Equity

BDMIX

Global Equity Market Neutral Fund ACTIVE

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-3.62 -0.88 1.77 - 2.67
Benchmark (%) 0.18 0.63 1.11 - 0.67
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) 6.04 1.70 1.36 - -
Morningstar Ranking 31/35 30/34 17/32 - -
Morningstar Quartile 4 4 2 - -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) -4.36 4.76 4.48 - -
Lipper Ranking 93/242 194/206 150/176 - -
Lipper Quartile 2 4 4 - -
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-2.23 0.18 -0.96 -3.62 -2.63 9.16 - 28.49
Benchmark (%) 0.15 0.03 0.11 0.18 1.91 5.68 - 6.52
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) 2.41 -0.56 -0.73 6.04 6.36 8.76 - -
Lipper Category Avg. (%) -8.23 -4.45 -6.76 -4.36 15.97 25.99 - -
  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Return (%) 12.85 2.20 -0.84 0.29 3.34
Benchmark (%) 0.86 1.87 2.28 0.67 0.05
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) 3.40 -0.26 0.06 -5.26 6.95
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.

 

On 3/1/2021 the Fund began to track the 4pm pricing variant of the ICE BofA 3-MO US Treasury Bill. Historical index data prior to 3/1/2021 is for the 3pm pricing variant of the ICE BofA 3-MO US Treasury Bill. Index data on and after 3/1/2021 is for the 4pm pricing variant of the ICE BofA 3-MO US Treasury Bill.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Sep 26, 2022 $525.5 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Sep 26, 2022 $652.3 M
Share Class launch date Dec 20, 2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Equity Market Neutral
Lipper Classification Alt Long/Short Equity
Benchmark Index ICE BofA 3 Month Treasury Bill Index (G0O1) (4PM)
CUSIP 091936526
Distribution Frequency Annual
Number of Holdings as of Aug 31, 2022 5,252
Max Offer Price as of Sep 23, 2022 $11.43
Number of Holdings (Long) as of Aug 31, 2022 2,544.00
Number of Holdings (Short) as of Aug 31, 2022 2,702.00
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent in the Annual Report 31%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

P/E Ratio - Long as of Aug 31, 2022 11.93
P/E Ratio - Short as of Aug 31, 2022 12.80
Market Cap - Long (Millions) as of Aug 31, 2022 $ 35,045.8 M
Market Cap - Short (Millions) as of Aug 31, 2022 $ 21,837.4 M
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Jun 30, 2020 6.07%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Nov 30, 2020 -3.97%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Feb 28, 2021 5.86
This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

ESG Integration

ESG Integration

ESG integration is the practice of incorporating material environmental, social and governance (ESG) information or insights alongside traditional measures into the investment decision process to improve long term financial outcomes of portfolios. Unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation or included within the Fund’s investment objective, inclusion of this statement does not imply that the Fund has an ESG-aligned investment objective, but rather describes how ESG information is considered as part of the overall investment process.


The Fund manager includes ESG considerations in the research and decision phases of the investment process. This may include relevant, internal ESG research which along with multiple other research insights, informs active portfolio weighting versus a reference benchmark (or weighting implemented to achieve an absolute return outcome, if applicable). The Fund manager conducts regular portfolio reviews with the Risk and Quantitative Analysis group and with the Chief Investment Officers. These reviews include discussion of the portfolio’s exposure to material ESG risks, as well as exposure to sustainability-related business involvements, climate-related metrics, and other factors.

Fees

Fees

as of current prospectus
Gross Expense Ratio 1.58%
Net Expense Ratio 1.34%

Net Expense Ratio excluding Investment Related Expenses is 1.34%

  • Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses 0.00%
  • 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 Aug 31, 2022 out of 206, 12,377, 207, 109 and 207 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Alt Long/Short Equity classification.

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 Jul 11, 2022)

Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 31, 2022
Name Fund Weight (%)
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORPORATION 1.16
EDP - ENERGIAS DE PORTUGAL SA 1.09
OTIS WORLDWIDE CORP 0.97
COCA-COLA CO 0.97
GIVAUDAN SA 0.93
Name Fund Weight (%)
CROWN CASTLE INTERNATIONAL CORP 0.81
GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION 0.78
SEGRO PLC 0.76
SBA COMMUNICATIONS CORP 0.75
EQUINIX INC 0.74
as of Aug 31, 2022
Name Weight (%)
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORPORATION 1.16
EDP - ENERGIAS DE PORTUGAL SA 1.09
OTIS WORLDWIDE CORP 0.97
COCA-COLA CO 0.97
GIVAUDAN SA 0.93
Name Weight (%)
CROWN CASTLE INTERNATIONAL CORP 0.81
GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION 0.78
SEGRO PLC 0.76
SBA COMMUNICATIONS CORP 0.75
EQUINIX INC 0.74
as of Aug 31, 2022
Name Fund Weight (%)
COUSINS PROPERTIES INCORPORATED -1.21
HOWMET AEROSPACE INC -1.20
ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO -1.15
BOSTON PROPERTIES INC -1.14
PROSPERITY BANCSHARES INC -1.00
Name Fund Weight (%)
VORNADO REALTY TRUST -0.98
HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES INC. -0.94
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO -0.91
UNION PACIFIC CORPORATION -0.91
ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES INC -0.87

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Aug 31, 2022

% of Market Value

Type Long Short Net
as of Aug 31, 2022

% of Market Value

Type Long Short Net
as of Aug 31, 2022

% of Market Value

Type Long Short Net
as of Aug 31, 2022

% of Market Value

Type Long Short 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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