Fact sheet: BlackRock Cont Eurpn Inc

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock Continental European Income D Acc
Fund company manager
BlackRock
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager
Andreas Zoellinger
since 06/05/2011
Fund objective
The aim of the BlackRock Continental European Income Fund (the “Fund”) is to achieve an above average income from its equity investments, compared to the income yield of European equity markets (excluding the UK), without sacrificing long-term capital growth. The Fund will invest primarily in the equity securities of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Europe excluding the UK. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, permitted money-market instruments, permitted deposits, cash and near cash and units in collective investment schemes. Derivatives may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
FTSE All-World Developed Europe (ex UK) Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

30.06 %

1 Year rank in sector

87/98

Sector

UT Europe Excluding UK

Yield

3.85

Fund size

£ 1.6 b

FE Risk score

97

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Netherlands
    20.52%
  • Germany
    15.34%
  • Switzerland
    11.27%
  • France
    10.99%
  • Italy
    9.16%
  • Industrials
    29.08%
  • Financials
    25.27%
  • Consumer Goods
    12.93%
  • Utilities
    9.8%
  • Telecommunications
    7.27%
  • Dutch Equities
    20.52%
  • German Equities
    15.34%
  • Swiss Equities
    11.27%
  • French Equities
    10.99%
  • Italian Equities
    9.16%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.46 %16.06 %30.06 %44.82 %138.51 %
Sector1.25 %15.24 %34.85 %40.76 %117.44 %
Rank within sector17 / 10333 / 10087 / 9824 / 8713 / 78
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund15.29 %12.81 %13.64 %4.37 %30.84 %
Sector14.46 %16.44 %9.09 %-0.66 %27.26 %
Rank within sector32 / 10180 / 9716 / 909 / 8612 / 79
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.87
Beta0.92
Sharpe0.82
Volatility11.01
Tracking error4.13
Information ratio0.24
R-Squared0.87

Price movement

52 week high212.2
52 week low159
Current bid price210.3
Current offer price210.9
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 20.52% Netherlands
  • 15.34% Germany
  • 11.27% Switzerland
  • 10.99% France
  • 9.16% Italy
  • 8.23% Finland
  • 8.11% Spain
  • 4.75% Sweden
  • 4.07% Money Market
  • 4.02% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 29.08% Industrials
  • 25.27% Financials
  • 12.93% Consumer Goods
  • 9.8% Utilities
  • 7.27% Telecommunications
  • 5.92% Consumer Services
  • 4.07% Money Market
  • 2.66% Technology
  • 2.01% Health Care
  • 0.99% Basic Materials

Holdings by asset type

  • 20.52% Dutch Equities
  • 15.34% German Equities
  • 11.27% Swiss Equities
  • 10.99% French Equities
  • 9.16% Italian Equities
  • 8.23% Finnish Equities
  • 8.11% Spanish Equities
  • 4.75% Swedish Equities
  • 4.07% Money Market
  • 4.02% UK Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.36% KONINKLIJKE KPN NV
  • 4.07% DEUTSCHE POST AG
  • 4.04% UNILEVER NV
  • 4.03% ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP LTD
  • 4.02% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO
  • 3.95% NESTLE SA
  • 3.95% UNIBAIL-RODAMCO
  • 3.94% DEUTSCHE BOERSE AG
  • 3.89% BOUYGUES
  • 3.61% MUENCHENER RUECKVERSICHERUNGS GESELLSCHAFT AG IN MUENCHEN