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MDGCX BlackRock Advantage Global Investor A

  • Fund
  • MDGCX
  • Price as of: May 22, 2019
  • $19.94 - $0.04 - 0.20%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

MDGCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -6.8%
  • Net Assets $468 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 12.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$19.94
$16.77
$21.61

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.53%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 189.00%

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 13.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.06%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • 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 Richard Mathieson

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 (%)
YTD 13.2% -24.9% 27.3% 44.46%
1 Yr -5.2% -71.8% 9.0% 37.37%
3 Yr -0.9%* -31.6% 24.3% 87.01%
5 Yr -6.8%* -22.2% 14.3% 93.65%
10 Yr 2.7%* -9.8% 14.0% 87.10%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.0% -73.8% -0.3% 41.47%
2017 -8.8% -19.8% 49.8% 98.96%
2016 6.9% -73.5% 24.7% 17.59%
2015 -10.6% -27.7% 17.2% 80.97%
2014 -14.0% -40.2% 18.4% 94.18%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MDGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.5% -24.9% 27.3% 44.46%
1 Yr -1.4% -71.8% 13.8% 31.44%
3 Yr 11.3%* -31.4% 24.3% 17.85%
5 Yr 4.2%* -22.2% 17.8% 41.35%
10 Yr 10.4%* -9.8% 15.6% 29.95%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MDGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -11.7% -73.8% 1.8% 37.08%
2017 23.5% -10.3% 53.2% 44.49%
2016 7.6% -21.0% 26.9% 22.44%
2015 -5.8% -26.7% 18.6% 77.30%
2014 0.9% -23.9% 18.4% 56.37%

NAV & Total Return History

MDGCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MDGCX Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank
Net Assets 468 M 4.87 M 97.7 B 45.05%
Number of Holdings 903 2 8051 0.77%
Net Assets in Top 10 54.8 M 595 K 17.1 B 64.95%
Weighting of Top 10 11.96% 7.1% 166.4% 95.49%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 1.64%

  2. Apple Inc 1.57%

  3. Johnson & Johnson 1.34%

  4. Microsoft Corp 1.24%

  5. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 1.19%

  6. JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.17%

  7. UnitedHealth Group Inc 0.98%

  8. Wells Fargo & Co 0.97%

  9. L'Oreal SA 0.93%

  10. Visa Inc Class A 0.90%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MDGCX % Rank
Stocks
96.87% 0.00% 105.59% 56.70%
Cash
3.13% -0.45% 49.39% 37.11%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.00% 39.43%
Other
0.00% -1.69% 25.01% 54.51%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 25.21% 34.66%
Bonds
0.00% -13.91% 99.46% 35.44%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MDGCX % Rank
Financial Services
18.01% 0.00% 41.91% 24.16%
Technology
17.11% 0.00% 73.44% 50.90%
Consumer Cyclical
11.11% 0.00% 57.09% 57.24%
Healthcare
10.84% 0.00% 26.87% 54.78%
Industrials
9.39% 0.00% 80.34% 53.75%
Consumer Defense
9.08% -0.72% 40.44% 35.14%
Energy
5.86% 0.00% 52.81% 36.30%
Communication Services
4.88% 0.00% 42.19% 21.19%
Basic Materials
4.25% 0.00% 33.77% 44.19%
Real Estate
3.53% -0.30% 97.30% 26.49%
Utilities
2.80% 0.00% 89.43% 35.79%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MDGCX % Rank
US
53.28% 0.00% 96.55% 38.40%
Non US
43.59% 0.00% 99.77% 54.25%

MDGCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MDGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.53% 0.01% 164.00% 35.95%
Management Fee 0.85% 0.00% 1.50% 70.53%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 25.74%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

MDGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.25% 0.08% 5.75% 72.55%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

MDGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 2.00% 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 Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 189.00% 0.00% 1856.00% 96.12%

MDGCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MDGCX Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 0.76% 30.89%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

MDGCX Category Low Category High MDGCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.06% -1.68% 6.88% 39.18%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

MDGCX - Managers

Richard Mathieson

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 26, 2017

1.51

1.5%

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.


Kevin Franklin

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 26, 2017

1.51

1.5%

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.


Raffaele Savi

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 26, 2017

1.51

1.5%

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

36.68

Category Average

6.69

Category Mode

6.95