Equity

BGF World Gold 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

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30-Jun-2015
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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 Jun 30, 2020

56.47 -20.64 -11.65 16.31 38.89
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE Gold Mines (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 Jun 30, 2020

68.98 -23.79 -3.69 21.55 46.22
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.

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Sep 18, 2020 USD 7,212.299
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Jan 19, 2009
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Precious Metals
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mines (cap) in EUR Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0408222320
Bloomberg Ticker BGWGEA4
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3L15M9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDIEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class A4, as of Jan 31, 2020 rated against 217 Sector Equity Precious Metals 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 Jun 13, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.58
NEWMONT CORPORATION 8.94
KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD LTD 5.12
KINROSS GOLD CORP 4.59
GOLD FIELDS LTD 4.50
Name Weight (%)
NEWCREST MINING LTD 4.09
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 3.87
B2GOLD CORP 3.85
ENDEAVOUR MINING CORP 3.71
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 3.50
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
A4 EUR Annual 41.87 0.19 0.46 44.88 21.23 - LU0408222320 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.97 0.06 0.67 9.64 4.25 - LU0827889303 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 37.62 0.17 0.45 40.35 19.13 - LU0171306680 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.05 0.06 0.75 8.68 3.84 - LU0326423067 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.21 0.05 0.81 6.71 2.99 - LU0326422762 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 55.19 0.36 0.66 59.37 26.09 - LU0368252358 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 17.16 0.12 0.70 18.46 8.11 - LU1706558936 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.17 0.05 0.62 8.82 3.90 - LU0368236153 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 46.64 0.21 0.45 49.93 23.53 - LU0368236070 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 19.12 0.13 0.68 20.65 9.16 - LU1960220744 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 8.08 0.05 0.62 8.69 3.86 - LU0669555244 - -
D4 EUR Annual 44.23 0.20 0.45 47.37 22.35 - LU0827889139 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 141.17 0.93 0.66 152.25 67.11 - LU1499592118 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 66.28 0.43 0.65 71.22 31.18 - LU0320298689 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 55.28 0.36 0.66 59.49 26.17 - LU0252968424 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 9.59 0.06 0.63 10.34 4.55 - LU0788108826 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 41.87 0.18 0.43 44.89 21.23 - LU0171305526 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 14.83 0.10 0.68 15.93 7.10 - LU1023058768 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 49.55 0.32 0.65 53.37 23.54 - LU0055631609 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 46.72 0.21 0.45 50.03 23.60 - LU0252963623 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 32.04 0.14 0.44 34.40 16.35 - LU0331289594 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.55 0.05 0.67 8.13 3.62 - LU0521028471 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 37.92 0.25 0.66 40.90 18.13 - LU0147402951 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.45 0.05 0.60 9.10 4.02 - LU0368265764 - -
A4 USD Annual 49.54 0.32 0.65 53.37 23.54 - LU0724618789 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 44.52 0.29 0.66 47.98 21.21 - LU0090841262 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.30 0.05 0.69 7.88 3.50 - LU0326422689 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 56.01 0.25 0.45 59.90 28.12 - LU0243984555 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 29.91 0.20 0.67 32.06 14.21 - LU0827889212 - -
Class S2 EUR - 14.50 0.07 0.49 15.52 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 17.24 0.08 0.47 18.48 8.74 - LU1960224068 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.84 0.04 0.59 7.40 3.29 - LU0326423224 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

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