Equity

BGF World Healthscience Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2014
To
31-Mar-2015
From
31-Mar-2015
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31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
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31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2019

63.51 -17.46 18.66 -5.32 27.09
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI World Health Care Index Net Return in EUR<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, 2019

55.17 -13.55 15.55 -5.10 22.93
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 May 21, 2019 USD 4,150.556
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Apr 6, 2001
Share Class Inception Date Apr 6, 2001
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Healthcare
Benchmark Index MSCI World Health Care Index Net Return in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171307068
Bloomberg Ticker MERHLEA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7091115
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSCWRHLEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Healthscience Fund, Class A2, as of Apr 30, 2019 rated against 284 Sector Equity Healthcare Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Apr 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 6.29
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 5.15
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 3.89
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP 3.61
ASTRAZENECA PLC 3.60
Name Weight (%)
NOVO NORDISK CLASS B 3.29
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC 3.20
STRYKER CORP 3.19
MERCK & CO INC 3.14
SANOFI SA 3.06
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 EUR Accumulating 38.93 0.33 0.85 40.42 34.26 - LU0171307068 - -
D4 USD Annual 10.85 0.08 0.74 11.45 9.96 - LU1728553774 - -
Class AI2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960224654 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 15.12 0.11 0.73 16.15 13.96 - LU1023059063 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 149.81 1.06 0.71 160.06 138.57 - LU1061106388 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 47.38 0.34 0.72 50.03 43.38 - LU0329593007 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 122.20 0.89 0.73 129.46 112.18 - LU1254117382 - -
A2 Hgd JPY - 961.00 6.00 0.63 1,009.00 925.00 - LU1948809360 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 51.36 0.37 0.73 53.89 46.57 - LU0462856898 - -
I2 USD - 9.68 0.07 0.73 10.10 9.28 - LU1960219225 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.07 0.11 0.74 16.11 13.93 - LU1057294990 - -
I2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960219571 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 35.60 0.29 0.82 36.99 31.49 - LU0171309270 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 42.48 0.35 0.83 44.07 37.11 - LU0827889485 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 34.91 0.25 0.72 37.33 32.32 - LU0147404148 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 39.70 0.28 0.71 42.26 36.65 - LU0122380701 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 31.30 0.26 0.84 32.56 27.89 - LU0331289677 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 43.41 0.31 0.72 46.06 39.99 - LU0122379950 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Erin Xie
Portfolio Manager, Global Opportunities

Literature

Literature

 

 

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