Equity

BGF US Basic Value Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000

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Distributions

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

13.24 1.81 13.50 3.67 -15.89
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

15.41 9.44 11.40 10.80 -11.70
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-16.67 -1.90 0.33 7.75 4.54
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-11.47 1.94 4.70 11.43 6.99
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-20.95 -2.53 -2.12 -16.67 -5.61 1.68 110.97 100.35
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-15.91 -0.65 1.76 -11.47 5.93 25.84 195.11 187.84
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 Nov 24, 2020 USD 530.871
12m Trailing Yield as of Oct 31, 2020 0.34
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 76
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jan 8, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Mar 7, 2005
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category US Large-Cap Value Equity
Benchmark Index Russell 1000 Value, expressed in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.81%
ISIN LU0213336463
Bloomberg Ticker MERBVAA
Annual Management Fee 1.50%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43C8G2
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker RUSL1KEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 17.54
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.012
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 15.39
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.042

Ratings

Ratings

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 3.35
CITIGROUP INC 3.02
COMCAST CORP CLASS A 2.93
GENERAL MOTORS 2.91
DOLLAR TREE INC 2.57
Name Weight (%)
WELLS FARGO 2.53
UNILEVER ADR REPRESENTING NV 2.51
AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC 2.45
ANTHEM INC 2.30
CISCO SYSTEMS INC 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
A4 EUR Annual 78.51 2.02 2.64 86.69 53.72 - LU0213336463 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 17.79 0.46 2.65 18.41 11.13 - LU0602533316 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 72.41 1.85 2.62 80.02 49.55 - LU0171295891 - -
D4 GBP Annual 70.45 1.94 2.83 73.84 50.48 - LU0827886549 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 50.45 1.30 2.64 52.53 31.85 - LU0200685666 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 103.84 2.66 2.63 104.78 64.04 - LU0368249990 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 94.35 2.42 2.63 96.02 58.58 - LU0072461881 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 59.39 1.52 2.63 61.59 37.37 - LU0200685153 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 51.22 1.31 2.62 53.68 32.50 - LU0200685583 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 105.11 2.70 2.64 106.29 64.93 - LU0275209954 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 120.67 3.10 2.64 120.99 74.04 - LU0147417983 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 78.88 2.18 2.84 81.77 55.91 - LU0827886200 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 152.01 3.93 2.65 153.16 93.25 - LU1333800354 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 87.53 2.25 2.64 95.60 59.30 - LU1559748261 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 70.80 1.95 2.83 73.87 50.44 - LU0171296279 - -
D4 USD Annual 94.07 2.41 2.63 96.16 58.75 - LU0827886465 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 63.11 1.62 2.63 65.03 39.51 - LU0329591993 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 88.59 2.27 2.63 96.95 60.12 - LU0827886119 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 79.53 2.04 2.63 87.54 54.24 - LU0171293920 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 85.91 2.20 2.63 87.80 53.52 - LU0147417710 - -
A4 GBP Annual 69.79 1.92 2.83 73.05 49.88 - LU0204064967 - -
A4 USD Annual 93.14 2.39 2.63 95.08 58.02 - LU0162691827 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 68.37 1.75 2.63 70.32 42.81 - LU0147417470 - -

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