Equity

BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Dec-2013
To
31-Dec-2014
From
31-Dec-2014
To
31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
To
31-Dec-2016
From
31-Dec-2016
To
31-Dec-2017
From
31-Dec-2017
To
31-Dec-2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2018

-5.19 -21.88 50.92 2.68 -17.58
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE Gold Mines Index (Price Return)<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, 2018

-15.20 -21.42 59.59 9.11 -11.31
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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Mar 19, 2019 USD 4,470.315
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Dec 30, 2011
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Precious Metals
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mines Index (Price Return)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0724618789
Bloomberg Ticker BGWGA4U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B6TW8P9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class A4, as of Feb 28, 2019 rated against 191 Sector Equity Precious Metals Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective May 18, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 8.99
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 8.50
NEWCREST MINING LTD 8.06
NEWMONT MINING CORP 7.34
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 4.70
Name Weight (%)
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.51
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 4.45
B2GOLD CORP 4.30
FRESNILLO PLC 4.16
ALAMOS GOLD INC 3.26
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
A4 USD Annual 26.68 -0.15 -0.56 28.54 21.53 - LU0724618789 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 8.36 -0.04 -0.48 9.05 6.77 - LU1023058768 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 29.28 -0.16 -0.54 31.03 23.50 - LU0368252358 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 16.59 -0.09 -0.54 17.99 13.49 - LU0827889212 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 25.79 -0.16 -0.62 27.13 20.29 - LU0368236070 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 34.64 -0.19 -0.55 36.38 27.66 - LU0320298689 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.49 -0.02 -0.44 4.93 3.67 - LU0326423067 - -
D4 EUR Annual 24.62 -0.15 -0.61 25.90 19.39 - LU0827889139 - -
A4 EUR Annual 23.51 -0.14 -0.59 24.75 18.59 - LU0408222320 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.85 -0.03 -0.61 5.23 3.93 - LU0827889303 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 9.10 -0.05 -0.55 9.65 7.31 - LU1706558936 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 77.71 -0.43 -0.55 84.53 63.24 - LU1499592118 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.54 -0.02 -0.44 4.97 3.71 - LU0368236153 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.55 -0.03 -0.66 4.99 3.73 - LU0669555244 - -
Class S2 EUR - 7.67 -0.04 -0.52 10.00 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 20.81 -0.11 -0.53 22.51 16.90 - LU0147402951 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 23.51 -0.14 -0.59 24.75 18.59 - LU0171305526 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 21.28 -0.13 -0.61 22.41 16.87 - LU0171306680 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.56 -0.03 -0.84 3.99 2.95 - LU0326422762 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 5.19 -0.03 -0.57 5.60 4.21 - LU0788108826 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 30.52 -0.18 -0.59 32.08 23.88 - LU0243984555 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 25.94 -0.15 -0.57 27.29 20.43 - LU0252963623 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 26.69 -0.14 -0.52 28.55 21.53 - LU0055631609 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 29.44 -0.16 -0.54 31.28 23.66 - LU0252968424 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.89 -0.02 -0.51 4.32 3.20 - LU0326423224 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.63 -0.02 -0.43 5.02 3.76 - LU0368265764 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 18.33 -0.11 -0.60 19.31 14.59 - LU0331289594 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.11 -0.03 -0.72 4.55 3.38 - LU0326422689 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.30 -0.02 -0.46 4.75 3.54 - LU0521028471 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 24.16 -0.13 -0.54 25.96 19.54 - LU0090841262 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature