Equity

ACS UK Equity Tracker Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. Investors may not get back the amount originally invested.

All currency hedged share classes of this fund use derivatives to hedge currency risk. The use of derivatives for a share class could pose a potential risk of contagion (also known as spill-over) to other share classes in the fund. The fund’s management company will ensure appropriate procedures are in place to minimise contagion risk to other share class. Using the drop down box directly below the name of the fund, you can view a list of all share classes in the fund – currency hedged share classes are indicated by the word “Hedged” in the name of the share class. In addition, a full list of all currency hedged share classes is available on request from the fund’s management company

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Performance

Performance

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This chart shows the fund's performance as the percentage loss or gain per year over the last 5 years.

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Total Return (%) 19.3 -9.6 17.6 0.0 6.5
Target Benchmark 1 (%) 19.2 -9.6 17.6 0.0 6.5

Performance is shown after deduction of ongoing charges. Any entry and exit charges are excluded from the calculation.

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
7.74 6.92 4.99 - 4.04
Target Benchmark 1 (%) 7.80 6.91 4.99 - 4.04
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
6.33 3.18 7.27 13.67 7.74 22.22 27.55 - 26.48
Target Benchmark 1 (%) 6.33 3.25 7.26 13.71 7.80 22.20 27.60 - 26.50
  From
31-Mar-2019
To
31-Mar-2020
From
31-Mar-2020
To
31-Mar-2021
From
31-Mar-2021
To
31-Mar-2022
From
31-Mar-2022
To
31-Mar-2023
From
31-Mar-2023
To
31-Mar-2024
Total Return (%)

as of 31/Mar/2024

-19.00 28.61 12.29 1.91 7.02
Target Benchmark 1 (%)

as of 31/Mar/2024

-19.10 28.73 12.32 1.83 7.01

The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Markets could develop very differently in the future. It can help you to assess how the fund has been managed in the past

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in GBP, hedged share class benchmark performance is displayed in GBP.

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

Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets of Fund
as of 28/May/2024
GBP 9,713,495,363
Fund Launch Date
07/Jun/2017
Fund Base Currency
GBP
Target Benchmark 1
FTSE Custom All-Share ESG Screened Midday (12:00 UK) NET Tax Index (GBP)
Initial Charge
0.00%
ISIN
GB00BD71Z349
Performance Fee
0.00%
Minimum Subsequent Investment
GBP 100.00
Domicile
United Kingdom
Management Company
BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
Dealing Settlement
Trade Date + 3 days
Bloomberg Ticker
BRUX1LA
Share Class launch date
25/May/2018
Share Class Currency
GBP
Asset Class
Equity
Investment Association Category
UK All Companies
Ongoing Charges Figures
0.01%
Annual Management Fee
0.00%
Minimum Initial Investment
GBP 10,000,000.00
Use of Income
Accumulating
Regulatory Structure
UCITS
Morningstar Category
UK Large-Cap Equity
Dealing Frequency
Daily, forward pricing basis
SEDOL
BD71Z34

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Number of Holdings
as of 30/Apr/2024
547
3y Beta
as of 30/Apr/2024
0.998
P/B Ratio
as of 30/Apr/2024
1.75
Standard Deviation (3y)
as of 30/Apr/2024
10.49%
P/E Ratio
as of 30/Apr/2024
13.09

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% (or 50% for bond funds and money market funds) of the fund’s gross weight must come from securities with ESG coverage by MSCI ESG Research (certain cash positions and other asset types deemed not relevant for ESG analysis by MSCI are removed prior to calculating a fund’s gross weight; the absolute values of short positions are included but treated as uncovered), the fund’s holdings date must be less than one year old, and the fund must have at least ten securities. MSCI Ratings are currently unavailable for this fund.

Business Involvement

Business Involvement

Business Involvement metrics can help investors gain a more comprehensive view of specific activities in which a fund may be exposed through its investments.


Business Involvement metrics are not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, and, unless otherwise stated in fund documentation and included within a fund’s investment objective, do not change a fund’s investment objective or constrain the fund’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Business Involvement metrics, using links below.

MSCI - Controversial Weapons
as of 30/Apr/2024
0.00%
MSCI - Nuclear Weapons
as of 30/Apr/2024
0.00%
MSCI - Civilian Firearms
as of 30/Apr/2024
0.00%
MSCI - Tobacco
as of 30/Apr/2024
0.01%
MSCI - UN Global Compact Violators
as of 30/Apr/2024
0.01%
MSCI - Thermal Coal
as of 30/Apr/2024
0.02%
MSCI - Oil Sands
as of 30/Apr/2024
0.01%

Business Involvement Coverage
as of 30/Apr/2024
95.87%
Percentage of Fund not covered
as of 30/Apr/2024
4.13%
BlackRock business involvement exposures as shown above for Thermal Coal and Oil Sands are calculated and reported for companies that generate more than 5% of revenue from thermal coal or oil sands as defined by MSCI ESG Research. For the exposure to companies that generate any revenue from thermal coal or oil sands (at a 0% revenue threshold), as defined by MSCI ESG Research, it is as follows: Thermal Coal 0.03% and for Oil Sands 12.25%.

Business Involvement metrics are calculated by BlackRock using data from MSCI ESG Research which provides a profile of each company’s specific business involvement. BlackRock leverages this data to provide a summed up view across holdings and translates it to a fund's market value exposure to the listed Business Involvement areas above.


Business Involvement metrics are designed only to identify companies where MSCI has conducted research and identified as having involvement in the covered activity. As a result, it is possible there is additional involvement in these covered activities where MSCI does not have coverage. This information should not be used to produce comprehensive lists of companies without involvement. Business Involvement metrics are only displayed if at least 1% of the fund’s gross weight includes securities covered by MSCI ESG Research.

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3 stars
Overall Morningstar Rating for ACS UK Equity Tracker Fund, Class X1L, as of 30/Apr/2024 rated against 560 UK Large-Cap Equity Funds.

Morningstar Medalist Rating

Morningstar Medalist Rating - GOLD
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Gold medal. (Effective 30/Sept/2023)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30/Apr/2024
Name Weight (%)
SHELL PLC 8.43
ASTRAZENECA PLC 8.07
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC 6.02
UNILEVER PLC 4.65
BP PLC 3.93
Name Weight (%)
GLAXOSMITHKLINE 3.05
RELX PLC 2.83
DIAGEO PLC 2.78
RIO TINTO PLC 2.70
LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC 1.87
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 30/Apr/2024

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency Bid Price Offer Price ISIN
Class X1L GBP - - - GB00BD71Z349
Class X1M Acc GBP - - - GB00BNKF6R43
Class X1A GBP - - - GB00BD71YR12
Class X1RA GBP - - - GB00BNG5M038
Class X1J GBP - - - GB00BD71Z125
Class X1I GBP - - - GB00BD71Z018
Class X1E GBP - - - GB00BD71YW64
Class X1G GBP - - - GB00BD71YY88
Class X1H GBP - - - GB00BD71YZ95
Class X1D GBP - - - GB00BD71YV57
Class X1 GBP - - - GB00BYX7SS90
Class X1K GBP - - - GB00BD71Z232
Class X1B GBP - - - GB00BD71YS29
Class X1F GBP - - - GB00BD71YX71
Class X1C GBP - - - GB00BD71YT36

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Kieran Doyle
Kieran Doyle

Literature

Literature