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BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A (BALPX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A (BALPX) Fund

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Graph of BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) ManagerFund Manager - Mark McKenna

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 4.6 years
Fund Family: BlackRock
Fund Category: Market Neutral
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.71)     (What does this score mean?)

 

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Fund Profile and Description

BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund seeks long term capital growth. BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund managers establish long and short positions in a diversified portfolio of equity securities issued primarily by large cap companies located in the United States. Large cap companies are companies that at the time of purchase have a market capitalization equal to or greater than the top 80% of the companies that comprise the Russell 1000® Index. It normally holds long positions in equity securities representing up to 130% of its assets and approximately 30% of its assets in short positions.

 

BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A (BALPX) Fund Strength What we like about BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A (BALPX) Fund

Data for BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) as of May 30, 2016

  • BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) management has been with BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund for 4.6 years
  • BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 0.14% vs -0.96% Market Neutral category median performance)
  • BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 8.05% vs 0.90% Market Neutral category median performance)
  • BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 8.15% vs 0.81% Market Neutral category median performance)
  • BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 81.00% vs Market Neutral average of 187.85%. It is good that BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) has a lower expense ratio than its Market Neutral average: 1.65% vs 1.73%

BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) Weakness What we are cautious about BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A (BALPX) Fund

Data for BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) as of May 30, 2016

  • BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 9.86 that is higher than category average of 3.93
  • BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) carries a 5.25% load
See BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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ProShares RAFI Long/Short (RALS)1.18%-2.53%-0.87%

 

Graph of BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) Net Asset TrackingBlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A (BALPX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A fund (BALPX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$101.72M
03/2016$91.54M
02/2016$77.72M
More historic net asset information on BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX)

  

Graph of BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) Portfolio TrackingBlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A (BALPX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A fund (BALPX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/201646.27%51.8%1.81%0.02%
02/201644.22%54.28%1.22%0.28%
01/201643.7%55.01%1.27%0.03%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX)

 

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Discover what BlackRock Event Driven Equity Inv A Fund (BALPX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
SABMiller PLC [13.59%]
Time Warner Cable Inc Common St [12.89%]
Starwood Hotels & Resorts World [9.78%]
Airgas, Inc. Common Stock [7.58%]
Marriott International [7.24%]
Charter Communications Inc A [6.91%]
EMC Corporation Common Stock [6.3%]
Baxalta Incorporated Common Sto [5.51%]
Humana Inc. Common Stock [5.36%]
Dreamworks Animation SKG, Inc. [4.5%]

Feb 28, 2016
Time Warner Cable Inc Common St [9.65%]
SABMiller PLC [8.5%]
Pfizer, Inc. Common Stock [8.09%]
Airgas, Inc. Common Stock [7.52%]
Cameron International Corporati [6.77%]
Allergan plc Ordinary Shares [6.69%]
EMC Corporation Common Stock [6.34%]
Humana Inc. Common Stock [5.81%]
Schlumberger N.V. Common Stock [5.33%]
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. [5.25%]

Jan 30, 2016
Time Warner Cable Inc Common St [9.58%]
Broadcom Corporation [9.28%]
PartnerRe Ltd. Common Stock [8.71%]
BG Group PLC [7.91%]
Humana Inc. Common Stock [7.21%]
Cameron International Corporati [7.16%]
Amlin PLC [6.74%]
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. [6.25%]
National Penn Bancshares, Inc. [6.1%]
Health Net Inc. Common Stock [5.99%]
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