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

10.47 %

1 Year rank in sector

13/135

Sector

FO Absolute Return

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 150.7 m

FE Risk score

39

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    4.37%
  • UK
    4.35%
  • Canada
    3.62%
  • Netherlands
    3%
  • Sweden
    2.04%
  • Information Technology
    6.15%
  • Industrials
    5.78%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    5.72%
  • Consumer Staples
    5.69%
  • Telecommunications
    2.75%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.19 %4.66 %10.47 %2.72 %0 %
Sector0.85 %1.38 %3.12 %4.36 %8.89 %
Rank within sector128 / 14718 / 14413 / 13558 / 101 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund-0.08 %11.03 %-5.8 %-1.42 %0 %
Sector0.8 %2.62 %0.66 %0.69 %1.2 %
Rank within sector125 / 14712 / 134109 / 11770 / 101 /
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.65
Beta1.35
Sharpe-0
Volatility4.76
Tracking error4.17
Information ratio-0.07
R-Squared0.25

Price movement

52 week high108.4
52 week low96.54
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price106.89

Holdings by region

  • 4.37% USA
  • 4.35% UK
  • 3.62% Canada
  • 3% Netherlands
  • 2.04% Sweden
  • 1.12% Switzerland
  • 1.05% France
  • 1.04% Spain
  • 0.66% Japan
  • 0.28% Norway

Holdings by sector

  • 6.15% Information Technology
  • 5.78% Industrials
  • 5.72% Consumer Discretionary
  • 5.69% Consumer Staples
  • 2.75% Telecommunications
  • -0.66% Utilities
  • -1.56% Energy
  • -2.03% Real Estate
  • -2.28% Health Care
  • -3.22% Materials

Holdings by asset type

-

Individual holdings

  • 2.14% DISNEY (WALT) CO
  • 1.98% PACCAR INC
  • 1.98% TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC
  • 1.96% HOCHTIEF AG
  • 1.93% DSM NV
  • 1.89% VOLVO(AB)
  • 1.88% ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS
  • 1.88% VERISIGN
  • 1.87% SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC
  • 1.84% E.ON SE