Fact sheet: BlackRock Cntl European

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock Continental European D Acc
Fund company manager
BlackRock
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager
Vincent Devlin
since 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 in, or listed on, a stock exchange in Europe, excluding the United Kingdom. The companies in which the Fund invests will typically be larger companies.
Benchmark
FTSE World Europe (ex UK) Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

18.54 %

1 Year rank in sector

49/95

Sector

UT Europe Excluding UK

Yield

0.96

Fund size

£ 469.5 m

FE Risk score

111

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • France
    17.71%
  • Switzerland
    17.36%
  • Germany
    15.93%
  • Denmark
    15.03%
  • Netherlands
    11.26%
  • Industrials
    28.71%
  • Consumer Goods
    18.51%
  • Health Care
    17.15%
  • Financials
    10.8%
  • Technology
    8.83%
  • French Equities
    17.71%
  • Swiss Equities
    17.36%
  • German Equities
    15.93%
  • Danish Equities
    15.03%
  • Dutch Equities
    11.26%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.08 %12.11 %18.54 %53.05 %100.89 %
Sector-1.31 %9.61 %19.3 %44.64 %95.73 %
Rank within sector10 / 10013 / 9749 / 9516 / 8527 / 77
Quartile th1 st1 st3 rd1 st2 nd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund16.53 %13.91 %15.51 %-2.12 %25.7 %
Sector15.35 %16.44 %9.09 %-0.66 %27.26 %
Rank within sector30 / 9770 / 9313 / 8765 / 8443 / 77
Quartile th2 nd4 th1 st4 th3 rd

Risk statistics

Alpha2.88
Beta0.92
Sharpe1.22
Volatility10.36
Tracking error3.2
Information ratio0.56
R-Squared0.91

Price movement

52 week high2528
52 week low1954
Current bid price2481
Current offer price2487
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 17.71% France
  • 17.36% Switzerland
  • 15.93% Germany
  • 15.03% Denmark
  • 11.26% Netherlands
  • 6.7% Sweden
  • 5.71% Finland
  • 3.85% Belgium
  • 2.33% Ireland
  • 2.27% Italy

Holdings by sector

  • 28.71% Industrials
  • 18.51% Consumer Goods
  • 17.15% Health Care
  • 10.8% Financials
  • 8.83% Technology
  • 8.04% Consumer Services
  • 3.85% Basic Materials
  • 2.27% Utilities
  • 1.85% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 17.71% French Equities
  • 17.36% Swiss Equities
  • 15.93% German Equities
  • 15.03% Danish Equities
  • 11.26% Dutch Equities
  • 6.7% Swedish Equities
  • 5.71% Finnish Equities
  • 3.85% Belgian Equities
  • 2.33% Irish Equities
  • 2.27% Italian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.08% LONZA GROUP AG
  • 3.86% NESTLE SA
  • 3.85% BAYER AG
  • 3.51% NOVO-NORDISK AS
  • 3.43% RELX NV
  • 3.41% WARTSILA OYJ ABP
  • 3.3% COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA
  • 3.23% VINCI SA
  • 3.12% DANSKE BANK
  • 3.1% FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE AG & CO.KGAA