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Fidelity American

Ranked 91 out of 144 in - North America over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Peter Kaye

Peter Kaye is a US Equity portfolio manager at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, where he has worked since 2013. Starting his career with 7 years at Merrill Lynch, Kaye reached the level of Director where he was responsible for the US Equity Team’s $4bn portfolio of investments. Following a year spent at FIS, where his time with the firm ended as a result of the merger with Royal & Sun Alliance, Kaye moved to Henderson where he spent 2 years and again focused on US Equity investment. Kaye joined Dalton Strategic Partnership to take on management of the Melchior North American Opportunities Fund in November 2004. Kaye holds a number of academic qualifications including a Doctorate in Physics gained at Cambridge, in addition to being a Chartered Financial Analyst. When not working, he highlights his primary interest as being his family.

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 larger and medium-sized companies, although the ACD is not restricted in its choice of company by either size or industry. Derivatives may also be used for efficient portfolio management purposes.

Performance

North America over : 30/09/2013 - 30/09/2014
  • Rank 91/144 Total Return
  • Rank 85/144 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 115/144 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 7.8% 1.9% 1.6% 4.0%
2013 28.7% 17.7% 2.3% 0.6% 6.3%
2012 3.3% 6.9% -4.8% 3.4% -1.7%
2011 -4.5% 2.1% -3.9% -13.9% 13.0%
2010 19.3% 10.3% -10.9% 4.4% 16.3%
2009 18.0% -5.0% 1.5% 16.0% 5.4%
2008 -15.6% -11.6% -2.9% -0.1% -1.7%
2007 5.1% 0.2% 4.8% 0.8% -0.6%
2006 -2.8% 6.2% -8.9% -1.2% 1.7%
2005 22.5% -1.5% 7.4% 8.1% 7.1%
2004 2.4% -1.4% 2.3% -2.4% 3.9%
2003 10.3% -2.6% 10.7% -0.3% 2.6%
2002 -15.1% 10.5% -11.9% -16.2% 4.0%
2001 2.5% -0.6% 5.4% -15.7% 16.0%
2000 7.7% 5.5% -9.0% 5.2% 6.6%
1999 49.7% 32.8% 0.5% -9.2% 23.6%
1998 84.2% 13.0% 13.4% -6.3% 53.5%
1997 31.7% 9.1% 5.0% 17.9% -2.5%
1996 6.5% 8.4% -4.1% 4.5% -2.0%
1995 6.4% 0.5% 5.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/08/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Apple Inc ORD 3.68
Fidelity Institutional Liquidity A Inc USD 2.85
Intel Corp ORD 2.70
Brown-Forman Corp ORD 2.29
Caterpillar Inc ORD 2.14
Weyerhaeuser Co ORD 1.92
Anadarko Petroleum Corp ORD 1.83
Mead Johnson Nutrition Co ORD 1.82
Martin Marietta Materials Inc ORD 1.79
Google Inc ORD 1.78
31/08/2014

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/11/1979
  • Share Class size804Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0003865176

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. additional investment5,000

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).