Equity

BGF US Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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31-Dec-2013
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31-Dec-2014
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31-Dec-2014
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31-Dec-2015
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31-Dec-2015
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31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2017
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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

27.87 9.41 10.05 0.15 -5.97
Benchmark (%) Index: S&P US Mid Small Cap in EUR Performance 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

25.56 8.74 19.13 3.68 -5.25
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 Feb 21, 2019 USD 199.108
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date May 13, 1987
Share Class Inception Date Oct 25, 2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category US Mid-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index S&P US Mid Small Cap in EUR Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827887786
Bloomberg Ticker BGSMD2E
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B8KSGX4
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SPBMIMSUS
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF US Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund, Class D2, as of Dec 31, 2017 rated against 134 US Mid-Cap Equity Funds.

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jan 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
FIRSTENERGY CORP 2.68
BRIGHTHOUSE FINANCIAL INC 2.53
TELEPHONE AND DATA SYSTEMS INC 2.35
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS NV 2.31
REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP 2.13
Name Weight (%)
WILLIAMS INC 1.94
HESS CORP 1.80
MARVELL TECHNOLOGY GROUP LTD 1.80
KEYCORP 1.79
AVNET INC 1.77
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
D2 EUR Accumulating 214.88 0.15 0.07 222.40 181.39 - LU0827887786 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 10.92 0.01 0.09 11.29 9.21 - LU1715605785 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 13.37 0.01 0.07 14.33 11.39 - LU1023058412 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 197.65 0.13 0.07 205.36 167.04 - LU0171298648 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 174.62 0.15 0.09 187.40 148.98 - LU0147413560 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 243.73 0.22 0.09 259.38 207.30 - LU0341384864 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 224.20 0.21 0.09 239.35 190.90 - LU0006061336 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 203.01 0.18 0.09 217.18 172.99 - LU0090841858 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 178.97 0.12 0.07 186.42 151.37 - LU0171298721 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tony DeSpirito
Co-Head and Co-Portfolio Manager, Equity Dividend team
Franco Tapia, CFA
Franco Tapia, CFA
David Zhao
David Zhao

Literature

Literature