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BGF Global Equity Income Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
To
31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
To
31-Mar-2019
From
31-Mar-2019
To
31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

3.33 8.69 5.76 3.25 -13.88
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI All Country World Index (Net Total Return)<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, 2020

-4.34 15.04 14.85 2.60 -11.26
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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Apr 6, 2020 USD 894.691
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Nov 12, 2010
Share Class Inception Date Feb 1, 2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Global Equity Income
Benchmark Index MSCI All Country World Index (Net Total Return)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0738911758
Bloomberg Ticker BGEIA6U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B7MSHZ4
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDUEACWF
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 Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global Equity Income Fund, Class A6, as of Mar 31, 2020 rated against 878 Global Equity Income Funds.

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
UNILEVER PLC 3.63
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 3.60
NOVARTIS AG 3.55
NESTLE SA 3.44
TELUS CORP 3.41
Name Weight (%)
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC 3.10
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC 3.07
ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS NON-VOTING I 3.00
AMCOR CDI PLC 2.97
PROCTER & GAMBLE 2.90
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are 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
A6 USD Monthly Stable 11.49 0.28 2.50 14.63 9.90 - LU0738911758 - -
D5G USD Quarterly 11.86 0.30 2.60 15.06 10.17 - LU0827881235 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.01 0.33 2.60 16.53 11.19 - LU0827881409 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 16.09 0.40 2.55 20.57 13.86 - LU0827881151 - -
Class AI2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960222955 - -
A4G EUR Annual 10.59 0.26 2.52 13.15 9.08 - LU0739721834 - -
D5G Hgd EUR Quarterly 9.95 0.25 2.58 12.75 8.56 - LU0827881664 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 15.01 0.38 2.60 18.93 12.88 - LU0545039389 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.57 0.29 2.57 14.67 9.94 - LU0862987244 - -
E5G USD Quarterly 10.74 0.27 2.58 13.67 9.21 - LU0579999342 - -
A5G EUR Quarterly 10.64 -0.15 -1.39 11.94 10.64 - LU1653088671 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 15.21 0.37 2.49 19.48 13.11 - LU0654592483 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 12.63 0.32 2.60 15.97 10.84 - LU0545039629 - -
D5G GBP Quarterly 9.66 0.22 2.33 11.65 8.77 - LU0827881748 - -
A5G USD Quarterly 11.21 0.28 2.56 14.26 9.62 - LU0553294199 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 13.90 0.34 2.51 17.26 11.92 - LU0880975056 - -
D4G EUR Annual 12.09 0.30 2.54 14.99 10.37 - LU0938162426 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.22 0.35 2.52 18.10 12.23 - LU0827881581 - -
D5G Hgd GBP Quarterly 6.77 0.16 2.42 8.72 5.83 - LU0827881318 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 12.30 0.31 2.59 15.65 10.58 - LU0625451603 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - - - - - - - LU1960223094 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 17.70 0.44 2.55 22.25 15.18 - LU0545040635 - -
E5G Hgd EUR Quarterly 8.76 0.22 2.58 11.25 7.54 - LU0628613126 - -
A8 Hgd ZAR Monthly Stable with IRD 91.89 2.34 2.61 119.04 79.30 - LU1023055079 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 13.28 0.32 2.47 16.51 11.40 - LU0628613043 - -
Class AI5G Hedged EUR - 7.91 0.12 1.54 10.42 6.98 - LU1960223177 - -
A5G Hgd EUR Quarterly 9.40 0.24 2.62 12.06 8.09 - LU0625451512 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 16.09 0.40 2.55 20.27 13.80 - LU0545039975 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly Stable 87.31 2.19 2.57 111.38 75.17 - LU1003077747 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 9.28 0.23 2.54 11.79 7.98 - LU1115429885 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.45 0.33 2.52 17.15 11.57 - LU0661495795 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly Stable with IRD 90.16 2.31 2.63 114.58 77.36 - LU1220226846 - -
A5G Hgd SGD Quarterly 10.42 0.25 2.46 13.40 8.96 - LU0661504455 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.99 0.27 2.52 13.84 9.43 - LU0545040395 - -
A5G GBP Quarterly 9.11 0.21 2.36 11.05 8.27 - LU0557294096 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly Stable 8.96 0.22 2.52 11.53 7.73 - LU0949170772 - -
A4G Hgd EUR Annual 8.71 0.22 2.59 11.08 7.49 - LU1529944511 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 14.34 0.35 2.50 18.11 12.31 - LU0545040122 - -
C5G USD Quarterly 9.54 0.23 2.47 12.17 8.19 - LU0592708423 - -
A8 Hgd AUD Monthly Stable with IRD 8.94 0.22 2.52 11.55 7.70 - LU0949170699 - -
E2 Hgd EUR - 8.12 0.21 2.65 10.34 6.98 - LU1786037793 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Andrew Wheatley-Hubbard, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Global Dividend Income

Literature

Literature