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BGF Japan Flexible Equity Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
30-Sep-2014
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30-Sep-2015
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30-Sep-2015
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30-Sep-2016
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30-Sep-2016
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30-Sep-2017
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30-Sep-2017
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30-Sep-2018
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30-Sep-2018
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30-Sep-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Sep 30, 2019

3.04 -5.16 29.04 8.17 -10.71
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Developed - Japan Index - Net Returns in JPY<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 Sep 30, 2019

6.76 -5.19 26.83 11.20 -9.32
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 Oct 11, 2019 JPY 15,644.282
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date Feb 18, 2005
Share Class Inception Date Feb 28, 2005
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Japan Large-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Developed - Japan Index - Net Returns in JPY
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0249410860
Bloomberg Ticker MLJVA2Y
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B1664Y0
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDDLJN
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

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Flexible Equity Fund, Class A2, as of Sep 30, 2019 rated against 870 Japan Large-Cap Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION 6.30
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP 4.16
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LTD 3.79
SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC 3.77
SUBARU CORP 3.35
Name Weight (%)
NOF CORPORATION 2.97
NIDEC CORPORATION 2.97
HOYA CORP 2.88
SMC CORP (JAPAN) 2.86
KOSE CORP 2.86
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Allocations subject to change.
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as of Sep 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund
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
A2 JPY Accumulating 1,459.00 28.00 1.96 1,531.00 1,314.00 - LU0249410860 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 11.36 0.12 1.07 11.51 9.76 - LU0212925324 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,293.00 25.00 1.97 1,343.00 1,155.00 - LU1495982941 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 1,362.00 26.00 1.95 1,437.00 1,231.00 - LU0249411165 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 11.21 0.15 1.36 11.49 10.02 - LU0212924863 - -
X2 Hgd EUR - 10.65 0.20 1.91 10.65 9.83 - LU2004776857 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 1,217.00 24.00 2.01 1,293.00 1,106.00 - LU0249411082 - -
D4 GBP Annual 10.60 -0.26 -2.39 11.00 9.45 - LU0827883363 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.41 0.18 1.95 9.88 8.47 - LU0827883793 - -
Class X2 GBP GBP - 12.84 -0.06 -0.47 12.95 11.22 - LU1967588366 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 14.74 0.20 1.38 14.84 12.96 - LU0827883520 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 13.34 0.14 1.06 13.51 11.34 - LU0827883447 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 10.14 0.10 1.00 10.29 8.77 - LU0212925241 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 12.56 0.17 1.37 12.77 11.15 - LU0212924947 - -
A4 GBP Annual 10.44 -0.26 -2.43 10.80 9.30 - LU0236176334 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.92 0.17 1.94 9.44 8.07 - LU0255399239 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 13.45 0.18 1.36 13.61 11.90 - LU0212924517 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.63 0.28 1.95 14.99 12.93 - LU0940328577 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 1,726.00 34.00 2.01 1,780.00 1,534.00 - LU0497860428 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 12.17 0.13 1.08 12.33 10.41 - LU0212924608 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.39 0.16 1.94 8.92 7.62 - LU0277197835 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tad Fukushima
Tad Fukushima

Literature

Literature

 

 

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