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

10.37 %

1 Year rank in sector

177/224

Sector

FO Equity - Europe inc UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.1 b

FE Risk score

98

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    32.16%
  • Germany
    13.77%
  • France
    11.63%
  • Sweden
    8%
  • Netherlands
    7.03%
  • Financials
    21.38%
  • Industrials
    17.46%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    13.16%
  • Consumer Staples
    12.05%
  • Materials
    10.74%
  • UK Equities
    32.16%
  • German Equities
    13.77%
  • French Equities
    11.63%
  • Swedish Equities
    8%
  • Dutch Equities
    7.03%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.2 %3.26 %10.37 %15.56 %52.62 %
Sector1.95 %4.41 %13.83 %19.44 %56.69 %
Rank within sector8 / 235147 / 231177 / 224127 / 198101 / 173
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund6.75 %-5.87 %13.46 %5.41 %22.57 %
Sector9.47 %-0.56 %11.08 %4.22 %21.06 %
Rank within sector168 / 230198 / 21967 / 20095 / 19278 / 177
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.13
Beta0.98
Sharpe0.09
Volatility12.76
Tracking error3.94
Information ratio-0.33
R-Squared0.91

Price movement

52 week high26.13
52 week low21.56
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price25.32

Holdings by region

  • 32.16% UK
  • 13.77% Germany
  • 11.63% France
  • 8% Sweden
  • 7.03% Netherlands
  • 5.36% Belgium
  • 4.34% Italy
  • 4.26% Finland
  • 3.88% Switzerland
  • 3.55% Denmark

Holdings by sector

  • 21.38% Financials
  • 17.46% Industrials
  • 13.16% Consumer Discretionary
  • 12.05% Consumer Staples
  • 10.74% Materials
  • 10.1% Health Care
  • 9.66% Information Technology
  • 3.07% Energy
  • 2.06% Telecommunications
  • 0.34% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 32.16% UK Equities
  • 13.77% German Equities
  • 11.63% French Equities
  • 8% Swedish Equities
  • 7.03% Dutch Equities
  • 5.36% Belgian Equities
  • 4.34% Italian Equities
  • 4.26% Finnish Equities
  • 3.88% Swiss Equities
  • 3.55% Danish Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.21% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS
  • 3.88% COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA
  • 3.49% ING GROEP N.V.
  • 3.17% DANSKE BANK
  • 3% PRUDENTIAL PLC
  • 2.97% KBC GROEP
  • 2.97% VINCI SA
  • 2.82% INTESA SANPAOLO SPA
  • 2.82% SHIRE PLC
  • 2.75% ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS