Fact sheet: BR Latn Am IT

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock Latin American IT GBP
Fund company manager
BlackRock Investment Managemen
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Emily McLaughlin
since 01/01/1994
Fund objective
The Company seeks to secure long-term capital growth and an attractive total return primarily through investing in quoted securities in Latin America.
Benchmark
MSCI Emerging Latin America
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

27.24 %

1 Year rank in sector

1/2

Sector

IT Latin America

Yield

2.4443

Fund size

£ 189.5 m

FE Risk score

200

NAV

544.34

Discount/Premium

+-11.5672

Gearing

108

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Brazil
    63.3%
  • Mexico
    27.5%
  • Argentina
    3.6%
  • Peru
    3.2%
  • Chile
    1.5%
  • Financials
    31.5%
  • Consumer Staples
    20%
  • Materials
    14.4%
  • Energy
    9.5%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    8.4%
  • Brazilian Equities
    63.3%
  • Mexican Equities
    27.5%
  • American Emerging Equities
    4.5%
  • Peruvian Equity
    3.2%
  • Chilean Equities
    1.5%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.16 %12.74 %27.24 %8.77 %9.03 %
Sector4.03 %10.42 %25.58 %12.86 %4.31 %
Rank within sector1 / 21 / 21 / 22 / 21 / 2
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund24.33 %45.8 %-28.69 %-3.99 %-13.81 %
Sector20.56 %51.91 %-28.54 %-7.97 %-18.4 %
Rank within sector1 / 22 / 22 / 21 / 21 / 2
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.8
Beta0.96
Sharpe-0
Volatility24.34
Tracking error5.59
Information ratio-0.17
R-Squared0.95

Price movement

52 week high491
52 week low361.25
Current bid price480
Current offer price482.75
Current mid price481.375

Holdings by region

  • 63.3% Brazil
  • 27.5% Mexico
  • 3.6% Argentina
  • 3.2% Peru
  • 1.5% Chile
  • 0.5% Panama
  • 0.4% Colombia

Holdings by sector

  • 31.5% Financials
  • 20% Consumer Staples
  • 14.4% Materials
  • 9.5% Energy
  • 8.4% Consumer Discretionary
  • 6.2% Industrials
  • 5.4% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 1.6% Real Estate
  • 1.3% Utilities
  • 1% Information Technology

Holdings by asset type

  • 63.3% Brazilian Equities
  • 27.5% Mexican Equities
  • 4.5% American Emerging Equities
  • 3.2% Peruvian Equity
  • 1.5% Chilean Equities

Individual holdings

  • 7.3% ITAU UNIBANCO HLDG SA
  • 7% PETROBRAS ARGENTINA SA
  • 6.8% BANCO BRADESCO SA
  • 5.8% VALE SA
  • 4.9% AMBEV SA
  • 4.1% FEMSA
  • 3.5% AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV
  • 3.5% BM&F BOVESPA SA BOLSA DE VALORES ME
  • 3.4% GRUPO FINANCIERO BANORTE SAB DE CV
  • 2.8% BANORTE