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

7.18 %

1 Year rank in sector

17/46

Sector

FO Property - International

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 235.9 m

FE Risk score

107

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    52.04%
  • Japan
    11.6%
  • Hong Kong
    6.39%
  • Australia
    6.2%
  • UK
    5.8%
  • Real Estate
    93.51%
  • Money Market
    2.91%
  • Consumer Services
    1.19%
  • Software
    1.15%
  • Consumer Durables
    0.76%
  • Property
    99.01%
  • Money Market
    0.99%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.07 %4.54 %7.18 %21.77 %0 %
Sector1.08 %-0.09 %4.27 %22.13 %34.98 %
Rank within sector41 / 4714 / 4717 / 4618 / 41 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund8.03 %1.37 %0.65 %20.41 %0 %
Sector4.09 %3.37 %4.32 %16.05 %0.9 %
Rank within sector20 / 4729 / 4428 / 4218 / 40 /
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.46
Beta1.11
Sharpe0.22
Volatility11.45
Tracking error3.13
Information ratio0.02
R-Squared0.93

Price movement

52 week high13.63
52 week low12.02
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.59

Holdings by region

  • 52.04% USA
  • 11.6% Japan
  • 6.39% Hong Kong
  • 6.2% Australia
  • 5.8% UK
  • 3.86% France
  • 2.91% Money Market
  • 2.5% Canada
  • 1.86% Netherlands
  • 1.76% Sweden

Holdings by sector

  • 93.51% Real Estate
  • 2.91% Money Market
  • 1.19% Consumer Services
  • 1.15% Software
  • 0.76% Consumer Durables
  • 0.49% Healthcare & Medical Products

Holdings by asset type

  • 99.01% Property
  • 0.99% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.37% SIMON PROPERTY GROUP INC
  • 3.15% WESTFIELD CORP
  • 2.99% AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC
  • 2.75% UNIZO HLDGS CO LTD
  • 2.72% BRITISH LAND CO PLC
  • 2.52% ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES INC
  • 2.45% WELLTOWER INC
  • 2.4% HOST HOTELS & RESORTS INC
  • 2.38% MITSUI FUDOSAN
  • 2.34% GECINA