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MDGCX BlackRock Advantage Global Investor A

  • Fund
  • MDGCX
  • Price as of: Nov 21, 2017
  • $27.33
  • + $0.21
  • + 0.77%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

MDGCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 20.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.4%
  • Net Assets $759 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 11.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$27.33
$22.38
$27.33

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.54%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 59.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$100

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Small/Mid Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 20.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.06%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name BlackRock Advantage Global Fund
  • Fund Family Name BlackRock
  • Inception Date Aug 05, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Kevin Franklin

Fund Description

The advisor primarily intends to invest in equity securities or other financial instruments that are components of, or have characteristics similar to, the securities included in the MSCI All Country World Index. The advisor anticipates it will allocate a substantial amount of its total assets in foreign securities, which may include securities (i) of foreign government issuers, (ii) of issuers organized or located outside the U.S., (iii) of issuers which primarily trade in a market located outside the U.S., or (iv) of issuers doing a substantial amount of business outside the U.S.

MDGCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 20.3% -31.9% 50.1% 41.32% 3
1 Yr 25.0% -56.3% 45.7% 21.97% 2
3 Yr 6.4% * -8.3% 23.5% 57.05% 3
5 Yr 11.4% * -4.3% 28.2% 39.18% 2
10 Yr 4.7% * -5.4% 15.8% 33.79% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 6.9% -73.5% 33.8% 15.48% 1
2015 -10.6% -27.7% 17.2% 74.69% 5
2014 -14.0% -40.2% 27.0% 85.30% 5
2013 20.5% -23.4% 52.0% 54.48% 3
2012 13.3% -33.0% 30.2% 59.12% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 20.3% -31.9% 50.1% 41.36% 3
1 Yr 18.4% -38.6% 185.9% 47.71% 3
3 Yr 4.5% * -9.4% 35.8% 74.81% 4
5 Yr 10.2% * -4.7% 28.2% 54.10% 3
10 Yr 4.1% * -5.5% 15.8% 44.14% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 6.9% -73.5% 33.8% 19.25% 1
2015 -6.2% -25.3% 23.7% 76.34% 5
2014 0.1% -13.6% 47.6% 71.38% 4
2013 54.3% -4.2% 170.1% 5.46% 1
2012 29.4% -23.9% 350.8% 14.16% 1

NAV & Total Return History

MDGCX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

MDGCX Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 759 M 9.87 K 94.6 B 9.26% 2
Number of Holdings 156 1 7922 7.47% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 91.7 M -1.8 M 17.6 B 15.88% 3
Weighting of Top 10 11.9% 0.0% 192.1% 34.97% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Cable One Inc 1.54%
  2. Insulet Corp 1.52%
  3. Halyard Health Inc 1.12%
  4. Merlin Properties SOCIMI SA 1.11%
  5. UNITE Group PLC 1.10%
  6. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust 1.16%
  7. Beni Stabili SpA SIIQ 1.16%
  8. Seritage Growth Properties A 1.02%
  9. BroadSoft Inc 1.06%
  10. Elis SA 1.13%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.59% 0.00% 132.91% 8.13% 2
Cash
2.40% -35.60% 102.01% 15.78% 3
Other
0.01% -39.54% 40.46% 18.81% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 8.79% 10.68% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 30.75% 1.98% 3
Bonds
0.00% -0.04% 98.20% 8.41% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
17.53% 0.00% 88.19% 5.01% 1
Technology
16.31% 0.00% 80.90% 14.10% 2
Real Estate
11.63% 0.00% 91.10% 1.23% 1
Consumer Cyclical
11.59% 0.00% 55.04% 17.60% 3
Healthcare
9.80% 0.00% 48.64% 19.77% 3
Financial Services
9.78% 0.00% 40.61% 28.10% 4
Consumer Defense
8.33% -0.70% 52.76% 15.89% 3
Basic Materials
8.09% 0.00% 33.86% 4.64% 1
Energy
2.50% -0.61% 50.80% 22.33% 4
Communication Services
1.54% -1.23% 76.60% 23.75% 4
Utilities
0.49% 0.00% 86.36% 19.49% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Non US
52.41% 0.00% 100.00% 10.68% 2
US
45.18% -7.99% 126.77% 21.46% 3

MDGCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MDGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.54% 0.00% 323.68% 19.28% 3
Management Fee 0.85% 0.00% 1.95% 2.65% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.86% 2
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.45% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

MDGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MDGCX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.25% 0.00% 5.75% 1.49% 2
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

MDGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MDGCX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 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.

MDGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High MDGCX Rank Quintile
Turnover 59.00% 0.00% 2270.00% 9.39% 4

MDGCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MDGCX Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 2.38% 33.62% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MDGCX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MDGCX Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.06% -1.92% 6.67% 27.60% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MDGCX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

MDGCX - Managers

Kevin Franklin

Manager

Start Date

Oct 26, 2017

Tenure

0.01

Tenure Rank

13.8%

Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2010; Head of Automated Trading at Marble Bar Asset Management from 2009 to 2010; Principal at Barclays Global Investors from 2005 to 2009.


Richard Mathieson

Manager

Start Date

Oct 26, 2017

Tenure

0.01

Tenure Rank

13.8%

Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2011; Director of BlackRock, Inc. from 2009 to 2011; Principal at BGI from 2008 to 2009; Equity Analyst for Exista UK from 2007 to 2008; Principal at BGI from 2005 to 2007; Associate of BGI from 2001 to 2005.


Raffaele Savi

Manager

Start Date

Oct 26, 2017

Tenure

0.01

Tenure Rank

13.8%

Raffaele Savi, Managing Director, is a member of the Scientific Active Equity division of BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group. He is responsible for BlackRock's North American, European, and Developed Market Equity Strategies. 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 BS/MS degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Rome.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

35.1

Category Average

6.04

Category Mode

0.7