Fact sheet: BlackRock European Dyn

Fund information
Fund name
BlackRock European Dynamic D Acc
Fund manager company
BlackRock
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Alister Hibbertsince 01/03/2008
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in Europe, but excluding the United Kingdom. Depending on market conditions, the Fund will invest in shares of companies that are, in the Portfolio Manager's opinion, undervalued or have good growth potential.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe (ex UK) Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
24.1%
1 Year rank in sector
53/98
Sector
UT Europe Excluding UK
Yield
0.9%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.92%
Fund size
£2,186m (£2,039m last year)
Bid price
521.8
Offer price
523.5
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Neptune European Opps50.2%
Marlborough Eurpn Multi-Cap45.2%
Schroder Eurpn Alpha Plus33.7%
CF Miton Eu Opp33.1%
Invesco Perp European Equity32.8%
...more in UT Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • France18.6%
    Germany17.2%
    Denmark14.4%
    Switzerland12%
    Netherlands9.2%
  • Industrials27.7%
    Consumer Goods18.1%
    Financials14.2%
    Technology11.4%
    Health Care11.1%
  • French Equities18.6%
    German Equities17.2%
    Danish Equities14.4%
    Swiss Equities12%
    Dutch Equities9.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4.3%8.6%9.9%24.1%35.5%100.1%
Sector3.7%6.2%10.4%24.2%30.4%79.8%
Rank within sector32 / 1014 / 10058 / 10053 / 9818 / 8711 / 78
Quartile2nd1st3rd3rd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund7.8%14.2%16%-0.4%28.4%
Sector5.7%16.4%9.1%-0.7%27.3%
Rank within sector10 / 10172 / 9810 / 9151 / 8725 / 79
Quartile1st3rd1st3rd2nd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
1.51
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.96
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.53
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
10.69
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
3.28
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.35
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.91
Price movement
52 week high526.4
52 week low413.2
Current bid price521.8
Current offer price523.5
Current mid price-
Region
1France18.63%
2Germany17.21%
3Denmark14.42%
4Switzerland12.03%
5Netherlands9.24%
6Sweden8.45%
7Spain6.04%
8UK4.89%
9Ireland4.46%
Industry sector
1Industrials27.71%
2Consumer Goods18.07%
3Financials14.15%
4Technology11.43%
5Health Care11.11%
6Consumer Services8.01%
7Basic Materials6.45%
8Telecommunications2.33%
9Oil & Gas0.62%
Asset type
1French Equities18.63%
2German Equities17.21%
3Danish Equities14.42%
4Swiss Equities12.03%
5Dutch Equities9.24%
6Swedish Equities8.45%
7Spanish Equities6.04%
8UK Equities4.89%
9Irish Equities4.46%
Individual holdings
1COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA3.46%
2RELX NV3.34%
3ASML HOLDING NV3.19%
4BAYER AG3.15%
5BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO3.07%
6DANSKE BANK3.06%
7EIFFAGE2.92%
8DSV2.87%
9SAP SE2.72%
Management
Fund manager group
BlackRock
Fund manager company
BlackRock
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies incorporated or listed in Europe, but excluding the United Kingdom. Depending on market conditions, the Fund will invest in shares of companies that are, in the Portfolio Manager's opinion, undervalued or have good growth potential.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Europe (ex UK) Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Alister Hibbert01/03/2008Alister Hibbert, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the European Equity team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. He has responsibility for continental European portfolio management, adopting a flexible style, as well as being the lead portfolio manager of a long/short equity absolute return fund. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2008, Mr. Hibbert was an investment director with Scottish Widows Investment Partnership from 2005, responsible for continental European portfolios. Mr. Hibbert was a European equity portfolio manager with Oechsle International from 2004-2005, and Invesco Perpetual from 1996-2004. He began his career with Ernst & Young in 1994. Mr. Hibbert earned a BSc degree in economics from Bristol University in 1992.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
BlackRock European Dynamic A Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price499.4
Offer price526.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLO83
BlackRock European Dynamic A Inc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price472.8
Offer price498.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLO84
BlackRock European Dynamic D Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.93%
Bid price521.8
Offer price523.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeIGD9
BlackRock European Dynamic D Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.92%
Bid price473.2
Offer price474.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGU0D
BlackRock European Dynamic FA Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price142.6
Offer price150.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJVIU
BlackRock European Dynamic FA Hedged Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price114.9
Offer price121.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMDSJ
BlackRock European Dynamic FA Hedged Inc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price112.7
Offer price118.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMDSK
BlackRock European Dynamic FA Inc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£500
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.67%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price140.5
Offer price148.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJVIV
BlackRock European Dynamic FD Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price146.3
Offer price154.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJVIW
BlackRock European Dynamic FD Hedged Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price111.6
Offer price117.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMDSL
BlackRock European Dynamic FD Hedged Inc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price108.9
Offer price114.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMDSM
BlackRock European Dynamic FD Inc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price141.2
Offer price148.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJVIX
BlackRock European Dynamic FX Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.02%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price125.1
Offer price131.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMCLB
BlackRock European Dynamic FX Hedged Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.02%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price115.7
Offer price122
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated28/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMDSO
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