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

15.38 %

1 Year rank in sector

11/96

Sector

FO Commodity & Energy

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 110.6 m

FE Risk score

98

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    61.32%
  • Canada
    7.47%
  • Ireland
    5.6%
  • Australia
    5.56%
  • Singapore
    5.26%
  • Chemicals
    53.37%
  • Foods
    17.15%
  • Others
    11.61%
  • Health Care
    8.62%
  • Food Producers
    7.93%
  • International Equities
    99.03%
  • Money Market
    0.97%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.35 %10.18 %15.38 %1.62 %22.03 %
Sector0.34 %2.88 %4.9 %-5.86 %-14.11 %
Rank within sector61 / 978 / 9711 / 9636 / 9219 / 78
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund9.51 %9.95 %-13.4 %3.83 %9.29 %
Sector2.49 %23.06 %-19.83 %-8.99 %-6.61 %
Rank within sector19 / 9671 / 9530 / 9319 / 8424 / 79
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Risk statistics

Alpha3.33
Beta0.62
Sharpe-0
Volatility13.53
Tracking error11.8
Information ratio0.3
R-Squared0.37

Price movement

52 week high14.46
52 week low12.55
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price14.4

Holdings by region

  • 61.32% USA
  • 7.47% Canada
  • 5.6% Ireland
  • 5.56% Australia
  • 5.26% Singapore
  • 4.96% Norway
  • 3.84% Japan
  • 2.19% Brazil
  • 1.47% UK
  • 1.36% New Zealand

Holdings by sector

  • 53.37% Chemicals
  • 17.15% Foods
  • 11.61% Others
  • 8.62% Health Care
  • 7.93% Food Producers
  • 0.97% Money Market
  • 0.2% Forest Products
  • 0.14% Plantation

Holdings by asset type

  • 99.03% International Equities
  • 0.97% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.87% TYSON FOODS INC(DEL)
  • 9.46% DEERE & CO
  • 7.33% AGRIUM INC
  • 6.79% MONSANTO CO
  • 5.26% WILMAR INTERNATIONAL LTD
  • 4.96% YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA
  • 4.7% POTASH CORP OF SASKATCHEWAN INC
  • 4.35% CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC
  • 4.28% GLANBIA
  • 4.15% ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO