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BlackRock Health Sciences Opportunities Portfolio Investor A Shares (SHSAX)

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Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide long-term growth of capital. The fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in equity securities, primarily common stock, of companies in health sciences and related industries. The health sciences sector can include companies in health care equipment and supplies, health care providers and services, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals. It will concentrate its investments (i.e., invest more than 25% of its assets) in health sciences or related industries, and may invest in companies located in non-U.S. countries. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month-0.12% 3 years+12.30%
3 months+9.09% 5 years+18.22%
1 year+16.25% Since inception+15.11%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Health

Performance 5-yr return+18.22%+16.84%
Expense ratio1.19%1.33%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.331.11
Net assets$5.4B$3.0B
Average market cap$40.8B$30.5B
Average P/E21.222.3
Portfolio turnover50%50%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

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


U.S. stock94.90%
International stock2.75%
Fixed income0.79%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 93.96%
Hardware 3.72%
Industrial materials 1.20%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
UNH UnitedHealth7.79%
MDT Medtronic PLC4.60%
PFE Pfizer4.17%
CELG Celgene4.06%
AMGN Amgen4.01%
BSX Boston Scientific Corp2.97%
AGN Allergan2.81%
SYK Stryker Corp2.74%
HUM Humana Inc2.69%
BAX Baxter International Inc2.60%