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Asian Dragon Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y
13.12 6.91 -1.37 1.37 25.79 16.31 89.53
7.19 1.29 -6.54 -3.95 19.19 10.20 79.58
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan in USD - NET.<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. 10.70 6.58 -0.66 -0.48 38.62 26.68 113.35
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk 10.96 -1.57 -2.55 -1.69 33.26 25.54 124.61
Lipper Category Avg. (%) Pacific Region Funds 12.49 5.46 1.62 0.44 29.35 24.20 109.21
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.

The Fund's returns prior to October 31, 2017 are the returns of the Fund when it followed different investment strategies under the name “BlackRock Pacific 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 Sep 13, 2019 $72.2 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Sep 13, 2019 $147.5 M
Share Class launch date Oct 21, 1994
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk
Lipper Classification Pacific Ex Japan Funds
Benchmark Index MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan in USD - NET
CUSIP 09252J104
Number of Holdings as of Aug 30, 2019 64
Max Offer Price as of Sep 13, 2019 $15.06
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Aug 31, 2019 44%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Aug 30, 2019 $ 91,775.6 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Jul 31, 2019 90.72
Beta (3y) as of Jul 31, 2019 0.99
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Mar 31, 2019 14.69%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Oct 31, 2018 -13.89%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Jul 31, 2019 14.88

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

Ratings

Ratings

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 Jun 21, 2019) ‡

Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 6.31
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 5.66
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 4.06
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 3.58
PING AN INSURANCE GROUP CO OF CHINA LTD 2.81
Name Weight (%)
BANK CENTRAL ASIA TBK PT 2.57
YUM CHINA HOLDINGS INC 2.52
SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD 2.36
NEW ORIENTAL EDUCATION & TECHNOLOGY GROUP INC 2.31
CK ASSET HOLDINGS LTD 2.27

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Aug 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Aug 30, 2019

% 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

Andrew Swan
Andrew Swan
Alethea Leung
Alethea Leung
Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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