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BlackRock EuroFund Inv A (MDEFX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of BlackRock EuroFund Inv A (MDEFX) Fund

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Graph of BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) ManagerFund Manager - Zehrid Osmani

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 9.1 years
Fund Family: BlackRock
Fund Category: Europe Stock
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.42)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) ProfileBlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund seeks capital appreciation. BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in equity securities, including common stock and convertible securities, of companies located in Europe. It invests a majority of the fund’s assets in equity securities of companies in Western European countries, but may also invest in emerging markets in Eastern European countries. BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund may invest in companies of any size.

 

BlackRock EuroFund Inv A (MDEFX) Fund Strength What we like about BlackRock EuroFund Inv A (MDEFX) Fund

Data for BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) management has been with BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund for 9.1 years
  • BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) has a lower expense ratio than its Europe Stock average: 1.22% vs 1.41%

BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) Weakness What we are cautious about BlackRock EuroFund Inv A (MDEFX) Fund

Data for BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -11.36% vs -10.07% Europe Stock category median performance)
  • BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 1.20% vs 2.97% Europe Stock category median performance)
  • BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 1.40% vs 3.04% Europe Stock category median performance)
  • BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) is less safe compared to its Europe Stock peers
  • BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 117.00% that is higher than the Europe Stock average of 48.12%. This could mean BlackRock EuroFund Inv A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of 1.09 is worse than category average of 3.18, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.15
  • BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 13.52 that is higher than category average of 13.08
  • BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) carries a 5.25% load
See BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX)Compare with other top Europe Stock category mutual funds

Aadditional top Europe Stock mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
BlackRock EuroFund Inv A-2.72-11.361.201.40
Invesco European Growth A (AEDAX)0.14-5.094.154.57Compare
DFA Continental Small Company I (DFCSX)3.171.9310.254.36Compare
Invesco European Growth Y (AEDYX)0.26-4.854.414.84Compare

See top fund managers for Europe Stock Category Funds

 

Compare BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX)Compare with Europe Stock category ETFs

Some Europe Stock ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares Europe (IEV)000
SPDR EURO STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ)000
SPDR STOXX Europe 50 ETF (FEU)000
WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity ETF (HEDJ)-0.17%-9.90%7.10%
Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK)0.02%-9.82%2.36%

 

Graph of BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) Net Asset TrackingBlackRock EuroFund Inv A (MDEFX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of BlackRock EuroFund Inv A fund (MDEFX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$384.01M
03/2016$393.57M
02/2016$373.50M
More historic net asset information on BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX)

  

Graph of BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) Portfolio TrackingBlackRock EuroFund Inv A (MDEFX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of BlackRock EuroFund Inv A fund (MDEFX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20161.11%98.88%0%0%
03/20161.47%98.52%0%0%
01/20160.75%99.25%0%0%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX)

 

graph of BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in BlackRock EuroFund Inv A (MDEFX) Fund

Discover what BlackRock EuroFund Inv A Fund (MDEFX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B [5.35%]
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV [3.19%]
British American Tobacco PLC [3.11%]
AstraZeneca PLC [3.1%]
Vodafone Group PLC [3.03%]
NOVO NORDISK A/S B [2.79%]
Intesa Sanpaolo [2.59%]
Shire PLC [2.49%]
BT Group PLC [2.45%]
Vinci SA [2.43%]

Mar 30, 2016
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B [5.01%]
NOVO NORDISK A/S B [3.33%]
AstraZeneca PLC [3.03%]
British American Tobacco PLC [3%]
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV [2.97%]
Vodafone Group PLC [2.88%]
KONINKLIJKE KPN NV [2.73%]
Imperial Brands PLC [2.55%]
Unibail-Rodamco SE [2.44%]
Lloyds Banking Group PLC [2.41%]

Jan 30, 2016
Royal Dutch Shell PLC B [4.26%]
BT Group PLC [3.52%]
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV [3.27%]
NOVO NORDISK A/S B [3.21%]
AstraZeneca PLC [3%]
British American Tobacco PLC [2.85%]
Imperial Brands PLC [2.75%]
SAP SE [2.73%]
SX5E/AXA BANQUE 25 [2.63%]
KONINKLIJKE KPN NV [2.54%]
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