Fact sheet: BlackRock GF Cont EpnFx

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF Continental European Flexible A4RF GBP
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Alister Hibbert
since 01/03/2008
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, Europe excluding the United Kingdom.
Benchmark
FTSE World Europe (ex UK) Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

23.53 %

1 Year rank in sector

15/96

Sector

FO Equity - Europe ex UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 3.3 b

FE Risk score

98

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • France
    18.51%
  • Switzerland
    15.2%
  • Germany
    14.05%
  • Denmark
    12.05%
  • Netherlands
    9.57%
  • Industrials
    28.83%
  • Consumer Goods
    17.3%
  • Health Care
    14.27%
  • Financials
    13.18%
  • Consumer Services
    12.29%
  • French Equities
    18.51%
  • Swiss Equities
    15.2%
  • German Equities
    14.05%
  • Danish Equities
    12.05%
  • Dutch Equities
    9.57%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.14 %18.38 %23.53 %74.36 %110.65 %
Sector2.09 %9.5 %18.94 %45.61 %76.39 %
Rank within sector53 / 986 / 9615 / 966 / 848 / 72
Quartile th3 rd1 st1 st1 st1 st

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund25.54 %12.74 %13.99 %-1.62 %27.13 %
Sector14.39 %4.14 %12.69 %3.54 %23.24 %
Rank within sector4 / 9618 / 8926 / 8367 / 8020 / 72
Quartile th1 st1 st2 nd4 th2 nd

Risk statistics

Alpha10.55
Beta0.63
Sharpe1.32
Volatility10.52
Tracking error8.53
Information ratio0.76
R-Squared0.55

Price movement

52 week high21.82
52 week low15.97
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price21.5

Holdings by region

  • 18.51% France
  • 15.2% Switzerland
  • 14.05% Germany
  • 12.05% Denmark
  • 9.57% Netherlands
  • 7.52% Sweden
  • 5.89% Finland
  • 5.11% Spain
  • 4.86% UK
  • 3.6% Belgium

Holdings by sector

  • 28.83% Industrials
  • 17.3% Consumer Goods
  • 14.27% Health Care
  • 13.18% Financials
  • 12.29% Consumer Services
  • 11.7% Technology
  • 1.94% Money Market
  • 0.48% Oil & Gas

Holdings by asset type

  • 18.51% French Equities
  • 15.2% Swiss Equities
  • 14.05% German Equities
  • 12.05% Danish Equities
  • 9.57% Dutch Equities
  • 7.52% Swedish Equities
  • 5.89% Finnish Equities
  • 5.11% Spanish Equities
  • 4.86% UK Equities
  • 3.6% Belgian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.03% COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA
  • 3.75% LONZA GROUP AG
  • 3.3% DANSKE BANK
  • 3.09% KERING SA
  • 2.92% ASML HOLDING NV
  • 2.87% RELX NV
  • 2.71% FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE AG & CO.KGAA
  • 2.64% DSV
  • 2.64% KUEHNE UND NAGEL INTERNATIONAL AG
  • 2.64% SAP SE