Fact sheet: BlackRock US Opps

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock US Opportunities D Acc
Fund company manager
BlackRock
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager
Ian Jamieson
since 04/06/2013
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment by investing primarily in the shares of medium and smaller companies which are incorporated in, or listed on, stock exchanges in the United States. Small and medium companies are companies which, at the time of purchase, form the bottom 30% of United States stock markets by market capitalisation. Market capitalisation is the share price of the company multiplied by the number of shares issued. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class and sector set out above.
Benchmark
S&P US MidSmallCap Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

30.25 %

1 Year rank in sector

61/82

Sector

UT North America

Yield

0.27

Fund size

£ 101.1 m

FE Risk score

117

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    97.38%
  • UK
    1.54%
  • Money Market
    1.08%
  • Financials
    21.35%
  • Information Technology
    14.91%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    10.24%
  • Utilities
    9.84%
  • Energy
    8.19%
  • International Equities
    98.92%
  • Money Market
    1.08%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-1.58 %2.58 %30.25 %61.86 %127.3 %
Sector0.32 %5.34 %32.22 %66.12 %123.16 %
Rank within sector85 / 8973 / 8761 / 8259 / 7435 / 63
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund0.53 %28.9 %4.39 %19.5 %38.1 %
Sector2.28 %31.22 %4.89 %17.78 %30.54 %
Rank within sector63 / 8760 / 8149 / 7932 / 724 / 65
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.69
Beta0.99
Sharpe1.28
Volatility11.79
Tracking error3.67
Information ratio0.12
R-Squared0.9

Price movement

52 week high1047
52 week low757.7
Current bid price989.1
Current offer price991.1
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 97.38% USA
  • 1.54% UK
  • 1.08% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 21.35% Financials
  • 14.91% Information Technology
  • 10.24% Consumer Discretionary
  • 9.84% Utilities
  • 8.19% Energy
  • 7.87% Health Care
  • 6.62% Industrials
  • 6% Consumer Staples
  • 5.88% Real Estate
  • 5.53% Materials

Holdings by asset type

  • 98.92% International Equities
  • 1.08% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 2.05% CUMMINS INC
  • 2.05% LAM RESEARCH CORP
  • 2.05% SUNTRUST BANKS INC
  • 2.03% CDW CORP
  • 2.02% ALLSTATE CORP
  • 2.02% ASSURANT INC
  • 2.02% REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP (NEW)
  • 2.02% WELLCARE HEALTHCARE PLANS INC
  • 2% TELEPHONE AND DATA SYSTEMS INC
  • 1.99% KEYCORP