Fact sheet: BlackRock Growth & Recovery

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock Growth & Recovery A Inc
Fund company manager
BlackRock
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager
Roland Arnold
since 01/08/2007
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve capital growth, with a low running yield. The Scheme will invest predominantly in securities, including convertibles and preference shares. Investment may also be made in Government and other public securities from time to time. Investment will be made predominantly in UK securities, but the Scheme will be able to invest elsewhere in the European Union. The benchmark of the Scheme is the Numis Smaller Companies plus AIM ex-Investment Trusts Index. The Fund may also invest in units in collective investment schemes.
Benchmark
Numis Smaller Companies + AIM (ex IT) Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

26.93 %

1 Year rank in sector

14/49

Sector

UT UK Smaller Companies

Yield

0.96

Fund size

£ 65.6 m

FE Risk score

76

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    96.54%
  • Money Market
    3.46%
  • Industrials
    29.58%
  • Consumer Services
    22.39%
  • Financials
    13.36%
  • Basic Materials
    8.42%
  • Consumer Goods
    8.36%
  • International Equities
    99.28%
  • Money Market
    0.72%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.67 %15.19 %26.93 %61.82 %129.23 %
Sector0.51 %10.98 %23.19 %45.06 %106.96 %
Rank within sector11 / 5010 / 4914 / 4912 / 4821 / 45
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund24.52 %8.65 %18.74 %-1.86 %36.69 %
Sector19.08 %7.69 %14.16 %-1.95 %37.45 %
Rank within sector10 / 4923 / 4818 / 4828 / 4732 / 46
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Risk statistics

Alpha11.24
Beta0.77
Sharpe1.16
Volatility11.63
Tracking error10.7
Information ratio0.82
R-Squared0.15

Price movement

52 week high721.6
52 week low535.5
Current bid price713.6
Current offer price769.6
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 96.54% UK
  • 3.46% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 29.58% Industrials
  • 22.39% Consumer Services
  • 13.36% Financials
  • 8.42% Basic Materials
  • 8.36% Consumer Goods
  • 6.78% Health Care
  • 4.89% Technology
  • 3.46% Money Market
  • 2.21% Oil & Gas
  • 0.55% Telecommunications

Holdings by asset type

  • 99.28% International Equities
  • 0.72% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.93% 4IMPRINT GROUP PLC
  • 2.84% CVS GROUP PLC
  • 2.68% RESTORE PLC
  • 2.57% DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS
  • 2.57% HILL & SMITH HLDGS
  • 2.37% JOHNSON SERVICE GROUP PLC
  • 2.03% ADVANCED MEDICAL SOLUTIONS GROUP
  • 1.99% YOUGOV
  • 1.94% ASCENTIAL PLC
  • 1.89% BODYCOTE PLC