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MDGCX BlackRock Advantage Global Investor A

  • Fund
  • MDGCX
  • Price as of: Jul 18, 2018
  • $21.08
  • + $0.05
  • + 0.24%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

MDGCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.9%
  • Net Assets $553 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 11.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.08
$20.12
$27.59

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 Large Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.06%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name BlackRock Advantage Global Fund, Inc.
  • 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 1.8% -31.9% 25.1% 45.35% 3
1 Yr 12.1% -56.3% 37.9% 36.29% 2
3 Yr 5.8% * -6.3% 27.3% 62.47% 4
5 Yr 8.9% * -4.2% 26.8% 52.79% 3
10 Yr 6.3% * -5.7% 19.3% 43.94% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 -8.8% -39.6% 49.8% 91.04% 5
2016 6.9% -73.5% 33.8% 15.27% 1
2015 -10.6% -27.7% 27.0% 75.13% 5
2014 -14.0% -40.2% 39.8% 86.09% 5
2013 20.5% -33.0% 52.0% 53.23% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.8% -100.0% 25.1% 45.01% 3
1 Yr 6.2% -38.6% 185.9% 58.03% 3
3 Yr 3.9% * -6.3% 35.8% 78.49% 4
5 Yr 7.7% * -4.2% 26.8% 63.46% 4
10 Yr 5.7% * -5.8% 19.3% 53.46% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 -8.8% -26.4% 49.8% 91.34% 5
2016 6.9% -73.5% 33.8% 19.27% 1
2015 -6.2% -25.3% 47.6% 77.35% 5
2014 0.1% -13.6% 50.0% 72.91% 4
2013 54.3% -23.9% 170.1% 5.58% 1

NAV & Total Return History

MDGCX - Holdings

Filings data as of: May 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

MDGCX Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 553 M 9.87 K 98.4 B 10.59% 2
Number of Holdings 746 1 8064 1.70% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 65.9 M -1.14 M 17.5 B 16.64% 3
Weighting of Top 10 11.4% 0.0% 293.5% 31.95% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 1.39%
  2. Mastercard Inc A 1.25%
  3. Amazon.com Inc 1.14%
  4. Adobe Systems Inc 1.06%
  5. Humana Inc 0.97%
  6. Johnson & Johnson 1.41%
  7. Citigroup Inc 1.20%
  8. Microsoft Corp 1.08%
  9. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 0.97%
  10. Alphabet Inc C 0.95%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.31% 0.00% 132.91% 9.83% 2
Cash
2.69% -35.60% 102.01% 14.37% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.84% 5.67% 3
Other
0.00% -4.32% 40.46% 15.03% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.43% 2.17% 3
Bonds
0.00% -0.52% 96.92% 7.56% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Technology
18.10% 0.00% 79.08% 10.60% 2
Financial Services
16.54% 0.00% 42.41% 14.29% 2
Healthcare
12.07% 0.00% 48.64% 11.54% 2
Industrials
11.75% 0.00% 85.99% 13.43% 3
Consumer Cyclical
11.48% 0.00% 54.83% 17.31% 3
Consumer Defense
8.21% -1.22% 44.27% 14.19% 2
Basic Materials
6.46% 0.00% 36.38% 7.28% 2
Energy
5.66% 0.00% 40.64% 13.15% 3
Communication Services
3.38% -1.23% 76.02% 12.58% 2
Real Estate
2.36% -1.34% 94.48% 11.26% 2
Utilities
1.11% -0.57% 87.55% 14.38% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
US
51.67% 0.00% 126.77% 13.04% 2
Non US
45.64% 0.00% 99.51% 17.96% 3

MDGCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MDGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.54% 0.01% 323.68% 19.75% 3
Management Fee 0.85% 0.00% 1.96% 2.74% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.85% 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% 9.58% 4

MDGCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MDGCX Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.6% 0.00% 2.38% 5.15% 1

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% -23.00% 7.02% 27.98% 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

0.68

Tenure Rank

12.0%

Kevin Franklin, Managing Director, is a member of BlackRock's Systematic Active Equity Investment Group. He is responsible for BlackRock's Global Equity Strategies. Mr. Franklin rejoined the firm in 2010, building on five prior years of service with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. He joined BlackRock after a year as head of Automated Trading at Marble Bar Asset Management in London, where he was responsible for MBAM's European systematic equity long-short product. At BGI, his previous roles include head of Portfolio Management for The 32 Capital Fund equity long-short strategy, as well as head of Market Neutral, Europe Active Equities. Prior to joining BGI, Mr. Franklin was a portfolio manager and trader at Horizon Asset Limited. Mr. Franklin earned a BS degree in applied physics and history from the California Institute of Technology in 2000.


Richard Mathieson

Manager

Start Date

Oct 26, 2017

Tenure

0.68

Tenure Rank

12.0%

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

Oct 26, 2017

Tenure

0.68

Tenure Rank

12.0%

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

35.9

Category Average

6.13

Category Mode

3.5