Equity

BGF US Basic Value Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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31-Mar-2015
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31-Mar-2016
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31-Mar-2016
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31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2019
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31-Mar-2019
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31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

-8.56 16.85 3.97 4.09 -20.04
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 1000 Value Index (Total Return)<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 Mar 31, 2020

-1.54 19.22 6.95 5.67 -17.17
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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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jul 7, 2020 USD 425.082
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jan 8, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Nov 17, 2006
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.
ISIN LU0275209954
Bloomberg Ticker MERUBVD
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43C9F8
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker RU10VATR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jun 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
CITIGROUP INC 3.48
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 3.41
WELLS FARGO 2.73
COMCAST CORP CLASS A 2.70
BAYER AG 2.64
Name Weight (%)
DOLLAR TREE INC 2.50
UNILEVER ADR REPRESENTING NV 2.46
SANOFI ADR REPRESENTING SA 2.42
AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC 2.29
GENERAL MOTORS 2.26
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
D2 USD Accumulating 87.40 -1.86 -2.08 106.29 64.93 - LU0275209954 - -
A4 GBP Annual 61.97 -1.55 -2.44 73.05 49.88 - LU0204064967 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 125.90 -2.65 -2.06 153.16 93.25 - LU1333800354 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 43.12 -0.92 -2.09 53.68 32.50 - LU0200685583 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 52.72 -1.13 -2.10 65.03 39.51 - LU0329591993 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 42.34 -0.91 -2.10 52.53 31.85 - LU0200685666 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 62.67 -1.57 -2.44 73.87 50.44 - LU0171296279 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 71.78 -1.53 -2.09 87.80 53.52 - LU0147417710 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 63.59 -1.12 -1.73 80.02 49.55 - LU0171295891 - -
A4 EUR Annual 69.03 -1.21 -1.72 86.69 53.72 - LU0213336463 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 99.95 -2.13 -2.09 120.99 74.04 - LU0147417983 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 76.43 -1.33 -1.71 95.60 59.30 - LU1559748261 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 49.76 -1.06 -2.09 61.59 37.37 - LU0200685153 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 69.71 -1.22 -1.72 87.54 54.24 - LU0171293920 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.86 -0.32 -2.11 18.41 11.13 - LU0602533316 - -
D4 USD Annual 79.07 -1.68 -2.08 96.16 58.75 - LU0827886465 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 69.61 -1.74 -2.44 81.77 55.91 - LU0827886200 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 78.68 -1.68 -2.09 96.02 58.58 - LU0072461881 - -
D4 GBP Annual 62.85 -1.58 -2.45 74.00 50.48 - LU0827886549 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 77.43 -1.36 -1.73 96.95 60.12 - LU0827886119 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 86.27 -1.83 -2.08 104.78 64.04 - LU0368249990 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 57.29 -1.23 -2.10 70.32 42.81 - LU0147417470 - -
A4 USD Annual 77.92 -1.67 -2.10 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