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
Desmond Cheung
since 09/02/2010
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

14.56 %

1 Year rank in sector

18/98

Sector

FO Commodity & Energy

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 100.4 m

FE Risk score

98

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    62.41%
  • Canada
    7.85%
  • Singapore
    5.22%
  • Norway
    5.06%
  • Ireland
    4.69%
  • Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
    56.99%
  • Foods
    14.59%
  • Others
    13.26%
  • Food Producers
    8.34%
  • Health Care
    5.37%
  • International Equities
    98.94%
  • Money Market
    1.06%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund6.1 %5.63 %14.56 %1.73 %15.69 %
Sector4.04 %-0.4 %3.72 %-12.18 %-20.09 %
Rank within sector22 / 9915 / 9918 / 9828 / 9520 / 79
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund7.07 %9.95 %-13.4 %3.83 %9.29 %
Sector0.68 %23.06 %-19.83 %-8.99 %-6.61 %
Rank within sector23 / 9875 / 9931 / 9818 / 8726 / 82
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.22
Beta0.57
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility13.06
Tracking error12.02
Information ratio0.39
R-Squared0.36

Price movement

52 week high14.13
52 week low11.99
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price14.08

Holdings by region

  • 62.41% USA
  • 7.85% Canada
  • 5.22% Singapore
  • 5.06% Norway
  • 4.69% Ireland
  • 4.34% Japan
  • 2.72% UK
  • 2.69% Australia
  • 2.1% Brazil
  • 1.85% New Zealand

Holdings by sector

  • 56.99% Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
  • 14.59% Foods
  • 13.26% Others
  • 8.34% Food Producers
  • 5.37% Health Care
  • 1.06% Money Market
  • 0.23% Forest Products
  • 0.15% Plantation

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.94% International Equities
  • 1.06% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.79% MONSANTO CO
  • 8.82% DEERE & CO
  • 8.12% TYSON FOODS INC(DEL)
  • 7.7% AGRIUM INC
  • 5.22% WILMAR INTERNATIONAL LTD
  • 5.06% YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA
  • 4.97% POTASH CORP OF SASKATCHEWAN INC
  • 4.89% ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO
  • 4.85% CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC
  • 4.58% BUNGE LTD