MASPX

Value Opportunities Fund

Overview

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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.
20.15 4.67 13.30 5.47 9.81
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Small Blend 20.96 5.70 12.75 6.12 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 482/776 477/646 258/545 268/389 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 3 3 2 3 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Small-Cap Core Funds 20.88 5.98 12.86 6.38 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 557/949 608/794 324/680 366/497 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 3 4 2 3 -
  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.
1.61 1.99 1.43 20.15 14.66 86.74 70.25 3,803.21
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Small Blend 3.24 2.53 1.53 20.96 18.10 82.20 81.11 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Small-Cap Core Funds 3.54 2.48 1.55 20.88 19.28 83.69 87.23 -
  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund. 13.47 42.83 4.99 -6.76 23.73
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Small Blend 15.46 37.39 3.79 -5.38 20.78


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 Sep 25, 2017 $153.7 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Sep 25, 2017 $637.8 M
Share Class launch date May 05, 1978
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Small Blend
Lipper Classification Small-Cap Core Funds
Benchmark Index S&P SmallCap 600 Value Index (Total Return)
CUSIP 09252L505
Number of Holdings as of Aug 31, 2017 140
Max Offer Price as of Sep 25, 2017 $33.23
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Aug 31, 2017 68%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Aug 31, 2017 $1,945.6 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Aug 31, 2017 94.68
Beta (3y) as of Aug 31, 2017 0.95
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jan 31, 2017 14.63%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jan 31, 2016 -11.64%
Standard Deviation (3y) as of Aug 31, 2017 14.40
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 Aug 31, 2017 out of 826, 11,920, 824, 425 and 826 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Small-Cap Core Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 31, 2017
Name Weight (%)
LANDAUER, INC. 2.04
CABLE ONE INC 1.66
HALYARD HEALTH INC 1.63
CACI INTERNATIONAL INC 1.56
ALLETE INC 1.53
Name Weight (%)
LIFEPOINT HEALTH INC 1.46
LTC PROPERTIES INC 1.45
PEBBLEBROOK HOTEL TRUST 1.35
ABM INDUSTRIES INCORPORATED 1.34
ILG INC 1.33

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Aug 31, 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 Aug 31, 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

Raffaele Savi
BlackRock Scientific Active Equity Investment Team

    

John Coyle
John Coyle
Kevin Franklin
Scientific Active Equity Investment Group

     

Richard Mathieson
Richard Mathieson
Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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