Equity

MDGCX

Advantage Global Fund

Overview

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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.
-0.64 11.18 3.99 11.90 8.84
-5.86 9.20 2.87 11.30 8.60
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI AC World Index (NDR).<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. 2.60 10.67 6.45 11.98 -
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) World Large Stock 1.85 9.96 5.89 11.79 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 657/900 219/732 490/617 182/370 -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 3 2 4 2 -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Global Small-/Mid-Cap Funds -2.49 11.09 5.32 13.95 -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 182/221 105/175 146/159 54/86 -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 4 3 4 3 -
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 October 26, 2017 are the returns of the Fund when it followed different investment strategies under the name “BlackRock Global SmallCap Fund, Inc.” 

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 Apr 18, 2019 $295.6 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Apr 18, 2019 $463.5 M
Share Class launch date Aug 05, 1994
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category World Large Stock
Lipper Classification Global Multi-Cap Growth
Benchmark Index MSCI AC World Index (NDR)
CUSIP 09252A103
Number of Holdings as of Mar 29, 2019 849
Max Offer Price as of Apr 18, 2019 $21.42
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Mar 31, 2019 189%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Mar 29, 2019 $ 129,702.8 M
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jan 31, 2018 9.86%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Dec 31, 2018 -14.81%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Mar 31, 2019 11.32

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

Ratings

Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
AMAZON.COM INC 1.64
APPLE INC 1.57
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 1.35
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 1.24
ROCHE HOLDING AG 1.19
Name Weight (%)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 1.17
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC 0.99
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY 0.98
LOREAL SA 0.94
ALPHABET INC 0.92

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Mar 29, 2019

% 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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% 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

Raffaele Savi
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

    

Kevin Franklin
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

     

Richard Mathieson
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

    

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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