2 / 5 Stars
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Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
1 / 5 Stars
#172 in Small Growth
U.S. News evaluated 216 Small Growth Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 30.45 percent over the past year, 14.56 percent over the past three years, 4.17 percent over the past five years, and 9.13 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 05.31.2013|
|Year to date||15.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||14.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.1%|
The investment seeks long-term capital growth. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of small cap companies and at least 80% of its assets in securities or instruments of issuers located in the United States. Its advisor generally defines small companies as those with a market capitalization similar to the market capitalization of companies in the Russell 2000® Index or the S&P SmallCap 600® Index. The fund invests all of its assets in the Portfolio, a series of the Master LLC that has the same objective and strategies as the fund. This structure is sometimes called a "master/feeder" structure.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
BlackRock Small Cap Growth Fund II has an expense ratio of 1.57 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.