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 20/06/2017
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

2.98 %

1 Year rank in sector

68/135

Sector

FO Absolute Return

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.1 b

FE Risk score

33

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Denmark
    6.34%
  • Switzerland
    4.37%
  • Belgium
    1.67%
  • Finland
    1.4%
  • Netherlands
    0.48%
  • Industrials
    8.94%
  • Health Care
    6.14%
  • Information Technology
    5.14%
  • Financials
    2.89%
  • Consumer Staples
    -0.36%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.36 %1.15 %2.98 %4.36 %8.68 %
Sector0.78 %1.37 %3.09 %4.51 %8.81 %
Rank within sector131 / 14773 / 14468 / 13547 / 10127 / 65
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund0.28 %3.4 %-7.33 %8.07 %0.92 %
Sector0.71 %2.62 %0.66 %0.69 %1.2 %
Rank within sector97 / 14756 / 134111 / 11713 / 10147 / 81
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.01
Beta0.16
Sharpe-0
Volatility3.31
Tracking error3.61
Information ratio-0.04
R-Squared0.01

Price movement

52 week high135.34
52 week low127.19
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price132.73

Holdings by region

  • 6.34% Denmark
  • 4.37% Switzerland
  • 1.67% Belgium
  • 1.4% Finland
  • 0.48% Netherlands
  • 0.25% Spain
  • 0.13% Ireland
  • -0.2% Sweden
  • -0.24% Portugal
  • -0.34% UK

Holdings by sector

  • 8.94% Industrials
  • 6.14% Health Care
  • 5.14% Information Technology
  • 2.89% Financials
  • -0.36% Consumer Staples
  • -2.39% Consumer Discretionary
  • -2.46% Real Estate
  • -3.22% Materials
  • -3.69% Telecommunications
  • -4.75% Energy

Holdings by asset type

-

Individual holdings

  • 2.38% NETS AS
  • 2.36% LONZA GROUP AG
  • 2.26% BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO HLDGS
  • 2.13% STRAUMANN HLDG
  • 2.04% STABILUS SA
  • 1.95% INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL SA
  • 1.81% DSV
  • 1.72% WEIR GROUP
  • 1.67% KUEHNE UND NAGEL INTERNATIONAL AG
  • 1.67% TELENET GROUP HLDG NV