Fact sheet: BlackRock GF Eurpn

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF European A2 EUR
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Nigel Bolton
since 01/03/2008
Brian Hall
since 20/06/2017
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 the shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, Europe.
Benchmark
MSCI Europe
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

14.38 %

1 Year rank in sector

154/226

Sector

FO Equity - Europe inc UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 2.8 b

FE Risk score

100

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    26.41%
  • Germany
    14.6%
  • France
    13.86%
  • Netherlands
    7.6%
  • Spain
    7.31%
  • Industrials
    20.16%
  • Financials
    17.05%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    15.06%
  • Consumer Staples
    13.94%
  • Health Care
    12.24%
  • UK Equities
    26.41%
  • German Equities
    14.6%
  • French Equities
    13.86%
  • Dutch Equities
    7.6%
  • Spanish Equities
    7.31%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.64 %4.26 %14.38 %26.02 %44.65 %
Sector2.26 %5.71 %17.07 %33.25 %58.83 %
Rank within sector192 / 237173 / 233154 / 226154 / 201146 / 175
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund9.08 %-5.6 %10.97 %2.58 %21.78 %
Sector11.83 %-0.56 %11.08 %4.22 %21.06 %
Rank within sector163 / 231197 / 220102 / 203136 / 19488 / 178
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Risk statistics

Alpha-2.12
Beta1.02
Sharpe0.12
Volatility13.19
Tracking error3.45
Information ratio-0.59
R-Squared0.93

Price movement

52 week high117.03
52 week low96.76
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price115.59

Holdings by region

  • 26.41% UK
  • 14.6% Germany
  • 13.86% France
  • 7.6% Netherlands
  • 7.31% Spain
  • 7.11% Sweden
  • 4.24% Belgium
  • 4.22% Finland
  • 4.2% Switzerland
  • 4.09% Italy

Holdings by sector

  • 20.16% Industrials
  • 17.05% Financials
  • 15.06% Consumer Discretionary
  • 13.94% Consumer Staples
  • 12.24% Health Care
  • 6.79% Information Technology
  • 5.67% Materials
  • 4.81% Telecommunications
  • 1.99% Real Estate
  • 1.98% Energy

Holdings by asset type

  • 26.41% UK Equities
  • 14.6% German Equities
  • 13.86% French Equities
  • 7.6% Dutch Equities
  • 7.31% Spanish Equities
  • 7.11% Swedish Equities
  • 4.24% Belgian Equities
  • 4.22% Finnish Equities
  • 4.2% Swiss Equities
  • 4.09% Italian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 3.53% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS
  • 2.78% BANCO SANTANDER SA
  • 2.74% BAYER AG
  • 2.67% KERING SA
  • 2.56% VINCI SA
  • 2.54% CRH
  • 2.48% COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA
  • 2.46% ING GROEP N.V.
  • 2.37% INTESA SANPAOLO SPA
  • 2.34% KBC GROEP