Fact sheet: BlackRock GF US Flex Eq

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF US Flexible Equity A2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Todd Burnside
since 29/03/2017
Joseph Wolfe
since 29/03/2017
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, the United States.
Benchmark
Russell 1000
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

23.6 %

1 Year rank in sector

28/209

Sector

FO Equity - USA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 898.5 m

FE Risk score

121

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    93.77%
  • UK
    2.07%
  • Canada
    1.63%
  • Denmark
    0.95%
  • France
    0.65%
  • Information Technology
    25.87%
  • Health Care
    16.56%
  • Financials
    15.66%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    13.51%
  • Industrials
    7.27%
  • US Equities
    93.25%
  • UK Equities
    2.04%
  • Canadian Equities
    1.72%
  • Money Market
    1.55%
  • French Equities
    0.64%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.08 %8.92 %23.6 %30.71 %99.21 %
Sector-0.01 %5.54 %15.39 %22.71 %83.4 %
Rank within sector50 / 21938 / 21628 / 20945 / 17555 / 145
Quartile th1 st1 st1 st2 nd2 nd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund18.67 %8.37 %-1.39 %12.02 %32.8 %
Sector12.45 %8.86 %-1.57 %10.68 %31.81 %
Rank within sector40 / 211111 / 195106 / 17871 / 16469 / 146
Quartile th1 st3 rd3 rd2 nd2 nd

Risk statistics

Alpha1.09
Beta1.11
Sharpe0.5
Volatility12.34
Tracking error3.67
Information ratio0.5
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high32.88
52 week low26.64
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price32.73

Holdings by region

  • 93.77% USA
  • 2.07% UK
  • 1.63% Canada
  • 0.95% Denmark
  • 0.65% France
  • 0.6% Money Market
  • 0.32% Norway

Holdings by sector

  • 25.87% Information Technology
  • 16.56% Health Care
  • 15.66% Financials
  • 13.51% Consumer Discretionary
  • 7.27% Industrials
  • 6.29% Energy
  • 6% Consumer Staples
  • 5.35% Materials
  • 2.72% Utilities
  • 0.6% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 93.25% US Equities
  • 2.04% UK Equities
  • 1.72% Canadian Equities
  • 1.55% Money Market
  • 0.64% French Equities
  • 0.49% Danish Equities
  • 0.32% Norwegian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 5.43% APPLE INC
  • 4.43% ALPHABET INC
  • 4.33% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 3.57% JPMORGAN CHASE & CO
  • 3% BANK OF AMERICA CORP
  • 2.69% PFIZER INC
  • 2.54% COMCAST CORP(NEW)
  • 2.51% DOWDUPONT INC
  • 2.34% ALTRIA GROUP INC
  • 2.28% UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC