Fact sheet: BlackRock GF WldRlEstScs

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF World Real Estate Securities A2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Mark Howard- Johnson
since 25/02/2013
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 companies the main business of which is real estate.
Benchmark
FTSE EPRA / NAREIT Developed Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

2.75 %

1 Year rank in sector

15/46

Sector

FO Property - International

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 220.1 m

FE Risk score

107

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    51.86%
  • Japan
    11.92%
  • Hong Kong
    6.72%
  • Australia
    6.61%
  • UK
    5.72%
  • Real Estate
    95.64%
  • Software
    1.19%
  • Consumer Services
    1.03%
  • Money Market
    0.99%
  • Consumer Durables
    0.6%
  • Property
    97.97%
  • Money Market
    2.03%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.74 %6.16 %2.75 %17.47 %0 %
Sector0.23 %1.1 %-0.22 %17.1 %33.37 %
Rank within sector8 / 4716 / 4715 / 4618 / 42 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund6.92 %1.37 %0.65 %20.41 %0 %
Sector2.12 %3.37 %4.32 %16.05 %0.9 %
Rank within sector17 / 4729 / 4528 / 4318 / 41 /
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.55
Beta1.12
Sharpe0.08
Volatility11.87
Tracking error3.17
Information ratio-0.04
R-Squared0.94

Price movement

52 week high13.63
52 week low12.02
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.45

Holdings by region

  • 51.86% USA
  • 11.92% Japan
  • 6.72% Hong Kong
  • 6.61% Australia
  • 5.72% UK
  • 3.83% France
  • 2.5% Canada
  • 1.86% Netherlands
  • 1.77% Germany
  • 1.74% Austria

Holdings by sector

  • 95.64% Real Estate
  • 1.19% Software
  • 1.03% Consumer Services
  • 0.99% Money Market
  • 0.6% Consumer Durables
  • 0.55% Healthcare & Medical Products

Holdings by asset type

  • 97.97% Property
  • 2.03% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.33% SIMON PROPERTY GROUP INC
  • 3.03% AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC
  • 3% WESTFIELD CORP
  • 2.91% UNIZO HLDGS CO LTD
  • 2.68% BRITISH LAND CO PLC
  • 2.53% ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES INC
  • 2.52% WELLTOWER INC
  • 2.34% MITSUI FUDOSAN
  • 2.29% GECINA
  • 2.27% CHEUNG KONG PROPERTY HLDGS LTD