Equity

MABAX

Basic Value Fund

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
8.85 5.54 12.00 5.55 11.63
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 1000 Value Index (Total Return).<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 15.12 8.53 13.20 5.92 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Large Value 16.17 7.99 12.23 5.72 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 1231/1269 992/1108 562/962 371/689 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 4 4 3 3 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Large-Cap Value Funds 17.16 7.75 12.35 5.42 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 360/370 283/320 188/286 110/231 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 4 4 3 2 -
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept. Performance data for certain classes of shares of certain funds are based on pre-class inception information dating back to an older class of fund shares. This information may be considered when assessing a fund's performance, but it does not represent actual performance of these classes of shares. The inception date noted under Key Fund Facts is the date the class of shares was incepted. See fund prospectus or fact sheet for details.
2.68 3.09 3.38 8.85 17.57 76.21 71.69 8,289.37
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 1000 Value Index (Total Return).<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results. 7.92 2.96 3.11 15.12 27.85 85.90 77.66 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Large Value 9.41 3.20 3.80 16.17 25.92 78.05 74.49 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Large-Cap Value Funds 9.57 3.27 3.72 17.16 25.21 79.30 70.91 -


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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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Oct 20, 2017 $1,635.2 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Oct 20, 2017 $3,269.4 M
Share Class launch date Jul 01, 1977
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Large Value
Lipper Classification Multi-Cap Value Funds
Benchmark Index Russell 1000 Value Index (Total Return)
CUSIP 09251G507
Number of Holdings as of Sep 29, 2017 73
Max Offer Price as of Oct 20, 2017 $26.34
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Sep 30, 2017 26%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Sep 29, 2017 $110,454.4 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Sep 29, 2017 91.41
Beta (3y) as of Sep 29, 2017 1.22
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending May 31, 2016 15.36%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Sep 30, 2015 -11.62%
Standard Deviation (3y) as of Sep 29, 2017 12.97
This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

Lipper Leader

 
Overall Lipper Leaders ratings based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable) and do not take into account the effects of sales charges for these categories (Consistent Return, Preservation, Total Return, Expense, and Tax Efficiency) as of Sep 30, 2017 out of 320, 11,917, 320, 161 and 320 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Multi-Cap Value Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 29, 2017
Name Weight (%)
CITIGROUP INC 5.04
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 4.96
PFIZER INC 4.87
CISCO SYSTEMS INC 4.83
ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS INC 3.22
Name Weight (%)
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED 3.03
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC 2.96
EXELON CORPORATION 2.76
GILEAD SCIENCES INC 2.59
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 2.50

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 29, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 29, 2017

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Carrie King
Managing Director

Carrie King, Managing Director, is a member of the Basic Value team which primarily manages US Large Cap Value portfolios within BlackRock's Fundamental Equity division. Ms. King is a portfolio manager and is responsible for coverage of healthcare, consumer discretionary, telecommunications, aerospace & defense, and chemicals companies.

 

Ms. King's service with the firm dates back to 1993, including her years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, Ms. King served several roles including senior fund analyst, associate portfolio manager, and industry analyst, all with an emphasis on a value-oriented investment style. Ms. King has been a member of the Basic Value team since 1996. Prior to joining MLIM, Ms. King was an industry analyst for The Fuji Bank from 1991 to 1993, and an equity securities analyst for Kidder, Peabody & Co from 1986 to 1989. She began her career as a research analyst for John Hancock Financial Services in 1985.

 

Ms. King earned a BS degree in business administration from Boston University in 1985 and an MBA degree from New York University in 1990.

 

Joseph Wolfe
Director

Joseph Wolfe, CFA, CQF, FRM, Director and Lead Quantitative Analyst of the BlackRock Large Cap Series Funds is a member of the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group.


Prior to joining BlackRock in 2012, Mr. Wolfe was the head of Quantitative Active Research at Northern Trust in Chicago where he directed quantitative research across the active equity teams, developed ETF strategies for FlexShares and co-managed several active mutual funds. Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2005, Mr. Wolfe was a senior quantitative analyst for the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio where he co-managed several quantitative strategies and served as a risk manager.


Mr. Wolfe earned a BS degree in Economics from Slippery Rock University and holds advanced degrees in Economics from Kent State University and the Ohio State University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Financial Risk Manager and has obtained his Certificate in Quantitative Finance.

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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