Fact sheet: BlkRck Frontiers Inv Trst

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock Frontiers Investment Trust
Fund company manager
BlackRock Investment Managemen
Fund type
ITR
Fund manager
Sam Vecht
since 17/12/2010
Fund objective
To achieve long term capital growth from investment in companies operating in Frontier Markets or whose stocks are listed on the stock markets of such countries.
Benchmark
MSCI Frontier Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

40.21 %

1 Year rank in sector

4/10

Sector

IT Global Emerging Markets Equities

Yield

3.4795

Fund size

£ 264.2 m

FE Risk score

130

NAV

148.23

Discount/Premium

+2.0374

Gearing

115

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Argentina
    15.33%
  • Kuwait
    9.08%
  • Romania
    8.81%
  • Pakistan
    8.26%
  • Vietnam
    7.43%
  • Financials
    30.46%
  • Consumer Staples
    15.96%
  • Telecommunications Utilities
    9.72%
  • Energy
    9.08%
  • Materials
    8.81%
  • Asia Pacific Emerging Equities
    20.92%
  • American Emerging Equities
    16.8%
  • European Emerging Equities
    14.41%
  • African Equity
    9.99%
  • Kuwaiti Equities
    9.08%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.62 %19.79 %38.74 %41.59 %146.38 %
Sector2.56 %14.12 %32.43 %24.41 %47.11 %
Rank within sector5 / 113 / 104 / 102 / 91 / 9
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund20.59 %31.39 %-3.3 %-1.86 %45.97 %
Sector12.44 %26.67 %-10.43 %1.55 %3.28 %
Rank within sector1 / 104 / 102 / 108 / 91 / 9
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Risk statistics

Alpha6.74
Beta0.76
Sharpe0.52
Volatility15.79
Tracking error12.8
Information ratio0.34
R-Squared0.37

Price movement

52 week high151.75
52 week low111
Current bid price150
Current offer price151.75
Current mid price151.25

Holdings by region

  • 15.33% Argentina
  • 9.08% Kuwait
  • 8.81% Romania
  • 8.26% Pakistan
  • 7.43% Vietnam
  • 7.34% Kazakhstan
  • 7.06% Bangladesh
  • 5.6% Ukraine
  • 5.23% Sri Lanka
  • 4.86% Egypt

Holdings by sector

  • 30.46% Financials
  • 15.96% Consumer Staples
  • 9.72% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 9.08% Energy
  • 8.81% Materials
  • 7.52% Health Care
  • 5.5% Information Technology
  • 5.32% Utilities
  • 3.94% Industrials
  • 2.29% Real Estate

Holdings by asset type

  • 20.92% Asia Pacific Emerging Equities
  • 16.8% American Emerging Equities
  • 14.41% European Emerging Equities
  • 9.99% African Equity
  • 9.08% Kuwaiti Equities
  • 7.34% Kazakhstani Equities
  • 7.06% Asia Pacific Equities
  • 4.86% Egyptian Equity
  • 2.57% Saudi Arabian Equities
  • 2.2% Philippine Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.1% MCB
  • 4% HALYK BANK
  • 3.7% MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CO
  • 3.6% EQUITY BANK
  • 3.2% MHP SA
  • 3.2% SQUARE PHARMACEUTICAL
  • 3.1% PAMPA ENERGIA SA
  • 3.1% SOCIETATEA NATL DE GAZE N ROMGAZ SA
  • 3% MAROC TELECOM
  • 2.9% GRUPO FINANCIERO GALICIA SA