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SHSAX BlackRock Health Sciences Opps Inv A

  • Fund
  • SHSAX
  • Price as of: Apr 24, 2019
  • $54.96 - $0.11 - 0.20%
  • Category
  • Health & Biotech Equities

SHSAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.6%
  • Net Assets $7.13 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 40.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$54.96
$50.12
$64.63

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.15%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 39.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$100

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Health & Biotech Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Health

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.11%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name BlackRock Health Sciences Opportunities Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name BlackRock
  • Inception Date Dec 21, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

The BlackRock Health Sciences Opportunities Fund Investor A Shares (SHSAX) is a low-cost, broad fund focused on the health care sector. SHSAX uses fundamental analysis and growth metrics when choosing its portfolio, which can include every subsector of the industry, from Big Pharma stocks to smaller medical device firms. SHSAX holds international health care stocks as well and can invest across any market-cap size.

As a broader health care fund, SHSAX can be used as a larger satellite position in an equity portfolio.

SHSAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SHSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.5% -5.6% 29.5% 82.35%
1 Yr 1.3% -24.2% 11.7% 34.31%
3 Yr 5.8%* -17.5% 19.8% 29.41%
5 Yr 5.6%* -11.1% 17.3% 20.41%
10 Yr 10.2%* -1.4% 16.6% 51.85%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SHSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -0.1% -25.3% 7.7% 14.71%
2017 20.5% -10.8% 43.9% 42.16%
2016 -8.3% -29.8% 2.6% 19.61%
2015 -1.8% -20.4% 13.8% 45.10%
2014 20.4% -5.8% 31.5% 30.61%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SHSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.5% -5.6% 29.5% 82.35%
1 Yr 1.3% -24.2% 22.2% 40.20%
3 Yr 5.8%* -17.5% 22.9% 43.14%
5 Yr 5.6%* -11.1% 19.2% 57.14%
10 Yr 10.2%* -1.4% 19.8% 71.60%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SHSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -0.1% -25.3% 12.3% 22.55%
2017 20.5% -10.8% 45.8% 54.90%
2016 -8.3% -24.2% 8.7% 28.43%
2015 -1.8% -16.6% 15.2% 60.78%
2014 20.4% -5.8% 36.7% 59.18%

NAV & Total Return History

SHSAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SHSAX Category Low Category High SHSAX % Rank
Net Assets 7.13 B 14.9 M 46.5 B 17.65%
Number of Holdings 129 27 362 8.82%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.86 B 8.75 M 18.5 B 17.65%
Weighting of Top 10 40.39% 23.6% 77.8% 56.86%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. UnitedHealth Group Inc 7.33%

  2. Abbott Laboratories 5.93%

  3. Pfizer Inc 5.15%

  4. Boston Scientific Corp 4.41%

  5. Merck & Co Inc 3.63%

  6. Stryker Corp 3.01%

  7. Medtronic PLC 2.97%

  8. Anthem Inc 2.88%

  9. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 2.87%

  10. Eli Lilly and Co 2.22%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SHSAX % Rank
Stocks
94.92% 77.38% 99.87% 83.33%
Cash
4.19% 0.00% 22.49% 28.43%
Other
0.89% -4.06% 2.34% 31.37%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.10% 86.27%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.28% 87.25%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 88.24%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SHSAX % Rank
Healthcare
93.56% 13.80% 99.84% 59.80%
Technology
0.83% 0.00% 61.10% 63.73%
Consumer Cyclical
0.54% 0.00% 7.87% 18.63%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 85.29%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 2.55% 90.20%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 10.61% 91.18%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 9.31% 88.24%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 85.29%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 85.29%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.88% 87.25%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 0.47% 88.24%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SHSAX % Rank
US
87.26% 61.73% 99.20% 36.27%
Non US
7.66% 0.00% 38.04% 64.71%

SHSAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SHSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.15% 0.10% 2.98% 58.82%
Management Fee 0.68% 0.09% 1.25% 48.04%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 40.58%
Administrative Fee 0.06% 0.01% 0.40% 37.29%

Sales Fees

SHSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.25% 2.50% 5.75% 74.07%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

SHSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 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.

SHSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 39.00% 0.00% 699.00% 55.88%

SHSAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SHSAX Category Low Category High SHSAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 16.67%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SHSAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

SHSAX Category Low Category High SHSAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.11% -2.15% 1.44% 25.49%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

SHSAX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.01

Category High

21.55

Category Average

10.01

Category Mode

18.93