Fact sheet: BlackRock GF Em Mkts

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF Emerging Markets A2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Andrew Swan
since 30/06/2017
Gordon Fraser
since 29/03/2017
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 globally at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, emerging markets. Investment may also be made in shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, developed markets that have significant business operations in emerging markets.
Benchmark
MSCI Emerging Markets
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

24.82 %

1 Year rank in sector

80/273

Sector

FO Equity - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 668.6 m

FE Risk score

143

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    26.2%
  • Korea
    12.84%
  • India
    10.43%
  • Money Market
    7.21%
  • Mexico
    6.58%
  • Financials
    25.35%
  • Information Technology
    19.97%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    11.25%
  • Industrials
    7.49%
  • Money Market
    7.21%
  • Chinese Equities
    26.2%
  • South Korean Equities
    12.84%
  • Indian Equities
    10.43%
  • Money Market
    7.21%
  • Mexican Equities
    6.58%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.07 %20.14 %24.82 %20.01 %20.97 %
Sector1.05 %13.68 %19.78 %16.93 %20.18 %
Rank within sector189 / 29058 / 27980 / 273147 / 227125 / 174
Quartile th3 rd1 st2 nd3 rd3 rd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund36.54 %8.08 %-19.34 %-2.07 %-2.25 %
Sector24.87 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %-0.73 %
Rank within sector37 / 278152 / 257207 / 231130 / 211102 / 182
Quartile th1 st3 rd4 th3 rd3 rd

Risk statistics

Alpha0.44
Beta1.17
Sharpe0.03
Volatility16.07
Tracking error4.65
Information ratio0.16
R-Squared0.93

Price movement

52 week high35.17
52 week low24.94
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price34.9

Holdings by region

  • 26.2% China
  • 12.84% Korea
  • 10.43% India
  • 7.21% Money Market
  • 6.58% Mexico
  • 5.83% Brazil
  • 5.82% Taiwan
  • 4.49% Russia
  • 4.43% Indonesia
  • 3.7% South Africa

Holdings by sector

  • 25.35% Financials
  • 19.97% Information Technology
  • 11.25% Consumer Discretionary
  • 7.49% Industrials
  • 7.21% Money Market
  • 6.15% Energy
  • 5.08% Materials
  • 4.97% Real Estate
  • 3.74% Telecommunications
  • 3.38% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 26.2% Chinese Equities
  • 12.84% South Korean Equities
  • 10.43% Indian Equities
  • 7.21% Money Market
  • 6.58% Mexican Equities
  • 5.83% Brazilian Equities
  • 5.82% Taiwanese Equities
  • 4.49% Russian Equities
  • 4.43% Indonesian Equities
  • 3.7% South African Equities

Individual holdings

  • 5.13% TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED
  • 4.12% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 3.73% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 3.27% BANK OF CHINA LTD
  • 2.74% SBERBANK ROSSII PAO
  • 2.45% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP
  • 2.45% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP
  • 2.43% AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV
  • 2.06% PING AN INSURANCE(GR)CO OF CHINA
  • 1.91% NASPERS