Equity

BGF US Growth 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.

Please note the Fund-specific risks under the relevant section in Disclaimer.

All currency hedged share classes of this fund use derivatives to hedge currency risk. The use of derivatives for a share class could pose a potential risk of contagion (also known as spill-over) to other share classes in the fund. The fund’s management company will ensure appropriate procedures are in place to minimise contagion risk to other share class. Using the drop down box directly below the name of the fund, you can view a list of all share classes in the fund – currency hedged share classes are indicated by the word “Hedged” in the name of the share class. In addition, a full list of all currency hedged share classes is available on request from the fund’s management company

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns


The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 16-Jan-2019 USD 347.47
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 30-Apr-1999
Share Class launch date 30-Apr-1999
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category US Large-Cap Growth Equity
Benchmark Index Russell 1000 Growth Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0097036916
Bloomberg Ticker MEREQGA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5740204
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker RU10GRTR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1,000.00
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Growth Fund, Class A2, as of 31-Dec-2018 rated against 481 US Large-Cap Growth Equity 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 08-Aug-2016)

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Lawrence Kemp
Lawrence Kemp

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Dec-2018
Name Weight (%)
AMAZON.COM INC 9.42
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 6.88
VISA INC 5.28
ALPHABET INC 4.06
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 3.95
Name Weight (%)
MASTERCARD INC 3.37
SALESFORCE.COM INC. 3.03
NETFLIX INC 2.82
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 2.74
BOOKING HOLDINGS INC 2.58
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
Class A2 USD None 20.85 0.26 1.26 23.47 18.94 - LU0097036916 - -
Class D2 EUR None 19.87 0.34 1.74 21.92 17.43 - LU0827887604 - -
Class D2 USD None 22.65 0.29 1.30 25.44 20.57 - LU0341380367 - -
Class A2 EUR None 18.29 0.31 1.72 20.22 16.16 - LU0171298135 - -
Class I2 USD None 14.09 0.17 1.22 15.82 12.80 - LU1495983162 - -
Class E2 USD None 19.23 0.24 1.26 21.68 17.48 - LU0147387970 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 22.90 0.40 1.78 25.31 20.22 - LU0890295032 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 22.39 0.39 1.77 24.70 19.64 - LU0938162269 - -
Class E2 EUR None 16.88 0.30 1.81 18.68 14.98 - LU0171298218 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 18.43 0.23 1.26 20.97 16.77 - LU0942511766 - -

Literature

Literature