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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

The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of current or future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

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. Performance data is based on the net asset value (NAV) of the ETF which may not be the same as the market price of the ETF. Individual shareholders may realize returns that are different to the NAV performance.

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-Oct-19 USD 4,647.553
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 06-Apr-01
Inception Date 28-Feb-18
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 LU1728553774
Bloomberg Ticker BGWHD4U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BG0QCX6
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
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 Distributing

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Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Sep-19
Name Weight (%)
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 5.66
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 4.56
ASTRAZENECA PLC 4.10
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 4.05
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP 3.83
Name Weight (%)
STRYKER CORP 3.48
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC 3.19
MERCK & CO INC 3.19
SANOFI SA 3.10
GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC 3.01
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 D4 USD Annual 11.60 0.11 0.96 11.71 9.96 - LU1728553774 - -
Class I2 EUR - 9.34 0.02 0.21 9.52 9.10 - LU1960219571 - -
Class E2 EUR None 38.07 0.10 0.26 38.86 32.07 - LU0171309270 - -
Class X2 USD None 55.29 0.50 0.91 55.73 46.98 - LU0462856898 - -
Class A2 Hedged JPY None 1,016.00 9.00 0.89 1,032.00 925.00 - LU1948809360 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 11.11 0.03 0.27 11.34 10.82 - LU1960224654 - -
Class E2 USD None 42.35 0.38 0.91 42.80 36.65 - LU0122380701 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 16.06 0.14 0.88 16.29 13.96 - LU1023059063 - -
Class A2 EUR None 41.71 0.11 0.26 42.56 34.99 - LU0171307068 - -
Class C2 USD None 37.12 0.33 0.90 37.60 32.32 - LU0147404148 - -
Class D2 EUR None 45.66 0.12 0.26 46.57 38.07 - LU0827889485 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 16.06 0.14 0.88 16.24 13.93 - LU1057294990 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 10.92 0.10 0.92 11.12 9.65 - LU1822774284 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 159.84 1.42 0.90 161.46 138.57 - LU1061106388 - -
Class I2 USD - 10.39 0.09 0.87 10.48 9.28 - LU1960219225 - -
Class C2 EUR None 33.37 0.09 0.27 34.08 28.28 - LU0331289677 - -
Class A2 Hedged CNH None 130.69 1.18 0.91 131.90 112.74 - LU1254117382 - -
Class D2 USD None 50.79 0.45 0.89 51.23 43.51 - LU0329593007 - -
Class A2 USD None 46.40 0.42 0.91 46.82 39.99 - LU0122379950 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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Literature

Literature