Equity

BGF US Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.


Important Information:
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of 30-Sep-2019

13.61 8.27 6.33 13.79 7.09
Benchmark (%) Index: S&P US Mid Small Cap in EUR Performance 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-Sep-2019

13.71 13.51 11.36 16.65 5.81

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 EUR, 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-Oct-2019 USD 170.014
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 13-May-1987
Share Class launch date 25-Oct-2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category US Mid-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index S&P US Mid Small Cap in EUR Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827887786
Bloomberg Ticker BGSMD2E
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B8KSGX4
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SPBMIMSUS
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund, Class D2, as of 31-Dec-2017 rated against 134 US Mid-Cap Equity Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Sep-2019
Name Weight (%)
FIRSTENERGY CORP 3.04
AXA EQUITABLE HOLDINGS INC 2.32
AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC 2.31
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS NV 2.17
MARATHON PETROLEUM CORP 2.14
Name Weight (%)
REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP 2.04
BAE SYSTEMS PLC 1.95
ARTHUR J GALLAGHER 1.84
DOLLAR TREE INC 1.80
WILLIAMS INC 1.80
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 D2 EUR None 231.47 0.66 0.29 236.17 181.39 - LU0827887786 - -
Class D2 USD None 257.45 0.46 0.18 258.87 207.30 - LU0341384864 - -
Class A2 EUR None 211.85 0.60 0.28 216.25 167.04 - LU0171298648 - -
Class A2 USD None 235.63 0.43 0.18 237.09 190.90 - LU0006061336 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tony DeSpirito
Tony DeSpirito
Franco Tapia, CFA
Franco Tapia, CFA
David Zhao
David Zhao

Literature

Literature