Objective
To achieve long-term capital growth principally through investment in medium to smaller sized Japanese companies which are believed to have above average prospects for growth.
AIC sector
Management group
Baillie Gifford
Launch date
01/12/1981
Domicile
United Kingdom
Fund manager
Matthew Brett, Praveen Kumar
Dividend frequency
Annually
Wind-up provisions
The Company does not have a fixed life. The shareholders have the right to vote annually on whether the Company should continue in business in each the AGM. The next continuation vote will be in 2024.
Market Cap (m) Total assets (m) Price (last close) NAV Discount / premium (%) Gearing (%) Dividend yield (%) Dividend dates Ongoing charge (%)
668.66 896.69 756.00 866.56 -12.76 16 1.32 Nov 0.67 (31/08/2023)
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Dividends

Dividends declared in last 12 months

Ex-Dividend date Payment date Dividend amount Special dividend Financial year
16/11/2023 20/12/2023 10.000 No 2023
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Performance (%)

Return type 1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years
Baillie Gifford Japan Trust Share price total return 0.7 -24.8 -3.2 125.2
Japan AIC sector Share price total return 12.9 -7.6 24.1 158.6
Morningstar Japan * Total return 17.6 19 34 134.1
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* The Morningstar market index is not necessarily the official benchmark of the investment company, however it has been identified as an appropriate comparative index. Please hover over the definition for further detail on the index construction.

Share structure

Number of shares
88,447,614

Traded volumes (number of shares)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 260,413 6,205,380 59,561,781 224,191,988
Average N/A 286,591 234,755 177,752
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Traded values (m)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 1.97 44.88 428.17 1,812.83
Average N/A 2.08 1.69 1.44
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Trading details

ISIN TIDM Traded currency Stock exchange
GB0000485838 BGFD GBX London Stock Exchange - MAIN
Chi-x Europe Limited
London Stock Exchange
Pink Sheets Llc (nqb)
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Top holdings

Data as at : 31/03/2024

Investment % of total assets
SoftBank Group Corp 6.6
Rakuten Group Inc 4.5
SBI Holdings Inc 4.2
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc 4.0
CALBEE Inc 3.1
GMO Internet group Inc 3.0
Dmg Mori Co Ltd 2.9
CyberAgent Inc 2.8
Sony Group Corp 2.7
Fanuc Corp 2.6

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