Equity

BGF World Healthscience Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of 30-Jun-2019

51.29 -7.33 10.86 6.22 14.61
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI World Health Care Index Net Return in EUR<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

44.00 -4.32 6.98 2.45 13.64

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-Aug-2019 USD 4,457.761
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 06-Apr-2001
Share Class launch date 25-Oct-2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Healthcare
Benchmark Index MSCI World Health Care Index Net Return in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827889485
Bloomberg Ticker BGWHD2E
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B85H9Z9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDWUHC
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Healthscience Fund, Class D2, as of 31-Jul-2019 rated against 285 Sector Equity Healthcare Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2019
Name Weight (%)
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 6.55
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 5.23
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP 4.00
ASTRAZENECA PLC 3.96
STRYKER CORP 3.37
Name Weight (%)
MERCK & CO INC 3.15
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC 3.05
GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC 2.92
NOVARTIS AG 2.87
SANOFI SA 2.81
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 45.89 -0.14 -0.30 46.06 38.07 - LU0827889485 - -
Class D4 USD Annual 11.63 -0.06 -0.51 11.71 9.96 - LU1728553774 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 11.21 0.00 0.00 11.22 11.10 - LU1960224654 - -
Class D2 USD None 50.80 -0.27 -0.53 51.15 43.51 - LU0329593007 - -
Class A2 USD None 46.46 -0.25 -0.54 46.82 39.99 - LU0122379950 - -
Class A2 EUR None 41.97 -0.13 -0.31 42.13 34.99 - LU0171307068 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Erin Xie
Erin Xie

Literature

Literature