Fact sheet: BlackRock Cntl European

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock Continental European D Acc
Fund company manager
BlackRock
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager
Alice Gaskell
since 01/05/2007
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

26.67 %

1 Year rank in sector

89/97

Sector

UT Europe Excluding UK

Yield

1.02

Fund size

£ 521.9 m

FE Risk score

112

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • France
    20.78%
  • Netherlands
    17.68%
  • Denmark
    11.48%
  • Germany
    11.19%
  • Switzerland
    8.62%
  • Industrials
    32.54%
  • Financials
    15.52%
  • Consumer Goods
    10.43%
  • Basic Materials
    9.5%
  • Health Care
    9.4%
  • French Equities
    20.78%
  • Dutch Equities
    17.68%
  • Danish Equities
    11.48%
  • German Equities
    11.19%
  • Swiss Equities
    8.62%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.48 %17.43 %26.67 %41.97 %118.09 %
Sector4.46 %20.68 %33.31 %40.08 %119.79 %
Rank within sector88 / 10092 / 9989 / 9733 / 8539 / 78
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund10.43 %13.91 %15.51 %-2.12 %25.7 %
Sector13.11 %16.44 %9.09 %-0.66 %27.26 %
Rank within sector91 / 10072 / 9612 / 8966 / 8544 / 78
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.02
Beta0.95
Sharpe0.67
Volatility10.66
Tracking error3.06
Information ratio0.16
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high2353
52 week low1810
Current bid price2351
Current offer price2358
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 20.78% France
  • 17.68% Netherlands
  • 11.48% Denmark
  • 11.19% Germany
  • 8.62% Switzerland
  • 6.78% Sweden
  • 5.53% Ireland
  • 5.03% Finland
  • 4.22% Italy
  • 3.42% Belgium

Holdings by sector

  • 32.54% Industrials
  • 15.52% Financials
  • 10.43% Consumer Goods
  • 9.5% Basic Materials
  • 9.4% Health Care
  • 7.73% Consumer Services
  • 6.97% Technology
  • 5.33% Telecommunications
  • 2.57% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 20.78% French Equities
  • 17.68% Dutch Equities
  • 11.48% Danish Equities
  • 11.19% German Equities
  • 8.62% Swiss Equities
  • 6.78% Swedish Equities
  • 5.53% Irish Equities
  • 5.03% Finnish Equities
  • 4.22% Italian Equities
  • 3.42% Belgian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 3.6% BAYER AG
  • 3.56% ASML HOLDING NV
  • 3.46% RELX NV
  • 3.44% VINCI SA
  • 3.12% WARTSILA OYJ ABP
  • 2.81% THALES
  • 2.77% DANSKE BANK
  • 2.75% SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SE
  • 2.72% TELEFONICA SA
  • 2.66% CRH