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BGF World Healthscience Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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

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 23-May-19 USD 4,168.197
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 World Health Care Index Net Return in EUR
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171307068
Bloomberg Ticker MERHLEA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7091115
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 A2, as of 30-Apr-19 rated against 284 Sector Equity Healthcare Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Apr-19
Name Weight (%)
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 6.29
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 5.15
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 3.89
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP 3.61
ASTRAZENECA PLC 3.60
Name Weight (%)
NOVO NORDISK CLASS B 3.29
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC 3.20
STRYKER CORP 3.19
MERCK & CO INC 3.14
SANOFI SA 3.06
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 EUR None 39.13 0.09 0.23 40.42 34.30 - LU0171307068 - -
Class D4 USD Annual 10.89 0.00 0.00 11.45 9.96 - LU1728553774 - -
Class X2 USD None 51.56 0.00 0.00 53.89 46.57 - LU0462856898 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 15.13 0.00 0.00 16.11 13.93 - LU1057294990 - -
Class E2 USD None 39.85 -0.01 -0.03 42.26 36.65 - LU0122380701 - -
Class I2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960219571 - -
Class AI2 EUR - - - - - - - LU1960224654 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 15.17 -0.01 -0.07 16.15 13.96 - LU1023059063 - -
Class I2 USD - 9.72 0.00 0.00 10.10 9.28 - LU1960219225 - -
Class A2 Hedged JPY - 965.00 0.00 0.00 1,009.00 925.00 - LU1948809360 - -
Class C2 EUR None 31.47 0.08 0.25 32.56 27.93 - LU0331289677 - -
Class D2 USD None 47.56 0.00 0.00 50.03 43.38 - LU0329593007 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 150.34 -0.04 -0.03 160.06 138.57 - LU1061106388 - -
Class C2 USD None 35.04 0.00 0.00 37.33 32.32 - LU0147404148 - -
Class D2 EUR None 42.71 0.10 0.23 44.07 37.16 - LU0827889485 - -
Class E2 EUR None 35.79 0.09 0.25 36.99 31.53 - LU0171309270 - -
Class A2 USD None 43.57 -0.01 -0.02 46.06 39.99 - LU0122379950 - -
Class A2 Hedged CNH None 122.67 -0.02 -0.02 129.46 112.18 - LU1254117382 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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Literature

Literature