Fact sheet: BlackRock GF Jpn Flx Eq

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF Japan Flexible Equity D2 JPY
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Oisin Crawley
since 01/03/2017
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, Japan.
Benchmark
MSCI Developed - Japan Index
Investment style
Value
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

32.04 %

1 Year rank in sector

-

Sector

FO Equity - Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 28.2 b

FE Risk score

130

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    101.3%
  • Money Market
    -1.3%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    21.67%
  • Industrials
    17.21%
  • Financials
    17.09%
  • Materials
    11.09%
  • Consumer Staples
    9.79%
  • Japanese Equities
    95.78%
  • Money Market
    4.22%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.56 %19.41 %32.04 %48.45 %148.59 %
Sector3.85 %15.73 %22.89 %54.77 %122.05 %
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund18.91 %-2.43 %8.5 %6.15 %62.18 %
Sector15.92 %4.48 %11.76 %4.15 %43.22 %
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Risk statistics

Alpha-3.29
Beta1.2
Sharpe0.32
Volatility16.54
Tracking error6.97
Information ratio-0.24
R-Squared0.85

Price movement

52 week high1666
52 week low1256
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1673

Holdings by region

  • 101.3% Japan
  • -1.3% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 21.67% Consumer Discretionary
  • 17.21% Industrials
  • 17.09% Financials
  • 11.09% Materials
  • 9.79% Consumer Staples
  • 9.29% Information Technology
  • 8.56% Health Care
  • 3.59% Telecommunications
  • 3.01% Energy
  • -1.3% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 95.78% Japanese Equities
  • 4.22% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 6.01% MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP
  • 3.59% SOFTBANK GROUP CORP
  • 3.4% NIDEC CORP
  • 3.13% BRIDGESTONE CORP
  • 3.01% JXTG HOLDINGS INC
  • 2.86% SEVEN & I HOLDINGS CO LTD
  • 2.79% DENSO CORP
  • 2.66% MAZDA MOTOR CORP
  • 2.6% NOMURA HLDGS INC
  • 2.57% MURATA MANUFACTURING CO