Equity

BLSKX

Advantage Emerging Markets Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund. - - - -14.34 17.47
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) Diversified Emerging Mkts -13.79 8.47 34.17 -16.07 19.25
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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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) $120.3 M
Share Class launch date Jan 25, 2018
Size of Class (Millions) $101.8 M
Benchmark Index MSCI Emerging Markets Index (Net)
Number of Holdings as of Jul 31, 2020 414
CUSIP 09258N323
Max Offer Price as of Aug 07, 2020 $10.76
Open to New Investors Yes
Turnover Percent in the Annual Report 128%

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Average Market Cap (Millions) The average size of the securities the fund invests in. as of Jul 31, 2020 $ 169,250.9 M
R-Squared (3y) as of Jul 31, 2020 0.00
Fund Standard Deviation (3y) as of Jul 31, 2020 0.00
Beta (3y) as of Jul 31, 2020 0.00

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Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

as of Jul 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 7.60
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 7.07
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 5.90
BLACKROCK LIQUIDITY FUNDS 4.76
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 3.32
Name Weight (%)
MEITUAN DIANPING 1.85
NK LUKOIL PAO 1.77
NASPERS LTD 1.75
CHINA MOBILE LTD 1.62
JD.COM INC 1.40

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jul 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jul 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jul 31, 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

Jeff Shen
o-CIO of Active Equity and Co-Head of Systematic Active Equity (SAE) at BlackRock

   

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