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(s)
Sam Vecht
since 20/09/2004
Stefan Gries
since 20/06/2017
Fund objective
To achieve capital growth, primarily through investment in a focused portfolio constructed from a combination of the securities of large, mid and small capitalization European companies, together with some investment in the developing markets of Europe.
Benchmark
FTSE World Europe EX UK
Investment style
-
Investment method
-

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

21.01 %

1 Year rank in sector

8/8

Sector

IT Europe

Yield

1.5789

Fund size

£ 325.9 m

FE Risk score

112

NAV

352.56

Discount/Premium

+-2.9952

Gearing

106

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • France
    16.7%
  • Switzerland
    13.8%
  • Denmark
    13%
  • Netherlands
    11.8%
  • Germany
    11.6%
  • Industrials
    29.3%
  • Health Care
    16.1%
  • Consumer Services
    13%
  • Consumer Goods
    12.9%
  • Financials
    9.8%
  • French Equities
    16.7%
  • Swiss Equities
    13.8%
  • Danish Equities
    13%
  • Dutch Equities
    11.8%
  • German Equities
    11.6%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.23 %17.09 %21.01 %75.68 %103.77 %
Sector4.95 %14.52 %28.74 %73.48 %123.8 %
Rank within sector5 / 81 / 88 / 86 / 88 / 8
Quartile th3 rd1 st4 th3 rd4 th

Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund23.06 %10.07 %16.41 %-3.83 %27.19 %
Sector27.73 %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

Alpha2.91
Beta0.87
Sharpe0.97
Volatility12.61
Tracking error6.65
Information ratio0.15
R-Squared0.74

Price movement

52 week high342
52 week low260
Current bid price338
Current offer price342
Current mid price342

Holdings by region

  • 16.7% France
  • 13.8% Switzerland
  • 13% Denmark
  • 11.8% Netherlands
  • 11.6% Germany
  • 8.3% Sweden
  • 6.6% Russia
  • 5.4% Belgium
  • 3.6% Finland
  • 3.2% Ireland

Holdings by sector

  • 29.3% Industrials
  • 16.1% Health Care
  • 13% Consumer Services
  • 12.9% Consumer Goods
  • 9.8% Financials
  • 9.2% Technology
  • 5% Oil & Gas
  • 4.4% Basic Materials
  • 0.3% Net Current Assets

Holdings by asset type

  • 16.7% French Equities
  • 13.8% Swiss Equities
  • 13% Danish Equities
  • 11.8% Dutch Equities
  • 11.6% German Equities
  • 8.3% Swedish Equities
  • 6.6% Russian Equities
  • 5.4% Belgian Equities
  • 3.6% Finnish Equities
  • 3.2% Irish Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.4% UNILEVER NV
  • 4.3% BAYER AG
  • 4.1% LONZA GROUP AG
  • 4% ASML HOLDING NV
  • 4% SAP SE
  • 3.9% COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA
  • 3.6% KERING SA
  • 3.6% WARTSILA OYJ ABP
  • 3.5% RELX NV
  • 3.4% NOVO-NORDISK AS