Equity

BFGBX

Capital Appreciation Fund

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
30.36 20.39 16.16 12.78 8.14
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 1000 Growth Index.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 26.30 20.55 16.58 14.31 7.43
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Large Growth 23.18 17.68 14.02 12.60 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 126/1430 197/1258 208/1129 387/818 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 1 1 1 2 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Large-Cap Growth Funds 24.96 18.60 15.00 13.02 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 57/677 105/596 130/542 221/410 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 1 1 1 3 -
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
21.11 0.45 5.77 30.36 74.50 111.46 232.98 407.39
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 1000 Growth Index.<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 17.09 0.56 9.17 26.30 75.20 115.37 280.77 342.05
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Large Growth 15.64 0.36 7.54 23.18 62.99 92.72 227.56 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Large-Cap Growth Funds 17.38 0.54 7.63 24.96 67.01 101.55 243.50 -
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Growth of Hypothetical $10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Dec 14, 2018 $516.5 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Dec 14, 2018 $2,793.4 M
Share Class launch date Dec 31, 1997
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Large Growth
Lipper Classification Large-Cap Growth Funds
Benchmark Index Russell 1000 Growth Index
CUSIP 09251R602
Number of Holdings as of Oct 31, 2018 48
Max Offer Price as of Dec 14, 2018 $26.28
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Nov 30, 2018 42%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Oct 31, 2018 $ 257,270.5 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Nov 30, 2018 87.13
Beta (3y) as of Nov 30, 2018 1.10
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jan 31, 2018 13.21%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Feb 29, 2016 -11.41%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Nov 30, 2018 13.02

This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for Capital Appreciation Fund, Class K, as of Nov 30, 2018 rated against 1252 Large Growth 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 Aug 07, 2018) ‡

Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
AMAZON.COM INC 8.88
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 6.65
VISA INC 5.20
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 4.71
ALPHABET INC 4.33
Name Weight (%)
MASTERCARD INC 3.24
NETFLIX INC 2.78
CONSTELLATION BRANDS INC 2.67
BOOKING HOLDINGS INC 2.64
ADOBE INC 2.43

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 31, 2018

% of Market Value

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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.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Lawrence Kemp
Managing Director

     

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

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