Fact sheet: BlackRock SF GblLng/ShtEq

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock SF Global Long/Short Equity A2
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Gearoid Neligan
since 02/06/2014
Kevin Franklin
since 02/06/2014
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve a positive absolute return 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 investment exposure to shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, developed countries worldwide. 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 (such as bonds), money market instruments (MMIs), deposits and cash. The equity-related securities include financial derivative instruments (FDIs).
Benchmark
BofA ML 3-MO US Treasury Bill
Investment style
Absolute Return
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

11.14 %

1 Year rank in sector

13/135

Sector

FO Absolute Return

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 157.7 m

FE Risk score

37

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    4.31%
  • UK
    4.16%
  • USA
    4.02%
  • Canada
    3.98%
  • Australia
    2.64%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    6.34%
  • Information Technology
    6.19%
  • Consumer Staples
    5.64%
  • Industrials
    2.64%
  • Telecommunications
    1.89%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.15 %7.37 %11.14 %3.69 %0 %
Sector0 %1.07 %3.2 %3.7 %9.8 %
Rank within sector57 / 1504 / 14713 / 13547 / 102 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund10.98 %-5.8 %-1.42 %0 %0 %
Sector2.63 %0.66 %0.69 %1.2 %3.58 %
Rank within sector9 / 140115 / 12475 / 108 / /
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.89
Beta1.39
Sharpe-0
Volatility4.71
Tracking error4.06
Information ratio-0.1
R-Squared0.28

Price movement

52 week high107.65
52 week low95.75
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price106.93

Holdings by region

  • 4.31% Japan
  • 4.16% UK
  • 4.02% USA
  • 3.98% Canada
  • 2.64% Australia
  • 2.53% Netherlands
  • 1.55% Hong Kong
  • 1.33% Germany
  • 0.57% Finland
  • 0.39% Norway

Holdings by sector

  • 6.34% Consumer Discretionary
  • 6.19% Information Technology
  • 5.64% Consumer Staples
  • 2.64% Industrials
  • 1.89% Telecommunications
  • 0.33% Utilities
  • -1.42% Materials
  • -1.65% Financials
  • -2.2% Health Care
  • -3.14% Energy

Holdings by asset type

-

Individual holdings

  • 2.1% TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC
  • 1.93% VALERO ENERGY CORP(NEW)
  • 1.92% E.ON SE
  • 1.92% NTT DOCOMO INC
  • 1.91% PACCAR INC
  • 1.89% SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC
  • 1.88% THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC
  • 1.86% HUMANA INC
  • 1.86% WESTAR ENERGY INC
  • 1.84% HOCHTIEF AG