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BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience Fund A2 (EUR)

Performance History31/05/2016
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience Fund A2 (EUR)
Fund11.540.831.810.7-2.5
+/-Cat-1.08.96.5-0.71.0
+/-B’mrk-0.97.16.3-2.1-1.3
 
Key Stats
NAV
29/06/2016
 EUR 30.19
Day Change 0.29%
Morningstar Category™ Sector Equity Healthcare
ISIN LU0171307068
Fund Size (Mil)
31/05/2016
 USD 3348.86
Share Class Size (Mil)
28/06/2016
 USD 2510.64
Max Initial Charge 5.00%
Ongoing Charge
13/06/2016
  1.81%
Morningstar Research
Analyst Report

BGF World Healthscience is a solid proposition but there are more compelling offerings in the sector.

Erin Xie took over responsibility of this fund in April 2011 when her predecessor Robert Hodgson stepped down. She has more than 14 years’...

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Morningstar Pillars
PeopleNeutral
ParentNeutral
ProcessPositive
PerformanceNeutral
PriceNeutral
Investment Objective: BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience Fund 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 Returns29/06/2016
YTD3.69
3 Years Annualised18.41
5 Years Annualised17.51
10 Years Annualised13.57
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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Category Benchmark
Fund BenchmarkMorningstar Benchmark
MSCI World/Health Care NR USDMSCI World/Health Care NR USD
Portfolio Profile for  BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience Fund A2 (EUR)31/05/2016
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock98.580.0098.58
Bond0.000.000.00
Property0.000.000.00
Cash1.410.001.41
Other0.010.000.01
Top 5 Regions%
United States79.11
Europe - ex Euro7.66
United Kingdom7.03
Eurozone3.93
Middle East1.14
Top 5 Sectors%
Healthcare98.50
Technology1.50
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right ... HealthcareHealthcare4.76
Pfizer IncHealthcareHealthcare4.51
UnitedHealth Group IncHealthcareHealthcare4.50
Medtronic PLCHealthcareHealthcare4.19
Celgene CorpHealthcareHealthcare4.07
BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience Fund A2 (EUR)