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

10.78 %

1 Year rank in sector

8/140

Sector

FO Absolute Return

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 146.1 m

FE Risk score

33

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • UK
    4.19%
  • Japan
    4.15%
  • Australia
    3.86%
  • Netherlands
    2.89%
  • Hong Kong
    2.72%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    6.86%
  • Information Technology
    5.82%
  • Telecommunications
    2.64%
  • Consumer Staples
    2.58%
  • Financials
    0.94%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.02 %5.97 %11.36 %2.53 %0 %
Sector0.07 %1.02 %2.05 %3.57 %9.95 %
Rank within sector6 / 1558 / 1518 / 14047 / 98 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund7.67 %-5.8 %-1.42 %0 %0 %
Sector1.97 %0.66 %0.69 %1.2 %3.58 %
Rank within sector9 / 149120 / 12976 / 112 / /
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.98
Beta1.42
Sharpe-0
Volatility5.15
Tracking error4.54
Information ratio-0.14
R-Squared0.25

Price movement

52 week high103.74
52 week low92.26
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price103.74

Holdings by region

  • 4.19% UK
  • 4.15% Japan
  • 3.86% Australia
  • 2.89% Netherlands
  • 2.72% Hong Kong
  • 2.24% Finland
  • 1.97% Spain
  • 0.71% Switzerland
  • 0.2% Austria
  • 0.2% Norway

Holdings by sector

  • 6.86% Consumer Discretionary
  • 5.82% Information Technology
  • 2.64% Telecommunications
  • 2.58% Consumer Staples
  • 0.94% Financials
  • 0.73% Industrials
  • -0.13% Energy
  • -0.87% Materials
  • -2.38% Utilities
  • -2.85% Real Estate

Holdings by asset type

-

Individual holdings

  • 2.4% LOWES COMPANIES INC
  • 2.13% CME GROUP INC
  • 1.9% DSM NV
  • 1.9% VMWARE INC
  • 1.88% MCDONALDS HOLDINGS CO(JAPAN)
  • 1.85% ASTELLAS PHARMA INC
  • 1.81% MEDIASET ESPANA COMMUNICACION, S.A.
  • 1.74% VERISIGN
  • 1.71% SPIRAX-SARCO ENGINEERING
  • 1.71% UPM-KYMMENE OYJ