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BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience A2 (EUR)

Performance History28/02/2015
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience A2 (EUR)
Fund6.111.540.831.87.0
+/-Cat5.0-1.08.96.5-0.5
+/-B’mrk-4.1-0.97.16.3-0.9
 
Key Stats
NAV
26/03/2015
 EUR 32.95
Day Change -1.86%
Morningstar Category™ Sector Equity Healthcare
ISIN LU0171307068
Fund Size (Mil)
27/02/2015
 USD 3489.41
Share Class Size (Mil)
26/03/2015
 USD 2643.77
Max Initial Charge 5.00%
Ongoing Charge
09/02/2015
  1.82%
Morningstar OBSR 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 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 Returns26/03/2015
YTD12.24
3 Years Annualised29.62
5 Years Annualised17.97
10 Years Annualised14.88
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)28/02/2015
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock99.800.0099.80
Bond0.000.000.00
Property0.000.000.00
Cash0.000.05-0.05
Other0.250.000.25
Top 5 Regions%
United States75.61
Eurozone8.66
Europe - ex Euro7.39
United Kingdom3.22
Canada2.00
Top 5 Sectors%
Healthcare99.08
Technology0.71
Industrials0.21
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Novartis AGHealthcareHealthcare4.17
Biogen Idec IncHealthcareHealthcare3.61
Celgene CorpHealthcareHealthcare3.44
UnitedHealth Group IncHealthcareHealthcare3.31
Actavis PLCHealthcareHealthcare3.04
BlackRock Global Funds - World Healthscience A2 (EUR)