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BlackRock Large Cap Core R (MRLRX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of BlackRock Large Cap Core R (MRLRX) Fund

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Graph of BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) ManagerFund Manager - Peter C. Stournaras

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 9.3 years
Fund Family: BlackRock
Fund Category: Large Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: E (Score: 0.38)     (What does this score mean?)
Mr. Stournaras is Managing Director and portfolio manager and is a member of BlackRock's Large Cap Series equity team. He is responsible for leading quantitative research and analysis, coordinating the efforts of the team's quantitative equity analysts. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Mr. Stournaras was the Director of Quantitative Active Management at Northern Trust Company where he was responsible for a team of portfolio managers and analysts, conducted research as well as developed and implemented quantitative investment strategies. Previously, he was a portfolio manager at Smith Barney, where he partnered with fundamental analysts to manage $1.5 billion in funds and separate accounts. Mr. Stournaras began his investment career at Citigroup Asset Management, where he held a number of positions based in New York, Stamford and London. Mr. Stournaras earned a BS degree in management information systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1995 and an MBA degree from Columbia Business School in 2006.  Get more insights on Peter C. Stournaras

 

Graph of BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) ProfileBlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund seeks long term capital growth. BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund invests at least 80% of assets in equity securities of large cap companies the adviser selects from among those that are, at the time of purchase, included in the Russell 1000 Index. 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. As of June 30, 2009, the most recent rebalance date, the lowest market capitalization in this group was $1.76 billion.

 

BlackRock Large Cap Core R (MRLRX) Fund Strength What we like about BlackRock Large Cap Core R (MRLRX) Fund

Data for BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) as of May 30, 2016

  • BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) management has been with BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund for 9.3 years
  • BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 41.00% vs Large Blend average of 53.12%. It is good that BlackRock Large Cap Core R management does not trade extensively for its return.

BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) Weakness What we are cautious about BlackRock Large Cap Core R (MRLRX) Fund

Data for BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) as of May 30, 2016

  • BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -3.18% vs -1.15% Large Blend category median performance)
  • BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 8.41% vs 9.43% Large Blend category median performance)
  • BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 7.79% vs 10.15% Large Blend category median performance)
  • BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) is less safe compared to its Large Blend peers
  • BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 12.42 that is higher than category average of 11.67
  • BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.43% than its Large Blend average of 1.02%
  • Even though BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.50% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
See BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX)Compare with Large Blend category ETFs

Some Large Blend ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Guggenheim Russell Top 50 Mega Cap ETF (XLG)3.23%4.23%10.80%
ProShares Large Cap Core Plus (CSM)4.27%2.27%11.72%
iShares Russell Top 200 (IWL)2.28%1.75%11.00%
Vanguard Mega Cap ETF (MGC)3.22%1.57%10.85%
iShares Core S&P 500 (IVV)3.54%1.57%10.97%

 

Graph of BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) Net Asset TrackingBlackRock Large Cap Core R (MRLRX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of BlackRock Large Cap Core R fund (MRLRX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$1.59B
03/2016$1.60B
02/2016$1.53B
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Graph of BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) Portfolio TrackingBlackRock Large Cap Core R (MRLRX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of BlackRock Large Cap Core R fund (MRLRX)

DateCashStockBondOther
12/20150.89%99.11%0%0%
09/20151.64%98.37%0%0%
06/20152.58%97.43%0%0%
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Discover what BlackRock Large Cap Core R Fund (MRLRX) manager is buying

Dec 30, 2015
BlackRock Master Large Cap Core Port [100.09%]

Sep 29, 2015
BlackRock Master Large Cap Core Port [100.1%]

Jun 29, 2015
BlackRock Master Large Cap Core Port [100.09%]
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