Fact sheet: BlackRock SF EM AbRet

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock SF Emerging Markets Absolute Return D2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Sam Vecht
since 15/11/2012
Gordon Fraser
since 03/11/2014
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve positive absolute returns through a combination of capital growth and income on your investment regardless of market conditions. The Fund seeks to gain at least 70% of its investment exposure to shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, emerging markets. This is achieved by investing at least 70% of its assets in shares, other equity-related securities and when determined appropriate fixed income (FI) securities, money market instruments (MMIs) deposits and cash. The equity-related securities include financial derivative instruments (FDIs).
Benchmark
LIBOR 3 month GBP
Investment style
Absolute Return
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

-3.15 %

1 Year rank in sector

128/138

Sector

FO Absolute Return

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 51.5 m

FE Risk score

59

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • India
    11.67%
  • Korea
    7.49%
  • Indonesia
    7%
  • Russia
    5.41%
  • China
    5.24%
  • Industrials
    10.3%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    9.54%
  • Utilities
    6.86%
  • Telecommunications
    4.52%
  • Materials
    4.21%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.36 %-10.03 %-3.75 %2.41 %0 %
Sector0.39 %1.43 %2.69 %4.89 %9.57 %
Rank within sector68 / 154147 / 149128 / 13858 / 101 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund-5.53 %3.72 %-0.15 %-0.15 %4.84 %
Sector2.65 %0.66 %0.69 %1.2 %3.58 %
Rank within sector138 / 14433 / 12956 / 11262 / 8727 / 71
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.19
Beta1.32
Sharpe-0
Volatility7.55
Tracking error7.19
Information ratio-0.01
R-Squared0.1

Price movement

52 week high117.27
52 week low102.88
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price104.28

Holdings by region

  • 11.67% India
  • 7.49% Korea
  • 7% Indonesia
  • 5.41% Russia
  • 5.24% China
  • 4.72% Greece
  • 4.01% South Africa
  • 2.91% European Emerging Markets
  • 2.77% Mexico
  • 1.48% Egypt

Holdings by sector

  • 10.3% Industrials
  • 9.54% Consumer Discretionary
  • 6.86% Utilities
  • 4.52% Telecommunications
  • 4.21% Materials
  • 2.57% Energy
  • -1.43% Health Care
  • -2.86% Financials
  • -5.52% Consumer Staples
  • -6.96% Real Estate

Holdings by asset type

-

Individual holdings

  • 3.82% ASTRA INTERNATIONAL
  • 3.63% GAZPROM OAO
  • 3.18% SEMEN INDONESIA(PERSERO)TBK
  • 3.05% AXIS BANK LTD
  • 2.93% SANLAM
  • 2.91% ERSTE GROUP BANK AG
  • 2.85% LAND & HOUSES PCL
  • 2.77% AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV
  • 2.53% NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE
  • 2.51% MGM CHINA HLDGS LTD