Fact sheet: BlackRock GF US S&M CapOp

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF US Small & Mid Cap Opportunities A2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Tony DeSpirito
since 04/04/2017
Franco Tapia
since 04/04/2017
David Zhao
since 04/04/2017
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 small and mid capitalisation companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, the United States.
Benchmark
S&P United States MidSmallCap Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

14.37 %

1 Year rank in sector

35/41

Sector

FO Equity - Small Cap USA

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 311.6 m

FE Risk score

120

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    92.6%
  • UK
    2.04%
  • Canada
    1.99%
  • Money Market
    1.82%
  • Netherlands
    1.04%
  • Financials
    20.09%
  • Information Technology
    17.07%
  • Utilities
    9.77%
  • Health Care
    9.16%
  • Energy
    8.6%
  • US Equities
    93.52%
  • UK Equities
    2.13%
  • Canadian Equities
    2.04%
  • Dutch Equities
    1%
  • Money Market
    0.82%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.07 %4.69 %12.69 %29.5 %76.02 %
Sector4.96 %10.14 %20.83 %40.18 %82.63 %
Rank within sector43 / 4638 / 4435 / 4125 / 3220 / 28
Quartile th4 th4 th4 th4 th3 rd

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund9.84 %5.87 %-2.55 %11.75 %39.86 %
Sector10.74 %18.31 %-4.12 %4.79 %37.92 %
Rank within sector23 / 4332 / 3619 / 335 / 2911 / 29
Quartile th3 rd4 th3 rd1 st2 nd

Risk statistics

Alpha-2.22
Beta0.85
Sharpe0.22
Volatility11.85
Tracking error4.03
Information ratio-0.89
R-Squared0.9

Price movement

52 week high214.11
52 week low181.34
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price214.11

Holdings by region

  • 92.6% USA
  • 2.04% UK
  • 1.99% Canada
  • 1.82% Money Market
  • 1.04% Netherlands
  • 0.51% Ireland

Holdings by sector

  • 20.09% Financials
  • 17.07% Information Technology
  • 9.77% Utilities
  • 9.16% Health Care
  • 8.6% Energy
  • 7.7% Consumer Discretionary
  • 6.97% Industrials
  • 6.11% Real Estate
  • 5.97% Materials
  • 4% Consumer Staples

Holdings by asset type

  • 93.52% US Equities
  • 2.13% UK Equities
  • 2.04% Canadian Equities
  • 1% Dutch Equities
  • 0.82% Money Market
  • 0.49% Irish Equities

Individual holdings

  • 2.43% JARDEN CORP
  • 2.08% REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP (NEW)
  • 2.08% SUNTRUST BANKS INC
  • 2.04% FIRSTENERGY CORP
  • 2.03% CDW CORP
  • 2.03% GREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC
  • 1.98% KEYCORP
  • 1.91% DOLBY LABORATORIES INC
  • 1.89% TELEPHONE AND DATA SYSTEMS INC
  • 1.88% ENTERGY CORP