Equity

MDDVX

Equity Dividend Fund

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Performance

Performance

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  1y 3y 5y 10y
-4.31 3.12 8.56 9.37
-9.33 1.28 7.39 8.78
Benchmark (%) -5.03 2.63 7.66 9.95
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) -4.52 2.55 7.26 9.17
Morningstar Ranking 531/1205 453/1129 242/992 302/716
Morningstar Quartile 2 2 2 2
Lipper Category Avg. (%) -2.02 4.08 8.15 9.40
Lipper Ranking 290/481 264/448 170/387 118/236
Lipper Quartile 3 3 2 2
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y
-11.62 -2.67 2.55 -4.31 9.66 50.76 144.87
-16.26 -7.78 -2.83 -9.33 3.90 42.85 132.02
Benchmark (%) -11.58 -2.46 5.59 -5.03 8.11 44.61 158.14
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) -11.07 -2.80 4.85 -4.52 7.85 41.98 140.54
Lipper Category Avg. (%) -7.97 -2.65 5.37 -2.02 13.32 49.08 147.77
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total Return (%) -0.39 16.00 16.43 -7.43 27.25
Benchmark (%) -3.83 17.34 13.66 -8.27 26.54
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) -4.05 14.81 15.94 -8.53 25.04
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.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Oct 23, 2020 $4,454.0 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Oct 23, 2020 $16,941.5 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
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 77
Max Offer Price as of Oct 23, 2020 $19.41
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent in the Annual Report 43%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

P/B Ratio as of Sep 30, 2020 1.59
P/E Ratio - Forward as of Sep 30, 2020 15.70
Average Market Cap (Millions) as of Sep 30, 2020 $ 127,292.7 M
Alpha (3y) as of Sep 30, 2020 0.05
R-Squared (3y) as of Sep 30, 2020 97.79
Beta (3y) as of Sep 30, 2020 0.90
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jun 30, 2020 14.02%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Mar 31, 2020 -24.41%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Sep 30, 2020 16.69
Active Share as of Sep 30, 2020 81.09%

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

Fees

Fees

as of current prospectus
Gross Expense Ratio 0.96%
Net Expense Ratio 0.95%

Net Expense Ratio excluding Investment Related Expenses is 0.94%

  • Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses 0.01%
  • Interest expense 0.00%

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 Sep 30, 2020 out of 448, 12,141, 449, 125 and 449 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 Mar 16, 2020) ‡

Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.07
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 2.91
MEDTRONIC PLC 2.62
CITIGROUP INC 2.61
COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CORPORATION 2.36
Name Weight (%)
BAE SYSTEMS PLC 2.29
UNILEVER NV 2.29
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 2.29
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY 2.28
SANOFI SA 2.23

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Sep 30, 2020

% 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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