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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

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Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in EUR, 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 31-Mar-20 USD 5,745.463
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 LU0171309270
Bloomberg Ticker MERHLEE
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43GMR3
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 E2, as of 31-Mar-12 rated against 223 Sector Equity Healthcare Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Feb-20
Name Weight (%)
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 5.56
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 4.67
SANOFI SA 4.14
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 4.00
MERCK & CO INC 3.01
Name Weight (%)
ASTRAZENECA PLC 2.73
ZOETIS INC CLASS A 2.70
MEDTRONIC PLC 2.49
STRYKER CORP 2.44
AMGEN INC 2.36
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 E2 EUR None 38.11 0.57 1.52 45.19 33.33 - LU0171309270 - -
Class A2 Hedged CNH None 129.55 0.97 0.75 151.08 111.34 - LU1254117382 - -
Class I2 USD - 10.32 0.08 0.78 12.03 8.89 - LU1960219225 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 157.77 1.22 0.78 184.42 136.00 - LU1061106388 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 15.70 0.12 0.77 18.50 13.56 - LU1057294990 - -
Class A4 USD - 8.66 0.07 0.81 10.11 7.46 - LU2112291526 - -
Class A4 EUR - 7.90 0.11 1.41 9.37 6.91 - LU2112291799 - -
Class A2 USD None 45.84 0.35 0.77 53.51 39.52 - LU0122379950 - -
Class A2 Hedged JPY None 996.00 8.00 0.81 1,163.00 859.00 - LU1948809360 - -
Class C2 USD None 36.47 0.28 0.77 42.63 31.45 - LU0147404148 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 10.62 0.08 0.76 12.48 9.18 - LU1822774284 - -
Class D2 EUR None 45.97 0.68 1.50 54.43 40.19 - LU0827889485 - -
Class X2 USD None 55.06 0.42 0.77 64.14 47.45 - LU0462856898 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.97 0.27 2.52 13.20 9.74 - LU1960224654 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 15.59 0.11 0.71 18.46 13.45 - LU1023059063 - -
Class C2 EUR None 33.29 0.49 1.49 39.51 29.12 - LU0331289677 - -
Class D5 GBP - 9.45 0.06 0.64 10.05 8.70 - LU2112292763 - -
Class D4 USD Annual 11.49 0.08 0.70 13.41 9.91 - LU1728553774 - -
Class E2 USD None 41.74 0.31 0.75 48.75 35.99 - LU0122380701 - -
Class D2 USD None 50.35 0.38 0.76 58.72 43.41 - LU0329593007 - -
Class A2 EUR None 41.85 0.62 1.50 49.59 36.59 - LU0171307068 - -
Class I2 EUR - 9.28 0.23 2.54 11.15 8.23 - LU1960219571 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

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Literature

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