Equity

BLSKX

Advantage Emerging Markets Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  YTD 1m 3m 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.
-14.34 -2.86 -7.50 -14.34 -0.21 -8.47 - -2.87
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Emerging Markets Index (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. -14.58 -2.66 -7.47 -14.58 30.39 8.51 - 32.91
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Diversified Emerging Mkts 8.44 8.44 9.28 -15.05 40.68 18.85 146.94 -
Morningstar Ranking Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges, independently calculated and not combined to create an overall ranking. - 371.00/898.00 419.00/883.00 - - - - -
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund. - - - - -14.34
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Diversified Emerging Mkts -3.01 -13.79 8.47 34.17 -16.07
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 Fund's returns prior to June 12, 2017 are the returns of the Fund when it followed different investment strategies under the name “BlackRock Emerging Markets Long/Short Equity Fund.”

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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Distributions

This fund does not have any distributions.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) $97.4 M
Share Class launch date Jan 25, 2018
Size of Class (Millions) $72.3 M
Benchmark Index MSCI Emerging Markets Index (Net)
Number of Holdings as of Feb 28, 2019 284
CUSIP 09258N323
Max Offer Price as of Mar 22, 2019 $10.35
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent 111%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Feb 28, 2019 $ 93,647.4 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Feb 28, 2019 0.00
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Feb 28, 2019 0.00
Beta (3y) as of Feb 28, 2019 0.00

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

Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

as of Jan 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 4.59
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 4.48
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 3.59
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 3.23
NK LUKOIL PAO 2.12
Name Weight (%)
CHINA MOBILE LTD 2.03
ITAU UNIBANCO HOLDING SA 1.95
CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORP 1.82
ANGLO AMERICAN PLC 1.55
CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORP 1.47

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 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

Jeff Shen, PhD
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

   

Richard Mathieson
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

    

David Piazza
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

  

Gerardo Rodriguez
BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

    

Portfolio Manager

Literature

Literature