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

13 %

1 Year rank in sector

172/227

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
    28.39%
  • Germany
    12.25%
  • France
    10.6%
  • Sweden
    8.75%
  • Switzerland
    6.14%
  • Financials
    21.62%
  • Industrials
    19.15%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    15.25%
  • Health Care
    12.03%
  • Consumer Staples
    10.36%
  • UK Equities
    28.39%
  • German Equities
    12.25%
  • French Equities
    10.6%
  • Swedish Equities
    8.75%
  • Swiss Equities
    6.14%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.54 %3.47 %13 %28.64 %54.52 %
Sector1.71 %5.9 %15.36 %32.72 %58.77 %
Rank within sector165 / 238181 / 234172 / 227138 / 202117 / 176
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund8.14 %-5.87 %13.46 %5.41 %22.57 %
Sector11.31 %-0.56 %11.08 %4.22 %21.06 %
Rank within sector180 / 232199 / 22169 / 20498 / 19578 / 179
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.89
Beta0.99
Sharpe0.2
Volatility12.96
Tracking error4.02
Information ratio-0.26
R-Squared0.9

Price movement

52 week high26.13
52 week low21.56
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price25.65

Holdings by region

  • 28.39% UK
  • 12.25% Germany
  • 10.6% France
  • 8.75% Sweden
  • 6.14% Switzerland
  • 6.03% Netherlands
  • 5.04% Belgium
  • 5% Spain
  • 4.71% Italy
  • 4.14% Finland

Holdings by sector

  • 21.62% Financials
  • 19.15% Industrials
  • 15.25% Consumer Discretionary
  • 12.03% Health Care
  • 10.36% Consumer Staples
  • 8.7% Materials
  • 8.43% Information Technology
  • 2.59% Telecommunications
  • 1.84% Energy
  • 0.04% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 28.39% UK Equities
  • 12.25% German Equities
  • 10.6% French Equities
  • 8.75% Swedish Equities
  • 6.14% Swiss Equities
  • 6.03% Dutch Equities
  • 5.04% Belgian Equities
  • 5% Spanish Equities
  • 4.71% Italian Equities
  • 4.14% Finnish Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.41% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS
  • 3.75% COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA
  • 3.28% DANSKE BANK
  • 3.12% ING GROEP N.V.
  • 2.98% PRUDENTIAL PLC
  • 2.92% CONTINENTAL AG
  • 2.87% INTESA SANPAOLO SPA
  • 2.84% WEIR GROUP
  • 2.76% CRH
  • 2.72% KBC GROEP