Equity

BGF US Basic Value Fund

Overview

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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

13.49 7.15 11.41 -2.41 -9.76
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

16.20 15.12 9.45 4.00 -5.03
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-9.76 -0.63 3.59 6.32 5.46
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-5.03 2.63 7.66 9.95 7.64
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-15.45 -4.06 2.95 -9.76 -1.89 19.31 84.56 253.27
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-11.58 -2.46 5.59 -5.03 8.11 44.61 158.14 473.35
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 Oct 27, 2020 USD 436.943
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 73
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jan 8, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Jan 8, 1997
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category US Large-Cap Value Equity
Benchmark Index Russell 1000 Value Index (Total Return)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.82%
ISIN LU0072461881
Bloomberg Ticker MERBVAI
Annual Management Fee 1.50%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5301195
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker RU10VATR
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

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 18.33
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.995
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 15.50
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.038

Ratings

Ratings

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 3.51
COMCAST CORP CLASS A 3.14
CITIGROUP INC 3.09
UNILEVER ADR REPRESENTING NV 2.74
WELLS FARGO 2.73
Name Weight (%)
DOLLAR TREE INC 2.69
GENERAL MOTORS 2.59
BAE SYSTEMS ADR PLC 2.43
COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS COR 2.35
ANTHEM INC 2.28
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 USD Accumulating 81.23 -0.73 -0.89 96.02 58.58 - LU0072461881 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 69.33 -0.85 -1.21 81.77 55.91 - LU0827886200 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 54.30 -0.49 -0.89 65.03 39.51 - LU0329591993 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 89.34 -0.80 -0.89 104.78 64.04 - LU0368249990 - -
A4 EUR Annual 67.82 -0.69 -1.01 86.69 53.72 - LU0213336463 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 130.77 -1.16 -0.88 153.16 93.25 - LU1333800354 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 43.45 -0.39 -0.89 52.53 31.85 - LU0200685666 - -
A4 GBP Annual 61.38 -0.76 -1.22 73.05 49.88 - LU0204064967 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 75.56 -0.76 -1.00 95.60 59.30 - LU1559748261 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 62.27 -0.77 -1.22 73.87 50.44 - LU0171296279 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 74.00 -0.66 -0.88 87.80 53.52 - LU0147417710 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 62.58 -0.63 -1.00 80.02 49.55 - LU0171295891 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 44.14 -0.40 -0.90 53.68 32.50 - LU0200685583 - -
D4 USD Annual 80.94 -0.73 -0.89 96.16 58.75 - LU0827886465 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.32 -0.14 -0.91 18.41 11.13 - LU0602533316 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 51.14 -0.46 -0.89 61.59 37.37 - LU0200685153 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 103.75 -0.93 -0.89 120.99 74.04 - LU0147417983 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 76.49 -0.77 -1.00 96.95 60.12 - LU0827886119 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 90.44 -0.81 -0.89 106.29 64.93 - LU0275209954 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 68.70 -0.70 -1.01 87.54 54.24 - LU0171293920 - -
D4 GBP Annual 61.93 -0.76 -1.21 73.84 50.48 - LU0827886549 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 58.92 -0.53 -0.89 70.32 42.81 - LU0147417470 - -
A4 USD Annual 80.19 -0.72 -0.89 95.08 58.02 - LU0162691827 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Carrie King
Carrie King
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
Joseph Wolfe
Joseph Wolfe

Literature

Literature