Fact sheet: BlackRock Gtr Eur IT

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock Greater Europe IT
Fund company manager
BlackRock Investment Managemen
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Sam Vecht
since 20/09/2004
Fund objective
To achieve capital growth, through investment in a focused portfolio constructed from a combination of the securities or large, mid and small capitalisation European companies, together with some investment in the developing markets of Europe.
Benchmark
FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

31.74 %

1 Year rank in sector

8/8

Sector

IT Europe

Yield

1.6928

Fund size

£ 304.0 m

FE Risk score

116

NAV

335.1

Discount/Premium

+-4.8045

Gearing

100

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • France
    19%
  • Netherlands
    15.6%
  • Germany
    12.1%
  • Denmark
    11.2%
  • Switzerland
    9.1%
  • Industrials
    28.9%
  • Financials
    19%
  • Consumer Goods
    13.1%
  • Consumer Services
    10.6%
  • Health Care
    9.9%
  • French Equities
    19%
  • Dutch Equities
    15.6%
  • German Equities
    12.1%
  • Danish Equities
    11.2%
  • Swiss Equities
    9.1%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.96 %16.14 %31.74 %38.28 %117.11 %
Sector3.54 %25.26 %43.74 %44.66 %154.73 %
Rank within sector8 / 88 / 88 / 87 / 88 / 8
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund14.79 %10.07 %16.41 %-3.83 %27.19 %
Sector23.58 %5.87 %12.06 %5.8 %32.66 %
Rank within sector8 / 82 / 83 / 88 / 86 / 8
Quartile th4 th1 st2 nd4 th3 rd

Risk statistics

Alpha-0.04
Beta0.89
Sharpe0.57
Volatility13.37
Tracking error6.92
Information ratio-0.22
R-Squared0.74

Price movement

52 week high325
52 week low241.5
Current bid price319.5
Current offer price323
Current mid price319

Holdings by region

  • 19% France
  • 15.6% Netherlands
  • 12.1% Germany
  • 11.2% Denmark
  • 9.1% Switzerland
  • 5.4% Sweden
  • 5.3% Russia
  • 5% Ireland
  • 4.7% Finland
  • 3.1% Spain

Holdings by sector

  • 28.9% Industrials
  • 19% Financials
  • 13.1% Consumer Goods
  • 10.6% Consumer Services
  • 9.9% Health Care
  • 7.3% Technology
  • 7.1% Basic Materials
  • 3% Oil & Gas
  • 2.4% Telecommunications
  • -1.3% Net Current Liabilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 19% French Equities
  • 15.6% Dutch Equities
  • 12.1% German Equities
  • 11.2% Danish Equities
  • 9.1% Swiss Equities
  • 5.4% Swedish Equities
  • 5.3% Russian Equities
  • 5% Irish Equities
  • 4.7% Finnish Equities
  • 3.1% Spanish Equities

Individual holdings

  • 3.4% RELX NV
  • 3.3% BAYER AG
  • 3.2% ASML HOLDING NV
  • 3.2% COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA
  • 3.1% INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA
  • 3.1% VINCI SA
  • 2.9% WARTSILA OYJ ABP
  • 2.7% SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SE
  • 2.6% DANSKE BANK A/S
  • 2.6% DSV