Fact sheet: BlackRock GF Eun Focus

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF European Focus D2RF EUR
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Simon Hunter
since 01/11/2016
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 a concentrated portfolio of shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, Europe.
Benchmark
MSCI Europe
Investment style
Concentrated
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

7.98 %

1 Year rank in sector

198/224

Sector

FO Equity - Europe inc UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.2 b

FE Risk score

98

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    34.34%
  • Germany
    13.35%
  • France
    11.8%
  • Netherlands
    8.02%
  • Sweden
    6.22%
  • Financials
    21.22%
  • Industrials
    15.6%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    11.77%
  • Health Care
    11.75%
  • Consumer Staples
    11.56%
  • UK Equities
    34.34%
  • German Equities
    13.35%
  • French Equities
    11.8%
  • Dutch Equities
    8.02%
  • Swedish Equities
    6.22%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-3.2 %2.36 %7.98 %19.95 %53.56 %
Sector-1.22 %5.83 %12.83 %23.89 %57.51 %
Rank within sector227 / 234204 / 229198 / 224124 / 19897 / 172
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.43 %-5.87 %13.46 %5.41 %22.57 %
Sector8.54 %-0.56 %11.08 %4.22 %21.06 %
Rank within sector199 / 229198 / 22067 / 20295 / 19377 / 178
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.56
Beta0.98
Sharpe0.17
Volatility12.74
Tracking error4
Information ratio-0.19
R-Squared0.9

Price movement

52 week high26.13
52 week low21.56
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price24.77

Holdings by region

  • 34.34% UK
  • 13.35% Germany
  • 11.8% France
  • 8.02% Netherlands
  • 6.22% Sweden
  • 5.39% Belgium
  • 4.21% Italy
  • 4.12% Finland
  • 3.71% Switzerland
  • 3.68% Denmark

Holdings by sector

  • 21.22% Financials
  • 15.6% Industrials
  • 11.77% Consumer Discretionary
  • 11.75% Health Care
  • 11.56% Consumer Staples
  • 10.39% Materials
  • 10.16% Information Technology
  • 3.74% Energy
  • 2.48% Telecommunications
  • 1.34% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 34.34% UK Equities
  • 13.35% German Equities
  • 11.8% French Equities
  • 8.02% Dutch Equities
  • 6.22% Swedish Equities
  • 5.39% Belgian Equities
  • 4.21% Italian Equities
  • 4.12% Finnish Equities
  • 3.71% Swiss Equities
  • 3.68% Danish Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.21% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS
  • 3.71% COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA
  • 3.34% SHIRE PLC
  • 3.32% ING GROEP N.V.
  • 3.31% DANSKE BANK
  • 3.13% PRUDENTIAL PLC
  • 2.99% FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE AG & CO.KGAA
  • 2.92% KBC GROEP
  • 2.79% CONTINENTAL AG
  • 2.79% VINCI SA