Advisor Insight

Get valuable insight from Tony DeSpirito, portfolio manager of the BlackRock Equity Dividend Fund on the power of dividend growth.

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Overall Morningstar Rating1™

For over a quarter century the Equity Dividend Fund (MADVX) has a proven track record of delivering strong risk-adjusted returns

Rated against 1,109 Large Value Funds, as of 9/30/18 based on risk adjusted total return. Overall Ratings are determined monthly and subject to change. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a fund is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5- and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics.

 Pay and grow chart Has provided competitive returns by focusing on attractively valued quality companies that pay and grow their dividend
4-Star1, bronze-rated fund2, outperforming 96% of peers over the last 15 years.3


Durable record of performance through diverse markets Durable record of performance through diverse markets
Strong returns with less risk resulting in an asymmetric upside/downside capture ratio of 90/77.4


Seeks higher returns with less risk
Seeks higher returns with less risk5
The fund has grown a $100,000 investment in 2000 into over $462,766 today.6