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

12.32 %

1 Year rank in sector

23/97

Sector

FO Commodity & Energy

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 87.5 m

FE Risk score

101

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    61.85%
  • Canada
    7.72%
  • Ireland
    5.29%
  • Australia
    5.25%
  • Singapore
    4.74%
  • Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
    54.8%
  • Foods
    16.57%
  • Others
    10.74%
  • Health Care
    8.53%
  • Food Producers
    7.64%
  • International Equities
    98.46%
  • Money Market
    1.54%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.16 %11.16 %12.32 %10.26 %17.87 %
Sector4.96 %9.94 %4.68 %6.42 %-11.68 %
Rank within sector61 / 9840 / 9823 / 9742 / 9421 / 80
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund1.97 %12.17 %9.95 %-13.4 %3.83 %
Sector1.91 %5.63 %23.06 %-19.83 %-8.99 %
Rank within sector46 / 9819 / 9771 / 9533 / 9418 / 85
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.7
Beta0.63
Sharpe-0
Volatility13.45
Tracking error11.56
Information ratio0.07
R-Squared0.38

Price movement

52 week high15.16
52 week low12.66
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price15.04

Holdings by region

  • 61.85% USA
  • 7.72% Canada
  • 5.29% Ireland
  • 5.25% Australia
  • 4.74% Singapore
  • 4.33% Norway
  • 3.92% Japan
  • 2.15% Brazil
  • 1.54% Money Market
  • 1.26% India

Holdings by sector

  • 54.8% Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
  • 16.57% Foods
  • 10.74% Others
  • 8.53% Health Care
  • 7.64% Food Producers
  • 1.54% Money Market
  • 0.17% Plantation

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.46% International Equities
  • 1.54% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.56% TYSON FOODS INC(DEL)
  • 9.03% DEERE & CO
  • 7.55% AGRIUM INC
  • 6.48% MONSANTO CO
  • 5.36% POTASH CORP OF SASKATCHEWAN INC
  • 4.74% CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC
  • 4.74% WILMAR INTERNATIONAL LTD
  • 4.33% YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA
  • 4.04% GLANBIA
  • 3.92% KUBOTA CORP