Fact sheet: BlackRock Nat Res Gth & Inc

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock Natural Resources Growth & Income D Acc
Fund company manager
BlackRock
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager
Desmond Cheung
since 20/01/2014
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth on your investment as well as the generation of an above average level of income, compared to the income yield of the natural resources sector. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies whose predominant economic activity is in the natural resources sector which includes, but is not limited to, mining, agriculture and energy. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class. The Fund can use derivatives as part of its investment strategy. This can increase the overall risk profile of the Fund.
Benchmark
S&P Natural Resources
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

30.54 %

1 Year rank in sector

40/110

Sector

UT Specialist

Yield

2.59

Fund size

£ 49.7 m

FE Risk score

144

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    49.28%
  • UK
    25.52%
  • Canada
    9.4%
  • Australia
    6.51%
  • Ireland
    2.19%
  • Energy
    37.2%
  • Mining Finance
    32.81%
  • Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
    29%
  • Money Market
    1%
  • Commodity & Energy
    98.36%
  • Money Market
    1.64%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-2.06 %-2.51 %28.23 %11.79 %26.4 %
Sector1.14 %7.64 %19.99 %21.74 %40.24 %
Rank within sector102 / 113105 / 11040 / 11078 / 10355 / 86
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund-7.43 %59.75 %-20.27 %-2.29 %1.92 %
Sector4.47 %22.72 %-4.47 %1.15 %4.5 %
Rank within sector105 / 11016 / 10991 / 10574 / 10158 / 91
Quartile th4 th1 st4 th3 rd3 rd

Risk statistics

Alpha-6.41
Beta1.48
Sharpe0.03
Volatility18.19
Tracking error11.69
Information ratio-0.32
R-Squared0.64

Price movement

52 week high119.8
52 week low81.16
Current bid price104.7
Current offer price105
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 49.28% USA
  • 25.52% UK
  • 9.4% Canada
  • 6.51% Australia
  • 2.19% Ireland
  • 1.7% Netherlands
  • 1.4% Italy
  • 1.02% Norway
  • 1.01% Switzerland
  • 1% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 37.2% Energy
  • 32.81% Mining Finance
  • 29% Fishery, Agriculture & Forestry
  • 1% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.36% Commodity & Energy
  • 1.64% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 6.88% ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • 5.68% GLENCORE PLC
  • 5.61% BP
  • 4.57% MONSANTO CO
  • 4.34% RIO TINTO
  • 3.33% VALE SA
  • 3.09% NEWCREST MINING
  • 2.89% INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO
  • 2.43% PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA
  • 2.4% CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC