Equity

BGF World Healthscience Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.

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Performance

Performance

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Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, 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 19-Jul-19 USD 4,390.422
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 06-Apr-01
Inception Date 06-Apr-01
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Healthcare
Benchmark Index MSCI WRLD HealthCare ND
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0122379950
Bloomberg Ticker MERHLTA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7091148
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDWUHC
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

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Healthscience Fund, Class A2, as of 30-Jun-19 rated against 284 Sector Equity Healthcare Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Jun-19
Name Weight (%)
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 6.36
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 5.15
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP 4.07
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 3.97
ASTRAZENECA PLC 3.78
Name Weight (%)
STRYKER CORP 3.32
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC 3.24
MERCK & CO INC 3.20
SANOFI SA 2.91
PFIZER INC 2.90
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 A2 USD None 46.51 0.26 0.56 46.82 39.99 - LU0122379950 - -
Class C2 EUR None 33.22 0.13 0.39 33.33 28.28 - LU0331289677 - -
Class D2 EUR None 45.23 0.18 0.40 45.35 38.07 - LU0827889485 - -
Class I2 USD - 10.39 0.06 0.58 10.45 9.28 - LU1960219225 - -
Class D2 USD None 50.82 0.28 0.55 51.15 43.51 - LU0329593007 - -
Class E2 EUR None 37.83 0.15 0.40 37.95 32.07 - LU0171309270 - -
Class C2 USD None 37.32 0.20 0.54 37.60 32.32 - LU0147404148 - -
Class A2 EUR None 41.40 0.17 0.41 41.52 34.99 - LU0171307068 - -
Class A2 Hedged JPY None 1,024.00 5.00 0.49 1,032.00 925.00 - LU1948809360 - -
Class AI2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960224654 - -
Class A2 Hedged CNH None 130.96 0.72 0.55 131.90 112.74 - LU1254117382 - -
Class X2 USD None 55.18 0.31 0.56 55.51 46.98 - LU0462856898 - -
Class E2 USD None 42.50 0.23 0.54 42.80 36.65 - LU0122380701 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 16.17 0.09 0.56 16.29 13.96 - LU1023059063 - -
Class I2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960219571 - -
Class D4 USD Annual 11.63 0.06 0.52 11.71 9.96 - LU1728553774 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 160.42 0.87 0.55 161.46 138.57 - LU1061106388 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 16.12 0.08 0.50 16.24 13.93 - LU1057294990 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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Literature

Literature