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PERFORMANCE


Cum. Fund Perf. Since Inception: 1,069.56%

Source: Lipper. Data reflects different methodology from the BlackRock calculated returns in the Returns tab. The $10,000 Hypothetical Over Time chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment in the investor class of shares noted and does not assume the max sales charge. Had sales charge been included, returns would have been lower. The chart uses total return NAV performance and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including 12b-1 fees, management fees and other expenses were deducted. Performance for other share classes will vary.


The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.
as of
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.  
11.49 13.28 14.13 9.41 10.05
- - - - -
Benchmark (%)   15.47 17.56 16.96 7.99 10.59
Morningstar Category Avg. (%)   14.21 15.43 15.12 7.33 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%)   13.23 14.30 14.94 7.98 -
as of
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.  
2.57 -2.07 0.43 11.49 45.35 93.64 145.89 1,069.56
- - - - - - - -
Benchmark (%)   6.43 -1.70 2.34 15.47 62.49 118.92 115.74 1,224.85
Lipper Ranking  

as of 30-Jun-2014

372/450 243/317 189/269 24/159
Morningstar Category Avg. (%)   4.99 -1.83 2.03 14.21 53.79 102.15 102.89 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%)   4.89 -2.20 1.67 13.23 49.52 100.94 117.16 -
as of
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   22.18 13.27 5.92 12.18 24.67
Benchmark (%)   19.69 15.51 0.39 17.51 32.53
Morningstar Category Avg. (%)   24.13 13.66 -0.75 14.57 31.21


The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

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Ex-Date Payable Date Record Date Total Distribution Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains Return of Capital
Jul 17, 2014 Jul 17, 2014 Jul 17, 2014 $0.117400 - - - -
Apr 16, 2014 Apr 16, 2014 Apr 16, 2014 $0.128200 - - - -
Dec 13, 2013 Dec 16, 2013 Dec 12, 2013 $0.136700 $0.115000 - $0.021700 -
Oct 17, 2013 Oct 17, 2013 Oct 17, 2013 $0.127000 $0.127000 - - -
Jul 18, 2013 Jul 18, 2013 Jul 18, 2013 $0.101100 $0.101100 - - -
Apr 17, 2013 Apr 17, 2013 Apr 17, 2013 $0.109900 $0.109900 - - -
Dec 12, 2012 Dec 13, 2012 Dec 11, 2012 $0.145976 $0.140600 - $0.005376 -
Oct 18, 2012 Oct 18, 2012 Oct 18, 2012 $0.116000 $0.116000 - - -
Jul 19, 2012 Jul 19, 2012 Jul 19, 2012 $0.104400 $0.104400 - - -
Apr 18, 2012 Apr 18, 2012 Apr 18, 2012 $0.102400 $0.102400 - - -
Dec 8, 2011 Dec 9, 2011 Dec 7, 2011 $0.131849 $0.124344 - $0.007505 -
Oct 20, 2011 Oct 20, 2011 Oct 19, 2011 $0.090085 $0.090085 - - -
Jul 21, 2011 Jul 21, 2011 Jul 20, 2011 $0.096711 $0.096711 - - -
Apr 20, 2011 Apr 20, 2011 Apr 19, 2011 $0.083478 $0.083478 - - -
Dec 9, 2010 Dec 9, 2010 Dec 8, 2010 $0.096803 $0.096803 - - -
Oct 21, 2010 Oct 21, 2010 Oct 20, 2010 $0.115138 $0.115138 - - -
Jul 22, 2010 Jul 22, 2010 Jul 21, 2010 $0.076407 $0.076407 - - -
Apr 22, 2010 Apr 22, 2010 Apr 21, 2010 $0.077296 $0.077296 - - -
Dec 10, 2009 Dec 10, 2009 Dec 9, 2009 $0.079438 $0.079438 - - -
Oct 22, 2009 Oct 22, 2009 Oct 21, 2009 $0.078550 $0.078550 - - -
Jul 23, 2009 Jul 23, 2009 Jul 22, 2009 $0.076909 $0.076909 - - -
Apr 23, 2009 Apr 23, 2009 Apr 22, 2009 $0.077073 $0.077073 - - -
Dec 11, 2008 Dec 11, 2008 Dec 10, 2008 $0.113061 $0.113061 - - -
Oct 23, 2008 Oct 23, 2008 Oct 22, 2008 $0.097934 $0.097934 - - -
Jul 17, 2008 Jul 17, 2008 Jul 16, 2008 $0.086815 $0.086815 - - -
Apr 17, 2008 Apr 17, 2008 Apr 16, 2008 $0.092677 $0.092677 - - -
Dec 20, 2007 Dec 21, 2007 Dec 19, 2007 $0.076621 $0.000000 $0.007276 $0.069345 -
Oct 23, 2007 Oct 24, 2007 Oct 22, 2007 $0.195600 $0.000000 $0.009200 $0.186400 -
Dec 19, 2006 Dec 20, 2006 Dec 18, 2006 $0.001300 $0.000000 $0.001300 - -
Oct 11, 2006 Oct 12, 2006 Oct 10, 2006 $0.225600 $0.000000 $0.005900 $0.219700 -
Dec 15, 2005 Dec 15, 2005 Dec 15, 2005 $0.022700 $0.000000 $0.016500 $0.006200 -
Oct 12, 2005 Oct 17, 2005 Oct 11, 2005 $0.006800 $0.000000 - $0.006800 -
Oct 11, 2001 Oct 16, 2001 Oct 10, 2001 $0.509500 $0.000000 - $0.509500 -
Dec 19, 2000 Dec 19, 2000 Dec 18, 2000 $0.492100 $0.000000 $0.052900 $0.439200 -
Oct 12, 2000 Oct 12, 2000 Oct 11, 2000 $0.971100 $0.000000 - $0.971100 -
Dec 16, 1999 Dec 16, 1999 Dec 16, 1999 $0.014600 $0.000000 - $0.014600 -
Oct 5, 1999 Oct 5, 1999 Oct 5, 1999 $0.608200 $0.000000 - $0.608200 -
Dec 16, 1998 Dec 16, 1998 Dec 16, 1998 $0.244300 $0.000000 $0.122200 $0.122100 -

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Year Total Distribution Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains
2013 0.47 0.45 0.00 0.02
2012 0.47 0.46 0.00 0.01
2011 0.40 0.39 0.00 0.01
2010 0.37 0.37 0.00 0.00
2009 0.31 0.31 0.00 0.00
2008 0.39 0.39 0.00 0.00
2007 0.27 0.00 0.02 0.26
2006 0.23 0.00 0.01 0.22
2005 0.03 0.00 0.02 0.01
2001 0.51 0.00 - 0.51
2000 1.46 0.00 0.05 1.41
1999 0.62 0.00 0.00 0.62
1998 0.24 0.00 0.12 0.12

Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.



The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2014

Name Weight (%)
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY 3.66
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 3.28
CHEVRON CORP 3.03
COMCAST CORPORATION 2.85
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO 2.63
HOME DEPOT INC 2.34
PFIZER INC 2.25
MERCK & CO INC 2.25
EXXON MOBIL CORP 2.20
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 2.06
The Fund is actively managed and its composition will vary. Holdings shown are for illustrative purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities listed. Fund details, holdings and characteristics are as of the date noted and subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31-Jul-2014

% of Market Value

United States

92.0%

99.7%

Canada

2.9%

0.2%

France

1.5%

-

Australia

1.3%

-

United Kingdom

1.2%

-

Netherlands

0.5%

-

Cash and Derivatives

0.4%

-

Peru

0.3%

-

Norway

-

0.1%

Germany

-

0.1%

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as of 31-Jul-2014

% of Market Value

North America

94.9%

99.8%

Europe

3.1%

0.2%

Asia Pacific Basin

1.3%

-

Cash and Derivatives

0.4%

-

Emerging Markets

0.3%

-

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Geographic exposure relates principally to the domicile of the issuers of the securities held in the product, added together and then expressed as a percentage of the product’s total holdings. However, in some instances it can reflect the country where the issuer of the securities carries out much of their business.
as of 31-Jul-2014

% of Market Value

Financials

23.6%

28.6%

Industrials

14.3%

10.1%

Energy

13.3%

13.8%

Consumer Discretionary

9.6%

6.4%

Health Care

9.4%

13.2%

Consumer Staples

8.7%

6.9%

Information Technology

7.0%

9.3%

Materials

6.3%

3.4%

Utilities

5.1%

6.0%

Telecommunications

2.2%

2.3%

  • Fund

  • Benchmark

as of 31-Jul-2014

% of Market Value

Cash and Derivatives

0.4%

-

Large Cap ->$10bn

96.9%

84.5%

Mid Cap - $2-$10bn

2.7%

15.4%

Small Cap -<$2bn

-

0.1%

  • Fund

  • Benchmark

Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management.

Allocations are subject to change.

Ratings

  • Morningstar Rating
     
  • Overall   :
  • 4
  • Overall Morningstar Rating for BlackRock Equity Dividend Fund, Institutional, as of 31-Jul-2014 rated against 1,078 Large Value Funds.

KEY FACTS

Size of Fund (Millions)

as of 29-Aug-2014

$30,396.8 M
Size of Class (Millions)

as of 29-Aug-2014

$15,306.9 M
Inception Date Nov 29, 1988
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Large Value
Lipper Classification Equity Income Funds
CUSIP 09251M504
Benchmark Index Russell 1000 Value Index (Total Return)

Total Expense Ratio 0.74%
Net, Including Investment Related Expenses   0.74%
Net, Excluding Investment Related Expenses 0.73%

Max Offer Price

as of 29-Aug-2014

$25.55
Distribution Frequency   Quarterly
Number of Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2014

90
Turnover Percent

as of 31-Jul-2014

15%
Open to New Investors Yes

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 31-Jul-2014

16.74
P/B Ratio  

as of 31-Jul-2014

2.40
Average Market Cap (Millions)  

as of 31-Jul-2014

$121,725.7 M

Alpha (3y)  

as of 30-Jun-2014

0.04
R-Squared (3y)  

as of 30-Jun-2014

95.10
Beta (3y)  

as of 30-Jun-2014

0.80

30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 31-Jul-2014

1.85%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield  

as of 31-Jul-2014

1.85%

Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years

3 months ending 31-Dec-2011

11.93%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years

3 months ending 31-May-2012

-3.34%

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The fund is actively managed and its characteristics will vary.

Stock and bond values fluctuate in price so the value of your investment can go down depending on market conditions.

International investing involves special risks including, but not limited to currency fluctuations, illiquidity and volatility. These risks may be heightened for investments in emerging markets.

The fund may use derivatives to hedge its investments or to seek to enhance returns. Derivatives entail risks relating to liquidity, leverage and credit that may reduce returns and increase volatility.

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Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

The Fund is actively managed and its composition will vary. Fund details, holdings and characteristics are as of the date noted and subject to change.

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