Fact sheet: BlackRock GIF Nth Am Eq Idx

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GIF North America Equity Index A2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Kieran Doyle
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 North America 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 NORTH AMERICA Net ( custom 4pm LUX )
Investment style
Passive/Tracking
Investment method
Shares,Physical - Full

Quick stats

1 Year return

15.13 %

1 Year rank in sector

17/37

Sector

FO Equity - North America

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 796.1 m

FE Risk score

109

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    94.38%
  • Canada
    5.62%
  • Information Technology
    21.45%
  • Financials
    16.03%
  • Health Care
    13.66%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    12.54%
  • Industrials
    9.15%
  • US Equities
    94.38%
  • Canadian Equities
    5.62%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.47 %8.02 %15.13 %25.27 %0 %
Sector0.42 %5.03 %13.34 %29.92 %84.86 %
Rank within sector18 / 3713 / 3717 / 3722 / 31 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund10.94 %10.79 %-2 %12.58 %30.03 %
Sector7.06 %14.78 %-0.85 %12.93 %29.7 %
Rank within sector12 / 3719 / 3526 / 3215 / 2917 / 28
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.62
Beta1.04
Sharpe0.35
Volatility10.96
Tracking error2.77
Information ratio-0.49
R-Squared0.94

Price movement

52 week high176.34
52 week low148.32
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price176.34

Holdings by region

  • 94.38% USA
  • 5.62% Canada

Holdings by sector

  • 21.45% Information Technology
  • 16.03% Financials
  • 13.66% Health Care
  • 12.54% Consumer Discretionary
  • 9.15% Industrials
  • 8.66% Consumer Staples
  • 6.86% Energy
  • 3.39% Materials
  • 3.1% Utilities
  • 2.98% Real Estate

Holdings by asset type

  • 94.38% US Equities
  • 5.62% Canadian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 3.29% APPLE INC
  • 2.2% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 1.71% AMAZON.COM INC
  • 1.56% JOHNSON & JOHNSON
  • 1.54% FACEBOOK INC
  • 1.46% EXXON MOBIL CORP
  • 1.42% JPMORGAN CHASE & CO
  • 1.23% ALPHABET INC
  • 1.2% ALPHABET INC
  • 1.15% WELLS FARGO & CO