By continuing to use this site, you agree to use of cookies. You can change this and find out more by following this link Accept cookies

BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience A2 (EUR)

Performance History31/08/2014
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience A2 (EUR)
Fund5.16.111.540.814.4
+/-Cat-2.85.0-1.08.91.4
+/-B’mrk-0.5-4.1-0.97.10.6
 
Key Stats
NAV
23/09/2014
 EUR 24.45
Day Change -0.81%
Morningstar Category™ Sector Equity Healthcare
ISIN LU0171307068
Fund Size (Mil)
31/08/2014
 USD 2395.97
Share Class Size (Mil)
22/09/2014
 USD 1754.80
Max Initial Charge -
Ongoing Charge
31/07/2014
  1.82%
Morningstar OBSR Research
Analyst Report

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...

Click here to read this analyst report on the underlying fund.
Morningstar Pillars
PeopleNeutral
ParentPositive
ProcessPositive
PerformanceNeutral
PriceNeutral
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 Returns23/09/2014
YTD17.29
3 Years Annualised25.04
5 Years Annualised17.39
10 Years Annualised12.25
12 Month Yield -
Management
Manager Name
Start Date
Erin Xie
01/04/2011
Thomas Callan
01/04/2011
Inception Date
06/04/2001
Advertisement
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)31/08/2014
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock99.800.0099.80
Bond0.000.000.00
Property0.000.000.00
Cash0.020.000.02
Other0.180.000.18
Top 5 Regions%
United States75.88
Eurozone9.80
Europe - ex Euro8.15
United Kingdom3.73
Canada0.97
Top 5 Sectors%
No Data Available
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Merck & Co IncHealthcareHealthcare3.83
Johnson & JohnsonHealthcareHealthcare3.74
Novartis AGHealthcareHealthcare3.63
AbbVie IncHealthcareHealthcare3.33
Roche Holding AGHealthcareHealthcare3.28
BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience A2 (EUR)