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

9.46 %

1 Year rank in sector

17/96

Sector

FO Commodity & Energy

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 102.7 m

FE Risk score

97

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    61.38%
  • Canada
    7.82%
  • Ireland
    5.43%
  • Norway
    4.86%
  • Japan
    4.23%
  • Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
    57.69%
  • Others
    15.06%
  • Foods
    12.03%
  • Food Producers
    5.76%
  • Health Care
    5.44%
  • International Equities
    99.36%
  • Money Market
    0.64%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.07 %-0.66 %9.46 %-1.53 %14.26 %
Sector-0.42 %-7.64 %-3.03 %-18.12 %-20.08 %
Rank within sector47 / 9620 / 9617 / 9624 / 9219 / 77
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund2.97 %9.95 %-13.4 %3.83 %9.29 %
Sector-2.81 %23.06 %-19.83 %-8.99 %-6.61 %
Rank within sector29 / 9674 / 9730 / 9518 / 8625 / 81
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Risk statistics

Alpha4.19
Beta0.57
Sharpe-0
Volatility13.04
Tracking error11.88
Information ratio0.57
R-Squared0.37

Price movement

52 week high13.91
52 week low11.99
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.54

Holdings by region

  • 61.38% USA
  • 7.82% Canada
  • 5.43% Ireland
  • 4.86% Norway
  • 4.23% Japan
  • 2.8% Malaysia
  • 2.8% Singapore
  • 2.72% UK
  • 2.64% Brazil
  • 2.57% Australia

Holdings by sector

  • 57.69% Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
  • 15.06% Others
  • 12.03% Foods
  • 5.76% Food Producers
  • 5.44% Health Care
  • 2.8% Oil & Gas
  • 0.64% Money Market
  • 0.37% Forest Products
  • 0.2% Plantation

Holdings by asset type

  • 99.36% International Equities
  • 0.64% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.93% DEERE & CO
  • 9.55% MONSANTO CO
  • 7.62% AGRIUM INC
  • 5.94% ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO
  • 5.71% CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC
  • 4.96% POTASH CORP OF SASKATCHEWAN INC
  • 4.86% YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA
  • 4.67% BUNGE LTD
  • 4.45% TYSON FOODS INC(DEL)
  • 4.23% KUBOTA CORP