Equity

BGF Japan Flexible Equity 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

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

-5.59 28.35 7.60 -11.09 12.69
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-5.19 26.83 11.20 -9.32 4.40
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
12.69 2.54 5.49 8.17 2.44
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

4.40 1.73 4.83 8.71 3.96
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
3.90 1.81 7.05 12.69 7.81 30.64 119.36 45.68
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-3.55 0.49 4.61 4.40 5.27 26.58 130.61 83.27
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 23, 2020 JPY 13,461.647
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 50
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.
Ongoing Charge 2.35%
ISIN LU0249411165
Bloomberg Ticker MLJVE2Y
Annual Management Fee 2.00%
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43CR65
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

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 15.82
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.995
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 15.97
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.001

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Flexible Equity Fund, Class E2, as of Sep 30, 2020 rated against 927 Japan Large-Cap Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION 5.40
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP 4.53
SONY CORPORATION 4.03
NIDEC CORPORATION 3.29
KEYENCE CORP 3.25
Name Weight (%)
SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO LTD 3.07
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LTD 3.05
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO LTD 2.93
TOKIO MARINE HOLDINGS INC 2.53
NEC CORPORATION 2.49
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Allocations subject to change.
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as of Sep 30, 2020

% 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
E2 JPY Accumulating 1,527.00 4.00 0.26 1,547.00 1,071.00 - LU0249411165 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 14.63 0.01 0.07 14.84 10.72 - LU0827883447 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 12.91 0.03 0.23 13.02 8.97 - LU0212924863 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 16.52 0.05 0.30 16.73 11.54 - LU0940328577 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 10.91 0.01 0.09 11.10 8.08 - LU0212925241 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 1,353.00 3.00 0.22 1,371.00 954.00 - LU0249411082 - -
D4 GBP Annual 12.04 0.06 0.50 12.29 8.84 - LU0827883363 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.54 0.03 0.29 10.68 7.37 - LU0827883793 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 15.68 0.03 0.19 15.82 10.82 - LU0212924517 - -
X2 Hgd EUR - 12.06 0.03 0.25 12.21 8.39 - LU2004776857 - -
Class X2 GBP GBP - 14.39 -0.13 -0.93 14.75 10.49 - LU1967588366 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 17.32 0.03 0.17 17.47 11.90 - LU0827883520 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 12.31 0.01 0.08 12.49 9.08 - LU0212925324 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 13.25 0.01 0.08 13.44 9.74 - LU0212924608 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.28 0.02 0.22 9.41 6.54 - LU0277197835 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.91 0.02 0.20 10.05 6.97 - LU0255399239 - -
A4 GBP Annual 11.83 0.05 0.42 12.09 8.68 - LU0236176334 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 1,980.00 5.00 0.25 2,004.00 1,370.00 - LU0497860428 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,472.00 4.00 0.27 1,490.00 1,023.00 - LU1495982941 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 14.57 0.03 0.21 14.69 10.08 - LU0212924947 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tad Fukushima
Tad Fukushima

Literature

Literature