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

7.88 %

1 Year rank in sector

201/226

Sector

FO Equity - Europe inc UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 952.2 m

FE Risk score

103

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    28.65%
  • France
    13.61%
  • Germany
    10.64%
  • Italy
    9.1%
  • Spain
    7.61%
  • Financials
    21.1%
  • Industrials
    20.15%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    14.17%
  • Health Care
    13.03%
  • Consumer Staples
    9.59%
  • UK Equities
    28.65%
  • French Equities
    13.61%
  • German Equities
    10.64%
  • Italian Equities
    9.1%
  • Spanish Equities
    7.61%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.75 %1.26 %7.88 %14.15 %46.67 %
Sector3.07 %4.28 %13.39 %26.05 %56.03 %
Rank within sector141 / 236209 / 231201 / 226176 / 199133 / 173
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund2.35 %6.03 %-5.87 %13.46 %5.41 %
Sector2.38 %11.78 %-0.56 %11.08 %4.22 %
Rank within sector121 / 236209 / 226194 / 21566 / 19997 / 191
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Risk statistics

Alpha-3.1
Beta1.05
Sharpe0.06
Volatility13.02
Tracking error3.42
Information ratio-0.83
R-Squared0.93

Price movement

52 week high26.13
52 week low23.68
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price25.74

Holdings by region

  • 28.65% UK
  • 13.61% France
  • 10.64% Germany
  • 9.1% Italy
  • 7.61% Spain
  • 6.72% Sweden
  • 5.02% Switzerland
  • 4.34% Finland
  • 4.27% Denmark
  • 3.05% Belgium

Holdings by sector

  • 21.1% Financials
  • 20.15% Industrials
  • 14.17% Consumer Discretionary
  • 13.03% Health Care
  • 9.59% Consumer Staples
  • 8.03% Information Technology
  • 4.69% Energy
  • 4.49% Telecommunications
  • 4.47% Materials
  • 0.29% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 28.65% UK Equities
  • 13.61% French Equities
  • 10.64% German Equities
  • 9.1% Italian Equities
  • 7.61% Spanish Equities
  • 6.72% Swedish Equities
  • 5.02% Swiss Equities
  • 4.34% Finnish Equities
  • 4.27% Danish Equities
  • 3.05% Belgian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.89% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS
  • 3.91% PRUDENTIAL PLC
  • 3.22% FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE AG & CO.KGAA
  • 3.1% SANOFI
  • 3.04% INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA
  • 2.93% SAP SE
  • 2.81% ING GROEP N.V.
  • 2.72% INTESA SANPAOLO SPA
  • 2.71% LOOMIS AB
  • 2.66% WEIR GROUP