Fact sheet: BlackRock GF Wld Agr

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF World Agriculture D2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Skye Macpherson
since 01/12/2015
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 globally at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of agricultural companies.
Benchmark
DAX Global Agribusiness
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

18.14 %

1 Year rank in sector

12/97

Sector

FO Commodity & Energy

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 109.3 m

FE Risk score

99

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    64.6%
  • Canada
    7.82%
  • Ireland
    5.02%
  • Norway
    4.84%
  • Singapore
    4.68%
  • Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
    53.67%
  • Foods
    16.33%
  • Others
    12.38%
  • Food Producers
    8.35%
  • Health Care
    7.53%
  • Commodity & Energy
    98.63%
  • Money Market
    1.37%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.42 %9.22 %18.14 %10.74 %18.92 %
Sector1.85 %1.37 %3.63 %-4.28 %-17.14 %
Rank within sector55 / 9814 / 9812 / 9729 / 9420 / 80
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund8.97 %9.95 %-13.4 %3.83 %9.29 %
Sector2.23 %23.06 %-19.83 %-8.99 %-6.61 %
Rank within sector21 / 9774 / 9730 / 9618 / 8726 / 83
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Risk statistics

Alpha4.01
Beta0.59
Sharpe-0
Volatility13.49
Tracking error12.14
Information ratio0.42
R-Squared0.35

Price movement

52 week high14.46
52 week low12.06
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price14.33

Holdings by region

  • 64.6% USA
  • 7.82% Canada
  • 5.02% Ireland
  • 4.84% Norway
  • 4.68% Singapore
  • 3.87% Japan
  • 2.16% New Zealand
  • 2.15% Australia
  • 1.89% Brazil
  • 1.6% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 53.67% Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
  • 16.33% Foods
  • 12.38% Others
  • 8.35% Food Producers
  • 7.53% Health Care
  • 1.38% Money Market
  • 0.21% Forest Products
  • 0.14% Plantation
  • -0.01% Foreign Exchange

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.63% Commodity & Energy
  • 1.37% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.76% TYSON FOODS INC(DEL)
  • 9.15% DEERE & CO
  • 7.87% MONSANTO CO
  • 7.68% AGRIUM INC
  • 4.84% YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA
  • 4.82% CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC
  • 4.78% POTASH CORP OF SASKATCHEWAN INC
  • 4.73% ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO
  • 4.68% WILMAR INTERNATIONAL LTD
  • 3.87% KUBOTA CORP