Equity

BGF World Healthscience Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2014
To
31-Mar-2015
From
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
To
31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
To
31-Mar-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2019

- - 14.47 11.49 16.40
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI WRLD HealthCare ND<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 Mar 31, 2019

- - 8.45 9.12 12.23
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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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Apr 17, 2019 USD 3,935.387
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Apr 6, 2001
Share Class Inception Date Jul 15, 2015
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI WRLD HealthCare ND
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1254117382
Bloomberg Ticker BGWHA2C
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BYM6PT7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDWUHC
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment RMB 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment RMB 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 5.51
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 4.91
PFIZER INC 4.46
MERCK & CO INC 4.33
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP 4.20
Name Weight (%)
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 3.96
ASTRAZENECA PLC 3.75
NOVARTIS AG 3.66
NOVO NORDISK CLASS B 3.04
SANOFI SA 2.97
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
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 119.47 -5.12 -4.11 129.46 108.75 - LU1254117382 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 34.35 -1.51 -4.21 36.99 29.32 - LU0171309270 - -
I2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960219571 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 46.28 -1.99 -4.12 50.03 42.05 - LU0329593007 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 14.78 -0.64 -4.15 16.15 13.64 - LU1023059063 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 40.94 -1.79 -4.19 44.07 34.51 - LU0827889485 - -
Class AI2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960224654 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 50.13 -2.15 -4.11 53.89 45.11 - LU0462856898 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 30.23 -1.32 -4.18 32.56 25.98 - LU0331289677 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 42.44 -1.82 -4.11 46.06 38.83 - LU0122379950 - -
I2 USD - 9.46 -0.40 -4.06 10.10 9.46 - LU1960219225 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 34.17 -1.47 -4.12 37.33 31.64 - LU0147404148 - -
A2 Hgd JPY - 942.00 -41.00 -4.17 1,009.00 942.00 - LU1948809360 - -
D4 USD Annual 10.60 -0.45 -4.07 11.45 9.66 - LU1728553774 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 37.54 -1.64 -4.19 40.42 31.88 - LU0171307068 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 14.74 -0.64 -4.16 16.11 13.63 - LU1057294990 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 146.57 -6.29 -4.11 160.06 135.44 - LU1061106388 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 38.83 -1.67 -4.12 42.26 35.70 - LU0122380701 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Erin Xie
Portfolio Manager, Global Opportunities

Literature

Literature