Equity

CSGEX

Advantage Small Cap Growth 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.
-5.29 7.07 3.73 12.20 8.54
-10.26 5.16 2.62 11.60 8.31
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 2000 Growth Index.<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. -9.31 7.24 5.13 13.52 7.12
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Small Growth 1.12 16.26 7.91 15.52 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 287/664 397/572 406/505 298/381 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 2 3 4 3 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Small-Cap Growth Funds -4.53 8.78 5.26 13.66 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 311/559 346/477 345/436 262/328 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 3 3 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.
-5.29 -10.43 -21.37 -5.29 22.74 20.11 216.15 694.81
-10.26 -15.13 -25.50 -10.26 16.29 13.81 199.55 653.07
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 2000 Growth Index.<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. -9.31 -11.68 -21.65 -9.31 23.34 28.45 255.48 469.07
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Small Growth 11.36 11.36 -0.24 1.12 57.16 46.32 323.29 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Small-Cap Growth Funds -4.53 -11.31 -20.85 -4.53 29.07 29.94 265.03 -
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund. 1.81 -3.88 13.06 14.62 -5.29
Annual w/ Sales Charge (%) Max Sales Charge: 5.25 -3.53 -8.93 7.12 8.60 -10.26
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 2000 Growth Index<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. 5.60 -1.38 11.32 22.17 -9.31
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Small Growth 2.44 -2.41 11.20 21.50 -5.76
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 Feb 14, 2019 $197.9 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Feb 14, 2019 $681.5 M
Share Class launch date Sep 15, 1993
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Small Growth
Lipper Classification Small-Cap Growth Funds
Benchmark Index Russell 2000 Growth Index
CUSIP 091928309
Number of Holdings as of Jan 31, 2019 502
Max Offer Price as of Feb 14, 2019 $13.54
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Jan 31, 2019 129%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Jan 31, 2019 $ 2,606.1 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Jan 31, 2019 97.46
Beta (3y) as of Jan 31, 2019 1.00
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jan 31, 2017 14.23%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Dec 31, 2018 -21.37%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Jan 31, 2019 16.68

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 Jan 31, 2019 out of 480, 12,205, 481, 138 and 481 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Small-Cap Growth 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 Jan 31, 2019) ‡

Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
EASTGROUP PROPERTIES, INC. 1.55
INSPERITY INC 1.50
COMFORT SYSTEMS USA, INC. 1.09
APPLIED INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES INC. 1.04
FIVE BELOW INC 1.01
Name Weight (%)
TEXAS ROADHOUSE HOLDINGS LLC 1.00
GENERAC HOLDINGS INC 0.90
PLANET FITNESS INC 0.89
ASBURY AUTOMOTIVE GROUP INC. 0.85
PROTO LABS INC 0.85

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Dec 31, 2018

% 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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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 Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

    

Travis Cooke
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

      

Richard Mathieson
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

    

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

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