Fact sheet: BlackRock GF World Tech

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF World Technology A2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Jim Renck
since 01/03/1995
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 in the technology sector.
Benchmark
MSCI World All Country Information Technology
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

39.55 %

1 Year rank in sector

2/30

Sector

FO Equity - Tech Media & Telecom

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 390.2 m

FE Risk score

140

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    67.45%
  • China
    11.33%
  • Taiwan
    4.17%
  • Money Market
    3.22%
  • France
    2.91%
  • Software
    57.21%
  • Semi Conductors
    21.37%
  • Hardware
    9.86%
  • Retail
    5.5%
  • Money Market
    3.22%
  • US Equities
    67.45%
  • Chinese Equities
    11.33%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    4.17%
  • Money Market
    3.22%
  • French Equities
    2.91%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund7.01 %21.7 %39.55 %55.43 %110.51 %
Sector4.03 %10.48 %25.31 %48.55 %97.75 %
Rank within sector5 / 353 / 322 / 3014 / 269 / 25
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund39.83 %5.92 %3.99 %8.13 %28.3 %
Sector21.97 %9.86 %8 %11.26 %26.51 %
Rank within sector3 / 3121 / 2919 / 2616 / 258 / 25
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.03
Beta1.1
Sharpe0.79
Volatility14.72
Tracking error4.65
Information ratio0.24
R-Squared0.9

Price movement

52 week high27.04
52 week low18.71
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price27.03

Holdings by region

  • 67.45% USA
  • 11.33% China
  • 4.17% Taiwan
  • 3.22% Money Market
  • 2.91% France
  • 1.72% Korea
  • 1.58% Japan
  • 1.47% Netherlands
  • 1.43% Germany
  • 1.29% Switzerland

Holdings by sector

  • 57.21% Software
  • 21.37% Semi Conductors
  • 9.86% Hardware
  • 5.5% Retail
  • 3.22% Money Market
  • 1.17% Real Estate
  • 1.05% Automotive
  • 0.62% Capital Goods

Holdings by asset type

  • 67.45% US Equities
  • 11.33% Chinese Equities
  • 4.17% Taiwanese Equities
  • 3.22% Money Market
  • 2.91% French Equities
  • 1.72% South Korean Equities
  • 1.58% Japanese Equities
  • 1.47% Dutch Equities
  • 1.43% German Equities
  • 1.29% Swiss Equities

Individual holdings

  • 6.15% APPLE INC
  • 5.56% ALPHABET INC
  • 4.81% TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED
  • 4.02% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 3.67% VISA INC
  • 3.65% ADOBE SYSTEMS INC
  • 3.19% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 2.96% LAM RESEARCH CORP
  • 2.8% AMAZON.COM INC
  • 2.73% BAIDU INC