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BlackRock Global Allocation Fund, Inc. Investor A Shares (MDLOX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
World allocation
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide high total investment return. The fund invests in a portfolio of equity- debt and money market securities. Generally- the fund's portfolio will include both equity and debt securities. It may invest up to 35% of its total assets in "junk bonds-" corporate loans and distressed securities. The fund may also invest in Real Estate Investment Trusts ("REITs") and securities related to real assets (like real estate- or precious metals-related securities) such as stock- bonds or convertible bonds issued by REITs or companies that mine precious metals.


1 month+1.38% 3 years+5.34%
3 months+1.84% 5 years+6.39%
1 year+11.67% Since inception+8.85%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. World allocation

Performance 5-yr return+6.39%+5.63%
Expense ratio1.16%1.26%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.020.83
Net assets$38.8B$2.5B
Average market cap$42.3B$38.2B
Average P/E18.216.3
Portfolio turnover131%131%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBlackRock
Fund manager & tenureDan Chamby / 13 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


Fixed income37.70%
U.S. stock27.22%
International stock25.64%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 18.90%
Financial service 16.01%
Energy 14.99%
Healthcare 11.34%
Telecommunication 10.83%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 3.45%
-- 3.40%
-- 3.11%
GLD SPDR® Gold Shares2.62%
-- 1.98%
-- 1.80%
-- 1.38%
AAPL Apple1.00%
AMZN Amazon0.88%
-- 0.80%