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SHSCX BlackRock Health Sciences Opps Inv C

  • Fund
  • SHSCX
  • Price as of: Jun 05, 2019
  • $49.23 + $0.31 + 0.63%
  • Category
  • Health & Biotech Equities

SHSCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.8%
  • Net Assets $6.8 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 40.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$49.23
$43.76
$56.66

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.87%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

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 5.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.61%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name BlackRock Health Sciences Opportunities Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name BlackRock
  • Inception Date Oct 16, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Erin Xie

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities, primarily common stock, of companies in health sciences and related industries. The health sciences sector can include companies in health care equipment and supplies, health care providers and services, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals. It will concentrate its investments (i.e., invest more than 25% of its assets) in health sciences or related industries, and may invest in companies located in non-U.S. countries.

SHSCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SHSCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.2% -3.0% 27.4% 83.33%
1 Yr -2.1% -24.9% 8.1% 19.61%
3 Yr 4.6%* -17.8% 22.4% 38.24%
5 Yr 3.8%* -11.9% 14.2% 22.45%
10 Yr 8.8%* -1.8% 15.2% 56.79%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SHSCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -1.0% -25.3% 7.7% 19.61%
2017 19.1% -10.8% 43.9% 48.04%
2016 -9.2% -29.8% 2.6% 22.55%
2015 -3.3% -20.4% 13.8% 59.80%
2014 19.5% -5.8% 31.5% 33.67%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SHSCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.2% -3.0% 28.9% 84.31%
1 Yr -2.1% -24.9% 8.7% 32.35%
3 Yr 4.6%* -17.8% 26.7% 62.75%
5 Yr 3.8%* -11.9% 17.1% 61.22%
10 Yr 8.8%* -1.8% 18.6% 76.54%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SHSCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -1.0% -25.3% 12.3% 30.39%
2017 19.1% -10.8% 45.8% 60.78%
2016 -9.2% -24.2% 8.7% 37.25%
2015 -3.3% -16.6% 15.2% 68.63%
2014 19.5% -5.8% 36.7% 63.27%

NAV & Total Return History

SHSCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SHSCX Category Low Category High SHSCX % Rank
Net Assets 6.8 B 13.9 M 44.3 B 12.75%
Number of Holdings 126 28 364 5.88%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.72 B 7.98 M 18.8 B 15.69%
Weighting of Top 10 40.03% 24.8% 75.8% 52.94%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. UnitedHealth Group Inc 7.84%

  2. Abbott Laboratories 6.56%

  3. Boston Scientific Corp 3.71%

  4. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 3.68%

  5. Stryker Corp 3.27%

  6. Merck & Co Inc 3.12%

  7. Pfizer Inc 3.10%

  8. Medtronic PLC 3.08%

  9. Eli Lilly and Co 2.84%

  10. Intuitive Surgical Inc 2.81%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SHSCX % Rank
Stocks
95.88% 91.85% 103.20% 74.51%
Cash
3.21% -3.19% 5.75% 24.51%
Other
0.91% -1.92% 2.75% 19.61%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.13% 35.29%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.12% 23.53%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.94% 28.43%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SHSCX % Rank
Healthcare
94.84% 13.80% 99.56% 60.78%
Technology
1.04% 0.00% 61.10% 50.98%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 21.57%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 1.36% 32.35%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 10.61% 50.98%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 3.95% 40.20%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.09% 23.53%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 21.57%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.40% 30.39%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 7.87% 37.25%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 0.47% 32.35%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SHSCX % Rank
US
87.39% 60.64% 99.56% 36.27%
Non US
8.49% 0.00% 38.57% 67.65%

SHSCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SHSCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.87% 0.10% 2.98% 17.65%
Management Fee 0.68% 0.09% 1.25% 45.10%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 78.26%
Administrative Fee 0.06% 0.01% 0.40% 32.20%

Sales Fees

SHSCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.00% 41.67%

Trading Fees

SHSCX 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.

SHSCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 39.00% 0.00% 699.00% 52.94%

SHSCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SHSCX Category Low Category High SHSCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 41.18%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

SHSCX Category Low Category High SHSCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.61% -2.15% 1.48% 67.65%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

SHSCX - Managers

Erin Xie

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 31, 2003

15.84

15.8%

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

0.0

Category High

21.72

Category Average

10.18

Category Mode

19.09