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BlackRock Global Funds - Global Allocation Fund A2 USD

Performance History30/04/2016
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
BlackRock Global Funds - Global Allocation Fund A2 USD
Fund3.311.97.93.41.1
+/-Cat-1.64.1-0.50.6-0.9
+/-B’mrk-2.53.3-4.1-2.2-2.4
 
Key Stats
NAV
29/04/2016
 USD 49.29
Day Change -0.89%
Morningstar Category™ USD Moderate Allocation
ISIN LU0072462426
Fund Size (Mil)
31/03/2016
 USD 21536.47
Share Class Size (Mil)
29/04/2016
 USD 8267.34
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 Returns29/04/2016
YTD1.07
3 Years Annualised4.32
5 Years Annualised4.72
10 Years Annualised6.11
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 USD31/03/2016
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Morningstar Style Box®
Fixed Income Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock53.550.2653.29
Bond28.100.0028.10
Property0.000.000.00
Cash13.270.0613.21
Other5.450.055.40
Fixed Income
Effective Maturity2.03
Effective Duration2.09
Top 5 Regions%
United States55.51
Japan14.22
Eurozone10.51
United Kingdom6.76
Asia - Developed3.41
Top 5 Sectors%
Financial Services14.66
Technology14.49
Healthcare14.19
Industrials10.85
Consumer Cyclical9.99
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
US Treasury Note 1.125%6.56
US Treasury Note2.50
SPDR® Gold Shares1.77
Apple IncTechnologyTechnology1.23
US Treasury Note 1.625%1.07
BlackRock Global Funds - Global Allocation Fund A2 USD