Fact sheet: BlackRock GIF Europe Eq Idx

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GIF Europe Equity Index D2 EUR
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Harvey Sidhu
since 23/10/2012
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve a return on your investment, through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund’s assets, which reflects the return of the MSCI Europe Index, the Fund’s benchmark index. The Fund aims to invest as far as possible and practicable in the equity securities that make up the benchmark index.
Benchmark
MSCI Europe
Investment style
Passive/Tracking
Investment method
Shares,Physical - Full

Quick stats

1 Year return

12.15 %

1 Year rank in sector

106/224

Sector

FO Equity - Europe inc UK

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 438.9 m

FE Risk score

104

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    27.78%
  • France
    16.29%
  • Germany
    14.66%
  • Switzerland
    13.03%
  • Netherlands
    5.77%
  • Financials
    21.82%
  • Consumer Staples
    14.1%
  • Industrials
    13.2%
  • Health Care
    12.48%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    10.37%
  • UK Equities
    27.78%
  • French Equities
    16.29%
  • German Equities
    14.66%
  • Swiss Equities
    13.03%
  • Dutch Equities
    5.77%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-2.16 %3.15 %12.15 %20.34 %0 %
Sector-1.2 %5.11 %12.42 %22.15 %56.44 %
Rank within sector183 / 234155 / 229106 / 224111 / 198 /
Quartile th4 th3 rd2 nd3 rd th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.45 %2.02 %9.12 %6.98 %0 %
Sector7.79 %-0.56 %11.08 %4.22 %21.06 %
Rank within sector155 / 22965 / 220123 / 20261 / 193 /
Quartile th3 rd2 nd3 rd2 nd th

Risk statistics

Alpha-0.05
Beta1.03
Sharpe0.23
Volatility13.12
Tracking error3.14
Information ratio0.02
R-Squared0.94

Price movement

52 week high154.11
52 week low125.76
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price146.2

Holdings by region

  • 27.78% UK
  • 16.29% France
  • 14.66% Germany
  • 13.03% Switzerland
  • 5.77% Netherlands
  • 5.56% Spain
  • 4.47% Sweden
  • 3.75% Italy
  • 2.86% Denmark
  • 1.88% Belgium

Holdings by sector

  • 21.82% Financials
  • 14.1% Consumer Staples
  • 13.2% Industrials
  • 12.48% Health Care
  • 10.37% Consumer Discretionary
  • 7.72% Materials
  • 6.67% Energy
  • 4.65% Information Technology
  • 4.05% Telecommunications
  • 3.61% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 27.78% UK Equities
  • 16.29% French Equities
  • 14.66% German Equities
  • 13.03% Swiss Equities
  • 5.77% Dutch Equities
  • 5.56% Spanish Equities
  • 4.47% Swedish Equities
  • 3.75% Italian Equities
  • 2.86% Danish Equities
  • 1.88% Belgian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 2.92% NESTLE SA
  • 2.2% HSBC HLDGS
  • 2.11% NOVARTIS AG
  • 1.98% ROCHE HLDG AG
  • 1.59% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS
  • 1.38% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 1.31% TOTAL SA
  • 1.28% BP
  • 1.22% SANOFI
  • 1.21% BANCO SANTANDER SA