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
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

12.52 %

1 Year rank in sector

8/136

Sector

FO Absolute Return

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 148.4 m

FE Risk score

35

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    4.02%
  • Australia
    3.82%
  • UK
    2.84%
  • USA
    2.65%
  • Netherlands
    2.39%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    7.09%
  • Information Technology
    6.73%
  • Consumer Staples
    5.37%
  • Telecommunications
    2.21%
  • Industrials
    1.25%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.1 %5.81 %12.52 %-0.04 %0 %
Sector0.18 %1.21 %2.36 %3.34 %9.54 %
Rank within sector98 / 1537 / 1498 / 13664 / 97 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund8.77 %-5.8 %-1.42 %0 %0 %
Sector2.3 %0.66 %0.69 %1.2 %3.58 %
Rank within sector9 / 144118 / 12876 / 110 / /
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.64
Beta1.43
Sharpe-0
Volatility5.25
Tracking error4.65
Information ratio-0.06
R-Squared0.24

Price movement

52 week high104.92
52 week low93.19
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price104.8

Holdings by region

  • 4.02% Japan
  • 3.82% Australia
  • 2.84% UK
  • 2.65% USA
  • 2.39% Netherlands
  • 2.24% Hong Kong
  • 2.15% Finland
  • 2.02% Germany
  • 0.68% Norway
  • 0.49% Switzerland

Holdings by sector

  • 7.09% Consumer Discretionary
  • 6.73% Information Technology
  • 5.37% Consumer Staples
  • 2.21% Telecommunications
  • 1.25% Industrials
  • -0.17% Materials
  • -0.19% Others
  • -0.73% Utilities
  • -1.1% Energy
  • -2.62% Financials

Holdings by asset type

-

Individual holdings

  • 2.34% MCDONALDS HOLDINGS CO(JAPAN)
  • 2.06% HASBRO INC
  • 1.99% CME GROUP INC
  • 1.95% WESTAR ENERGY INC
  • 1.91% HUMANA INC
  • 1.91% ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC
  • 1.91% THOMAS COOK GROUP PLC
  • 1.9% VERISIGN
  • 1.89% UNION PACIFIC CORP
  • 1.88% HOCHTIEF AG