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BGF World Financials 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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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

-3.66 47.97 5.48 -1.17 -8.28
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

3.95 31.30 1.51 -0.32 -15.50
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-8.28 -1.48 6.39 5.65 0.42
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-15.50 -5.09 3.14 4.61 -0.64
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-19.64 -5.62 5.84 -8.28 -4.39 36.30 73.18 5.60
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-22.44 -5.33 1.41 -15.50 -14.50 16.70 56.90 -7.99
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 USD 455.157
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 51
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.
Ongoing Charge 1.08%
ISIN LU0329593262
Bloomberg Ticker MWOFUSD
Annual Management Fee 0.75%
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

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 20.38
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.268
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 18.07
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.270

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Financials Fund, Class D2, as of Sep 30, 2020 rated against 169 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 Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 4.46
BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA SA 4.33
MORGAN STANLEY 3.89
INTESA SANPAOLO 3.88
AXA SA 3.77
Name Weight (%)
AMERIPRISE FINANCE INC 3.31
AMERICAN EXPRESS 3.26
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC 2.76
WEX INC 2.64
ALLY FINANCIAL INC 2.56
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 29.98 0.37 1.25 35.25 18.21 - LU0329593262 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 22.95 0.26 1.15 29.45 15.34 - LU0171304719 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.18 -0.06 -0.62 11.92 6.21 - LU1960223920 - -
I2 EUR - 8.81 0.10 1.15 11.22 5.86 - LU2032644028 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 92.57 1.16 1.27 110.10 56.64 - LU1791807156 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 24.81 0.31 1.27 29.42 15.18 - LU0147401714 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 21.55 0.27 1.27 25.70 13.25 - LU0147401128 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 10.12 0.12 1.20 12.18 6.21 - LU1668664300 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 14.92 0.19 1.29 17.42 9.01 - LU0988582291 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 18.21 0.21 1.17 23.57 12.26 - LU0331289321 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 20.96 0.24 1.16 26.98 14.05 - LU0171305443 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 25.33 0.29 1.16 32.33 16.86 - LU0827889055 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 27.17 0.34 1.27 32.11 16.57 - LU0106831901 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Vasco Moreno
Vasco Moreno

Literature

Literature