Equity

BGF US Small & MidCap Opportunities 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 AUD, 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 22-Mar-2019 USD 186.57
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 13-May-1987
Share Class launch date 26-Feb-2014
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index S&P United States MidSmallCap Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1023058412
Bloomberg Ticker BGSMA2A
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BJMZF55
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment AUD 5,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund, Class A2 Hedged, as of 31-Jul-2018 rated against 228 Other Equity Funds.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Feb-2019
Name Weight (%)
FIRSTENERGY CORP 2.73
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS NV 2.29
REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP 2.26
TELEPHONE AND DATA SYSTEMS INC 2.04
BRIGHTHOUSE FINANCIAL INC 2.03
Name Weight (%)
MARVELL TECHNOLOGY GROUP LTD 1.90
HESS CORP 1.89
WILLIAMS INC 1.89
KEYCORP 1.88
AVNET INC 1.83
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 Hedged AUD None 12.95 -0.17 -1.30 14.33 11.39 - LU1023058412 - -
Class E2 EUR None 174.36 -0.86 -0.49 186.42 151.37 - LU0171298721 - -
Class E2 USD None 196.65 -2.57 -1.29 217.18 172.99 - LU0090841858 - -
Class I2 EUR None 10.65 -0.05 -0.47 11.29 9.21 - LU1715605785 - -
Class A2 EUR None 192.63 -0.95 -0.49 205.36 167.04 - LU0171298648 - -
Class D2 EUR None 209.55 -1.02 -0.48 222.40 181.39 - LU0827887786 - -
Class D2 USD None 236.33 -3.09 -1.29 259.38 207.30 - LU0341384864 - -
Class A2 USD None 217.26 -2.84 -1.29 239.35 190.90 - LU0006061336 - -

Literature

Literature