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BGF European 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

-1.89 22.03 -8.51 -8.48 1.23
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

0.14 26.96 -2.65 -5.19 -14.13
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-6.67 -6.82 -1.58 3.21 5.32
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-21.81 -9.22 -2.34 0.15 3.52
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-12.33 -4.93 -6.65 -6.67 -19.11 -7.64 37.22 243.35
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-25.68 -5.78 -6.72 -21.81 -25.19 -11.18 1.46 127.98
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 23, 2020 EUR 652.499
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 46
Base Currency Euro
Fund Inception Date Jan 8, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Jan 9, 1997
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Europe Large-Cap Value Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Europe Value Net in USD Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.81%
ISIN LU0171281750
Bloomberg Ticker MEREEAI
Annual Management Fee 1.50%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5300921
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSEVAEUUSD
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 Oct 31, 2020 19.40
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.946
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 17.02
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.946

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF European Value Fund, Class A2, as of Oct 31, 2020 rated against 316 Europe Large-Cap Value Equity 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 Nov 5, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
ENEL SPA 4.51
SANOFI SA 4.28
ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP AG 4.06
MERCK KGAA 3.39
SIEMENS AG 3.27
Name Weight (%)
IBERDROLA SA 3.18
METSO OUTOTEC CORP 2.98
EDP - ENERGIAS DE PORTUGAL SA 2.91
RWE AG 2.63
VOLVO AB 2.51
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 80.55 0.29 0.36 80.55 47.83 - LU0171281750 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 67.89 0.27 0.40 71.85 44.31 - LU0072462186 - -
D4 GBP Annual 48.51 -0.08 -0.16 48.94 33.18 - LU0827879502 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 49.50 0.19 0.39 52.88 32.58 - LU0147394240 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 74.85 0.30 0.40 78.77 48.61 - LU0329592454 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 60.32 -0.11 -0.18 60.44 40.83 - LU0171282212 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 127.18 0.49 0.39 133.14 81.98 - LU1333800198 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 62.21 0.25 0.40 66.08 40.74 - LU0147394679 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 88.81 0.33 0.37 88.81 52.47 - LU0827879411 - -
A4 GBP Annual 48.45 -0.08 -0.16 48.78 33.06 - LU0204062672 - -
D2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.78 0.05 0.36 14.37 8.86 - LU1153585531 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 73.81 0.26 0.35 73.81 43.98 - LU0171281834 - -
Class S4 EUR Annual 9.31 0.04 0.43 9.95 6.14 - LU1706558696 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 10.69 0.05 0.47 11.16 6.89 - LU1333799911 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 124.89 0.49 0.39 131.07 80.70 - LU1023061713 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 66.51 -0.11 -0.17 66.63 44.79 - LU0827879338 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 15.87 0.06 0.38 16.68 10.29 - LU0949170939 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 12.90 0.05 0.39 13.53 8.34 - LU1023061473 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 58.73 0.21 0.36 58.73 35.17 - LU0213373748 - -
A4 EUR Annual 51.04 0.20 0.39 54.46 33.58 - LU0162690340 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 12.84 0.05 0.39 13.93 8.39 - LU1023061044 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Brian Hall
Brian Hall

Literature

Literature