Equity

BGF World Healthscience Fund

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of May 21, 2019 USD 4,150.556
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Apr 6, 2001
Share Class Inception Date Feb 28, 2018
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Healthcare
Benchmark Index MSCI WRLD HealthCare ND
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1728553774
Bloomberg Ticker BGWHD4U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BG0QCX6
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Apr 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 6.29
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 5.15
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 3.89
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP 3.61
ASTRAZENECA PLC 3.60
Name Weight (%)
NOVO NORDISK CLASS B 3.29
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC 3.20
STRYKER CORP 3.19
MERCK & CO INC 3.14
SANOFI SA 3.06
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 USD Annual 10.85 0.08 0.74 11.45 9.96 - LU1728553774 - -
A2 Hgd JPY - 961.00 6.00 0.63 1,009.00 925.00 - LU1948809360 - -
I2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960219571 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 47.38 0.34 0.72 50.03 43.38 - LU0329593007 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 122.20 0.89 0.73 129.46 112.18 - LU1254117382 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 31.30 0.26 0.84 32.56 27.89 - LU0331289677 - -
I2 USD - 9.68 0.07 0.73 10.10 9.28 - LU1960219225 - -
Class AI2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960224654 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 51.36 0.37 0.73 53.89 46.57 - LU0462856898 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 35.60 0.29 0.82 36.99 31.49 - LU0171309270 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 43.41 0.31 0.72 46.06 39.99 - LU0122379950 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 15.07 0.11 0.74 16.11 13.93 - LU1057294990 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 42.48 0.35 0.83 44.07 37.11 - LU0827889485 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 15.12 0.11 0.73 16.15 13.96 - LU1023059063 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 34.91 0.25 0.72 37.33 32.32 - LU0147404148 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 39.70 0.28 0.71 42.26 36.65 - LU0122380701 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 149.81 1.06 0.71 160.06 138.57 - LU1061106388 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 38.93 0.33 0.85 40.42 34.26 - LU0171307068 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Erin Xie
Portfolio Manager, Global Opportunities

Literature

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