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(s)
Alastair Gillespie
since 29/04/2013
James Wilkinson
since 25/02/2013
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

9.46 %

1 Year rank in sector

19/54

Sector

FO Property - International

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 249.5 m

FE Risk score

109

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    52.3%
  • Japan
    12.02%
  • Hong Kong
    5.97%
  • UK
    5.59%
  • Australia
    4.51%
  • Real Estate
    92.98%
  • Money Market
    2.4%
  • Consumer Services
    2.26%
  • Consumer Durables
    1.03%
  • Software
    0.8%
  • Property
    97.5%
  • Money Market
    2.5%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.58 %4.36 %9.46 %8.52 %0 %
Sector-0.14 %1.6 %4.1 %7.5 %28.28 %
Rank within sector21 / 5315 / 5519 / 5420 / 45 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund-1 %11.45 %1.37 %0.65 %20.41 %
Sector-1.28 %5.6 %3.37 %4.32 %16.05 %
Rank within sector21 / 5317 / 5431 / 4927 / 4518 / 41
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.42
Beta1.11
Sharpe0.08
Volatility11.05
Tracking error3.29
Information ratio-0.01
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high14.05
52 week low12.42
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.88

Holdings by region

  • 52.3% USA
  • 12.02% Japan
  • 5.97% Hong Kong
  • 5.59% UK
  • 4.51% Australia
  • 3.18% France
  • 2.54% Canada
  • 2.4% Money Market
  • 2% Cyprus
  • 1.87% Austria

Holdings by sector

  • 92.98% Real Estate
  • 2.4% Money Market
  • 2.26% Consumer Services
  • 1.03% Consumer Durables
  • 0.8% Software
  • 0.53% Healthcare & Medical Products

Holdings by asset type

  • 97.5% Property
  • 2.5% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.68% SIMON PROPERTY GROUP INC
  • 3.19% AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC
  • 2.66% ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES INC
  • 2.53% HOST HOTELS & RESORTS INC
  • 2.47% UNIZO HLDGS CO LTD
  • 2.28% BOSTON PROPERTIES INC
  • 2.25% EXTRA SPACE STORAGE INC
  • 2.11% VENTAS INC
  • 2.03% CK ASSET HOLDINGS LTD
  • 2% AROUNDTOWN PROPERTY HOLDINGS SA