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BlackRock Health Sciences Opportunities Portfolio Institutional Shares (SHSSX)

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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+4.95% 3 years+10.30%
3 months+6.23% 5 years+19.48%
1 year+27.91% Since inception+13.15%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Health

Performance 5-yr return+19.48%+17.28%
Expense ratio0.91%1.32%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.391.11
Net assets$6.0B$3.0B
Average market cap$45.7B$9.3B
Average P/E25.121.8
Portfolio turnover39%39%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyBlackRock
Fund manager & tenureErin Xie / 14 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,000,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock87.03%
International stock8.43%
Fixed income1.13%
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 UnitedHealth8.52%
MDT Medtronic PLC3.95%
PFE Pfizer3.89%
SYK Stryker Corp3.43%
ABT Abbott Laboratories3.26%
AMGN Amgen3.06%
CI Cigna Corp2.88%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson2.67%
AET Aetna2.46%
BAX Baxter International Inc2.37%