BlackRock Global SmallCap Fund Investor A Shares (MDGCX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
World stock
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests in a diversified portfolio primarily consisting of equity securities of small cap issuers in various foreign countries and in the United States. It invests at least 80% of its assets in equity securities of small cap issuers. Small cap issuers are those whose market capitalization is similar to the market capitalization of companies in the Morgan Stanley Capital International ("MSCI") All Country World Small Cap IndexSM. The fund will invest in securities of issuers from a variety of countries, including those in emerging markets.


1 month-8.17% 3 years+14.88%
3 months-8.90% 5 years+10.02%
1 year+0.97% Since inception+9.67%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. World stock

Performance 5-yr return+10.02%+10.46%
Expense ratio1.41%1.42%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.740.74
Net assets$1.1B$1.4B
Average market cap$2.2B$40.2B
Average P/E20.517.4
Portfolio turnover77%77%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBlackRock
Fund manager & tenureJohn Coyle / 9 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock50.43%
International stock44.08%
Fixed income0.92%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 20.42%
Financial service 13.63%
Healthcare 10.35%
Consumer goods 10.31%
Business service 9.37%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Africa Oil Corp1.26%
NUVA NuVasive Inc1.11%
-- Aryzta AG1.11%
EW Edwards Lifesciences Corp1.06%
TFX Teleflex Inc1.02%
HDS HD Supply Holdings Inc1.01%
RSE Rouse Properties Inc1.00%
MMSI Merit Medical Systems Inc0.98%
SBY Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp0.98%

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