Portfolio

The latest month end valuation, as at 31 October 2017, is shown below.  As at the same date, the Company's estimated ongoing charges for the year to 30 April 2018 are 0.77%.

Shareholders Funds
Value % of portfolio
Total Funds £849,754,745 100.0%

Portfolio Distribution

Portfolio

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UK Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
British American Tobacco £31,658,250 3.7%
Sage Group £20,101,500 2.4%
Unilever £16,606,410 2.0%
Diageo £10,517,538 1.2%
Barr (AG) £9,568,872 1.1%
GlaxoSmithKline £8,544,758 1.0%
PZ Cussons £3,632,925 0.4%
Total UK Equity Exposure £100,630,252 11.8%
US Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Microsoft £33,629,595 4.0%
Philip Morris International £31,513,326 3.7%
Coca-Cola £28,040,807 3.3%
Altria £18,376,299 2.2%
Berkshire Hathaway £17,934,987 2.1%
American Express £15,818,401 1.9%
Colgate Palmolive £15,012,935 1.8%
Becton Dickinson £14,139,663 1.7%
Dr Pepper Snapple Group £13,413,040 1.6%
Hershey £9,775,480 1.2%
Procter & Gamble £8,448,728 1.0%
Total US Equity Exposure £206,103,261 24.3%
Canadian Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Imperial Oil £15,621,341 1.8%
Franco-Nevada £7,290,552 0.9%
Total Canadian Equity Exposure £22,911,893 2.7%
European Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Nestlé £29,935,127 3.5%
BIC £7,946,155 0.9%
Total European Equity Exposure £37,881,282 4.5%
Gold Bullion Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Gold Bullion (Physical) £76,609,329 9.0%
Total Gold Bullion Exposure £76,609,329 9.0%
Index Linked Bonds
Value % of portfolio
US TIPS 1.375% 2018 £84,924,556 10.0%
US TIPS 0.125% 2022 £55,040,338 6.5%
US TIPS 0.125% 2020 £34,050,346 4.0%
UK Index Linked 0.125% 2024 £31,403,754 3.7%
US TIPS 0.125% 2021 £7,028,609 0.8%
Total Index Linked Bonds £212,447,603 25.0%
Cash and Cash Equivalents
Value % of portfolio
Cash and UK T-Bills £161,053,816 19.0%
US T-Bills £31,415,731 3.7%
Total Cash and Cash Equivalents £192,469,547 22.7%
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