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.
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Performance

Performance

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000

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Reinvestments

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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  From
30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
From
30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

7.46 5.53 12.95 6.28 -15.19
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

13.51 11.36 16.65 5.81 -3.96
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-13.25 -0.39 1.46 8.14 3.78
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-1.61 5.34 7.28 13.07 5.03
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-17.87 0.10 2.32 -13.25 -1.17 7.51 118.77 105.07
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-6.85 1.59 3.19 -1.61 16.89 42.11 241.52 158.27
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Dec 1, 2020 USD 164.340
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 100
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date May 13, 1987
Share Class Inception Date Jul 1, 2002
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.
Ongoing Charge 1.83%
ISIN LU0171298648
Bloomberg Ticker MIGSNNI
Annual Management Fee 1.50%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7160800
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker CGEMIUSEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 20.62
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.948
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 17.94
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.959

Ratings

Ratings

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 Dec 21, 2012)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC 2.73
EQUITABLE HOLDINGS INC 2.48
ARTHUR J GALLAGHER 2.10
MARATHON PETROLEUM CORP 2.09
COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS COR 2.08
Name Weight (%)
GENERAL MOTORS 1.94
RAYMOND JAMES INC 1.92
BAE SYSTEMS PLC 1.85
QUANTA SERVICES INC 1.84
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS NV 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
A2 EUR Accumulating 212.72 0.59 0.28 234.63 137.03 - LU0171298648 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 234.36 0.66 0.28 257.00 150.19 - LU0827887786 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 229.02 0.64 0.28 229.97 133.29 - LU0090841858 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 11.97 0.04 0.34 13.10 7.66 - LU1715605785 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 190.91 0.53 0.28 211.40 123.41 - LU0171298721 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 14.45 0.04 0.28 15.01 8.51 - LU1023058412 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 194.39 0.53 0.27 196.38 113.72 - LU0147413560 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 255.18 0.71 0.28 256.07 148.00 - LU0006061336 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 281.13 0.78 0.28 282.09 162.22 - LU0341384864 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tony DeSpirito
Director of Investments, U.S. Fundamental Equities and Head of U.S. Income & Value Team

Tony DeSpirito

Franco Tapia, CFA
Franco Tapia, CFA
David Zhao
David Zhao

Literature

Literature