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

9.82 %

1 Year rank in sector

19/99

Sector

FO Commodity & Energy

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 102.7 m

FE Risk score

99

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    61.4%
  • Canada
    6.78%
  • Ireland
    5.23%
  • Norway
    4.69%
  • Japan
    4.68%
  • Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
    54.68%
  • Others
    15.16%
  • Foods
    12.77%
  • Food Producers
    6.82%
  • Health Care
    5.5%
  • International Equities
    98.71%
  • Money Market
    1.29%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.56 %0.44 %10.66 %-1.73 %16.54 %
Sector1.75 %-4.29 %-0.23 %-18.56 %-16.96 %
Rank within sector50 / 9821 / 9919 / 9926 / 9517 / 73
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.42 %9.95 %-13.4 %3.83 %9.29 %
Sector-1.63 %23.06 %-19.83 %-8.99 %-6.61 %
Rank within sector24 / 9874 / 9931 / 9719 / 8825 / 82
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Risk statistics

Alpha3.14
Beta0.56
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility12.87
Tracking error11.87
Information ratio0.54
R-Squared0.36

Price movement

52 week high13.91
52 week low11.99
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.6

Holdings by region

  • 61.4% USA
  • 6.78% Canada
  • 5.23% Ireland
  • 4.69% Norway
  • 4.68% Japan
  • 2.98% Australia
  • 2.86% Malaysia
  • 2.82% Singapore
  • 2.63% UK
  • 2.58% Brazil

Holdings by sector

  • 54.68% Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
  • 15.16% Others
  • 12.77% Foods
  • 6.82% Food Producers
  • 5.5% Health Care
  • 2.86% Oil & Gas
  • 1.29% Money Market
  • 0.72% Forest Products
  • 0.2% Plantation

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.71% International Equities
  • 1.29% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.88% MONSANTO CO
  • 9.76% DEERE & CO
  • 6.29% AGRIUM INC
  • 5.95% ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO
  • 5.84% CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC
  • 4.8% POTASH CORP OF SASKATCHEWAN INC
  • 4.69% YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA
  • 4.68% KUBOTA CORP
  • 4.53% BUNGE LTD
  • 4.49% TYSON FOODS INC(DEL)