Equity

BGF World Gold 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

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Distributions

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

87.76 -18.96 -21.89 47.81 33.93
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

102.33 -17.30 -20.96 60.50 37.72
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
28.50 14.22 14.93 - -1.40
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

30.26 19.76 20.27 - -1.87
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
23.64 -5.58 -12.23 28.50 49.00 100.55 - -10.70
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

25.51 -3.89 -11.19 30.26 71.78 151.69 - -14.11
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 as of Jul 31, 2020 0.18
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 45
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Oct 11, 2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Precious Metals
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mines (cap) in EUR Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 1.31%
ISIN LU0827889139
Bloomberg Ticker BGWGD4E
Annual Management Fee 1.00%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B8FWMN3
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 Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 32.46
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.985
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 35.76
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.916

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class D4, as of Oct 31, 2020 rated against 227 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 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
D4 EUR Annual 35.45 -0.55 -1.53 47.37 22.35 - LU0827889139 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 53.74 -0.66 -1.21 71.22 31.18 - LU0320298689 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 14.01 0.20 1.45 18.48 8.74 - LU1960224068 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 44.66 -0.55 -1.22 59.37 26.09 - LU0368252358 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 13.88 -0.17 -1.21 18.46 8.11 - LU1706558936 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 113.54 -1.40 -1.22 152.25 67.11 - LU1499592118 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 37.40 -0.58 -1.53 49.93 23.53 - LU0368236070 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 33.51 -0.53 -1.56 44.89 21.23 - LU0171305526 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 15.58 0.22 1.43 20.65 9.16 - LU1960220744 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.24 -0.09 -1.23 9.64 4.25 - LU0827889303 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 30.08 -0.47 -1.54 40.35 19.13 - LU0171306680 - -
A4 EUR Annual 33.51 -0.52 -1.53 44.88 21.23 - LU0408222320 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.59 -0.08 -1.20 8.82 3.90 - LU0368236153 - -
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 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 7.75 -0.09 -1.15 10.34 4.55 - LU0788108826 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 45.00 -0.70 -1.53 59.90 28.12 - LU0243984555 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.49 -0.08 -1.22 8.68 3.84 - LU0326423067 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 11.93 -0.15 -1.24 15.93 7.10 - LU1023058768 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 24.16 -0.29 -1.19 32.06 14.21 - LU0827889212 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.98 -0.06 -1.19 6.71 2.99 - LU0326422762 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.06 -0.08 -1.30 8.13 3.62 - LU0521028471 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 6.82 -0.08 -1.16 9.10 4.02 - LU0368265764 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 37.44 -0.59 -1.55 50.03 23.60 - LU0252963623 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.88 -0.07 -1.18 7.88 3.50 - LU0326422689 - -
Class S2 EUR - 11.62 -0.19 -1.61 15.52 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 30.55 -0.38 -1.23 40.90 18.13 - LU0147402951 - -
A4 USD Annual 40.02 -0.49 -1.21 53.37 23.54 - LU0724618789 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 35.92 -0.45 -1.24 47.98 21.21 - LU0090841262 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 40.02 -0.49 -1.21 53.37 23.54 - LU0055631609 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.50 -0.07 -1.26 7.40 3.29 - LU0326423224 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 25.58 -0.40 -1.54 34.40 16.35 - LU0331289594 - -

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