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BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A (BMEAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A (BMEAX) Fund

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Graph of BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) ManagerFund Manager - Thomas Callan

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 16.6 years
Similar Funds: BMECX 
Fund Family: BlackRock
Fund Category: Mid-Cap Growth
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.63)     (What does this score mean?)
Callan, CFA, managing director and senior portfolio manager, is head of BlackRock's Global Opportunities equity team. He is architect of the team's investment process, leads the team's Investment Strategy Group, and provides portfolio and risk management oversight for all of the team's products. Prior to joining BlackRock in 1996, Callan was with the PNC Asset Mgmt Group, which he joined in 1992. Callan earned a BA degree in economics, with honors, from Boston College in 1981.  Get more insights on Thomas Callan

 

Graph of BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) ProfileBlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets in equity securities issued by U.S. emerging capitalization companies with relatively attractive earnings growth potential and valuation. It primarily buys common stock but can also invest in preferred stock and securities convertible into common and preferred stock. BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund may invest in shares of companies through initial public offerings (IPOs) and in derivative instruments.

 

BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A (BMEAX) Fund Strength What we like about BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A (BMEAX) Fund

Data for BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) management has been with BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund for 16.6 years
  • BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 9.46% vs 8.38% Mid-Cap Growth category median performance)
  • BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 13.21, lower than category average of 13.49

BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) Weakness What we are cautious about BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A (BMEAX) Fund

Data for BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -8.52% vs -5.73% Mid-Cap Growth category median performance)
  • BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 7.30% vs 7.70% Mid-Cap Growth category median performance)
  • BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 64.00% that is higher than the Mid-Cap Growth average of 50.96%. This could mean BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.31% than its Mid-Cap Growth average of 1.28%
  • BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) carries a 5.25% load
See BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX)Compare with other top Mid-Cap Growth category mutual funds

Aadditional top Mid-Cap Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A-0.09-8.529.467.30
Akre Focus Instl (AKRIX)3.591.8011.1515.02Compare
Baron Asset Instl (BARIX)1.54-1.9810.2810.08Compare
Bright Rock Mid Cap Growth Instl (BQMGX)8.534.539.875.79Compare

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Compare BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX)Compare with Mid-Cap Growth category ETFs

Some Mid-Cap Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Pure Gr ETF (RFG)000
PowerShares Russell Midcap Pure Gr ETF (PXMG)-0.83%-6.85%5.24%
RevenueShares NavellierOverall A-100 ETF (RWV)1.16%-5.74%7.25%
iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth (JKH)1.51%-5.25%9.06%
Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF (VOT)3.05%-4.02%9.94%

 

Graph of BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) Net Asset TrackingBlackRock US Opportunities Inv A (BMEAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A fund (BMEAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$1.30B
03/2016$1.30B
02/2016$1.23B
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Graph of BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) Portfolio TrackingBlackRock US Opportunities Inv A (BMEAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A fund (BMEAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20163.97%94.59%0%1.44%
02/201610.45%88.1%0%1.45%
01/20168.19%90.5%0%1.31%
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graph of BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A (BMEAX) Fund

Discover what BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
Hartford Financial Services Gro [2.03%]
Concho Resources Inc. Common St [1.64%]
Euronet Worldwide, Inc. [1.59%]
Xcel Energy Inc. Common Stock [1.54%]
Broadcom Limited [1.43%]
Ventas, Inc. Common Stock [1.38%]
Public Service Enterprise Group [1.38%]
Pioneer Natural Resources Compa [1.37%]
NXP Semiconductors N.V. [1.28%]
Boston Properties, Inc. Common [1.27%]

Feb 28, 2016
Hartford Financial Services Gro [1.76%]
Xcel Energy Inc. Common Stock [1.6%]
Euronet Worldwide, Inc. [1.52%]
Broadcom Limited [1.5%]
Jarden Corporation Common Stock [1.48%]
FirstEnergy Corporation Common [1.42%]
Concho Resources Inc. Common St [1.42%]
Public Service Enterprise Group [1.41%]
Ventas, Inc. Common Stock [1.39%]
Roper Technologies, Inc. Common [1.3%]

Jan 30, 2016
Xcel Energy Inc. Common Stock [1.71%]
Euronet Worldwide, Inc. [1.61%]
Hartford Financial Services Gro [1.51%]
Crown Holdings, Inc. [1.49%]
Equifax, Inc. Common Stock [1.35%]
Concho Resources Inc. Common St [1.31%]
Jarden Corporation Common Stock [1.31%]
Broadcom Limited [1.3%]
Project Ride Pfd Prvt [1.3%]
Brixmor Property Group Inc. Com [1.3%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in BlackRock US Opportunities Inv A Fund (BMEAX)

  

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