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Fidelity American Special Situations

Ranked 41 out of 141 in - North America over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Angel Agudo

Objective

The Fund's investment objective is to achieve long term capital growth from a portfolio primarily made up of the shares of US companies. The portfolio is likely to have a bias towards medium-sized and smaller companies, although the ACD is not restricted in its choice of company by either size or industry.

Performance

North America over : 31/07/2013 - 31/07/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/07/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 7.3% 2.6% 2.0% 2.5%
2013 31.5% 19.4% 5.2% -1.5% 6.2%
2012 11.5% 10.2% -3.1% 4.6% -0.1%
2011 -3.0% 2.3% -2.4% -11.6% 10.0%
2010 17.5% 11.9% -12.1% 3.4% 15.5%
2009 19.1% -7.8% 2.3% 20.4% 4.9%
2008 -23.8% -16.4% 4.9% -9.0% -4.5%
2007 14.6% 5.2% 2.5% -0.6% 6.8%
2006 -9.6% 9.9% -9.7% -8.1% -0.9%
2005 23.0% -3.0% 5.7% 12.4% 6.7%
2004 -4.6% -0.9% -3.1% -3.7% 3.2%
2003 23.1% -0.3% 11.6% 5.2% 5.2%
2002 -29.4% -0.7% -17.5% -16.1% 2.7%
2001 -18.3% -25.5% 18.3% -32.9% 38.3%
2000 7.3% 19.6% -4.9% 12.5% -16.1%
1999 114.5% 30.1% 13.1% -5.4% 54.1%
1998 26.3% 12.8% 0.4% -13.6% 29.2%
1997 24.4% 4.1% 9.6% 25.6% -13.2%
1996 10.3% 9.8% 2.1% 2.4% -4.0%
1995 11.9% 3.2% 8.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/06/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Fidelity Institutional Liquidity A Inc USD 5.37
URS Corp ORD 4.26
Oracle Corp ORD 4.02
NVR Inc ORD 3.85
Microsoft Corp ORD 3.77
Huntington Bancshares Inc ORD 3.57
Cisco Systems Inc ORD 3.34
Hospira Inc ORD 3.20
General Dynamics Corp ORD 3.18
Amgen Inc ORD 3.11
30/06/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Guernsey
  3. Ireland
  4. Jersey
  5. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date10/11/1980
  • Share Class size337Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0003865390

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment3.5

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP).