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BlackRock Global Funds - Global Allocation Fund A2 USD

Performance History31/01/2016
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
BlackRock Global Funds - Global Allocation Fund A2 USD
Fund3.311.97.93.4-0.9
+/-Cat-1.64.1-0.50.6-1.0
+/-B’mrk-2.53.3-4.1-2.2-2.4
 
Key Stats
NAV
10/02/2016
 USD 45.75
Day Change 0.27%
Morningstar Category™ USD Moderate Allocation
ISIN LU0072462426
Fund Size (Mil)
29/01/2016
 USD 21372.99
Share Class Size (Mil)
10/02/2016
 USD 8211.80
Max Initial Charge 5.00%
Ongoing Charge
02/02/2016
  1.77%
Morningstar Research
Analyst Report

There are reasons to doubt BGF Global Allocation, but more reasons to have faith.

The fund's performance ranks in the middle of its Morningstar Category in recent calendar years and trailing periods, although it remains decent in absolute...

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Morningstar Pillars
PeoplePositive
ParentNeutral
ProcessPositive
PerformancePositive
PricePositive
Investment Objective: BlackRock Global Funds - Global Allocation Fund A2 USD
The Global Allocation Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests globally in equity, debt and short term securities, of both corporate and governmental issuers, with no prescribed limits. In normal market conditions the Fund will invest at least 70% of its total assets in the securities of corporate and governmental issuers. The Fund generally will seek to invest in securities that are, in the opinion of the Investment Adviser, undervalued. The Fund may also invest in the equity securities of small and emerging growth companies. The Fund may also invest a portion of its debt portfolio in high yield fixed income transferable securities. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.
Returns
Trailing Returns10/02/2016
YTD-4.96
3 Years Annualised3.71
5 Years Annualised3.64
10 Years Annualised5.54
12 Month Yield 0.00
Management
Manager Name
Start Date
Dennis Stattman
31/07/1993
Dan Chamby
28/02/2011
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Inception Date
03/01/1997
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Category Benchmark
Fund BenchmarkMorningstar Benchmark
24% BofAML US Treasuries 5+Y TR USD ,  24% FTSE World Ex US TR USD ,  16% Citi WGBI NonUSD USD ,  36% S&P 500 TR USDCat 50%Barclays US Agg TR&50%FTSE Wld TR
Portfolio Profile for  BlackRock Global Funds - Global Allocation Fund A2 USD31/12/2015
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Morningstar Style Box®
Fixed Income Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock55.110.3654.75
Bond18.440.0018.44
Property0.000.000.00
Cash23.340.0523.28
Other3.560.033.52
Fixed Income
Effective Maturity1.88
Effective Duration1.28
Top 5 Regions%
United States53.11
Japan15.94
Eurozone11.12
United Kingdom6.87
Asia - Developed3.38
Top 5 Sectors%
Financial Services15.90
Technology13.72
Healthcare13.60
Industrials10.73
Consumer Cyclical10.45
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
US Treasury Note 2%2.64
United Kingdom (Government Of) 2%1.27
US Treasury Note 2.125%0.83
Alphabet Inc Class C Capital StockTechnologyTechnology0.81
Marathon Petroleum CorpEnergyEnergy0.73
BlackRock Global Funds - Global Allocation Fund A2 USD