Fact sheet: BlackRock Intl Gold & General

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock International Gold & General
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Channel Island)
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Evy Hambro
since 01/04/2009
Tom Holl
since 01/07/2015
Fund objective
The BlackRock International Gold & General Fund aims to maximise long-term capital growth through exposure to mining companies and other businesses concerned with gold and other metals. Exposure is primarily through investment in the BlackRock Gold and General Fund, a sterling denominated collective investment scheme, but the Fund may also invest directly to a limited extent. The Fund may invest in gold bullion and gold futures
Benchmark
FTSE Gold Mines Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

-5.61 %

1 Year rank in sector

75/97

Sector

FO Commodity & Energy

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 213.6 m

FE Risk score

285

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Canada
    51.56%
  • USA
    17.96%
  • Australia
    13.85%
  • UK
    11.18%
  • Russia
    2.03%
  • Gold
    86.57%
  • Precious Metals & Stones
    11.52%
  • Money Market
    1.31%
  • Other Metals
    0.55%
  • Others
    0.05%
  • Commodity & Energy
    98.7%
  • Money Market
    1.31%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-1.78 %-5.75 %-5.61 %10.38 %-43.36 %
Sector1.85 %1.37 %3.63 %-4.28 %-17.14 %
Rank within sector90 / 9884 / 9875 / 9730 / 9470 / 80
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.94 %48.19 %-23.11 %-3.46 %-46.72 %
Sector2.23 %23.06 %-19.83 %-8.99 %-6.61 %
Rank within sector32 / 9717 / 9752 / 9630 / 8776 / 83
Quartile th2 nd1 st3 rd2 nd4 th

Risk statistics

Alpha14.09
Beta1.81
Sharpe-0
Volatility33.87
Tracking error25.65
Information ratio0.27
R-Squared0.51

Price movement

52 week high6.77
52 week low4.97
Current bid price6.06
Current offer price6.39
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 51.56% Canada
  • 17.96% USA
  • 13.85% Australia
  • 11.18% UK
  • 2.03% Russia
  • 1.31% Money Market
  • 1.31% Peru
  • 0.78% Mexico
  • 0.02% Singapore
  • 0.01% Netherlands

Holdings by sector

  • 86.57% Gold
  • 11.52% Precious Metals & Stones
  • 1.31% Money Market
  • 0.55% Other Metals
  • 0.05% Others

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.7% Commodity & Energy
  • 1.31% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 9.83% RANDGOLD RESOURCES
  • 9.17% NEWCREST MINING
  • 7.82% AGNICO EAGLE MINES
  • 6.08% NEWMONT MINING CORP
  • 4.97% FRANCO NEVADA CORP
  • 3.97% KINROSS GOLD CORP
  • 3.6% WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP
  • 3.59% CENTERRA GOLD INC
  • 3.45% NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD
  • 3.44% FRESNILLO PLC