BlackRock Inc. offers an array of risk management, strategic advisor, and enterprise investment system services. Its offerings range from individual and institutional separate accounts to mutual funds and other pooled investment options. In order to strike a balance between risk and opportunities, BlackRock aims to provide a wide range of investment solutions to its clients.
BlackRock had a total of $6.5 trillion in assets under management (as of Mar 31, 2019) across equity, fixed income, cash management, alternative investment, real estate and advisory strategies. It caters to institutional, intermediary and individual investors through a wide range of products and services.
Below we share with you three top-ranked BlackRock funds. Each has earned a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and is expected to outperform its peers in the future. Investors can click here to see the complete list of BlackRock funds, their Zacks Rank and past performance.
BlackRock Advantage Small Cap Core Investor A (BDSAX - Free Report) seeks growth of capital for the long run. The fund invests a bulk of its assets in equity securities of companies that are included in the Russell 2000 Index. BDSAX aims to buy both preferred and common stocks. BlackRock Advantage Small Cap Core Investor A has returned 14% in the last three-year period.
As of April 2019, BDSAX held 549 issues with 1.44% of its assets invested in Insperity Inc.
BlackRock Advantage Large Cap Growth Fund Investor A Shares (BMCAX - Free Report) aims for long-term capital growth. The fund invests the majority of its assets and any borrowings for investment purposes in securities of large-cap U.S. companies and derivatives that possess equivalent economic characteristics to such securities. BMCAX has three-year annualized returns of 17.7%.
Travis Cooke has been one of the fund managers of BMCAX since 2017.
BlackRock Allocation Target Shares Series A Portfolio (BATAX - Free Report) aims for a high level of current income that is consistent with capital preservation. In order to pursue its objective, the fund will primarily invest in asset-backed securities, and commercial and residential mortgage-backed securities issued or guaranteed by the government of the United States. BATAX has returned 6% in the past three years.
BATAX has an expense ratio of 0.01% compared with the category average of 0.81%.
To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all BlackRock mutual funds, investors can click here to see the complete list of funds.
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