Fact sheet: BlackRock Gold & General

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock Gold & General D Acc
Fund company manager
BlackRock
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager(s)
Tom Holl
since 01/07/2015
Evy Hambro
since 01/04/2009
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in global shares of companies which derive a significant proportion of their income from gold mining or commodities such as precious metals. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class and sector set out above.
Benchmark
FTSE Gold Mines Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

-12.66 %

1 Year rank in sector

104/109

Sector

UT Specialist

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.1 b

FE Risk score

281

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Canada
    51.77%
  • USA
    18.04%
  • Australia
    13.9%
  • UK
    11.2%
  • Russia
    2.03%
  • Gold
    86.93%
  • Precious Metals & Stones
    11.56%
  • Money Market
    0.95%
  • Other Metals
    0.55%
  • Commodity & Energy
    99.04%
  • Money Market
    0.95%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.69 %-6.07 %-12.66 %42.22 %-28.25 %
Sector2.02 %4.92 %6.85 %27.84 %33.45 %
Rank within sector84 / 113109 / 113104 / 10930 / 10484 / 89
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund-0.1 %80.02 %-18.07 %2.96 %-47.5 %
Sector7.42 %22.72 %-4.47 %1.15 %4.5 %
Rank within sector97 / 1097 / 10886 / 10458 / 10088 / 90
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Risk statistics

Alpha-2.6
Beta2.49
Sharpe0.2
Volatility37.84
Tracking error31.59
Information ratio0.1
R-Squared0.42

Price movement

52 week high1190
52 week low879.7
Current bid price1021
Current offer price1028
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 51.77% Canada
  • 18.04% USA
  • 13.9% Australia
  • 11.2% UK
  • 2.03% Russia
  • 1.32% Peru
  • 0.95% Money Market
  • 0.78% Mexico

Holdings by sector

  • 86.93% Gold
  • 11.56% Precious Metals & Stones
  • 0.95% Money Market
  • 0.55% Other Metals

Holdings by asset type

  • 99.04% Commodity & Energy
  • 0.95% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.87% RANDGOLD RESOURCES
  • 9.21% NEWCREST MINING
  • 7.85% AGNICO EAGLE MINES
  • 6.11% NEWMONT MINING CORP
  • 4.99% FRANCO NEVADA CORP
  • 3.98% KINROSS GOLD CORP
  • 3.61% CENTERRA GOLD INC
  • 3.61% WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP
  • 3.47% NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD
  • 3.45% FRESNILLO PLC