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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30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
From
30-Sep-2017
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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

17.41 37.01 34.59 1.46 70.15
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

22.87 30.00 22.84 6.32 44.79
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
70.15 32.45 30.17 17.90 10.46
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

44.79 23.66 24.74 17.76 12.10
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
49.99 -2.13 15.64 70.15 132.34 273.76 418.98 514.09
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

26.45 -3.62 12.69 44.79 89.11 202.07 412.66 703.19
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 Oct 28, 2020 USD 7,963.899
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 114
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 All Country World Information Technology- Net Return in USD
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 2.31%
ISIN LU0147408487
Bloomberg Ticker MWOTEEE
Annual Management Fee 2.00%
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7362792
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSACWINTEC
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 Sep 30, 2020 19.84
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.064
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 17.55
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.071

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

5
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Technology Fund, Class E2, as of Sep 30, 2020 rated against 415 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 Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
APPLE INC 4.29
MICROSOFT CORP 3.58
AMAZON COM INC 2.65
TESLA INC 2.24
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING ADR REPRESEN 2.17
Name Weight (%)
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 1.84
SQUARE INC CLASS A 1.76
PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC 1.69
LG CHEM LTD 1.57
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC 1.47
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 59.20 -1.41 -2.33 62.55 30.91 - LU0147408487 - -
X2 USD - 24.11 -0.57 -2.31 25.45 12.41 - LU1733225426 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 60.10 -0.96 -1.57 63.32 33.61 - LU0376438312 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 50.45 -0.81 -1.58 53.18 28.43 - LU0171310955 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 50.79 -1.21 -2.33 53.68 26.64 - LU0147408131 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 55.08 -0.88 -1.57 58.04 30.94 - LU0171310443 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 18.24 -0.43 -2.30 19.27 9.58 - LU1822773716 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 18.12 0.05 0.28 18.70 9.26 - LU1852331112 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 17.00 0.02 0.12 17.63 9.40 - LU1960224811 - -
A2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,821.00 -43.00 -2.31 1,923.00 950.00 - LU1948809444 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 70.52 -1.68 -2.33 74.47 36.54 - LU0724618946 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 18.95 -0.46 -2.37 20.02 9.89 - LU1728554749 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 49.78 -0.94 -1.85 52.56 28.39 - LU0171311680 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 22.09 -0.35 -1.56 23.27 12.33 - LU1722863211 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 54.32 -1.03 -1.86 57.34 30.84 - LU0827890491 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 64.62 -1.55 -2.34 68.27 33.64 - LU0056508442 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tony Kim
Head of Technology Investing, Fundamental Active Equity

Tony Kim

Reid Menge
Reid Menge

Literature

Literature