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BGSIX

Technology Opportunities Fund

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
50.16 21.92 23.51 11.92 5.96
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI World All Country Information Technology - Net Return in USD.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 41.77 17.96 19.06 9.90 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Technology 35.35 16.70 19.49 10.33 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 8/205 13/187 17/178 28/142 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 1 1 1 2 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Science & Technology Fds 36.96 16.09 18.99 10.32 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 4/40 7/37 3/35 3/15 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 1 1 1 1 -
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
50.16 -0.35 7.12 50.16 81.21 187.39 208.46 177.61
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI World All Country Information Technology - Net Return in USD.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 41.77 0.07 8.10 41.77 64.15 139.23 157.05 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Technology 35.35 -0.72 5.82 35.35 58.95 143.63 167.17 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Science & Technology Fds 36.96 -0.26 6.09 36.96 57.21 141.17 171.48 -


The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be found in the Performance section.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Feb 20, 2018 $243.2 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Feb 20, 2018 $728.4 M
Share Class launch date May 15, 2000
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Technology
Lipper Classification Global Science/Tech
Benchmark Index MSCI World All Country Information Technology - Net Return in USD
CUSIP 091929612
Number of Holdings as of Jan 31, 2018 108
Max Offer Price as of Feb 20, 2018 $27.75
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Jan 31, 2018 51%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Jan 31, 2018 $237,205.5 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Nov 30, 2017 88.84
Beta (3y) as of Nov 30, 2017 0.93
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Sep 30, 2016 15.68%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Feb 29, 2016 -11.02%
Standard Deviation (3y) as of Nov 30, 2017 13.86
This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for Technology Opportunities Fund, Class Inst, as of Jan 31, 2018 rated against 185 Technology Funds.

Lipper Leader

 
Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of Jan 31, 2018 out of 37, 11,901, 37, 21 and 37 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Global Science/Tech classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 29, 2017
Name Weight (%)
APPLE INC 5.20
ALPHABET INC 4.97
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 4.59
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 4.01
AMAZON.COM INC 3.60
Name Weight (%)
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 2.80
FACEBOOK INC 2.51
SALESFORCE.COM INC. 2.10
BAIDU INC 1.95
VISA INC 1.73

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Dec 29, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 29, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 29, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 29, 2017

% 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.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tony Kim
Tony Kim
Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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