Equity

BGF United Kingdom Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Dec-2013
To
31-Dec-2014
From
31-Dec-2014
To
31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
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31-Dec-2016
From
31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2017
From
31-Dec-2017
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31-Dec-2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2018

-6.32 5.10 -10.44 25.91 -15.50
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE All-Share Index 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.

as of Dec 31, 2018

-4.75 -4.55 -2.12 23.82 -14.77
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.

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jan 18, 2019 GBP 134.202
Base Currency British Pound
Fund Inception Date Dec 31, 1985
Share Class Inception Date Sep 1, 1998
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category UK Large-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE All-Share Index in USD
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171293334
Bloomberg Ticker MERSUUI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5535187
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTSUKALUSD
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF United Kingdom Fund, Class A2, as of Dec 31, 2018 rated against 681 UK Large-Cap 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 Nov 27, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC 6.68
RELX PLC 6.22
UNILEVER PLC 5.30
TESCO PLC 4.71
HARGREAVES LANSDOWN PLC 4.43
Name Weight (%)
RIO TINTO PLC 4.37
SSP GROUP PLC 4.21
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC 4.06
ASTRAZENECA PLC 3.92
DIAGEO PLC 3.49
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 USD Accumulating 129.58 1.90 1.49 154.56 119.01 - LU0171293334 - -
E2 GBP Accumulating 90.94 1.37 1.53 106.92 85.28 - LU0090845172 - -
C2 GBP Accumulating 78.53 1.18 1.53 92.68 73.68 - LU0147381262 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 133.52 2.09 1.59 154.17 121.94 - LU0468812655 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 100.37 1.51 1.53 117.71 94.09 - LU0011847091 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 123.83 1.93 1.58 143.71 113.16 - LU0679964535 - -
X2 GBP Accumulating 117.66 1.78 1.54 136.76 110.18 - LU0147381346 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 140.88 2.07 1.49 167.32 129.32 - LU0827885905 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 109.12 1.65 1.54 127.47 102.25 - LU0329592967 - -
I2 GBP Accumulating 11.43 0.17 1.51 13.34 10.71 - LU1495983246 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 89.12 1.38 1.57 104.52 81.54 - LU0331287200 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 103.20 1.61 1.58 120.56 94.38 - LU0171293250 - -
D4 GBP Annual 85.13 1.29 1.54 100.74 79.77 - LU0827886036 - -
A4 GBP Annual 84.70 1.27 1.52 99.92 79.41 - LU0204064025 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 113.90 1.78 1.59 132.72 104.13 - LU0171293177 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Nicholas Little
Nicholas Little

Literature

Literature