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BGF World Healthscience Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in EUR, 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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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 18-Apr-19 USD 3,873.812
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 06-Apr-01
Inception Date 01-Jul-02
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Healthcare
Benchmark Index MSCI World Health Care Index Net Return in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0331289677
Bloomberg Ticker MWORHCA
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43GLY3
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSCWRHLEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Healthscience Fund, Class C2, as of 31-Dec-17 rated against 261 Sector Equity Healthcare Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 29-Mar-19
Name Weight (%)
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 5.51
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 4.91
PFIZER INC 4.46
MERCK & CO INC 4.33
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP 4.20
Name Weight (%)
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 3.96
ASTRAZENECA PLC 3.75
NOVARTIS AG 3.66
NOVO NORDISK CLASS B 3.04
SANOFI SA 2.97
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 C2 EUR None 29.82 -0.41 -1.36 32.56 25.98 - LU0331289677 - -
Class A2 Hedged JPY - 925.00 -17.00 -1.80 1,009.00 925.00 - LU1948809360 - -
Class AI2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960224654 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 14.51 -0.27 -1.83 16.15 13.64 - LU1023059063 - -
Class D2 USD None 45.45 -0.83 -1.79 50.03 42.05 - LU0329593007 - -
Class I2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960219571 - -
Class I2 USD - 9.28 -0.18 -1.90 10.10 9.28 - LU1960219225 - -
Class D2 EUR None 40.40 -0.54 -1.32 44.07 34.51 - LU0827889485 - -
Class E2 EUR None 33.90 -0.45 -1.31 36.99 29.32 - LU0171309270 - -
Class D4 USD Annual 10.40 -0.20 -1.89 11.45 9.66 - LU1728553774 - -
Class A2 USD None 41.67 -0.77 -1.81 46.06 38.83 - LU0122379950 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 143.91 -2.66 -1.81 160.06 135.44 - LU1061106388 - -
Class C2 USD None 33.55 -0.62 -1.81 37.33 31.64 - LU0147404148 - -
Class A2 EUR None 37.05 -0.49 -1.31 40.42 31.88 - LU0171307068 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 14.47 -0.27 -1.83 16.11 13.63 - LU1057294990 - -
Class A2 Hedged CNH None 117.32 -2.15 -1.80 129.46 108.75 - LU1254117382 - -
Class X2 USD None 49.23 -0.90 -1.80 53.89 45.11 - LU0462856898 - -
Class E2 USD None 38.13 -0.70 -1.80 42.26 35.70 - LU0122380701 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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Literature

Literature