BlackRock Natural Resources Trust Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 5 1 5 5
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E- (Sell)

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Performance

The fund has returned 11.01 percent over the past year, -1.27 percent over the past three years, 15.26 percent over the past five years, and 10.62 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 1.1%
1 Year 11.0%
3 Years (Annualized) -1.3%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.3%
10 Years (Annualized) 10.6%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of companies with substantial natural resource assets. Under normal circumstances, it will invest at least 80% of its assets in companies with substantial natural resource assets or in securities the value of which is related to the market value of some natural resource asset. The fund normally invests in a portfolio consisting of companies in a variety of natural resource related sectors, such as energy, chemicals, oil, gas, paper, mining, steel or agricultural products. It is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
BlackRock Natural Resources Trust Fund has an expense ratio of 1.86 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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