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MRLRX

Advantage Large Cap Core Fund

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Sep 16, 2019 $28.4 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Sep 16, 2019 $2,689.5 M
Share Class launch date Jan 03, 2003
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Large Blend
Lipper Classification Multi-Cap Core Funds
Benchmark Index Russell 1000 Index (Gross Total Return)
CUSIP 09250J403
Number of Holdings as of Aug 30, 2019 263
Max Offer Price as of Sep 16, 2019 $15.14
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Aug 31, 2019 148%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Aug 30, 2019 $ 212,261.6 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Aug 31, 2019 97.14
Beta (3y) as of Aug 31, 2019 1.01
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Mar 31, 2019 13.80%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Dec 31, 2018 -14.89%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Aug 31, 2019 12.59

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 Aug 31, 2019 out of 635, 12,229, 635, 322 and 635 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Multi-Cap Core Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 3.50
AMAZON.COM INC 3.49
APPLE INC 3.05
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC 2.08
FACEBOOK INC 1.90
Name Weight (%)
MASTERCARD INC 1.83
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 1.82
ALPHABET INC 1.76
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC 1.75
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 1.47

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

Raffaele Savi
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

    

Travis Cooke
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

Travis Cooke, CFA, Managing Director, is Head of North American strategies for the Systematic Active Equity division of BlackRock’s Active Equities Group. In his current role, Mr. Cooke is responsible for US and Canadian long-only and long-short strategies for retail and institutional clients. 

 

Mr. Cooke's service with the firm dates back to 1999, including his years with Barclays Global Investors, where he managed US strategies within the Alpha Strategies Group.

 

Mr. Cooke holds an MSc in finance from London Business School, and has been a CFA charterholder since 2001.

Richard Mathieson
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

    

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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