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MCSWX BlackRock Small Cap Growth II Inv C

  • Fund
  • MCSWX
  • Price as of: Mar 01, 2018
  • $9.74
  • - $0.09
  • - 0.92%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Growth Equities

MCSWX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -4.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.1%
  • Net Assets $157 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 13.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.74
$9.74
$10.89

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.63%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 105.00%

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 -4.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.06%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name BlackRock Small Cap Growth Fund II
  • Fund Family Name BlackRock
  • Inception Date Oct 28, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Travis Cooke

Fund Description

The fund invests 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 manager generally 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 or to the companies at the time of entry in the S&P SmallCap 600® Index.

MCSWX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MCSWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -4.3% -81.5% 65.0% 40.63% 3
1 Yr 17.2% -22.5% 49.1% 14.53% 1
3 Yr 9.0% * -11.1% 24.3% 68.15% 4
5 Yr 11.1% * -13.9% 16.8% 11.17% 1
10 Yr 7.3% * -3.0% 21.3% 89.38% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MCSWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 0.4% -73.6% 37.0% 80.16% 5
2016 11.8% -49.0% 25.7% 20.81% 2
2015 -13.6% -70.7% 35.1% 63.48% 4
2014 -13.7% -41.2% 46.6% 75.49% 4
2013 9.4% -32.6% 61.3% 89.74% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MCSWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -4.3% -100.0% 65.0% 40.13% 3
1 Yr 16.2% -31.1% 291.3% 13.33% 1
3 Yr 9.0% * -43.2% 166.8% 63.87% 4
5 Yr 11.1% * -13.9% 16.8% 10.46% 1
10 Yr 7.3% * 0.1% 21.3% 89.19% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MCSWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 0.4% -73.6% 37.0% 80.72% 5
2016 11.8% -49.0% 25.7% 22.54% 2
2015 -8.3% -37.2% 66.8% 78.12% 5
2014 0.5% -23.4% 6103.1% 70.68% 4
2013 80.9% -32.6% 1073.2% 16.60% 1

NAV & Total Return History

MCSWX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jan 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

MCSWX Category Low Category High MCSWX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 157 M 412 K 24.6 B 23.94% 4
Number of Holdings 389 1 3198 3.46% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 21.1 M -2.31 M 5.01 B 27.72% 4
Weighting of Top 10 13.5% 0.0% 100.1% 30.08% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Catalent Inc 1.19%
  2. Entegris Inc 1.53%
  3. Masimo Corp 1.55%
  4. Universal Forest Products Inc 1.38%
  5. Applied Industrial Technologies Inc 1.52%
  6. Insperity Inc 1.42%
  7. PS Business Parks Inc 1.22%
  8. Alamo Group Inc 1.26%
  9. Curtiss-Wright Corp 1.25%
  10. Performance Food Group Co 1.19%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MCSWX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.63% 0.00% 115.95% 6.30% 2
Other
0.74% -15.51% 7.69% 5.35% 1
Cash
0.63% -1.63% 100.00% 30.24% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.15% 2.83% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 28.89% 1.42% 3
Bonds
0.00% -25.38% 87.78% 2.05% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MCSWX % Rank Quintile
Technology
25.19% 0.89% 81.51% 15.59% 3
Healthcare
22.40% 0.00% 55.08% 10.24% 2
Industrials
15.59% 0.85% 29.99% 18.43% 3
Consumer Cyclical
12.10% 0.34% 28.09% 24.88% 4
Basic Materials
6.87% 0.00% 17.99% 5.83% 1
Financial Services
5.84% -2.87% 27.33% 28.19% 4
Real Estate
3.78% -0.36% 14.22% 9.76% 2
Consumer Defense
3.73% -1.21% 11.16% 17.48% 3
Communication Services
1.81% -0.97% 6.07% 6.14% 1
Energy
1.29% 0.00% 16.85% 26.14% 4
Utilities
0.04% -0.44% 5.00% 12.28% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MCSWX % Rank Quintile
US
98.18% 0.00% 100.30% 3.62% 1
Non US
0.45% 0.00% 92.36% 30.87% 5

MCSWX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MCSWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 2.63% 0.06% 27.39% 5.35% 5
Management Fee 0.70% 0.05% 1.50% 6.14% 2
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.24% 5
Administrative Fee 0.20% 0.00% 0.40% 2.74% 5

Sales Fees

MCSWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MCSWX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 4.31% 2

Trading Fees

MCSWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MCSWX 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.

MCSWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MCSWX Rank Quintile
Turnover 105.00% 0.47% 818.00% 6.61% 5

MCSWX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MCSWX Category Low Category High MCSWX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 2.36% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MCSWX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MCSWX Category Low Category High MCSWX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -1.06% -20.74% 1.79% 24.57% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MCSWX - Managers

Travis Cooke

Manager

Start Date

May 01, 2013

Tenure

4.76

Tenure Rank

12.7%

Travis Cooke, Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2012; Director of BlackRock, Inc. from 2009 to 2011, Principal of Barclays Global Investors from 2002 to 2009. Travis Cooke, CFA, Managing Director, is head of the US portfolio management group within BlackRock's Scientific Active Equity team. He is responsible for the management of the US long-only, partial long-short, and long-short equity strategies within SAE. Mr. Cooke's service with the firm dates back to 1999, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was a portfolio manager for various developed market strategies within the Alpha Strategies Group. Mr. Cooke earned a BSc degree in business economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1998, and an MSc in finance from London Business School in 2008. Additionally, Mr. Cooke has been a CFA chartholder since 2001.


Richard Mathieson

Manager

Start Date

Mar 29, 2017

Tenure

0.84

Tenure Rank

18.0%

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

0.84

Tenure Rank

18.0%

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

46.0

Category Average

7.25

Category Mode

0.5