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BGF North American Equity Income 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 current or future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

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

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. Performance data is based on the net asset value (NAV) of the ETF which may not be the same as the market price of the ETF. Individual shareholders may realize returns that are different to the NAV performance.

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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 15-Nov-2019 USD 52.71
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 09-Mar-2012
Share Class launch date 09-Jan-2013
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category US Large-Cap Blend Equity
Benchmark Index S&P 500
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0871639380
Bloomberg Ticker BNAD5RF
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B97PNN4
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1,000.00
Use of Income Distributing

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF North American Equity Income Fund, Class D5GRF, as of 31-Oct-2019 rated against 1362 US Large-Cap Blend Equity Funds.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tony DeSpirito
Tony DeSpirito
Franco Tapia, CFA
Franco Tapia, CFA
David Zhao
David Zhao

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Oct-2019
Name Weight (%)
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.12
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 3.85
WELLS FARGO 3.60
CITIGROUP INC 3.31
RAYTHEON 2.88
Name Weight (%)
MEDTRONIC PLC 2.86
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 2.80
WILLIAMS INC 2.47
COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS COR 2.38
ARTHUR J GALLAGHER 2.29
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31-Oct-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Oct-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Oct-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are 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 D5GRF GBP Quarterly 20.82 -0.04 -0.19 21.37 17.16 - LU0871639380 - -
Class E2 EUR None 22.17 -0.03 -0.14 22.31 17.21 - LU0743604919 - -
Class A5G USD Quarterly 16.65 0.05 0.30 16.71 13.54 - LU0743604596 - -
Class A2 USD None 19.40 0.05 0.26 19.48 15.51 - LU0743604323 - -
Class D2 USD None 20.55 0.05 0.24 20.63 16.32 - LU0743604679 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 16.87 0.05 0.30 16.94 13.91 - LU0803753796 - -
Class E5G EUR Quarterly 19.02 -0.03 -0.16 19.14 15.01 - LU0743605056 - -
Class D5G Hedged GBP Quarterly 10.29 0.03 0.29 10.33 8.47 - LU0842062969 - -

Literature

Literature