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CSGEX BlackRock Advantage Small Cap Gr Inv A

  • Fund
  • CSGEX
  • Price as of: Apr 18, 2019
  • $13.06
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.08%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

CSGEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 18.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 15.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.4%
  • Net Assets $686 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 10.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.06
$10.21
$18.59

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.11%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 129.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$100

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Small Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Small Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 18.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.06%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name BlackRock Advantage Small Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name BlackRock
  • Inception Date Sep 15, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Travis Cooke

Fund Description

The fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in equity securities of small cap companies and at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in securities or instruments of issuers located in the United States. The advisor defines these companies as those with market capitalizations, at the time of the fund's investment, comparable in size to the companies in the Russell 2000® Index. From time to time it may invest in shares of companies through "new issues" or initial public offerings ("IPOs").

CSGEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CSGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 18.9% -96.9% 28.2% 36.19% 2
1 Yr 8.8% -22.5% 49.1% 48.50% 3
3 Yr 15.0% * -11.1% 29.2% 50.17% 3
5 Yr 7.4% * -4.0% 20.5% 70.51% 4
10 Yr 15.4% * -2.9% 22.1% 60.81% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CSGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -27.5% -71.6% 28.9% 80.98% 5
2017 0.0% -73.6% 37.0% 79.02% 4
2016 13.1% -57.2% 35.1% 18.37% 1
2015 -10.4% -70.7% 46.6% 56.62% 3
2014 -24.1% -41.2% 42.1% 95.34% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CSGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 18.9% -100.0% 28.2% 36.31% 2
1 Yr 3.1% -31.1% 291.3% 70.63% 4
3 Yr 12.9% * -43.2% 166.8% 61.13% 4
5 Yr 6.2% * -5.1% 20.5% 80.28% 5
10 Yr 14.7% * 0.1% 22.1% 67.18% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CSGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -27.5% -71.6% 28.9% 81.22% 5
2017 0.0% -73.6% 37.0% 80.34% 5
2016 13.1% -49.0% 66.8% 19.25% 1
2015 -10.4% -37.2% 6103.1% 87.39% 5
2014 1.1% -23.4% 169.2% 69.13% 4

NAV & Total Return History

CSGEX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2019

Concentration Analysis

CSGEX Category Low Category High CSGEX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 686 M 412 K 26.1 B 11.97% 3
Number of Holdings 487 1 2530 2.68% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 73.9 M -2.31 M 4.36 B 16.38% 3
Weighting of Top 10 10.7% 0.0% 100.1% 35.28% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Insperity Inc 1.70%
  2. Texas Roadhouse Inc 0.94%
  3. EastGroup Properties Inc 1.47%
  4. Comfort Systems USA Inc 1.00%
  5. Five Below Inc 0.98%
  6. Applied Industrial Technologies Inc 1.05%
  7. Medidata Solutions Inc 0.98%
  8. New Relic Inc 0.87%
  9. Trex Co Inc 0.86%
  10. MasTec Inc 0.80%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High CSGEX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.29% 0.00% 113.20% 10.71% 2
Cash
1.15% -2.50% 100.00% 25.35% 4
Other
0.56% -12.59% 7.69% 4.88% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 2.99% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 1.26% 5
Bonds
0.00% -28.06% 83.15% 2.05% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CSGEX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
23.40% 1.15% 62.91% 7.40% 1
Technology
23.26% 0.99% 80.95% 22.36% 3
Industrials
15.47% 1.05% 29.02% 18.74% 3
Consumer Cyclical
14.36% 0.00% 35.58% 14.49% 2
Financial Services
6.63% -2.38% 29.04% 24.72% 4
Basic Materials
4.65% 0.00% 18.58% 15.28% 3
Consumer Defense
4.25% -1.21% 11.55% 16.22% 3
Real Estate
3.44% -0.36% 13.63% 12.28% 2
Energy
1.46% 0.00% 11.50% 19.69% 3
Communication Services
1.27% -0.97% 8.20% 9.29% 2
Utilities
0.09% -0.44% 5.44% 11.97% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CSGEX % Rank Quintile
US
98.27% 0.00% 100.00% 3.15% 1
Non US
0.02% 0.00% 96.31% 30.39% 5

CSGEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CSGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.11% 0.06% 27.39% 25.04% 2
Management Fee 0.45% 0.05% 1.59% 8.50% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 2.39% 3
Administrative Fee 0.06% 0.00% 0.40% 6.03% 2

Sales Fees

CSGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CSGEX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.25% 0.00% 5.75% 3.09% 2
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

CSGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CSGEX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.00% 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.

CSGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CSGEX Rank Quintile
Turnover 129.00% 3.00% 818.00% 5.51% 5

CSGEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CSGEX Category Low Category High CSGEX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 2.20% 33.33% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CSGEX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

CSGEX Category Low Category High CSGEX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.06% -3.91% 1.79% 7.24% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

CSGEX - Managers

Travis Cooke

Manager

Start Date

May 01, 2013

Tenure

5.92

Tenure Rank

11.7%

Travis Cooke, CFA, Managing Director, is Head of the US portfolio management group within BlackRock's Scientific Active Equity (SAE) team. He is responsible for the management of the US long-only, partial long-short, and long-short equity strategies within SAE.


Richard Mathieson

Manager

Start Date

Mar 29, 2017

Tenure

2.01

Tenure Rank

17.1%

Richard Mathieson, CA, Managing Director, is a member of the Systematic Active Equity division within BlackRock's Active Equities Group. He is a Portfolio Manager responsible for global equity strategies. Prior to this he led the Investment Strategy team in EMEA for Scientific Active Equity. Mr. Mathieson's service with the firm dates back to 2002, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Prior to rejoining BGI in 2008, Mr. Mathieson was an equity analyst for a specialist investment company focused on European financial stocks. Previously he was with BGI as a senior portfolio manager, where he was responsible for managing both long only and market neutral strategies. Mr. Mathieson qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2000, and holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Glasgow.


Raffaele Savi

Manager

Start Date

Mar 29, 2017

Tenure

2.01

Tenure Rank

17.1%

Raffaele Savi, Managing Director, is Co-CIO of Active Equity and Co-Head of Systematic Active Equity (SAE). He is responsible for BlackRock's North American, European, and Developed Market Equity Strategies. He is a member of the Global Operating and Human Capital Committees. Prior to moving to his current role in 2010, Mr. Savi was the investment lead for the US Equity team within the Scientific Active Equity group. Mr. Savi's service with the firm dates back to 2006, including his years with Barclay's Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, Mr. Savi was global head of portfolio management for active equities. Previously, he was head of investments for European active equities. Mr. Savi joined BGI from Capitalia, where he was CEO of Capitalia Investment Management and previously Chief Investment Officer of Capitalia Asset Management. His industry experience includes serving as board member and advisor to several pension funds and investment companies. He was Adjunct Professor of Quantitative Finance at the University of Rome from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Savi earned a degree in electronic engineering from the University of Rome in 1997.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

46.4

Category Average

7.41

Category Mode

4.3