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

-2.06 %

1 Year rank in sector

19/45

Sector

FO Property - International

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 224.1 m

FE Risk score

109

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    52.7%
  • Japan
    12.5%
  • Australia
    6.75%
  • Hong Kong
    6.27%
  • UK
    5.45%
  • Real Estate
    95.38%
  • Money Market
    2.03%
  • Software
    0.78%
  • Consumer Durables
    0.66%
  • Healthcare & Medical Products
    0.64%
  • International Equities
    97.97%
  • Money Market
    2.03%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.37 %4.47 %-1.84 %13.27 %0 %
Sector-1.41 %2.38 %-3.13 %15.38 %37.26 %
Rank within sector21 / 4620 / 4619 / 4522 / 42 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.88 %1.37 %0.65 %20.41 %0 %
Sector2.5 %3.37 %4.32 %16.05 %0.9 %
Rank within sector18 / 4629 / 4428 / 4318 / 41 /
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.14
Beta1.12
Sharpe0.11
Volatility11.89
Tracking error3.14
Information ratio-0.2
R-Squared0.94

Price movement

52 week high13.8
52 week low12.02
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.32

Holdings by region

  • 52.7% USA
  • 12.5% Japan
  • 6.75% Australia
  • 6.27% Hong Kong
  • 5.45% UK
  • 2.95% Netherlands
  • 2.36% France
  • 2.1% Canada
  • 2.03% Cyprus
  • 2.03% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 95.38% Real Estate
  • 2.03% Money Market
  • 0.78% Software
  • 0.66% Consumer Durables
  • 0.64% Healthcare & Medical Products
  • 0.51% Consumer Services

Holdings by asset type

  • 97.97% International Equities
  • 2.03% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 3.96% SIMON PROPERTY GROUP INC
  • 3.22% CHEUNG KONG PROPERTY HLDGS LTD
  • 3.16% WESTFIELD CORP
  • 2.69% AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC
  • 2.63% WELLTOWER INC
  • 2.62% MITSUI FUDOSAN
  • 2.58% ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES INC
  • 2.57% PROLOGIS INC
  • 2.53% BRITISH LAND CO PLC
  • 2.53% UNIZO HLDGS CO LTD