SHSAX: BlackRock Health Sciences Opps Inv A

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SHSAX BlackRock Health Sciences Opps Inv A

  • Fund
  • SHSAX
  • Price as of: Dec 06, 2019
  • $63.11
    + $0.36 + 0.57%
  • Primary Category
  • Uncategorized

Profile

SHSAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 17.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 12.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.2%
  • Net Assets $7.63 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 40.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$63.11
$50.12
$65.35

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.12%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 41.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $100

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory Uncategorized
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Health

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 17.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.17%
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
  • Manager
    Erin Xie

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.


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Performance

SHSAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SHSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.7% 9.8% 43.5% 63.25%
1 Yr 13.0% -18.1% 25.8% 27.35%
3 Yr 12.8%* -12.2% 28.3% 28.44%
5 Yr 3.2%* -11.3% 15.4% 27.88%
10 Yr 8.8%* -1.9% 16.7% 57.65%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SHSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -0.1% -25.3% 21.5% 16.22%
2017 20.5% -10.8% 43.9% 35.78%
2016 -8.3% -31.6% 6.9% 16.04%
2015 -1.8% -20.4% 13.8% 47.57%
2014 20.4% -5.8% 31.5% 31.25%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SHSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.7% 9.2% 48.9% 52.14%
1 Yr 13.0% -17.9% 33.2% 20.51%
3 Yr 12.8%* -12.2% 28.3% 31.19%
5 Yr 3.2%* -11.2% 17.8% 49.04%
10 Yr 8.8%* -1.9% 18.0% 69.41%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SHSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -0.1% -25.3% 22.2% 24.32%
2017 20.5% -10.8% 45.8% 48.62%
2016 -8.3% -26.4% 8.7% 24.53%
2015 -1.8% -16.6% 15.2% 66.02%
2014 20.4% -5.8% 36.7% 60.42%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

SHSAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SHSAX Category Low Category High SHSAX % Rank
Net Assets 7.63 B 3.25 M 47.5 B 7.87%
Number of Holdings 116 26 388 12.60%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.95 B 857 K 17.4 B 9.45%
Weighting of Top 10 40.83% 21.3% 77.1% 48.82%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. UnitedHealth Group Inc 8.13%
  2. Abbott Laboratories 6.18%
  3. Merck & Co Inc 4.29%
  4. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 3.83%
  5. Medtronic PLC 3.61%
  6. Stryker Corp 3.58%
  7. Amgen Inc 3.04%
  8. Edwards Lifesciences Corp 2.93%
  9. Zoetis Inc Class A 2.72%
  10. Anthem Inc 2.53%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SHSAX % Rank
Stocks
96.15% 90.21% 103.54% 87.40%
Cash
3.21% 0.00% 9.79% 18.90%
Other
0.65% -27.41% 3.81% 18.11%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.08% 78.74%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.54% 70.87%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 20.60% 70.08%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SHSAX % Rank
Healthcare
95.67% 56.22% 99.75% 65.35%
Basic Materials
0.47% 0.00% 1.94% 12.60%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 69.29%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 16.35% 87.40%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 5.81% 73.23%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 2.40% 73.23%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 5.93% 75.59%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.43% 72.44%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 1.02% 73.23%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 34.83% 73.23%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 10.49% 74.80%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SHSAX % Rank
US
86.18% 58.61% 99.93% 39.37%
Non US
9.97% 0.00% 40.52% 75.59%

Expenses

SHSAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SHSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.12% 0.10% 4.94% 55.56%
Management Fee 0.68% 0.09% 1.30% 51.97%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 43.06%
Administrative Fee 0.06% 0.01% 0.40% 28.57%

Sales Fees

SHSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.25% 2.50% 5.75% 76.92%
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

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 41.00% 0.00% 341.00% 54.24%

Distributions

SHSAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SHSAX Category Low Category High SHSAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.99% 17.32%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SHSAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

SHSAX Category Low Category High SHSAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.17% -2.24% 2.12% 32.48%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

SHSAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Erin Xie


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 31, 2003

16.35

16.4%

Ms. Xie is the managing director and Portfolio Manager of BlackRock Advisor since 2006. Before becoming part of BlackRock Advisors in 2005, she was with State Street Research & Management since 2001. Ms. Xie began her investment career as a pharmaceutical analyst for Sanford Bernstein in 1999.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.34 22.22 9.78 19.59