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

12.91 %

1 Year rank in sector

10/138

Sector

FO Absolute Return

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 148.4 m

FE Risk score

34

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    3.94%
  • USA
    3.85%
  • Australia
    3.07%
  • Germany
    2.87%
  • Netherlands
    2.64%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    6.5%
  • Information Technology
    5.57%
  • Consumer Staples
    5.41%
  • Industrials
    5.4%
  • Telecommunications
    1.88%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.52 %6.12 %12.65 %4.92 %0 %
Sector0.34 %1.31 %2.71 %4.86 %9.58 %
Rank within sector18 / 1548 / 14910 / 13841 / 101 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund10.26 %-5.8 %-1.42 %0 %0 %
Sector2.62 %0.66 %0.69 %1.2 %3.58 %
Rank within sector9 / 144119 / 12978 / 112 / /
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.79
Beta1.46
Sharpe-0
Volatility4.88
Tracking error4.2
Information ratio-0.33
R-Squared0.29

Price movement

52 week high106.24
52 week low93.84
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price106.24

Holdings by region

  • 3.94% Japan
  • 3.85% USA
  • 3.07% Australia
  • 2.87% Germany
  • 2.64% Netherlands
  • 2.08% UK
  • 1.78% Hong Kong
  • 1.58% Canada
  • 1.11% Finland
  • 0.57% Norway

Holdings by sector

  • 6.5% Consumer Discretionary
  • 5.57% Information Technology
  • 5.41% Consumer Staples
  • 5.4% Industrials
  • 1.88% Telecommunications
  • 0.08% Utilities
  • -1.51% Materials
  • -1.86% Energy
  • -3.54% Health Care
  • -4% Real Estate

Holdings by asset type

-

Individual holdings

  • 2.32% MCDONALDS HOLDINGS CO(JAPAN)
  • 2.21% ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC
  • 2.19% TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC
  • 2.05% WESTAR ENERGY INC
  • 1.97% HUMANA INC
  • 1.92% THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC
  • 1.92% VERISIGN
  • 1.91% HOCHTIEF AG
  • 1.9% COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP
  • 1.9% DSM NV