Fact sheet: BlackRock GFNatResGr&Inc

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF Natural Resources Growth & Income A2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Desmond Cheung
since 20/01/2014
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth on your investment as well as the generation of an above average level of income. The Fund invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of companies the main business of which is the natural resources sector, such as, but not limited to, companies engaged in mining, energy and agriculture.
Benchmark
S&P Global Natural Resources
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

15.48 %

1 Year rank in sector

17/98

Sector

FO Commodity & Energy

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 56.6 m

FE Risk score

136

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    45.72%
  • UK
    27.2%
  • Canada
    12.74%
  • Australia
    7.04%
  • Ireland
    1.72%
  • Mining Finance
    37.11%
  • Energy
    36.71%
  • Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
    24.62%
  • Money Market
    1.56%
  • Commodity & Energy
    98.44%
  • Money Market
    1.56%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund7.25 %1.85 %15.48 %-10.1 %-6.76 %
Sector3.76 %-0.65 %4.72 %-12.95 %-20.33 %
Rank within sector10 / 9934 / 9917 / 9848 / 9526 / 78
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund2.73 %32.13 %-24.88 %-8.46 %3.14 %
Sector0.39 %23.06 %-19.83 %-8.99 %-6.61 %
Rank within sector39 / 9832 / 9962 / 9837 / 8733 / 82
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.51
Beta1.23
Sharpe-0.02
Volatility18.59
Tracking error8.03
Information ratio0.06
R-Squared0.84

Price movement

52 week high8.59
52 week low7.18
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price8.28

Holdings by region

  • 45.72% USA
  • 27.2% UK
  • 12.74% Canada
  • 7.04% Australia
  • 1.72% Ireland
  • 1.59% Sweden
  • 1.56% Money Market
  • 1.27% Italy
  • 1.17% Norway

Holdings by sector

  • 37.11% Mining Finance
  • 36.71% Energy
  • 24.62% Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
  • 1.56% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.44% Commodity & Energy
  • 1.56% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 5.98% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 5.56% BP
  • 5.37% GLENCORE PLC
  • 4.52% MONSANTO CO
  • 4.33% RIO TINTO
  • 3.89% BHP BILLITON LTD
  • 3.73% AGRIUM INC
  • 3.19% NEWCREST MINING
  • 3.1% TECK RESOURCES LTD
  • 2.78% EXXON MOBIL CORP