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(s)
Nigel Bolton
since 01/03/2008
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

12.12 %

1 Year rank in sector

164/225

Sector

FO Equity - Europe inc UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.1 b

FE Risk score

100

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    26.63%
  • Germany
    11.2%
  • France
    10.83%
  • Sweden
    8.78%
  • Italy
    8.68%
  • Financials
    21.75%
  • Industrials
    19.77%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    16.71%
  • Consumer Staples
    12.17%
  • Health Care
    9.33%
  • UK Equities
    26.63%
  • German Equities
    11.2%
  • French Equities
    10.83%
  • Swedish Equities
    8.78%
  • Italian Equities
    8.68%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-2.71 %-3.75 %13.34 %17.52 %54.96 %
Sector-2.23 %-1.31 %15.84 %23.71 %61.41 %
Rank within sector178 / 234189 / 231164 / 225150 / 200123 / 171
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund6.03 %-5.87 %13.46 %5.41 %22.57 %
Sector9.51 %-0.56 %11.08 %4.22 %21.06 %
Rank within sector176 / 229196 / 21867 / 20196 / 19280 / 174
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Risk statistics

Alpha-2.46
Beta1.02
Sharpe0.22
Volatility12.95
Tracking error3.48
Information ratio-0.68
R-Squared0.93

Price movement

52 week high26.13
52 week low22.33
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price25.15

Holdings by region

  • 26.63% UK
  • 11.2% Germany
  • 10.83% France
  • 8.78% Sweden
  • 8.68% Italy
  • 7.88% Spain
  • 6.36% Switzerland
  • 4.29% Belgium
  • 4.29% Finland
  • 3.2% Denmark

Holdings by sector

  • 21.75% Financials
  • 19.77% Industrials
  • 16.71% Consumer Discretionary
  • 12.17% Consumer Staples
  • 9.33% Health Care
  • 7.78% Information Technology
  • 5.29% Materials
  • 4.61% Telecommunications
  • 2.97% Energy
  • -0.4% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 26.63% UK Equities
  • 11.2% German Equities
  • 10.83% French Equities
  • 8.78% Swedish Equities
  • 8.68% Italian Equities
  • 7.88% Spanish Equities
  • 6.36% Swiss Equities
  • 4.29% Belgian Equities
  • 4.29% Finnish Equities
  • 3.2% Danish Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.65% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS
  • 3.72% PRUDENTIAL PLC
  • 3.66% COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA
  • 3.2% DANSKE BANK
  • 3.08% INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA
  • 3.01% FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE AG & CO.KGAA
  • 3% ING GROEP N.V.
  • 2.79% INTESA SANPAOLO SPA
  • 2.71% WEIR GROUP
  • 2.7% LONZA GROUP AG