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

  • Returns

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Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, hedged Share Class 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 17-Feb-20 USD 6,306.454
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 06-Apr-01
Inception Date 12-Nov-07
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Healthcare
Benchmark Index MSCI World Health Care Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0329593007
Bloomberg Ticker MLWORHD
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43GMP1
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDWUHC
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
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 D2, as of 31-Jan-20 rated against 297 Sector Equity Healthcare 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 04-Dec-19)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jan-20
Name Weight (%)
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 5.58
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 4.61
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 4.25
SANOFI SA 4.07
MERCK & CO INC 4.03
Name Weight (%)
ASTRAZENECA PLC 3.87
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC 3.14
MEDTRONIC PLC 2.68
ZOETIS INC CLASS A 2.55
STRYKER CORP 2.53
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 D2 USD None 58.43 0.12 0.21 58.58 45.45 - LU0329593007 - -
Class A4 EUR - 9.28 0.03 0.32 9.28 9.09 - LU2112291799 - -
Class I2 USD - 11.97 0.03 0.25 12.00 9.28 - LU1960219225 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 13.08 0.05 0.38 13.08 10.82 - LU1960224654 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 183.49 0.35 0.19 184.00 143.91 - LU1061106388 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 12.42 0.02 0.16 12.46 9.96 - LU1822774284 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 18.37 0.04 0.22 18.42 14.51 - LU1023059063 - -
Class C2 EUR None 39.13 0.14 0.36 39.13 29.82 - LU0331289677 - -
Class E2 USD None 48.51 0.09 0.19 48.64 38.13 - LU0122380701 - -
Class D2 EUR None 53.90 0.19 0.35 53.90 40.40 - LU0827889485 - -
Class A2 EUR None 49.12 0.18 0.37 49.12 37.05 - LU0171307068 - -
Class A2 Hedged JPY None 1,158.00 3.00 0.26 1,161.00 925.00 - LU1948809360 - -
Class A2 Hedged CNH None 150.33 0.31 0.21 150.69 117.32 - LU1254117382 - -
Class C2 USD None 42.42 0.08 0.19 42.54 33.55 - LU0147404148 - -
Class I2 EUR - 11.04 0.04 0.36 11.04 9.10 - LU1960219571 - -
Class E2 EUR None 44.75 0.15 0.34 44.75 33.90 - LU0171309270 - -
Class X2 USD None 63.82 0.14 0.22 63.97 49.23 - LU0462856898 - -
Class A2 USD None 53.24 0.11 0.21 53.38 41.67 - LU0122379950 - -
Class D4 USD Annual 13.34 0.03 0.23 13.37 10.40 - LU1728553774 - -
Class A4 USD - 10.06 0.02 0.20 10.09 9.95 - LU2112291526 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 18.40 0.03 0.16 18.45 14.47 - LU1057294990 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Erin Xie
Erin Xie

Literature

Literature