Portfolio

The latest month end valuation, as at 31 December 2017, is shown below.  As at the same date, the Company's estimated ongoing charges for the year to 30 April 2018 are 0.76%.

Shareholders Funds
Value % of portfolio
Total Funds £867,597,706 100.0%

Portfolio Distribution

Portfolio

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UK Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
British American Tobacco £32,552,000 3.8%
Sage Group £21,451,500 2.5%
Unilever £16,042,360 1.9%
Diageo £11,126,954 1.3%
Barr (AG) £10,143,924 1.2%
GlaxoSmithKline £8,299,182 1.0%
PZ Cussons £3,561,345 0.4%
Total UK Equity Exposure £103,805,286 12.0%
US Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Philip Morris International £31,275,903 3.6%
Microsoft £29,897,590 3.5%
Coca-Cola £27,539,520 3.2%
Altria £20,091,178 2.3%
Berkshire Hathaway £18,734,053 2.2%
American Express £16,171,107 1.9%
Colgate Palmolive £15,812,981 1.8%
Dr Pepper Snapple Group £14,942,688 1.7%
Becton Dickinson £14,258,659 1.6%
Hershey £10,277,084 1.2%
Procter & Gamble £8,853,316 1.0%
Total US Equity Exposure £207,854,080 24.0%
Canadian Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Imperial Oil £14,770,390 1.7%
Franco-Nevada £7,212,467 0.8%
Total Canadian Equity Exposure £21,982,857 2.5%
European Equity Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Nestlé £30,090,201 3.5%
BIC £8,140,320 0.9%
Total European Equity Exposure £38,230,521 4.4%
Gold Bullion Exposure
Value % of portfolio
Gold Bullion (Physical) £76,541,457 8.8%
Total Gold Bullion Exposure £76,541,457 8.8%
Index Linked Bonds
Value % of portfolio
US TIPS 1.375% 2018 £83,512,913 9.6%
US TIPS 0.125% 2022 £54,075,246 6.2%
US TIPS 0.125% 2020 £33,453,898 3.9%
UK Index Linked 0.125% 2024 £31,452,117 3.6%
US TIPS 0.125% 2021 £6,903,866 0.8%
Total Index Linked Bonds £209,398,041 24.1%
Cash and Cash Equivalents
Value % of portfolio
Cash and UK T-Bills £210,413,485 24.3%
Total Cash and Cash Equivalents £210,413,485 24.3%
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