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
26.9%
1 Year rank in sector
44/98
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
£2,270m (£2,096m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
97
Bid price
536.1
Offer price
537.8
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Neptune European Opps48.4%
Marlborough Eurpn Multi-Cap45.9%
CF Miton Eu Opp36.7%
Baillie Gifford European34.8%
Liontrust European Growth34.4%
...more in UT Europe Excluding UK

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • France20.6%
    Germany16.9%
    Denmark12.8%
    Netherlands12.2%
    Switzerland9.8%
  • Industrials29.5%
    Financials17.8%
    Consumer Goods16.2%
    Health Care9.7%
    Technology9.4%
  • French Equities20.6%
    German Equities16.9%
    Danish Equities12.8%
    Dutch Equities12.2%
    Swiss Equities9.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.1%8.4%11.2%26.9%42.3%113.9%
Sector2.3%6.7%9%25.9%34%95%
Rank within sector16 / 10114 / 10112 / 10044 / 9813 / 8610 / 78
Quartile1st1st1st2nd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund10.7%14.2%16%-0.4%28.4%
Sector8%16.4%9.1%-0.7%27.3%
Rank within sector10 / 10171 / 9710 / 9050 / 8625 / 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.
1.53
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.
0.63
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%.
10.88
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 high538.5
52 week low413.2
Current bid price536.1
Current offer price537.8
Current mid price-
Region
1France20.56%
2Germany16.93%
3Denmark12.84%
4Netherlands12.22%
5Switzerland9.78%
6Sweden8.23%
7UK4.94%
8Spain4.83%
9Ireland4.25%
Industry sector
1Industrials29.46%
2Financials17.83%
3Consumer Goods16.18%
4Health Care9.71%
5Technology9.42%
6Consumer Services8.11%
7Basic Materials6.11%
8Telecommunications1.98%
9Oil & Gas0.68%
Asset type
1French Equities20.56%
2German Equities16.93%
3Danish Equities12.84%
4Dutch Equities12.22%
5Swiss Equities9.78%
6Swedish Equities8.23%
7UK Equities4.94%
8Spanish Equities4.83%
9Irish Equities4.25%
Individual holdings
1ING GROEP N.V.3.56%
2COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA3.53%
3DANSKE BANK3.46%
4EIFFAGE3.42%
5RELX NV3.25%
6DSV2.97%
7ASML HOLDING NV2.8%
8SAP SE2.68%
9BAYER AG2.67%
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 price512.8
Offer price540.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price486.3
Offer price512.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price536.1
Offer price537.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price487
Offer price488.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price146.4
Offer price154.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price124
Offer price130.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price118.8
Offer price125.2
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price144.6
Offer price152.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price150.3
Offer price158.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price117.6
Offer price123.9
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price114.9
Offer price121.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price145.3
Offer price153.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price128.6
Offer price135.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
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 price121.9
Offer price128.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMDSO
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