Fact sheet: BlackRock GF World Fincl

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF World Financials A2RF USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Walid Kassem
since 05/06/2002
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 financial services.
Benchmark
No Specified Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

42.76 %

1 Year rank in sector

1/11

Sector

FO Equity - Financial

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 669.2 m

FE Risk score

143

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    48.2%
  • Italy
    7.24%
  • India
    5.93%
  • China
    5.04%
  • Spain
    4.85%
  • Banks
    70.61%
  • Insurance
    10.01%
  • Financials
    7.15%
  • Services
    5.4%
  • Financial Services
    2.3%
  • US Equities
    48.2%
  • Italian Equities
    7.24%
  • Indian Equities
    5.93%
  • Chinese Equities
    5.04%
  • Spanish Equities
    4.85%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.75 %13.23 %42.76 %21.85 %65.56 %
Sector-0.8 %3.21 %23.55 %25.37 %67.49 %
Rank within sector1 / 112 / 111 / 119 / 119 / 10
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund24.08 %6.47 %-7.63 %0.83 %27.86 %
Sector11.08 %8.61 %1.71 %7.59 %20.35 %
Rank within sector2 / 119 / 1111 / 1110 / 114 / 10
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Risk statistics

Alpha-4.48
Beta1.35
Sharpe0.16
Volatility18.06
Tracking error7.71
Information ratio-0.28
R-Squared0.88

Price movement

52 week high26.54
52 week low18.42
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price26.54

Holdings by region

  • 48.2% USA
  • 7.24% Italy
  • 5.93% India
  • 5.04% China
  • 4.85% Spain
  • 4.04% Netherlands
  • 3.62% Brazil
  • 3.55% UK
  • 3.07% Russia
  • 2.57% Portugal

Holdings by sector

  • 70.61% Banks
  • 10.01% Insurance
  • 7.15% Financials
  • 5.4% Services
  • 2.3% Financial Services
  • 2.2% Consumer Credit & Leasing
  • 1.91% Mortgage & Secured Bonds
  • 0.41% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 48.2% US Equities
  • 7.24% Italian Equities
  • 5.93% Indian Equities
  • 5.04% Chinese Equities
  • 4.85% Spanish Equities
  • 4.04% Dutch Equities
  • 3.62% Brazilian Equities
  • 3.55% UK Equities
  • 3.07% Russian Equities
  • 2.57% Portuguese Equities

Individual holdings

  • 5.37% JPMORGAN CHASE & CO
  • 5.31% WELLS FARGO & CO
  • 5.18% BANK OF AMERICA CORP
  • 5.04% BANK OF CHINA LTD
  • 4.77% CITIGROUP INC
  • 3.62% ITAU UNIBANCO HLDG SA
  • 3.17% CITIZENS FINANCIAL GROUP
  • 3.07% SBERBANK OF RUSSIA
  • 3.02% MORGAN STANLEY
  • 2.74% BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA SA