Equity

BGF US Growth 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

9.23 4.54 -1.20 32.32 -0.15
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 1000 Growth Index<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

13.05 5.67 7.08 30.21 -1.51
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 22, 2019 USD 348.636
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Apr 30, 1999
Share Class Inception Date Apr 30, 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 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Growth Fund, Class A2, as of Dec 31, 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 Aug 8, 2016)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 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
A2 USD Accumulating 20.99 -0.20 -0.94 23.47 18.94 - LU0097036916 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 14.19 -0.14 -0.98 15.82 12.80 - LU1495983162 - -
A4 EUR Annual 23.13 -0.20 -0.86 25.31 20.22 - LU0890295032 - -
D4 EUR Annual 22.62 -0.20 -0.88 24.70 19.64 - LU0938162269 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 19.36 -0.19 -0.97 21.68 17.48 - LU0147387970 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 17.05 -0.15 -0.87 18.68 14.98 - LU0171298218 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 18.54 -0.19 -1.01 20.97 16.77 - LU0942511766 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 22.80 -0.22 -0.96 25.44 20.57 - LU0341380367 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 18.48 -0.16 -0.86 20.22 16.16 - LU0171298135 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 16.71 -0.16 -0.95 18.76 15.10 - LU0147387467 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 20.08 -0.18 -0.89 21.92 17.43 - LU0827887604 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Lawrence Kemp
Lawrence Kemp

Literature

Literature