Fact sheet: BlackRock SF EuroAbsRetn

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock SF European Absolute Return D2 EUR
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Stefan Gries
since 01/07/2013
David Tovey
since 20/06/2017
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 any market exposure to shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, Europe (including former Soviet Union countries). 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.
Benchmark
LIBOR 3 month GBP
Investment style
Absolute Return
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

4.16 %

1 Year rank in sector

43/139

Sector

FO Absolute Return

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.1 b

FE Risk score

33

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Switzerland
    6.07%
  • Denmark
    4.54%
  • Belgium
    1.56%
  • Finland
    1.15%
  • Austria
    0.53%
  • Industrials
    7.38%
  • Health Care
    5.93%
  • Information Technology
    4.08%
  • Financials
    3.35%
  • Consumer Staples
    0.23%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-1.19 %2.2 %4.16 %4.13 %8.6 %
Sector-0.46 %0.58 %2.8 %3.41 %9.08 %
Rank within sector121 / 14929 / 14743 / 13939 / 10131 / 67
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.56 %-7.33 %8.07 %0.92 %4.08 %
Sector2.42 %0.66 %0.69 %1.2 %3.58 %
Rank within sector48 / 139116 / 12314 / 10750 / 8530 / 67
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.43
Beta0.14
Sharpe-0
Volatility3.28
Tracking error3.61
Information ratio0.11
R-Squared0.01

Price movement

52 week high135.34
52 week low126.53
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price132.57

Holdings by region

  • 6.07% Switzerland
  • 4.54% Denmark
  • 1.56% Belgium
  • 1.15% Finland
  • 0.53% Austria
  • 0.53% Netherlands
  • 0.34% Spain
  • -0.3% Portugal
  • -0.33% Sweden
  • -0.53% Norway

Holdings by sector

  • 7.38% Industrials
  • 5.93% Health Care
  • 4.08% Information Technology
  • 3.35% Financials
  • 0.23% Consumer Staples
  • -0.91% Utilities
  • -2.15% Materials
  • -2.18% Real Estate
  • -2.6% Consumer Discretionary
  • -3.97% Energy

Holdings by asset type

-

Individual holdings

  • 2.57% LONZA GROUP AG
  • 2.38% NETS DENMARK A/S
  • 2.32% STRAUMANN HLDG
  • 2.22% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS
  • 2% INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA
  • 1.91% ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS
  • 1.84% DSV
  • 1.71% KUEHNE UND NAGEL INTERNATIONAL AG
  • 1.66% GN STORE NORD
  • 1.62% STABILUS SA