Portfolio

The latest month end valuation, as at 31 August 2019, is shown below.  As at the same date, the Company's estimated ongoing charges for the year to 30 April 2020 are 0.78%.

Shareholders Funds
Value % of portfolio
Total Funds £1,093,820,320 100.0%

Portfolio Distribution

Portfolio

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UK Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Unilever £32,591,872 3.0%
British American Tobacco £26,818,560 2.5%
Diageo £14,329,455 1.3%
Sage Group £10,077,120 0.9%
Barr (AG) £8,884,547 0.8%
Total UK Equity Exposure £92,701,554 8.5%
US Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Microsoft £48,216,313 4.4%
Coca-Cola £32,645,783 3.0%
Philip Morris International £23,692,004 2.2%
American Express £21,768,345 2.0%
Berkshire Hathaway £21,339,503 2.0%
Procter & Gamble £20,407,384 1.9%
Alphabet A £16,680,451 1.5%
Colgate Palmolive £12,804,541 1.2%
Medtronic £12,502,789 1.1%
Total US Equity Exposure £210,057,112 19.2%
Swiss Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Nestlé £36,621,790 3.4%
Total Swiss Equity Exposure £36,621,790 3.4%
Canadian Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Franco-Nevada £14,342,266 1.3%
Imperial Oil £12,918,665 1.2%
Total Canadian Equity Exposure £27,260,931 2.5%
European Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
BIC £5,249,593 0.5%
Total European Equity Exposure £5,249,593 0.5%
Gold Bullion Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Gold Bullion (Physical) £100,724,810 9.2%
Total Gold Bullion Exposure £100,724,810 9.2%
Index Linked Bonds
Value % of portfolio
US TIPS 1.125% 2021 £90,912,044 8.3%
US TIPS 0.125% 2022 £62,256,428 5.7%
US TIPS 1.25% 2020 £52,402,051 4.8%
US TIPS 2.375% 2025 £43,935,600 4.0%
US TIPS 0.125% 2020 £41,873,271 3.8%
US TIPS 2.125% 2041 £36,655,738 3.4%
UK Index Linked 0.125% 2024 £33,442,491 3.1%
US TIPS 0.125% 2021 £32,550,505 3.0%
Total Index Linked Bonds £394,028,128 36.0%
Cash and Cash Equivalents
Value % of portfolio
Cash and UK T-Bills £185,562,303 17.0%
US T-Bills £39,954,097 3.7%
Total Cash and Cash Equivalents £225,516,401 20.6%
Property
Value % of portfolio
28 Walker Street, Edinburgh £1,600,000 0.2%
13 Chester Street Mews, Edinburgh £60,000 0.0%
Total Property Exposure £1,660,000 0.2%
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