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MDGCX BlackRock Global SmallCap Investor A

  • Fund
  • MDGCX
  • Price as of: Sep 18, 2017
  • $26.46
  • + $0.06
  • + 0.23%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

MDGCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 16.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.6%
  • Net Assets $761 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 11.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$26.46
$21.32
$26.46

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.42%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 73.00%

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 16.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.20%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name BlackRock Global SmallCap Fund
  • Fund Family Name BlackRock
  • Inception Date Aug 05, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager John D. Coyle

Fund Description

The fund invests in a diversified portfolio primarily consisting of equity securities of small cap issuers in various foreign countries and in the United States. It invests at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of small cap issuers. Small cap issuers are those whose market capitalization is similar to the market capitalization of companies in the MSCI All Country World Small Cap IndexSM at the time of the fund's investment. The fund will invest in securities of issuers from a variety of countries, including those in emerging markets.

MDGCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 16.5% -31.9% 39.9% 44.20% 3
1 Yr 15.4% -56.3% 40.1% 48.52% 3
3 Yr 2.8% * -15.2% 22.0% 78.60% 4
5 Yr 10.6% * -5.4% 25.5% 48.03% 3
10 Yr 5.4% * -5.0% 16.4% 27.49% 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 16.5% -31.9% 39.9% 44.24% 3
1 Yr 9.3% -38.6% 185.9% 73.23% 4
3 Yr 1.0% * -16.2% 35.8% 87.74% 5
5 Yr 9.5% * -5.8% 25.5% 62.16% 4
10 Yr 4.8% * -5.0% 16.4% 39.77% 2

* 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: Jul 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

MDGCX Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 761 M 9.87 K 92.6 B 7.66% 2
Number of Holdings 163 1 7794 6.05% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 89.6 M -8.68 M 16.8 B 13.14% 3
Weighting of Top 10 11.4% 0.0% 194.9% 31.10% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Cable One Inc 1.63%
  2. Insulet Corp 1.40%
  3. Halyard Health Inc 1.12%
  4. Elis SA 1.03%
  5. Merlin Properties SOCIMI SA 1.08%
  6. UNITE Group PLC 1.06%
  7. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust 1.02%
  8. Beni Stabili SpA SIIQ 1.08%
  9. IDEX Corp 0.99%
  10. Seritage Growth Properties A 0.97%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
100.04% -0.01% 132.91% 0.28% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.06% 4.91% 3
Other
0.00% -2.01% 40.46% 18.81% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.86% 1.89% 3
Bonds
0.00% -0.05% 96.05% 6.90% 3
Cash
-0.04% -35.60% 102.01% 26.28% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Technology
16.28% 0.00% 78.66% 12.58% 2
Industrials
16.24% 0.00% 76.28% 5.01% 1
Financial Services
11.88% 0.00% 40.61% 21.48% 4
Real Estate
11.74% 0.00% 90.65% 1.23% 1
Consumer Cyclical
11.69% 0.00% 43.16% 15.70% 3
Healthcare
10.29% 0.00% 48.64% 16.84% 3
Consumer Defense
8.84% 0.00% 53.17% 12.30% 2
Basic Materials
7.66% 0.00% 31.18% 4.82% 1
Energy
2.85% 0.00% 50.57% 19.21% 4
Communication Services
1.63% -1.23% 79.04% 20.91% 4
Utilities
0.95% 0.00% 85.64% 14.85% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Non US
54.00% 0.00% 99.30% 7.28% 2
US
46.04% -8.72% 126.77% 18.34% 3

MDGCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MDGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.42% 0.00% 323.68% 20.60% 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 73.00% 0.00% 2311.00% 7.78% 4

MDGCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MDGCX Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 9.80% 32.65% 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 -0.20% -1.92% 6.75% 30.62% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MDGCX - Managers

John D. Coyle

Manager

Start Date

Mar 04, 2005

Tenure

12.5

Tenure Rank

1.7%

Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2009 and Director thereof from 2006 to 2008; Director of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, L.P. (“MLIM”) in 2006 and Vice President thereof from 2004 to 2006; Managing Director and portfolio manager with Bear Stearns Asset Management from 2001 to 2004. Coyle holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Murali Balaraman

Manager

Start Date

Mar 04, 2005

Tenure

12.5

Tenure Rank

1.7%

Murali Balaraman, CFA, Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2009; Director of BlackRock, Inc. from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Balaraman joined BlackRock Capital in 2006 following a merger with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers where he was Director in 2006 and Vice President from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Balaraman has a BComm from Dehli University and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

35.0

Category Average

6.01

Category Mode

2.7