken care in producing these numbers, guarantees cannot be made around the complete accuracy of these figures.

Our Managed Funds

Returns Since Inception *
InvestSMART International Equities 12.60%
Intelligent Investor Equity Growth 12.50%
Intelligent Investor Equity Income 11.80%
InvestSMART Australian Small Companies Fund 10.15%
InvestSMART High Growth 9.51%
InvestSMART Core Growth 8.38%
InvestSMART Balanced 6.52%
InvestSMART Diversified Property and Infrastructure 5.75%
InvestSMART Hybrid Income 5.03%
InvestSMART Diversified Income 4.82%
InvestSMART Interest Income 2.29%

* Returns p.a. since inception after investment & admin fees

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