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BRMBX BlackRock US Opportunities Inv B

  • Fund
  • BRMBX
  • Price as of: Apr 24, 2017
  • $28.35
  • + $0.35
  • + 1.25%
  • Category
  • Mid Cap Growth Equities

BRMBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.6%
  • Net Assets $1.23 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 13.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$28.35
$25.14
$28.44

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.26%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 4.50%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 72.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$100

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Mid Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.49%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name BlackRock U.S. Opportunities Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name BlackRock
  • Inception Date May 01, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class B
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Ian Jamieson

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities issued by U.S. emerging capitalization companies with relatively attractive earnings growth potential and valuation. The advisor generally defines these companies, at the time of the fund's investment, as those with market capitalizations comparable in size to those within the universe of Russell Midcap® Index stocks. It may also invest in real estate investment trusts ("REITs").

BRMBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BRMBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.2% -98.2% 17.5% 63.25% 4
1 Yr 16.4% -57.5% 40.2% 35.28% 2
3 Yr 6.0% * -41.3% 28.7% 49.92% 3
5 Yr 10.6% * -27.4% 19.6% 40.03% 2
10 Yr 7.2% * -6.6% 12.2% 54.49% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BRMBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -1.5% -70.5% 27.9% 63.98% 4
2015 -12.4% -82.5% 12.2% 71.50% 4
2014 -6.6% -40.7% 31.3% 62.21% 4
2013 7.8% -27.0% 200.0% 92.92% 5
2012 6.7% -17.1% 26.4% 73.83% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BRMBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.2% -59.7% 17.5% 63.48% 4
1 Yr 11.9% -57.5% 876.4% 63.96% 4
3 Yr 5.1% * -41.3% 23.6% 59.68% 4
5 Yr 10.4% * -27.4% 26.8% 41.23% 3
10 Yr 7.2% * 0.4% 19.6% 53.00% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BRMBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -1.5% -98.2% 27.9% 68.49% 4
2015 -12.4% -43.1% 19.2% 94.35% 5
2014 13.1% -23.5% 141.0% 18.59% 1
2013 70.5% -22.5% 561.9% 15.90% 1
2012 20.4% -11.3% 4114.7% 60.95% 4

NAV & Total Return History

BRMBX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2017

Concentration Analysis

BRMBX Category Low Category High BRMBX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.23 B 281 K 26.6 B 11.59% 2
Number of Holdings 141 3 2320 4.31% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 162 M 84.9 K 4.39 B 14.12% 3
Weighting of Top 10 13.1% 5.5% 160.0% 33.73% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc 1.32%
  2. Project Ride Pfd Prvt 1.42%
  3. Assured Guaranty Ltd 1.30%
  4. BankUnited Inc 1.34%
  5. Intercontinental Exchange Inc 1.26%
  6. AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc 1.29%
  7. VEREIT Inc Class A 1.39%
  8. WestRock Co A 1.37%
  9. SVB Financial Group 1.23%
  10. Pioneer Natural Resources Co 1.18%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High BRMBX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.09% 15.06% 129.96% 15.90% 3
Other
2.40% -10.78% 79.22% 2.67% 1
Cash
0.51% -30.18% 43.71% 23.48% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.38% 2.53% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.63% 1.19% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 35.47% 2.67% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BRMBX % Rank Quintile
Technology
18.05% 2.89% 74.13% 19.17% 3
Consumer Cyclical
15.48% 0.00% 48.76% 20.65% 4
Financial Services
9.79% 0.00% 29.95% 16.34% 3
Basic Materials
9.61% 0.00% 14.45% 0.89% 1
Industrials
9.46% 0.00% 37.45% 31.20% 5
Healthcare
7.65% 0.00% 33.41% 29.42% 5
Energy
7.19% 0.00% 11.78% 2.67% 1
Consumer Defense
6.93% -0.01% 22.39% 10.70% 2
Real Estate
5.58% 0.00% 32.90% 6.39% 1
Utilities
4.05% -0.02% 10.15% 2.23% 1
Communication Services
1.42% 0.00% 16.64% 13.52% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BRMBX % Rank Quintile
US
92.72% 14.94% 122.19% 20.06% 4
Non US
4.37% 0.00% 29.45% 11.74% 2

BRMBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BRMBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 2.26% 0.07% 111.05% 7.75% 5
Management Fee 0.94% 0.06% 1.50% 1.34% 4
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.22% 5
Administrative Fee 0.06% 0.00% 25000.00% 6.19% 2

Sales Fees

BRMBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BRMBX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 4.50% 1.00% 5.50% 2.31% 4

Trading Fees

BRMBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BRMBX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

BRMBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BRMBX Rank Quintile
Turnover 72.00% 0.00% 687.00% 11.03% 4

BRMBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BRMBX Category Low Category High BRMBX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 5.39% 25.33% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BRMBX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BRMBX Category Low Category High BRMBX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.49% -2.26% 1.49% 18.33% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BRMBX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

BRMBX - Managers

Ian Jamieson

Manager

Start Date

Jun 17, 2013

Tenure

3.79

Tenure Rank

13.1%

Mr. Jamieson is lead portfolio manager for the consumer durables, retail, autos, and telecom industries, product manager for Global and International equity portfolios, and a member of the team's Investment Strategy Group. Before joining BlackRock in 1999, Mr. Jamieson was a client relationship manager with Morgan Stanley Institutional Investment Management from 1996 to 1999. He began his career as an investment broker at RAF Financial in 1995. Mr. Jamieson earned a BS degree in finance from Pennsylvania State University in 1995.


Thomas P. Callan

Lead Manager

Start Date

Nov 30, 2002

Tenure

14.34

Tenure Rank

3.0%

Thomas P. Callan, CFA, Managing Director and senior portfolio manager, is head of BlackRock's Global Opportunities equity team. He oversees the team's investment process, leads the team's Investment Strategy Group, and provides portfolio and risk management oversight for all of the team's products. In addition, Mr. Callan is a member of BlackRock's Leadership Committee. Mr. Callan's service with the firm dates back to 1988, including his years with PNC Asset Management Group, which was integrated with BlackRock in 1998. He started as a health care analyst for PNC's mutual fund group and later served as an international equity analyst. Mr. Callan began his investment career at PNC Bank as a personal trust portfolio manager in 1988. Mr. Callan earned a BA degree in economics, with honors, from Boston College in 1981.


Simon McGeough

Manager

Start Date

Mar 29, 2017

Tenure

0.01

Tenure Rank

18.5%

Simon McGeough jointly and primarily responsible as Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2011; Member of BlackRock’s European equity team from 2007 to 2010.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

31.0

Category Average

7.17

Category Mode

2.3