Equity

BGF US Growth Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
30-Jun-2014
To
30-Jun-2015
From
30-Jun-2015
To
30-Jun-2016
From
30-Jun-2016
To
30-Jun-2017
From
30-Jun-2017
To
30-Jun-2018
From
30-Jun-2018
To
30-Jun-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of 30-Jun-2019

12.86 -5.83 22.78 29.16 7.41
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 1000 Growth Index<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

as of 30-Jun-2019

10.56 3.02 20.42 22.51 11.56

The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 23-Aug-2019 USD 398.362
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 30-Apr-1999
Share Class launch date 30-Apr-1999
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category US Large-Cap Growth Equity
Benchmark Index Russell 1000 Growth Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0097036916
Bloomberg Ticker MEREQGA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5740204
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker RU10GRTR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Growth Fund, Class A2, as of 31-Jul-2019 rated against 532 US Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective 08-Aug-2016)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2019
Name Weight (%)
AMAZON.COM INC 8.39
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 5.97
VISA INC 5.02
MASTERCARD INC 4.40
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 3.10
Name Weight (%)
ALPHABET INC 2.98
SALESFORCE.COM INC. 2.91
COSTAR GROUP INC 2.71
ADOBE INC 2.61
NETFLIX INC 2.60
Holdings subject to change

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
Class A2 USD None 23.95 -0.16 -0.66 24.95 18.94 - LU0097036916 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.49 0.02 0.19 10.76 9.58 - LU1960224571 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 26.61 -0.11 -0.41 27.40 20.28 - LU0938162269 - -
Class D2 EUR None 23.61 -0.10 -0.42 24.31 18.00 - LU0827887604 - -
Class D2 USD None 26.14 -0.17 -0.65 27.21 20.57 - LU0341380367 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 27.09 -0.11 -0.40 27.91 20.74 - LU0890295032 - -
Class A2 EUR None 21.64 -0.09 -0.41 22.30 16.58 - LU0171298135 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 20.78 -0.13 -0.62 21.72 16.77 - LU0942511766 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Lawrence Kemp
Lawrence Kemp

Literature

Literature