Equity

BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities 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

-2.46 32.53 11.73 -15.95 2.92
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-0.96 31.38 8.78 -11.78 2.55
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
2.92 -1.13 4.55 8.66 0.00
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

2.55 -0.53 5.07 10.50 2.70
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-8.01 2.19 2.24 2.92 -3.35 24.93 129.49 -0.04
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-5.52 3.21 5.67 2.55 -1.59 28.06 171.30 46.49
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 19, 2020 JPY 24,370.989
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 93
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date May 13, 1987
Share Class Inception Date May 29, 2006
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index S&P Japan MidSmall Cap Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.85%
ISIN LU0255399742
Bloomberg Ticker MLJOAEH
Annual Management Fee 1.50%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43CN89
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SPBMIMSJP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 17.36
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.103
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 16.27
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.073

Ratings

Ratings

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
SANWA HOLDINGS CORP 2.32
NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO LTD 2.17
MORINAGA MILK INDUSTRY CO. LTD. 2.06
RYOHIN KEIKAKU CO LTD 1.98
ROHTO PHARMACEUTICAL CO LTD 1.96
Name Weight (%)
INTERNET INITIATIVE JAPAN INC. 1.86
DAIWA HOUSE REIT INVESTMENT CORP 1.86
MITSUI CHEMICALS INC 1.82
SUMITOMO METAL MINING CO LTD 1.70
SHIP HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS INC 1.68
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 Hgd EUR Accumulating 47.01 0.79 1.71 50.21 32.98 - LU0255399742 - -
A2 JPY Accumulating 7,480.00 123.00 1.67 7,905.00 5,231.00 - LU0249411835 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,653.00 27.00 1.66 1,734.00 1,149.00 - LU0992622497 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 5,699.00 94.00 1.68 6,080.00 4,015.00 - LU0249422360 - -
D2 JPY Accumulating 8,239.00 137.00 1.69 8,657.00 5,736.00 - LU0496417709 - -
D4 GBP Annual 55.91 0.48 0.87 56.79 41.14 - LU0827883017 - -
A4 GBP Annual 54.51 0.46 0.85 55.30 40.00 - LU0204063480 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 66.36 0.79 1.20 71.07 48.61 - LU0252965594 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 60.25 0.71 1.19 64.90 44.33 - LU0171289068 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 8,773.00 146.00 1.69 9,147.00 6,071.00 - LU0249423681 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 8.86 0.15 1.72 9.39 6.18 - LU1822774102 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.71 0.24 1.66 15.65 10.30 - LU0931342652 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 63.68 1.03 1.64 65.10 44.28 - LU0090841692 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 54.05 0.64 1.20 58.45 39.89 - LU0171289225 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 6,711.00 111.00 1.68 7,119.00 4,707.00 - LU0249422956 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 78.19 1.27 1.65 79.15 53.97 - LU0827883108 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 54.08 0.87 1.64 55.61 37.77 - LU0147408305 - -
I2 EUR - 13.31 0.15 1.14 14.23 9.74 - LU1822774011 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 49.93 0.84 1.71 53.02 34.87 - LU0827883280 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 70.99 1.15 1.65 72.29 49.22 - LU0006061252 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Literature

Literature