Equity

BGF World Technology 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

37.87 33.80 38.91 7.75 63.78
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

43.28 25.86 26.38 12.51 38.02
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
64.82 30.79 32.39 20.53 11.54
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

32.96 20.15 25.62 19.15 12.53
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
53.41 -0.87 6.39 64.82 123.72 306.76 546.82 641.19
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

23.86 -4.40 2.15 32.96 73.43 212.79 476.49 770.70
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 USD 8,925.318
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 115
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Mar 3, 1995
Share Class Inception Date Jul 1, 2002
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Technology
Benchmark Index MSCI World All Country Information Technology net Index in GBP
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.81%
ISIN LU0171311680
Bloomberg Ticker MLERTEA
Annual Management Fee 1.50%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43DTP1
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSCINFOGBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 17.28
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.103
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 15.76
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.085

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

5
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Technology Fund, Class A2, as of Oct 31, 2020 rated against 423 Sector Equity Technology 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 Sep 4, 2020)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
APPLE INC 4.06
MICROSOFT CORP 3.49
AMAZON COM INC 2.59
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING ADR REPRESEN 2.26
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 2.13
Name Weight (%)
TESLA INC 2.04
SQUARE INC CLASS A 1.67
PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC 1.60
TWILIO INC CLASS A 1.59
ALPHABET INC CLASS A 1.59
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 GBP Accumulating 52.42 0.14 0.27 52.92 28.39 - LU0171311680 - -
A2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,969.00 16.00 0.82 1,969.00 950.00 - LU1948809444 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 19.01 0.24 1.28 19.01 9.26 - LU1852331112 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 17.77 0.16 0.91 17.79 9.40 - LU1960224811 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 20.53 0.16 0.79 20.53 9.89 - LU1728554749 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 54.02 0.45 0.84 54.02 28.43 - LU0171310955 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 64.09 0.50 0.79 64.09 30.91 - LU0147408487 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 69.99 0.55 0.79 69.99 33.64 - LU0056508442 - -
X2 USD - 26.14 0.21 0.81 26.14 12.41 - LU1733225426 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 54.96 0.43 0.79 54.96 26.64 - LU0147408131 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 59.00 0.50 0.85 59.00 30.94 - LU0171310443 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 76.42 0.61 0.80 76.42 36.54 - LU0724618946 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 57.23 0.15 0.26 57.76 30.84 - LU0827890491 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 23.68 0.20 0.85 23.68 12.33 - LU1722863211 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 64.41 0.54 0.85 64.41 33.61 - LU0376438312 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 19.74 0.16 0.82 19.74 9.58 - LU1822773716 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tony Kim
Head of Technology Investing, Fundamental Active Equity

Tony Kim

Reid Menge
Reid Menge

Literature

Literature