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BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience A2 (EUR)

Performance History30/06/2014
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience A2 (EUR)
Fund5.16.111.540.87.6
+/-Cat-2.85.0-1.08.90.3
+/-B’mrk-0.5-4.1-0.97.10.3
 
Key Stats
NAV
23/07/2014
 EUR 22.60
Day Change 1.19%
Morningstar Category™ Sector Equity Healthcare
ISIN LU0171307068
Fund Size (Mil)
30/06/2014
 USD 2373.92
Share Class Size (Mil)
23/07/2014
 USD 1708.25
Max Initial Charge -
Total Expense Ratio
30/09/2012
  1.81%
Morningstar OBSR Research

BGF World Healthscience is a decent choice for investors seeking exposure to health-care stocks but not a standout in our view.



The fund underwent a manager change in April 2011 with Erin Xie becoming the lead manager. Xie has more than 13...

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Investment Objective: BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience A2 (EUR)
The World Healthscience Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies whose predominant economic activity is in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, medical technology and supplies and the development of biotechnology. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.
Returns
Trailing Returns23/07/2014
YTD8.94
3 Years Annualised17.43
5 Years Annualised17.37
10 Years Annualised12.13
12 Month Yield -
Management
Manager Name
Start Date
Erin Xie
01/04/2011
Thomas Callan
01/04/2011
Inception Date
06/04/2001
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Benchmarks
Fund BenchmarkMorningstar Benchmark
MSCI World/Health Care NR USDMSCI World/Health Care NR USD
Portfolio Profile for  BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience A2 (EUR)30/06/2014
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock98.580.0098.58
Bond0.000.000.00
Property0.000.000.00
Cash1.050.001.05
Other0.370.000.37
Top 5 Regions%
United States75.01
Eurozone10.20
Europe - ex Euro8.76
United Kingdom4.29
Canada1.04
Top 5 Sectors%
No Data Available
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Johnson & JohnsonHealthcareHealthcare5.01
Merck & Co IncHealthcareHealthcare4.12
Novartis AGHealthcareHealthcare3.77
AbbVie IncHealthcareHealthcare3.51
Roche Holding AGHealthcareHealthcare3.45
BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience A2 (EUR)