Fact sheet: BlackRock GF Wrld Gld

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF World Gold A2RF USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Tom Holl
since 01/07/2015
Evy Hambro
since 01/01/2002
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 gold-mining. The Fund does not hold physical gold or metal.
Benchmark
FTSE Gold Mines
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

-7.05 %

1 Year rank in sector

78/97

Sector

FO Commodity & Energy

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 4.7 b

FE Risk score

274

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Canada
    52.4%
  • USA
    21.31%
  • Australia
    13.87%
  • UK
    9.37%
  • Money Market
    0.97%
  • Gold
    87.66%
  • Precious Metals & Stones
    11.04%
  • Money Market
    0.97%
  • Other Metals
    0.34%
  • Commodity & Energy
    99.03%
  • Money Market
    0.97%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-1.69 %-5.5 %-7.05 %12.52 %-44.88 %
Sector1.85 %1.37 %3.63 %-4.28 %-17.14 %
Rank within sector89 / 9883 / 9878 / 9728 / 9472 / 80
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund4.13 %50.92 %-21.89 %-5.19 %-48.06 %
Sector2.23 %23.06 %-19.83 %-8.99 %-6.61 %
Rank within sector43 / 9715 / 9747 / 9631 / 8777 / 83
Quartile th2 nd1 st2 nd2 nd4 th

Risk statistics

Alpha15.07
Beta1.86
Sharpe-0
Volatility35.72
Tracking error27.58
Information ratio0.26
R-Squared0.49

Price movement

52 week high34.52
52 week low25.29
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price30.74

Holdings by region

  • 52.4% Canada
  • 21.31% USA
  • 13.87% Australia
  • 9.37% UK
  • 0.97% Money Market
  • 0.96% Mexico
  • 0.76% Russia
  • 0.36% Peru

Holdings by sector

  • 87.66% Gold
  • 11.04% Precious Metals & Stones
  • 0.97% Money Market
  • 0.34% Other Metals

Holdings by asset type

  • 99.03% Commodity & Energy
  • 0.97% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.75% RANDGOLD RESOURCES
  • 9.51% NEWCREST MINING
  • 7.97% AGNICO EAGLE MINES
  • 6.31% NEWMONT MINING CORP
  • 5.23% FRANCO NEVADA CORP
  • 4.03% KINROSS GOLD CORP
  • 3.72% CENTERRA GOLD INC
  • 3.62% WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP
  • 3.59% NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD
  • 3.55% FRESNILLO PLC