Equity

MDDVX

Equity Dividend 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.
-7.43 7.73 6.31 10.63 9.30
-12.29 5.81 5.17 10.04 9.11
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. -8.27 6.95 5.95 11.18 9.79
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Large Value -5.45 11.42 7.77 12.87 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 376/1217 264/1077 219/919 353/668 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 2 2 2 3 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Equity Income Funds -7.24 6.88 5.44 10.60 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 286/540 172/467 147/403 134/247 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 3 2 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.
-7.43 -8.63 -12.31 -7.43 25.02 35.82 174.70 1,352.90
-12.29 -13.43 -16.91 -12.29 18.46 28.69 160.28 1,276.51
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. -8.27 -9.60 -11.72 -8.27 22.35 33.49 188.52 1,561.67
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Large Value 7.72 7.72 0.02 -5.45 38.31 45.41 235.56 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Equity Income Funds -7.24 -8.48 -11.33 -7.24 22.26 30.71 175.30 -
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund. 9.06 -0.39 16.00 16.43 -7.43
Annual w/ Sales Charge (%) Max Sales Charge: 5.25 3.33 -5.62 9.91 10.32 -12.29
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. 13.45 -3.83 17.34 13.66 -8.27
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Large Value 10.21 -4.05 14.81 15.94 -8.53
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. The performance information for periods prior to the inception date of the share class is based on the Fund’s Institutional Shares, adjusted to reflect the fees and expenses applicable to such share class. See the fund prospectus for more details.

Growth of Hypothetical $10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Mar 22, 2019 $4,449.8 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Mar 22, 2019 $19,032.9 M
Share Class launch date Oct 21, 1994
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Large Value
Lipper Classification Equity Income Funds
Benchmark Index Russell 1000 Value Index (Total Return)
CUSIP 09251M108
Number of Holdings as of Feb 28, 2019 87
Max Offer Price as of Mar 22, 2019 $21.54
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Feb 28, 2019 36%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Feb 28, 2019 $ 146,439.8 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Feb 28, 2019 95.04
Beta (3y) as of Feb 28, 2019 0.95
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jan 31, 2017 9.46%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Dec 31, 2018 -12.31%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Feb 28, 2019 10.90

This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for Equity Dividend Fund, Class A, as of Feb 28, 2019 rated against 1095 Large Value 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 Jan 31, 2019 out of 467, 12,205, 467, 136 and 467 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Equity Income Funds 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 Nov 29, 2018) ‡

Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.10
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY 3.64
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 3.53
PFIZER INC 3.42
CITIGROUP INC 3.23
Name Weight (%)
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 3.02
ORACLE CORPORATION 2.73
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 2.31
BP PLC 2.15
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS NV 2.11

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2019

% 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
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% 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

Tony DeSpirito
BlackRock Fundamental Active Equity Investment Team

   

Franco Tapia, CFA,
Portfolio Manager

 

 

David Zhao
Portfolio Manager

  

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

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