Fact sheet: BlackRock GF US Growth

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF US Growth A2RF USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Lawrence G. Kemp
since 01/01/2013
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. In particular, the Fund will invest in the shares of companies, which, in the Portfolio Manager’s opinion, have good growth potential.
Benchmark
Russell 1000 Growth
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

24.02 %

1 Year rank in sector

27/205

Sector

FO Equity - USA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 401.0 m

FE Risk score

131

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    93.73%
  • China
    4.29%
  • Netherlands
    1.58%
  • Money Market
    0.4%
  • Information Technology
    40.7%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    19.51%
  • Health Care
    16.79%
  • Financials
    7.23%
  • Industrials
    5.28%
  • US Equities
    91.56%
  • Chinese Equities
    5.14%
  • Money Market
    1.88%
  • Dutch Equities
    1.42%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.03 %15.11 %24.02 %45.01 %83.33 %
Sector2.78 %8.33 %18.33 %33.02 %72.29 %
Rank within sector143 / 21715 / 21327 / 20539 / 17558 / 146
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund25.69 %-1.2 %4.54 %9.23 %33.37 %
Sector12.65 %8.86 %-1.57 %10.68 %31.81 %
Rank within sector10 / 209174 / 19443 / 178107 / 16656 / 148
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.01
Beta1.08
Sharpe0.52
Volatility12.77
Tracking error5.54
Information ratio0.44
R-Squared0.81

Price movement

52 week high18.59
52 week low14.42
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price18.59

Holdings by region

  • 93.73% USA
  • 4.29% China
  • 1.58% Netherlands
  • 0.4% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 40.7% Information Technology
  • 19.51% Consumer Discretionary
  • 16.79% Health Care
  • 7.23% Financials
  • 5.28% Industrials
  • 3.5% Consumer Staples
  • 2.77% Materials
  • 1.82% Energy
  • 1.53% Real Estate
  • 0.47% Telecommunications

Holdings by asset type

  • 91.56% US Equities
  • 5.14% Chinese Equities
  • 1.88% Money Market
  • 1.42% Dutch Equities

Individual holdings

  • 7.2% AMAZON.COM INC
  • 6.75% ALPHABET INC
  • 5.96% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 4.66% UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC
  • 3.83% VISA INC
  • 3.78% FACEBOOK INC
  • 3.48% TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED
  • 3.26% PRICELINE GROUP INC (THE)
  • 3.08% ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS INC
  • 2.81% CONSTELLATION BRANDS INC