Equity

MDDVX

Equity Dividend Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y
-24.41 -14.65 -24.41 -12.72 0.58 21.09 109.76
-28.38 -19.13 -28.38 -17.30 -4.70 14.74 98.73
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. -26.73 -17.09 -26.73 -17.17 -6.39 9.89 109.31
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Large Value -18.55 11.33 -16.25 -11.56 -6.19 7.31 94.72
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Equity Income Funds -24.51 -15.34 -24.51 -15.38 -2.40 12.10 103.27
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 Jul 01, 2020 $4,036.0 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jul 01, 2020 $16,454.8 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 May 29, 2020 80
Max Offer Price as of Jul 01, 2020 $18.79
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Jun 30, 2020 43%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of May 29, 2020 $ 122,149.0 M
R-Squared (3y) as of May 31, 2020 98.09
Beta (3y) as of May 31, 2020 0.91
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Mar 31, 2019 10.19%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Mar 31, 2020 -24.41%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of May 31, 2020 16.62

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 Equity Dividend Fund, Class A, as of Jun 30, 2020 rated against 1101 Large Value Funds based on risk adjusted total return.

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 May 31, 2020 out of 453, 12,347, 454, 128 and 453 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 May 29, 2020
Name Weight (%)
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 4.04
BANK OF AMERICA CORP 3.32
CITIGROUP INC 2.92
ANTHEM INC 2.42
MEDTRONIC PLC 2.34
Name Weight (%)
SANOFI SA 2.32
UNILEVER NV 2.10
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS NV 2.05
FIRSTENERGY CORPORATION 2.04
AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC 1.99

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 29, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of May 29, 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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