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BIRKX

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.
31.33 14.69 - - 14.21
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.

as of Dec 31, 2019

31.02 14.57 - - 13.97
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Large Blend

as of Dec 31, 2019

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.

as of Dec 31, 2019

355/1387 327/1203 - - -
Morningstar Quartile Rankings based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking.

as of Dec 31, 2019

2 2 - - -
Lipper Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges.

as of Dec 31, 2019

164/715 96/617 - - -
Lipper Quartile Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges.

as of Dec 31, 2019

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.

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 Jan 28, 2020 $1.7 M
Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jan 28, 2020 $111.4 M
Share Class launch date Mar 28, 2016
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Large Blend
Lipper Classification Multi-Cap Core Funds
Benchmark Index Russell 3000 Index
CUSIP 09258N406
Number of Holdings as of Dec 31, 2019 318
Max Offer Price as of Jan 28, 2020 $14.66
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent as of Dec 31, 2019 149%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Dec 31, 2019 $ 242,474.1 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Dec 31, 2019 99.42
Beta (3y) as of Dec 31, 2019 1.00
Best 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Mar 31, 2019 14.77%
Worst 3-Month Return Over the Last 3 Years 3 months ending Dec 31, 2018 -14.88%
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Dec 31, 2019 12.41

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 Dec 31, 2019 out of 617, 12,253, 617, 321 and 617 Funds, respectively in Lipper's Multi-Cap Core Funds classification.

Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
APPLE INC 4.66
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 3.84
ALPHABET INC 3.08
AMAZON.COM INC 2.16
MASTERCARD INC 1.44
Name Weight (%)
NVIDIA CORPORATION 1.33
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO 1.32
ACCENTURE PLC 1.31
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION 1.24
HOME DEPOT INC 1.21

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Dec 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 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

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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