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BlackRock Advantage ESG U.S. Equity Fund

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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.
31.18 14.66 - - 14.15
Benchmark (%) Index: Russell 3000 Index.<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. 31.02 14.57 - - 13.97
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Large Blend 28.78 13.26 9.78 12.03 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 404/1387 340/1203 - - -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. 2 2 - - -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 170/715 100/617 - - -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. 1 1 - - -
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.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Class (Millions) as of Mar 31, 2020 $99.6 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Mar 31, 2020 $120.9 M
Share Class launch date Oct 05, 2015
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Large Blend
Lipper Classification Multi-Cap Core Funds
Benchmark Index Russell 3000 Index
CUSIP 091936120
Number of Holdings as of Feb 28, 2020 346
Max Offer Price as of Mar 31, 2020 $11.47
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Feb 29, 2020 149%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Feb 28, 2020 $ 237,634.8 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Mar 31, 2020 99.53
Beta (3y) as of Mar 31, 2020 0.99
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Mar 31, 2019 14.68%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Dec 31, 2018 -14.85%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Mar 31, 2020 13.37

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

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for BlackRock Advantage ESG U.S. Equity Fund, Class I, as of Feb 29, 2020 rated against 1215 Large Blend Funds based on risk adjusted total return.

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 623, 12,246, 623, 326 and 623 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Multi-Cap Core Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
APPLE INC 4.61
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 4.23
ALPHABET INC 3.34
AMAZON.COM INC 2.75
ADOBE INC 1.51
Name Weight (%)
ACCENTURE PLC 1.26
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO 1.21
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION 1.20
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 1.20
NVIDIA CORPORATION 1.16

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

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.

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature

 

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