Equity

BLSCX

Advantage Emerging Markets Fund

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Performance

Performance

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  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
8.96 1.01 1.16 - 0.29
7.96 1.01 1.16 - 0.29
Benchmark (%) 10.54 2.42 8.97 - 5.04
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) 7.24 1.51 7.16 2.40 -
Morningstar Ranking 470/742 428/653 579/552 - -
Morningstar Quartile 3 3 4 - -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) 1.84 2.37 4.20 5.00 -
Lipper Ranking 447/762 408/665 550/570 - -
Lipper Quartile 3 3 4 - -
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-2.14 -1.57 10.20 8.96 3.07 5.93 - 2.68
-3.12 -2.55 9.20 7.96 3.07 5.93 - 2.68
Benchmark (%) -1.16 -1.60 9.56 10.54 7.43 53.64 - 55.58
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) 0.59 1.37 2.33 7.24 4.61 41.33 26.71 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) -1.71 -1.58 3.56 1.84 8.12 24.40 68.37 -
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total Return (%) -7.38 0.65 13.43 -15.19 16.24
Benchmark (%) -14.92 11.19 37.28 -14.57 18.42
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) -13.79 8.47 34.17 -16.07 19.25
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 Fund's returns prior to June 12, 2017 are the returns of the Fund when it followed different investment strategies under the name “BlackRock Emerging Markets Long/Short Equity Fund.”

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) $131.3 M
Share Class launch date Oct 06, 2011
Size of Class (Millions) $1.2 M
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Diversified Emerging Mkts
Lipper Classification Emerging Markets Funds
Benchmark Index MSCI Emerging Markets Index (Net)
Distribution Frequency Annual
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 331
CUSIP 091936716
Max Offer Price as of Nov 27, 2020 $11.32
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent in the Annual Report 128%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

P/E Ratio as of Oct 30, 2020 16.18
P/B Ratio as of Oct 30, 2020 1.90
P/E Ratio - Forward as of Oct 30, 2020 16.94
Average Market Cap (Millions) as of Oct 30, 2020 $ 219,802.5 M
Alpha (3y) as of Nov 30, 2020 -0.07
R-Squared (3y) as of Nov 30, 2020 99.05
Beta (3y) as of Nov 30, 2020 1.04
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jul 31, 2020 20.63%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Mar 31, 2020 -25.61%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Nov 30, 2020 19.67
Active Share as of Oct 30, 2020 42.73%

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 2.54%
Net Expense Ratio 1.91%

Net Expense Ratio excluding Investment Related Expenses is 1.90%

  • 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 Oct 31, 2020 out of 665, 12,117, 665, 89 and 665 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Emerging Markets Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 9.14
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 7.98
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 7.04
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 3.73
MEITUAN 2.73
Name Weight (%)
NASPERS LTD 2.15
NK LUKOIL PAO 1.60
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LTD 1.53
JD.COM INC 1.42
BANCO BRADESCO SA 1.37

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Oct 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

Jeff Shen
Co-CIO of Active Equity and Co-Head of Systematic Active Equity (SAE) at BlackRock

   

Richard Mathieson
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team
David Piazza
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

  

Gerardo Rodriguez
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

    

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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