BlackRock Strategic Income Opportunities Portfolio

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 4 4 4 2
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
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TheStreet.com
D+ (Sell)

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Performance

The fund has returned 3.37 percent over the past year, 4.11 percent over the past three years, and 9.88 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 1.1%
1 Year 3.4%
3 Years (Annualized) 4.1%
5 Years (Annualized) 9.9%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks total return as is consistent with preservation of capital. The fund normally invests in a combination of fixed income securities, including, but not limited to: high yield securities, international securities, emerging markets debt and mortgages. It may invest significantly in non-investment grade bonds (high yield or junk bonds). The fund may also invest significantly in non-dollar denominated bonds and bonds of emerging market issuers. It may invest up to 15% of its net assets in collateralized debt obligations ("CDOs"), of which 10% of net assets may be in collateralized loan obligations ("CLOs"). The fund is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
BlackRock Strategic Income Opportunities Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.65 percent.

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Risk

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

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