Fact sheet: BlackRock GF US Basic Val

Fund information
Fund name
BlackRock GF US Basic Value D2 USD
Fund manager company
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Bartlett Geersince 31/10/2012
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund's assets. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, the United States.
Benchmark
  • Russell 1000 Value
Investment style
Value
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
32.2%
1 Year rank in sector
-
Sector
FO Equity - USA
Yield
-
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.
1.06%
Fund size
£1,336m (£1,440m 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.
115
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA96.2%
    Money Market2.9%
    Netherlands0.6%
    Finland0.3%
    Canada0.1%
  • Financials30.4%
    Energy15.4%
    Information Technology12%
    Health Care11.6%
    Utilities6.3%
  • International Equities97.1%
    Money Market2.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.5%8.2%9.5%32.2%20.4%78.7%
Sector1.1%7.1%6.1%20.4%20.4%70.4%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund1.3%17.3%-7.7%10.1%38.6%
Sector1.9%8.9%-1.6%10.7%31.8%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
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.
-0.61
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.
1.18
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.
0.18
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%.
14.05
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.
5.55
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.
0.03
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.
0.86
Price movement
52 week high89.3
52 week low64.46
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price88.46
Region
1USA96.15%
2Money Market2.88%
3Netherlands0.57%
4Finland0.3%
5Canada0.1%
Industry sector
1Financials30.42%
2Energy15.44%
3Information Technology12.03%
4Health Care11.56%
5Utilities6.34%
6Consumer Discretionary5.99%
7Industrials4.55%
8Consumer Staples4.49%
9Telecommunications4.06%
Asset type
1International Equities97.12%
2Money Market2.88%
Individual holdings
1CITIGROUP INC5.3%
2QUALCOMM INC4.96%
3JPMORGAN CHASE & CO4.8%
4CISCO SYSTEMS INC4.55%
5APACHE CORP4.31%
6DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES4.3%
7PFIZER INC3.74%
8DEVON ENERGY CORP3.57%
9CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORP3.11%
Management
Fund manager group
BlackRock
Fund manager company
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund's assets. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, the United States.
Benchmark
  • Russell 1000 Value
Investment style
Value
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Bartlett Geer31/10/2012Mr. Geer is a Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2012; Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of the Putnam Equity Income Fund and US Large Cap Value institutional equity portfolios at Putnam Investments from 2000 to 2012.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Bahrain, Brunei Darussalam, Switzerland, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Gulf Cooperation Council, Gibraltar, Greece, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Jersey, Republic Of Korea, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China
BlackRock GF US Basic Value A2 EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.81%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price77.07
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMT78
BlackRock GF US Basic Value A2 GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.81%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price67.69
CurrencyGBP
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMO01
BlackRock GF US Basic Value A2 Hedged CNH
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.82%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price125.04
CurrencyCNH
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE4XE
BlackRock GF US Basic Value A2 Hedged EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.81%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price56.78
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeYY72
BlackRock GF US Basic Value A2 Hedged SGD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.83%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.81%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.09
CurrencySGD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNJM9
BlackRock GF US Basic Value A2 USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.81%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price81.74
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMO26
BlackRock GF US Basic Value A4 EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£800
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.81%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.81%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price76.65
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeA7F7
BlackRock GF US Basic Value A4 USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£800
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.81%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.81%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price81.29
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeYG43
BlackRock GF US Basic Value A4RF GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£800
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.81%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price67.22
CurrencyGBP
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeOS31
BlackRock GF US Basic Value C2 Hedged EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£800
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.06%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price51.38
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeYY74
BlackRock GF US Basic Value C2 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£800
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.06%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price62.16
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeXM79
BlackRock GF US Basic Value D2 EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.06%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price83.4
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF33W
BlackRock GF US Basic Value D2 GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.06%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price73.26
CurrencyGBP
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF33X
BlackRock GF US Basic Value D2 USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.06%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price88.46
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeBMU9
BlackRock GF US Basic Value D4 EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price77.35
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF33Y
BlackRock GF US Basic Value D4 USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price82.04
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF33Z
BlackRock GF US Basic Value D4RF GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price67.82
CurrencyGBP
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF34A
BlackRock GF US Basic Value E2 EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£800
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.31%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.33%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price71.54
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeYG44
BlackRock GF US Basic Value E2 Hedged EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£800
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.31%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price49.16
CurrencyEUR
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeYY75
BlackRock GF US Basic Value E2 USD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£800
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.31%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price75.88
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeYG46
BlackRock GF US Basic Value I2 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£800
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.77%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price86.54
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeEGC0
BlackRock GF US Basic Value X2 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£800
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.05%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price97.69
CurrencyUSD
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeBMV0
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