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

12.34 %

1 Year rank in sector

20/52

Sector

FO Property - International

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 232.3 m

FE Risk score

107

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    51.59%
  • Japan
    11.42%
  • Australia
    6.11%
  • Hong Kong
    6.01%
  • UK
    5.47%
  • Real Estate
    93%
  • Money Market
    2.5%
  • Consumer Services
    2.14%
  • Consumer Durables
    1.26%
  • Software
    0.56%
  • Property
    97.09%
  • Money Market
    2.91%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.79 %4.67 %12.34 %14.31 %0 %
Sector1.14 %2.93 %8.11 %15.23 %36.39 %
Rank within sector20 / 5122 / 5320 / 5222 / 44 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund8.59 %1.37 %0.65 %20.41 %0 %
Sector4.67 %3.37 %4.32 %16.05 %0.9 %
Rank within sector23 / 5331 / 4827 / 4518 / 41 /
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.97
Beta1.1
Sharpe0.01
Volatility10.91
Tracking error3.12
Information ratio-0.21
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high13.67
52 week low12.2
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.66

Holdings by region

  • 51.59% USA
  • 11.42% Japan
  • 6.11% Australia
  • 6.01% Hong Kong
  • 5.47% UK
  • 3.15% France
  • 2.5% Money Market
  • 2.48% Canada
  • 2.1% Cyprus
  • 1.74% Spain

Holdings by sector

  • 93% Real Estate
  • 2.5% Money Market
  • 2.14% Consumer Services
  • 1.26% Consumer Durables
  • 0.56% Software
  • 0.54% Healthcare & Medical Products

Holdings by asset type

  • 97.09% Property
  • 2.91% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 4.27% SIMON PROPERTY GROUP INC
  • 3.09% WESTFIELD CORP
  • 3.08% AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES INC
  • 2.66% ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES INC
  • 2.66% VENTAS INC
  • 2.57% HOST HOTELS & RESORTS INC
  • 2.55% UNIZO HLDGS CO LTD
  • 2.47% BRITISH LAND CO PLC
  • 2.21% EXTRA SPACE STORAGE INC
  • 2.1% AROUNDTOWN PROPERTY HOLDINGS SA