Equity

BGF World Healthscience Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jun 4, 2020 USD 8,265.529
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Apr 6, 2001
Share Class Inception Date Jun 6, 2018
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI World Health Care Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1822774284
Bloomberg Ticker BGWA2EH
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BF3SKY9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

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Holdings

Holdings

as of May 29, 2020
Name Weight (%)
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 4.78
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 4.36
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 4.36
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 3.90
SANOFI SA 3.90
Name Weight (%)
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP 2.68
PFIZER INC 2.50
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC 2.29
AMGEN INC 2.18
MERCK & CO INC 2.16
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 EUR Accumulating 12.31 -0.02 -0.16 12.48 9.18 - LU1822774284 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 47.26 -0.30 -0.63 49.59 36.59 - LU0171307068 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 64.20 -0.08 -0.12 64.28 47.45 - LU0462856898 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 42.29 -0.06 -0.14 42.63 31.45 - LU0147404148 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 12.66 0.02 0.16 13.20 9.74 - LU1960224654 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 183.48 -0.24 -0.13 184.42 136.00 - LU1061106388 - -
A2 Hgd CNH Accumulating 150.75 -0.19 -0.13 151.08 111.34 - LU1254117382 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 18.05 -0.03 -0.17 18.46 13.45 - LU1023059063 - -
I2 USD - 12.01 -0.02 -0.17 12.03 8.89 - LU1960219225 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 43.00 -0.27 -0.62 45.19 33.33 - LU0171309270 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 51.98 -0.33 -0.63 54.43 40.19 - LU0827889485 - -
D4 USD Annual 13.38 -0.02 -0.15 13.41 9.91 - LU1728553774 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 48.47 -0.07 -0.14 48.75 35.99 - LU0122380701 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 58.60 -0.08 -0.14 58.72 43.41 - LU0329593007 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 53.28 -0.07 -0.13 53.51 39.52 - LU0122379950 - -
A2 Hgd JPY Accumulating 1,154.00 -2.00 -0.17 1,163.00 859.00 - LU1948809360 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 18.21 -0.03 -0.16 18.50 13.56 - LU1057294990 - -
I2 EUR - 10.72 0.01 0.09 11.15 8.23 - LU1960219571 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 37.51 -0.24 -0.64 39.51 29.12 - LU0331289677 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Erin Xie, PhD
Managing Director, Head of Health Sciences

Erin Xie, PhD, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is the head of the Health Sciences team, part of BlackRock's Active Equity Group.

Xiang Liu
Xiang Liu
Jeff Lee
Jeff Lee

Literature

Literature