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BGF World Energy D4 GBP

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Fund Provider BlackRock
Fund Summary The World Energy 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 the exploration, development, production and distribution of energy. Risk management measure used: Relative VaR using MSCI World Energy Index as the appropriate benchmark.
SEDOL code B3Y9G49
ISIN LU0630472362
Fund code BGWED
Managers Alastair Bishop, Mark Hume
Manager Tenure 4 years
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Energy
IMA Sector Specialist
Fund Size £1,050 million
Fund Type Offshore
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 1.32%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £12.92
Buy Price £12.92
Price Change +0.0775%
Price Date 17th May 2019
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 27th May 2011
Fund Status OPEN
Alastair Bishop is a Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2010. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Mr. Bishop was a senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, where he was responsible for covering the Clean Technology industry. Mr. Bishop began his career in 2001 at Dresdner Kleinwort Investment Bank, where he was responsible for covering the European Renewable Energy and Industrial sectors. Mr. Bishop earned a BSc degree in economics from the University of Nottingham in 2001.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.561%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Fund Performance +5.79% -12.00% +30.62% -19.37% -9.18% -0.54% +3.40%
Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Energy)
+11.39% -8.84% +25.92% -15.21% -15.62%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Energy)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.08% +0.80% -0.72%
1 week 3.94% +3.46% +0.48%
1 month -2.49% -2.10% -0.39%
3 months 0.47% +0.70% -0.23%
6 months 0.86% +0.15% +0.70%
1 year -13.31% -8.63% -4.68%
3 years 17.10% +21.15% -4.05%
5 years -13.56% -16.50% +2.94%
10 years Currently unavailable +3.77% Currently unavailable
YTD 14.13% +12.46% +1.68%
Since inception -19.71% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
BP PLC GBR 9.92%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A GBR 9.80%
Total SA FRA 7.45%
Exxon Mobil Corp USA 7.34%
Chevron Corp USA 4.90%
ConocoPhillips USA 4.82%
Suncor Energy Inc CAN 4.68%
TransCanada Corp CAN 4.47%
Williams Companies Inc USA 4.34%
EOG Resources Inc USA 3.99%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
31st August 2018 0.1539 £14.6700
31st August 2017 0.2615 £11.9400
31st August 2016 0.1556 £12.9600
31st August 2015 0.1208 £10.4400
29th August 2014 0.0770 £16.3800