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

26.55 -12.72 10.64 8.64 15.18
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI WRLD HealthCare ND<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

20.91 -8.28 8.45 9.12 12.23
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 Jun 25, 2019 USD 4,431.438
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 WRLD HealthCare ND
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0122380701
Bloomberg Ticker MERHLTE
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43GMZ1
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDWUHC
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

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Healthscience Fund, Class E2, as of May 31, 2019 rated against 283 Sector Equity Healthcare Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of May 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 6.10
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 5.41
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 3.91
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP 3.86
ASTRAZENECA PLC 3.59
Name Weight (%)
NOVO NORDISK CLASS B 3.20
MERCK & CO INC 3.20
STRYKER CORP 3.14
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC 3.12
PFIZER INC 2.95
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
E2 USD Accumulating 42.42 0.29 0.69 42.48 36.65 - LU0122380701 - -
A2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,024.00 7.00 0.69 1,026.00 925.00 - LU1948809360 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 160.03 1.09 0.69 160.26 138.57 - LU1061106388 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 16.10 0.11 0.69 16.12 13.93 - LU1057294990 - -
Class AI2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960224654 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 32.71 0.20 0.62 33.05 28.28 - LU0331289677 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 44.48 0.27 0.61 44.93 37.86 - LU0827889485 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 54.99 0.38 0.70 55.05 46.98 - LU0462856898 - -
D4 USD Annual 11.60 0.08 0.69 11.62 9.96 - LU1728553774 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 16.15 0.11 0.69 16.18 13.96 - LU1023059063 - -
I2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960219571 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 37.27 0.25 0.68 37.33 32.32 - LU0147404148 - -
I2 USD - 10.36 0.07 0.68 10.37 9.28 - LU1960219225 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 37.23 0.23 0.62 37.61 32.07 - LU0171309270 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 130.73 0.90 0.69 130.89 112.74 - LU1254117382 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 50.68 0.35 0.70 50.74 43.51 - LU0329593007 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 46.41 0.32 0.69 46.47 39.99 - LU0122379950 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 40.73 0.25 0.62 41.14 34.92 - LU0171307068 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Erin Xie
Portfolio Manager, Global Opportunities

Literature

Literature

 

 

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