Equity

BGF World Gold 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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  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

84.15 -17.06 -25.47 34.18 39.62
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

103.70 -13.00 -22.35 50.66 48.13
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
31.02 10.90 12.96 -4.86 -2.76
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

36.00 19.76 21.56 -3.98 -1.30
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
25.81 -5.81 -13.74 31.02 36.40 83.91 -39.23 -30.30
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

30.24 -4.53 -12.51 36.00 71.76 165.38 -33.41 -15.52
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 Nov 27, 2020 USD 5,787.957
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 45
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Nov 30, 2007
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mines Index (Price Return)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.31%
ISIN LU0326423067
Bloomberg Ticker MIWGDUD
Annual Management Fee 1.00%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43HQ30
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 34.34
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.973
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 37.78
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.913

Ratings

Ratings

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 13, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
NEWMONT CORPORATION 9.58
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.15
KINROSS GOLD CORP 5.10
KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD LTD 5.04
B2GOLD CORP 4.15
Name Weight (%)
GOLD FIELDS LTD 4.05
NEWCREST MINING LTD 3.86
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 3.73
SSR MINING INC 3.73
ENDEAVOUR MINING CORP 3.73
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 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.49 -0.08 -1.22 8.68 3.84 - LU0326423067 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 113.54 -1.40 -1.22 152.25 67.11 - LU1499592118 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.59 -0.08 -1.20 8.82 3.90 - LU0368236153 - -
D4 EUR Annual 35.45 -0.55 -1.53 47.37 22.35 - LU0827889139 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 7.75 -0.09 -1.15 10.34 4.55 - LU0788108826 - -
A4 EUR Annual 33.51 -0.52 -1.53 44.88 21.23 - LU0408222320 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.98 -0.06 -1.19 6.71 2.99 - LU0326422762 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 13.88 -0.17 -1.21 18.46 8.11 - LU1706558936 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 24.16 -0.29 -1.19 32.06 14.21 - LU0827889212 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 45.00 -0.70 -1.53 59.90 28.12 - LU0243984555 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 33.51 -0.53 -1.56 44.89 21.23 - LU0171305526 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 44.66 -0.55 -1.22 59.37 26.09 - LU0368252358 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 15.58 0.22 1.43 20.65 9.16 - LU1960220744 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 53.74 -0.66 -1.21 71.22 31.18 - LU0320298689 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 30.08 -0.47 -1.54 40.35 19.13 - LU0171306680 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 14.01 0.20 1.45 18.48 8.74 - LU1960224068 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 37.40 -0.58 -1.53 49.93 23.53 - LU0368236070 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 44.72 -0.54 -1.19 59.49 26.17 - LU0252968424 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.50 -0.08 -1.22 8.69 3.86 - LU0669555244 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.24 -0.09 -1.23 9.64 4.25 - LU0827889303 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 11.93 -0.15 -1.24 15.93 7.10 - LU1023058768 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 35.92 -0.45 -1.24 47.98 21.21 - LU0090841262 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.50 -0.07 -1.26 7.40 3.29 - LU0326423224 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 30.55 -0.38 -1.23 40.90 18.13 - LU0147402951 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 37.44 -0.59 -1.55 50.03 23.60 - LU0252963623 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 25.58 -0.40 -1.54 34.40 16.35 - LU0331289594 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 40.02 -0.49 -1.21 53.37 23.54 - LU0055631609 - -
A4 USD Annual 40.02 -0.49 -1.21 53.37 23.54 - LU0724618789 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.06 -0.08 -1.30 8.13 3.62 - LU0521028471 - -
Class S2 EUR - 11.62 -0.19 -1.61 15.52 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.88 -0.07 -1.18 7.88 3.50 - LU0326422689 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 6.82 -0.08 -1.16 9.10 4.02 - LU0368265764 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Managing Director, Global Head of Thematic and Sector based Investing, Fundamental Equity

Stephanie Lee

Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature