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BlackRock Gold & General Fund Class D Acc

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Fund Provider BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Fund Summary The aim of the Fund is to provide a return on your investment (generated through an increase in the value of the assets held by the Fund) (gross of fees) over the long term (5 or more consecutive years beginning at the point of investment) through investment in shares of companies related to gold mining, commodities and precious-metals.
SEDOL code B5ZNJ89
ISIN GB00B5ZNJ896
Fund code MCGDA
Managers Thomas Holl, Evy Hambro
Manager Tenure 5 years
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Precious Metals
IMA Sector Specialist
Fund Size £1,469 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 1.17%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £0.1579
Buy Price £0.1590
Price Date 6th July 2020
Yield 0.16%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 13th May 2013
Fund Status OPEN
Tom Holl, CFA, Director, is a member of the Natural Resources team within the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock’s Active Equity Group. He is responsible for covering the mining and gold sectors. Mr. Holl moved to his current role in 2008. His service with the BlackRock dates back to 2006, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, Mr. Holl was a member of the Global Equity team and the Real Estate team as a member of the graduate training program. Mr. Holl earned a BA degree, with honors, in Land Economy from Cambridge University in 2006.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 1.632%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance +43.92% +20.55% -9.88% -13.82% +77.70% -18.96% +10.48% -41.15% -19.34% +7.03%
Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Precious Metals)
+47.03% +10.55% -4.96% -13.53% +81.57%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Precious Metals)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.00% +30.28% -30.28%
1 week 2.00% +12.95% -10.95%
1 month 12.30% +51.55% -39.25%
3 months 46.34% +28.65% +17.68%
6 months 33.70% +44.23% -10.53%
1 year 42.64% +17.16% +25.48%
3 years 16.87% +20.20% -3.33%
5 years 19.59% +0.64% +18.95%
10 years 1.43% +8.37% -6.95%
YTD 35.07% +2.66% +32.41%
Since inception 12.08% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Barrick Gold Corp CAN 9.49%
Newmont Corp USA 9.05%
Northern Star Resources Ltd AUS 4.69%
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp CAN 4.33%
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd CAN 4.24%
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR ZAF 4.01%
Polyus PJSC ADR RUS 3.93%
Franco-Nevada Corp CAN 3.92%
Newcrest Mining Ltd AUS 3.70%
Polymetal International PLC RUS 3.55%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd March 2020 0.0233 £11.3900
1st March 2019 0.0795 £9.0770
1st March 2018 0.0010 £8.6550