Equity

BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Distributions

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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
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30-Sep-2019
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30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

86.85 -15.33 -23.92 38.08 42.62
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

103.70 -13.00 -22.35 50.66 48.13
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
42.62 14.43 18.84 - -2.19
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

48.13 20.12 25.16 - -2.73
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
35.74 -8.16 9.27 42.62 49.84 137.06 - -17.63
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

36.41 -6.94 7.21 48.13 73.30 207.11 - -21.49
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.
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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Oct 20, 2020 USD 6,728.743
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 46
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.
Ongoing Charge 2.06%
ISIN LU0724618789
Bloomberg Ticker BGWGA4U
Annual Management Fee 1.75%
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

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 34.29
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.968
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 37.83
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.909

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class A4, as of Sep 30, 2020 rated against 228 Sector Equity Precious Metals 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 Jun 4, 2020)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.53
NEWMONT CORPORATION 9.30
KINROSS GOLD CORP 5.43
KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD LTD 5.18
GOLD FIELDS LTD 4.43
Name Weight (%)
NEWCREST MINING LTD 4.05
B2GOLD CORP 4.03
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 3.83
ENDEAVOUR MINING CORP 3.63
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 3.58
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 46.29 -1.10 -2.32 53.37 23.54 - LU0724618789 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 51.60 -1.24 -2.35 59.37 26.09 - LU0368252358 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 62.03 -1.49 -2.35 71.22 31.18 - LU0320298689 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 13.82 -0.34 -2.40 15.93 7.10 - LU1023058768 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.38 -0.20 -2.33 9.64 4.25 - LU0827889303 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 8.96 -0.22 -2.40 10.34 4.55 - LU0788108826 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 35.17 -0.96 -2.66 40.35 19.13 - LU0171306680 - -
D4 EUR Annual 41.40 -1.12 -2.63 47.37 22.35 - LU0827889139 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 39.17 -1.06 -2.63 44.89 21.23 - LU0171305526 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 16.04 -0.39 -2.37 18.46 8.11 - LU1706558936 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.78 -0.14 -2.36 6.71 2.99 - LU0326422762 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.54 -0.18 -2.33 8.69 3.86 - LU0669555244 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 16.12 -0.44 -2.65 18.48 8.74 - LU1960224068 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 27.90 -0.66 -2.31 32.06 14.21 - LU0827889212 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.63 -0.18 -2.30 8.82 3.90 - LU0368236153 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 131.51 -3.24 -2.40 152.25 67.11 - LU1499592118 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.51 -0.18 -2.34 8.68 3.84 - LU0326423067 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 51.68 -1.24 -2.34 59.49 26.17 - LU0252968424 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 43.66 -1.19 -2.65 49.93 23.53 - LU0368236070 - -
A4 EUR Annual 39.16 -1.06 -2.64 44.88 21.23 - LU0408222320 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 52.48 -1.43 -2.65 59.90 28.12 - LU0243984555 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 35.38 -0.85 -2.35 40.90 18.13 - LU0147402951 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.38 -0.15 -2.30 7.40 3.29 - LU0326423224 - -
Class S2 EUR - 13.57 -0.37 -2.65 15.52 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.81 -0.16 -2.30 7.88 3.50 - LU0326422689 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 46.29 -1.11 -2.34 53.37 23.54 - LU0055631609 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 41.57 -1.00 -2.35 47.98 21.21 - LU0090841262 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 17.83 -0.43 -2.35 20.65 9.16 - LU1960220744 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 43.72 -1.19 -2.65 50.03 23.60 - LU0252963623 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.04 -0.17 -2.36 8.13 3.62 - LU0521028471 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 29.94 -0.81 -2.63 34.40 16.35 - LU0331289594 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.89 -0.19 -2.35 9.10 4.02 - LU0368265764 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature