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BGF World Financials 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-Dec-2014
To
31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
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31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2017
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31-Dec-2017
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31-Dec-2018
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31-Dec-2018
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31-Dec-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2019

-6.92 7.25 33.22 -14.89 33.49
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI ACWI Financials 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 Dec 31, 2019

-5.59 12.38 24.09 -15.66 23.25
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 Mar 30, 2020 USD 337.437
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Mar 3, 2000
Share Class Inception Date Nov 12, 2007
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Financial Services
Benchmark Index MSCI ACWI Financials Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0329593262
Bloomberg Ticker MWOFUSD
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43HN17
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SPFINUSBGF
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Financials Fund, Class D2, as of Feb 29, 2020 rated against 167 Sector Equity Financial Services Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Nov 6, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 4.95
WORLDLINE SA 3.78
AXA SA 3.71
BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA SA 3.58
PING AN INSURANCE (GROUP) CO OF CH 3.43
Name Weight (%)
PROGRESSIVE CORP 3.21
MORGAN STANLEY 3.09
CITIGROUP INC 3.06
INDUSIND BANK LTD 2.92
CHINA MERCHANTS BANK LTD H 2.87
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
D2 USD Accumulating 21.34 -0.31 -1.43 35.25 18.21 - LU0329593262 - -
I2 EUR - 6.72 -0.11 -1.61 11.22 5.86 - LU2032644028 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 7.12 -0.12 -1.66 11.92 6.21 - LU1960223920 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 14.06 -0.24 -1.68 23.57 12.26 - LU0331289321 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 15.51 -0.23 -1.46 25.70 13.25 - LU0147401128 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 16.12 -0.27 -1.65 26.98 14.05 - LU0171305443 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 17.78 -0.26 -1.44 29.42 15.18 - LU0147401714 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 10.56 -0.15 -1.40 17.42 9.01 - LU0988582291 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.28 -0.10 -1.36 12.18 6.21 - LU1668664300 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 66.36 -0.95 -1.41 110.10 56.64 - LU1791807156 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 17.60 -0.29 -1.62 29.45 15.34 - LU0171304719 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 19.34 -0.33 -1.68 32.33 16.86 - LU0827889055 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 19.42 -0.28 -1.42 32.11 16.57 - LU0106831901 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Vasco Moreno
Vasco Moreno

Literature

Literature