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BlackRock LifePath 2050 K (LPSGX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of BlackRock LifePath 2050 K (LPSGX) Fund

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Graph of BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) ManagerFund Manager - Alan Mason

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 10.4 years
Fund Family: BlackRock
Fund Category: Target-Date 2050
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.45)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) ProfileBlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund seeks to maximize return consistent with the quantitatively measured risk that investors on average may be willing to accept given their investment time horizon. BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund invests all of its assets in a corresponding Master Portfolio which allocates and reallocates its assets among the underlying funds. As of March 31, 2010, it held approximately 98% of assets in underlying funds that invest primarily in equity securities, 1% of assets in underlying funds that invest primarily in bonds and the remainder of assets in underlying funds that invest primarily in money market instruments.

 

BlackRock LifePath 2050 K (LPSGX) Fund Strength What we like about BlackRock LifePath 2050 K (LPSGX) Fund

Data for BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) as of May 30, 2016

  • BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) management has been with BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund for 10.4 years
  • BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -3.41% vs -3.88% Target-Date 2050 category median performance)
  • BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 6.07% vs 5.86% Target-Date 2050 category median performance)
  • BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) Weakness What we are cautious about BlackRock LifePath 2050 K (LPSGX) Fund

Data for BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) as of May 30, 2016

  • BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 6.01% vs 6.13% Target-Date 2050 category median performance)
  • BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) is less safe compared to its Target-Date 2050 peers
  • BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 36.00% that is higher than the Target-Date 2050 average of 31.79%. This could mean BlackRock LifePath 2050 K is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 10.82 that is higher than category average of 10.51
  • BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) has a higher expense ratio of 0.73% than its Target-Date 2050 average of 0.42%
See BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX)Compare with other top Target-Date 2050 category mutual funds

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
BlackRock LifePath 2050 K2.96-3.416.076.01
American Funds 2050 Trgt Date Retire R6 (RFITX)2.80-1.577.968.43Compare
T. Rowe Price Retirement 2050 (TRRMX)1.88-3.537.387.66Compare

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Graph of BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) Net Asset TrackingBlackRock LifePath 2050 K (LPSGX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of BlackRock LifePath 2050 K fund (LPSGX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$125.28M
03/2016$120.15M
02/2016$108.89M
More historic net asset information on BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX)

  

Graph of BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) Portfolio TrackingBlackRock LifePath 2050 K (LPSGX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of BlackRock LifePath 2050 K fund (LPSGX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20164.57%79.44%1.23%14.74%
03/20165.12%78.81%1.24%14.82%
01/20164.79%78.95%1.71%14.55%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX)

 

graph of BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in BlackRock LifePath 2050 K (LPSGX) Fund

Discover what BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
MIP Active Stock Master [29.71%]
MIP International Tilts Master Portfolio [20.99%]
BlackRock Russell 1000 Index T [17.31%]
Lifepath 2050 Portfolio - World Re [14.09%]
BlackRock Emerging Mkts Instl [5.5%]
BlackRock Commodity Strategies Instl [4.14%]
iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap [2.97%]
BlackRock Small Cap Index A [2.05%]
iShares MSCI Canada [1.78%]
BlackRock CoreAlpha Bond Investor A [1.3%]

Mar 30, 2016
MIP Active Stock Master [29.89%]
MIP International Tilts Master Portfolio [20.85%]
BlackRock Russell 1000 Index T [17.44%]
Lifepath 2050 Portfolio - World Re [14.35%]
BlackRock Emerging Mkts Instl [5.5%]
BlackRock Commodity Strategies Instl [3.84%]
iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap [2.98%]
BlackRock Small Cap Index A [2.04%]
iShares MSCI Canada [1.68%]
BlackRock CoreAlpha Bond Investor A [1.31%]

Jan 30, 2016
MIP Active Stock Master [30.56%]
MIP International Tilts Master Portfolio [20.85%]
BlackRock Russell 1000 Index T [17.09%]
Lifepath 2050 Portfolio - World Re [14.1%]
BlackRock Emerging Mkts Instl [5.42%]
BlackRock Commodity Strategies Instl [3.91%]
iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap [2.95%]
BlackRock Small Cap Index A [1.98%]
iShares MSCI Canada [1.65%]
BlackRock CoreAlpha Bond Investor A [1.49%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in BlackRock LifePath 2050 K Fund (LPSGX)

  

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