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MDGCX

Advantage Global Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y
25.54 3.18 8.42 25.54 36.87 38.67 132.55
18.95 -2.23 2.73 18.95 29.68 31.39 120.35
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI All Country World Index (Net TR).<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. 26.60 3.52 8.95 26.60 42.17 49.73 132.17
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) World Large Stock -1.17 -1.17 4.53 15.15 34.89 47.27 135.01
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Global Small-/Mid-Cap Funds 25.76 3.55 9.48 25.76 38.84 49.86 156.32
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 Mar 27, 2020 $204.8 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Mar 27, 2020 $312.7 M
Share Class launch date Aug 05, 1994
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category World Large Stock
Lipper Classification Global Multi-Cap Core
Benchmark Index MSCI All Country World Index (Net TR)
CUSIP 09252A103
Number of Holdings as of Feb 28, 2020 865
Max Offer Price as of Mar 27, 2020 $17.48
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Feb 29, 2020 137%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Feb 28, 2020 $ 181,483.5 M
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Mar 31, 2019 12.61%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Dec 31, 2018 -14.81%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Feb 29, 2020 12.70

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

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 Feb 29, 2020 out of 121, 12,246, 121, 35 and 121 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Global Multi-Cap Core classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 3.16
APPLE INC 2.24
AMAZON.COM INC 2.13
FACEBOOK INC 1.65
PFIZER INC 1.22
Name Weight (%)
ADOBE INC 1.19
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 1.18
ALPHABET INC 1.17
SALESFORCE.COM INC. 1.17
VISA INC 1.11

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 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

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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