Equity

BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2014
To
31-Mar-2015
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
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2019

25.78 -7.67 13.28 25.49 -13.83
Benchmark (%) Index: S&P Japan MidSmall Cap Index<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

32.34 -5.50 15.13 18.71 -8.22
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 Apr 17, 2019 JPY 45,793.406
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date May 13, 1987
Share Class Inception Date May 13, 1987
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index S&P Japan MidSmall Cap Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0249411835
Bloomberg Ticker MLJOPAY
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B1664V7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SPBMIMSJP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment JPY 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment JPY 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
TOKYO TATEMONO CO. LTD. 2.30
NIPPON SHINYAKU CO., LTD. 2.13
FUJI OIL HOLDINGS INC 1.95
LION CORPORATION 1.92
NICHIREI CORPORATION 1.88
Name Weight (%)
RELO GROUP INC 1.88
HITACHI TRANSPORT SYSTEM LTD 1.82
TAIHEIYO CEMENT CORPORATION 1.81
UNIZO HOLDINGS CO LTD 1.81
NOF CORPORATION 1.81
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 JPY Accumulating 6,969.00 12.00 0.17 8,494.00 6,317.00 - LU0249411835 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 8.27 0.02 0.24 10.01 7.47 - LU1822774102 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 5,410.00 9.00 0.17 6,669.00 4,924.00 - LU0249422360 - -
D4 GBP Annual 48.97 0.18 0.37 58.84 46.05 - LU0827883017 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 46.76 0.08 0.17 57.10 42.30 - LU0827883280 - -
I2 EUR - 11.99 0.01 0.08 14.19 10.83 - LU1822774011 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 62.25 0.12 0.19 76.65 56.90 - LU0006061252 - -
A4 GBP Annual 47.65 0.17 0.36 57.39 44.92 - LU0204063480 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 56.26 0.10 0.18 69.60 51.51 - LU0090841692 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 55.07 0.07 0.13 65.71 49.89 - LU0171289068 - -
D2 JPY Accumulating 7,589.00 13.00 0.17 9,187.00 6,862.00 - LU0496417709 - -
X4 GBP Annual 49.49 0.18 0.37 59.55 46.40 - LU0462858241 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.58 0.03 0.22 16.19 12.19 - LU0931342652 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 59.97 0.07 0.12 71.11 54.20 - LU0252965594 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 49.77 0.05 0.10 59.65 45.17 - LU0171289225 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 44.54 0.08 0.18 54.76 40.39 - LU0255399742 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 48.32 0.08 0.17 60.18 44.35 - LU0147408305 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 6,299.00 11.00 0.17 7,712.00 5,719.00 - LU0249422956 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 7,959.00 15.00 0.19 9,546.00 7,173.00 - LU0249423681 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,517.00 2.00 0.13 1,833.00 1,371.00 - LU0992622497 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 67.79 0.13 0.19 82.91 61.81 - LU0827883108 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Literature

Literature