Equity

BDMIX

Global Long/Short Equity 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.
7.69 1.01 3.40 - 4.21
Benchmark (%) Index: ICE BofAML 3-MO US Treasury Bill (G0O1).<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. 1.11 0.53 0.34 - 0.32
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Market Neutral 1.66 0.96 0.87 1.42 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 7/143 60/114 13/78 - -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 1 3 1 - -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Alt Long/Short Equity 5.92 3.64 5.20 4.31 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 117/318 172/217 99/125 - -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 2 4 4 - -
  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.
-0.66 1.52 -0.66 7.69 3.05 18.17 - 24.32
Benchmark (%) Index: ICE BofAML 3-MO US Treasury Bill (G0O1).<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. 0.35 0.14 0.35 1.11 1.60 1.69 - 1.71
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Market Neutral -0.25 -0.31 -0.25 1.66 2.92 4.44 15.20 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Alt Long/Short Equity -0.96 -0.96 -0.96 5.92 11.82 30.12 58.90 -
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 Jun 22, 2018 $552.1 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jun 22, 2018 $629.3 M
Share Class launch date Dec 20, 2012
Asset Class Alternative
Morningstar Category Market Neutral
Lipper Classification Alt Long/Short Equity
Benchmark Index ICE BofAML 3-MO US Treasury Bill (G0O1)
CUSIP 091936526
Max Offer Price as of Jun 22, 2018 $12.17
Number of Holdings (Long) as of Apr 30, 2018 603.00
Number of Holdings (Short) as of Apr 30, 2018 645.00
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Sep 30, 2017 34%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

P/E Ratio - Long as of Apr 30, 2018 17.54
P/E Ratio - Short as of Apr 30, 2018 19.07
Market Cap - Long (Millions) as of Apr 30, 2018 $ 22,797.3 M
Market Cap - Short (Millions) as of Apr 30, 2018 $ 31,998.4 M
P/B Ratio - Short as of Apr 30, 2018 2.09
P/B Ratio - Long as of Apr 30, 2018 2.37
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Apr 30, 2017 4.60%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Feb 29, 2016 -5.89%
Standard Deviation (3y) as of Mar 31, 2018 0.00
This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for Global Long/Short Equity Fund, Class I, as of May 31, 2018 rated against 123 Market Neutral Funds.

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 Apr 30, 2018 out of 219, 11,857, 220, 111 and 220 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Alt Long/Short Equity classification.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Jul 07, 2017) ‡

Holdings

Holdings

as of May 31, 2018
Name Fund Weight (%)
SWISS MKT IX JUN 18 4.39
PROLOGIS INC 2.26
HOCHTIEF AG 1.93
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD 1.88
KONINKLIJKE DSM NV 1.85
Name Fund Weight (%)
SWEDISH MATCH AB 1.85
WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS PLC 1.83
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES INC 1.68
KOHLS CORP 1.68
CITIGROUP INC 1.65
as of May 31, 2018
Name Fund Weight (%)
BECTON DICKINSON AND COMPANY -1.88
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY (THE) -1.78
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED -1.77
ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS INC -1.76
CBOE GLOBAL MARKETS INC -1.74
Name Fund Weight (%)
ATLAS ARTERIA GROUP -1.74
B&M EUROPEAN VALUE RETAIL SA -1.73
UNITI GROUP INC -1.67
KINGFISHER PLC -1.64
YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA -1.58

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of May 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Long Short Net
as of May 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Long Short Net
as of May 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Long Short Net
as of May 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Long Short 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 Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

    

Kevin Franklin
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

     

Richard Mathieson
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

    

Portfolio Manager

Literature

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